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Winter of 2009-2010 could be worst in 25 years

UNDATED - Nearly the entire eastern half of the United States is enduring bitterly cold temperatures not experienced since 1985.

Google hopes to change wireless retail game with Nexus One

UNDATED - It wasn't much of a secret, really, but the sleek, Android-powered Nexus One is finally here, and yes: you can buy it directly from Google, over the Web.

Obama readying immigration overhaul

WASHINGTON - The punishing battle over healthcare is still unresolved, but the Obama administration is quietly laying plans to take up another issue that could generate even more controversy and political division&#

ESPN to introduce 3-D television

UNDATED - Sports broadcasting will enter a new dimension in 2010 ... the third dimension, as ESPN will unveil the industry's first 3-D network.

Terror suspect raised no suspicions, no evidence of accomplices

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - Dutch prosecutors say they have not found any evidence that a Nigerian man suspected of trying to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner on Christmas Day had accomplices at Amsterdam's airport.

Octomom's doctor accused of 'gross negligence' by medical board

UNDATED - 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor has been accused by the Medical Board of California for a pattern of gross negligence that led to the birth of her 14 children, including the world's longest-sur

Al-Qaida double-agent killed CIA officers

The suicide bombing on a CIA base in Afghanistan last week was carried out by a Jordanian doctor who was an al-Qaida double-agent, Western intelligence officials told NBC News.

Freed Guantánamo inmates are heading for Yemen to join al-Qaeda fight

UNDATED - At least a dozen former Guantánamo Bay inmates have rejoined al-Qaeda to fight in Yemen, The Times has learnt, amid growing concern over the ability of the country’s Government to accept almost 100 more fo

New mammogram guideline released, fuels confusion

UNDATED - Breast cancer screening just got more confusing today, as two medical organizations announced annual mammograms should begin at age 40, and earlier for high-risk women.

Presidential appointee, transgender aide starts Tuesday

WASHINGTON - One of the executive branch's first transgender appointees will start working in the Commerce Department on Tuesday.