Mexicans Returning Home Outnumber Those Leaving

Experts attribute the trend to the U.S. economic downturn and tighter border security

China, Russia Delay U.N. Action Against N. Korea

The two North Korea allies say getting a resolution out quickly is less important than getting one that has teeth as the U.S. presses for speedy response

Texas Man Executed for Murder of His 2 Stepchildren

Texas has executed a self-described "non-caring monster" for killing his two stepchildren. They were among five relatives he took responsibility for killing.

Man Serving Life for Drug Deal Pins Hopes on Obama

For Clarence Aaron, all that has changed is the president's name. George W. Bush can no longer grant him clemency. Now he's pinning his hopes on Barack Obama — and there just might be a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel.

Four Suspects in N.Y. Terror Plot Face More Charges

Prosecutors boosted charges Tuesday against four men accused after an elaborate FBI sting operation of plotting to bomb New York City synagogues and shoot down military airplanes.

Ark. Attack Is Latest to Be Blamed on Muslim Convert

The suspect in the deadly shooting at a military recruiting center in Arkansas is the latest in a series of Muslim converts accused of planning or launching violent attacks in the U.S., part of what security experts call an alarming domestic trend.

Windows 7 Release Confirmed for Holiday Season

Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that Windows 7, the next version of its computer operating software, will go on sale Oct. 22, in time to possibly give the slumping PC industry a lift in the holiday season.

ACLU Defends Girl's Vulgar MySpace Principal Parody

The lawyer for a Pennsylvania school district says it should be able to discipline a middle school student for posting a photo of her principal on a Web site portraying him as a pedophile