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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

U.N. Doesn't Sanction Extremists That Raided Its Offices

The extremist group al-Shabaab raided three U.N.

Man's Laser Blinded Police Chopper Pilot, FBI Says

The FBI says 51-year-old Williamsport resident James Gautieri temporarily blinded Lt.

Stabbed Model Names Boyfriend as Killer in Last Words

A former football coach in Great Britain faces a life prison sentence after he was found guilty Tuesday of murdering a young model who named her killer with her dying words.

Law Enforcement Officials Search Home of Jackson's Doctor

DEA agents, Los Angeles police and Las Vegas police are executing a search warrant on the Las Vegas home of Michael Jackson’s personal physician Dr.

Closing In on Health Deal

Bipartisan group in Senate is edging closer to a health care compromise that omits two key Democratic priorities

Crowd Watches Spaceship Launcher Take Off

The twin-fuselage craft named WhiteKnightTwo, looking like two planes connected at the wing tips, circled the runway several times before touching down at the Experimental Aircraft Association's Air Venture annual gathering.

Pregnant Women Likely to Be First for Swine Flu Shots

Swine flu has been hitting pregnant women unusually hard, so they are likely to be among the first group advised to get a new swine flu shot this fall.

Date Set for Harvard Scholar, Cop to Meet With Obama at W.H.

The professor, the policeman and the president are ready to share a beer — and maybe a few thoughts about race and law enforcement in America.