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Missing Va. Student May Not Be Crime Victim, Police Say

The disappearance of a Virginia college student last seen at a heavy metal concert remained a mystery Thursday as state police said they had no evidence about whether or not Morgan Harrington is the victim of a crime.

Mum's the Word for NASA's Secret Space Plane X-37B

There is an air of vagueness regarding next year's Atlas Evolved Expendable launch of the unpiloted, reusable military space plane.

'Ex-Gay' Advocates Say Schools Ban Their Books

Visit a public school library and you'll find an array of books on homosexuality.

Man Charged With Alleged Terror Plot Defiant in Court

A pharmacy college graduate student charged with plotting to kill U.S.

Karzai Needed U.S. Talks, Meals Before Agreeing to Runoff

Afghan President needed high-level U.S.

Hunt On for Va. Student Who Vanished From Concert

Police are looking for a Virginia Tech student who has been missing since Saturday.

NASA Unveils New Rocket for Historic Test Flight

For the first time in nearly 30 years, a brand new NASA rocket has rolled out to a seaside launching pad in Florida to prepare for a launch test debut

FDIC projected to see red

WASHINGTON — The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chief Sheila Bair told the Senate Banking Committe Tuesday, the fund will be in the red for two more years. Bair says there is no reason anyone should worry about their deposit an

U.N. Report: Repeal Terror Laws for 'Gender Equality'

The United Nations has published a report on counterterrorism that is supposed to promote human rights — but critics say it's being used to redefine gender and hamstring actual counter-terror efforts.

Fla. Police Search for Girl, 7, Who Vanished After School

Florida officials have expanded their search for a 7-year-old girl who vanished while walking home from school Monday afternoon.