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Military Poised to Battle Flu

Pentagon prepares to help FEMA tackle potential outbreak of H1N1 virus this fall | VIDEO | FULL COVERAGE

Break in the Logjam

After weeks of negotiations, conservative Democrats announce health care reform deal | VIDEO

Sudanese Woman Faces 40 Lashes for Wearing Pants

A Sudanese female journalist facing 40 lashes for wearing trousers in public in violation of the country's strict Islamic laws is resigning from a U.N.

Whereabouts of Jackson's Body Remain Unclear

More than a month after Michael JacksonÂ’s sudden death, the whereabouts of his body remain unclear.

Whale Saves Drowning Diver, Pulls Her to Surface

A beluga whale saved a drowning diver by hoisting her to the surface, carrying her leg in its mouth.

NYC Buys Plane Tickets for Homeless to Leave City

New York City is buying one-way plane tickets for homeless families to leave the city.

Study: Tanning Beds as Deadly as Arsenic

International cancer experts have moved tanning beds and other sources of ultraviolet radiation into the top cancer risk category, deeming them as deadly as arsenic and mustard gas.

Powell: Harvard Scholar Should Have 'Reflected'

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell was mildly critical Tuesday of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., whose angry response to a Cambridge, Mass., police officer touched off a national debate involving President Barack Obama.

Report: Suspect in N.J. Corruption Scandal Found Dead

A political consultant involved in a corruption scandal in New Jersey has been found dead, NBCNewYork.com has reported.

Obama Threatens F-22 Veto

White House renews vow to block $636 billion defense spending bill if House approves unwanted fighter jets, even though Senate nixed them last week