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Sex Offender Supervision Blasted in Dugard Case

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation failed to properly supervise convicted rapist Phillip Garrido and missed opportunities to discover the alleged kidnapping victim, Jaycee Dugard, held for 18 years.

Drug Lord Pablo Escobar's Home Now a Theme Park

50,000 tourists a year come to see where "El Patron" lived

Softball Players Found Dead in Jeep Didn't See Pond

Three college softball players found dead in their Jeep after it dove into a pond on a North Dakota farm during a stargazing expedition probably drove straight into the water because they couldn't see it in the dark, authorities said Wednesday.

Study: H1N1 Poses 'Special Threat' to Obese People

Swine flu can cause severe disease in people of all ages and appears to pose a special threat to those who are obese, according to an analysis of H1N1 cases in California released on Tuesday.

Obama creates advisory board

WACO — Despite a turnaround in the economy, President Barack Obama says more Americans are still in need of work. Due to this need, the president has created the Economic Recovery Advisory Board. President Obama signed the executive order

H1N1 Vaccine at Gitmo?

Pentagon says Guantanamo Bay detainees will be receiving the H1N1 vaccine despite White House claim that the vaccine is not 'on the way' to naval base

Glimpse into battle over GOP's future

UNDATED — Governor’s races today in Virginia and New Jersey have been anticipated as barometers of next year’s midterm congressional elections. A U.S. House race in upstate New York may prove more meaningful.

Digital Images Released of Missing Madeleine McCann

British police have released new age-enhanced pictures of Madeleine McCann as part of a fresh appeal for information.

Bomb Disposal Hero Killed Days Before Afghan Leave

A British Army explosives specialist who became a legend by risking his life to defuse more than 60 Taliban roadside bombs was killed in Afghanistan during his final mission before he took leave, the Times of London reported Tuesday.