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GM launches Pontiac, Saturn fire sale

NEW YORK - General Motors will offer auto dealers large incentives to move vehicles from its defunct Saturn and Pontiac brands, in a sale that deeply discounts the cars' sticker prices, the company said Tuesday.

'Hundreds of al-Qaeda militants planning attacks from Yemen'

Hundreds of al-Qaeda militants are planning terror attacks from Yemen, the country’s Foreign Minister said today.

Employers expecting more hires in 2010

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. employers expect to hire more new workers in 2010 than they did in 2009, a sign the U.S. recession may be easing its grip, research showed on Tuesday.

Study shows antibody finds, wipes out prostate cancer

UNDATED - US researchers have found an antibody that hunts down prostate cancer cells in mice and can destroy the killer disease even in an advanced stage, a study showed Monday.

Sen. Dodd slashed aviation security funding for pet constituency

Now that our attention is focused on airline security measures thanks to the failed airline attack on Christmas Day, it's worth mentioning that one senator took money away from aviation security to line the pockets

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Airports begin to receive whole-body scanners

DALLAS - Only 19 U.S. airports have received sophisticated imaging machines that can detect explosives hidden in clothing.

Stem cells restore man's eyesight

UNDATED - A man who was partially blinded when ammonia was squirted in his eye during an attack 15 years ago has regained his sight after receiving a pioneering stem cell treatment.

Health care bill passes Senate

WASHINGTON - In its first Christmas Eve vote since 1895, senators passed the health care bill with a vote of 60 to 39. The legislation will now head back to the house.

College football's most valuable teams

The University of Texas Longhorns won’t play for the national championship until Jan. 7, but when it comes to team value, they’re already college football’s runaway winners.