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Israeli Warships in Suez Canal a Signal to Iran?

Two Israeli warships reportedly sailed through the Suez Canal on Tuesday, ten days after a submarine believed to be nuclear-armed made the crossing.

3 Dead After Small Plane Crashes Near Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Fire officials say a small plane crashed in Hawthorne, killing three people on board.

16-Year-Old Girl Convicted of Soliciting Dad's Murder

Maryland jurors have convicted a 16-year-old girl of soliciting the murder of her father who was stabbed to death outside the family's Hagerstown home on Halloween.

NASCAR: Driver Mayfield Again Tests Positive for Meth

NASCAR is calling for a federal judge to reinstate Jeremy Mayfield's drug suspension after it says the driver has again tested positive for methamphetamine.

Iraqi Offer of $$$ for Mixed Couples Bears Fruit

The Iraqi government is offering Sunnis and Shiites nearly $2,000 to marry, part of an attempt to heal the bloody sectarian divide that has riven the country in recent years.

Obama: 'Buck Up' Congress

President pressures Congress to pass $1 trillion-plus health care overhaul before August recess | COVERAGE

Space Shuttle Endeavour Blasts Off After Month of Delays

Space shuttle Endeavour and seven astronauts are on their way to the international space station after more than a month's delay.

Palestinian President Shuts Al-Jazeera After Arafat Slur

The Arabic news channel Al-Jazeera was forced today to suspend its operations in the West Bank, one day after a guest on the station accused the Palestinian President of playing a role in Yassir Arafat’s death.

Stanford Victims to be Heard

HOUSTON (AP) - Individuals who believe they are victims of an alleged $7 billion fraud that prosecutors say was perpetrated by Texas financier R.