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Octomom Pens Deal for Kids to Star in Reality TV Show

The show is slated to begin filming Sept. 1, according to the documents.

No Apology, but Obama Praises Cop

President says he should have chosen his words better in reacting to arrest of black Harvard professor | VIDEO

Vietnam Veteran Keeps Vow, Eats 40-Year-Old Cake

Henry Moak got the drab olive can of cake as a Marine helicopter pilot off the Vietnamese coast in 1973. He vowed to hang on to it until the day he retired

Reform Talks Have Dems on Edge

Negotiations between party leaders, Blue Dogs 'fell apart' in latest showdown on health care reform | VIDEO

2nd Gitmo Detainee May Face U.S. Trial

Obama signals he intends to try inmate in U.S. criminal court for allegedly throwing grenade at American troops

Palin Investigator Tied to Dems

Investigator in Palin ethics probe has contributed $3,500 in recent years to Democratic causes

Cops Search Hospitals for Injured Killer of Border Agent

Federal investigators are combing hospitals along the U.S.-Mexico border for at least two suspects who may have been injured in gunfire that killed a Border Patrol agent in Southern California.

Christian Drifter Linked to Beach Killings of 2 Couples

Two couples fatally shot more than 30 years apart while camping in different countries may have been victims of the same man: a drifter who authorities say was part of a Christian commune and disapproved of relationships between unmarried couples.

Ousted Honduran Leader Arrives at Border, Steps Over

Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya arrived at the land border of Nicaragua and Honduras Friday in an attempt to retake power after he was overthrown in a military coup.

Baseball-Playing Robots Pitch, Hit Nearly Perfectly

Japanese robots do very well handling baseballs — too bad they can't run or catch.