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Psychiatrist orders evaluation of Hasan's mental health

KILLEEN - An attorney for Fort Hood army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hassan is ordering a mental evaluation for his client. Officials say the evaluation would determine Hasan's mental responsibility at the time of the crime.

Woods staying mum

FLORIDA - The Florida Highway Patrol says Tiger Woods has yet again canceled a meeting with state troopers for the third time. However, Tiger Woods has made a statement about the crash. On his website, he made a statement saying the crash was h

Troops celebrate Thanksgiving

Afghanistan - Wounded soldiers in Afghanistan got their chance to enjoy a holiday meal at Bagram airbase on Thursday. U.S.

The White House's unprecedented use of 'unprecedented'

WASHINGTON - The Obama White House is addicted to the “unprecedented.”

Seals court martialed after capturing terrorists

Three US Navy SEALs (Sea, Air, Land special operations) who captured a top terrorist in Iraq are being rewarded not with medals and commendations but with a court martial to answer criminal charges stemming from all

Republicans considering ideological purity test for candidates

WASHINGTON - Ten members of the Republican National Committee are proposing a resolution demanding candidates embrace at least eight of 10 conservative principles if they hope to receive financial support and an off

Caritas ordered to destroy donations

WACO - State officials ordered Caritas of Waco to destroy 43 boxes of non-food donations received from the regional Walmart. It reportedly happened because the group was not authorized to accept or distribute them. Officials say the organizatio

Oprah ending talk show

CHICAGO - "After much prayer and months of careful thought, I have decided that next season, season 25, will be the last season of The Oprah Winfrey Show," the daytime queen said.

Lou Dobbs considering political career

PHOENIX – A week after abruptly quitting his longtime job as a CNN television news host and commentator, Lou Dobbs said on Thursday he is considering career options including possible runs for the White House or U.S