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ACORN Going Under?

Treasury review may be 'biggest challenge' of activist group's history, but critics doubt it will sink ACORN

Obama Song Indoctrination?

N.J. superintendent says video of students singing Obama's praises was inappropriate, but not the teaching

U.N. Pledge to End Nukes

Security Council unanimously approves resolution aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons | VIDEO

Next Up: The Pelosi Plan

House Democratic Caucus Chairman says speaker's new bill will blend plans from three different committees

Qaddafi Lauds Obama in Rambling Attack on U.N.

Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, declaring that "we'd be content and happy if Obama can stay president forever," launched into a rambling assault against the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday.

Complaint Suggests NYPD Misstepped in Terror Probe

Police acting without the FBI's knowledge may have inadvertently helped blow the surveillance of a terrorism suspect and compromised a bomb plot investigation at a sensitive stage by questioning an imam about him, a criminal complaint suggests.

Ice in Greenland, Antarctic 'in Runaway Melt Mode'

New satellite information shows that ice sheets in Greenland and western Antarctica continue to shrink faster than scientists thought and in some places are already in runaway melt mode.

U.S. Closes Mexico Border Crossing After Shootout

Four people were injured and the busiest border crossing in the U.S.

So, Where's NATO?

As public support erodes for Afghanistan war, many allies are backing away from pledge to unite against terrorists

Reid Makes 'Nuclear' Threat

Senate Majority Leader threatens to use procedural move called 'budget reconciliation' — nicknamed 'nuclear option'— to steamroll opponents of health care reform