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ACORN May Face Trial for First Time for Alleged Voter Fraud

ACORN itself is now on trial for the first time as a criminal defendant in an American courtroom as Nevada prosecutors allege the group illegally paid workers to sign up voters as part of an alleged quota system.

H1N1 Picks Up Steam One Week Before Vaccine Comes Out

H1N1 virus picks up steam one week before vaccine becomes available to public.

Cops:Okla. Boy, 14, Lived Life of Horror and Abuse in Closet

A 14-year-old Oklahoma boy was tied up for more than four years and locked in a bedroom closet where his mother and a male companion starved, beat and burned him repeatedly, authorities say.

Iran Reportedly Refusing toNegotiate Nukes in Geneva

Tehran reportedly says it won't discuss nuclear program when it sits down with the five members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany this week

Terror Suspect Zazi Pleads Not Guilty to Conspiracy Charges

The Afghan immigrant suspected of plotting to turn common chemicals into weapons of mass destruction and use them to blow up trains in New York City pleaded not guilty Tuesday.

Homeless Ga. Sex Offenders Directed to Woods

A small group of homeless sex offenders have set up camp in densely wooded area behind a suburban Atlanta office park, directed there by probation officers who say it's a place of last resort for those with nowhere else to go.

Decision Time for Iran

Obama administration demands 'immediate' access to Iran nuke facility amid new missile tests | VIDEO |

Iran Says It Test-Fires Longest-Range Missiles

Iran said it successfully completed two days of missile tests that including launching its longest-range missiles on Monday, weapons capable of carrying a warhead and striking Israel, U.S.

Qaddafi Proposes 'Nato of the South' at Summit

Colonel Qaddafi proposed an African-Latin American defence alliance yesterday at an intercontinental summit hosted by Venezuela.