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U.N. Refugee Budget Explodes, Costing U.S. Millions

The United Nations' refugee agency is seeing a booming budget — mostly covered by the U.S. — as the number of refugees stays the same.

Northwest Jet That Missed Airport Out of Touch for 3 Hours

The Northwest Airlines plane that flew 150 miles past the Minneapolis airport was out of contact with air traffic control for about three hours, not an hour as originally reported, sources told Fox News.

Space Tourism a Reality by 2012

The latest trend in eco-tourism is completely out of this world ... and right around the corner

Patients Sue for Right to Buy Life-Saving Bone Marrow

Thousands of Americans are on waiting lists for bone marrow donations, and some are willing to pay for the life-saving substance.

Yankees Win 27th World Series Crown

The New York Yankees have won the World Series, beating the defending champion Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 in Game 6 behind Hideki Matsui's record-tying six RBIs.

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.