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Kentucky Football Coach Acquitted in Player's Death

A former Kentucky high school football coach has been acquitted in the death of a player who collapsed at a practice where the team was put through a series of sprints on a hot summer day.

H1N1 Brings Early Flu Season to Colleges, Public Schools

Public schools and colleges are seeing an early and robust flu season thanks to the H1N1 virus, although some are scratching their heads as to why it’s not as widespread as health officials predicted it would be.

Obama Awards Medal of Honor to Fallen Soldier

President Obama awarded the highest military honor to a soldier who died trying to save a wounded comrade in Afghanistan, saying Sgt. First Class Jared C.

U.N. Budget: Would You Believe $13.9 Billion?

When the United Nations General Assembly reconvenes in New York City next week, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon intends to present its members with a two-year headquarters budget that he claims will be as stingy as these recessionary times demand.

Report: Yale Tech's DNA Matches; Arrest 'Soon'

Police have matched DNA from a Yale research technician to evidence found at the crime scene on the Ivy League campus where graduate student Annie Le was found murdered this week, police sources reportedly said late Wednesday.

ACORN Announces Reforms After 'Pimp,' 'Prostitute' Videos

ACORN will immediately stop any 'new intakes' following the release of four videos that depict its workers assisting a man and woman posing as a pimp and prostitute in search of housing for their illegal business.

Army Tells Dad His Soldier-Son Killed ... But He Wasn't

An Army unit is reviewing how it delivers information to families after a call to a western New York couple led them to believe their son had been killed in combat.

Critics: News Outlets Largely Ignoring ACORN Scandal

Employees at no fewer than three ACORN offices have been caught on videotape advising a man and a woman posing as a pimp and a prostitute on how to skirt federal law to obtain housing — but mainstream media is ignoring it, critics say.

ACORN Brothel Advice Full of Holes, Analysts Say

Legal and tax analysts say there's a chance the advice, however astonishing, could be used to set up an illegal brothel in the short-term — but that the racket might not last long.

Senate Cuts ACORN Loose

Vote blocks housing grants after hidden videos capture employees advising a 'pimp' and 'prostitute' | VIDEO