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Mixed Messages on Military Smoking

Pentagon aims for smoke-free military yet subsidizes tobacco products, says ban won't apply to war zones

Body Found Decapitated, Dismembered in Ga. Woods

The Chihuahua state prosecutor's spokesman Vladimir Tuexi says police Friday found the bodies in the Amsterdam bar, in a zone popular with U.S. tourists

Lime-Flavored Beer Flows Down Highway After Crash

The semitrailer truck overturned, then split in two as crews attempted to right it.

Iraq Government Faces Accusations of Prisoner Abuse

Iraqi officials outraged by the abuse of prisoners at the U.S.-run Abu Ghraib prison are trying to contain a scandal of their own as allegations continue to surface of mistreatment inside Iraqi jails.

Doctor Accused of Keeping Bullet Removed From Fugitive

A Florida doctor is accused of keeping a bullet as a trophy after removing it from a fugitive who had been shot by a U.S.

Hit-Squad Plan to Be Probed

House Intelligence Committee to investigate CIA plan to train teams to kill Al Qaeda leaders

Swine Flu: Why You Should Still Be Worried

Swine flu is spreading worldwide faster than ever — so much so that the World Health Organization has decided to stop tracking cases.

Alamo 'Child Bride' Says Evangelist Cut Up Racy Photos

A woman who says she was "married" to evangelist Tony Alamo at age 8 testified at his sex-crimes trial Friday that the minister likely cut into tiny pieces the explicit photos he took of her around that time.

BRITISH OPEN: Tiger Woods Misses Cut

Tiger Woods has missed the cut in the British Open. This is only the second time in his professional career he has missed the cut in a major.