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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.

Alamo Found Guilty of Taking Girls Across States for Sex

Evangelist Tony Alamo was convicted Friday on federal charges he took underage girls across state lines for sex.

Deadline Blown, Obama Presses On

President will meet with Senate leaders after they killed off plans to vote on a health bill before August recess

$5B for Schools, With a Catch

Obama offers stimulus cash to states and schools, many in desperate need — if they embrace academic change

Report: North Korea Publicly Executes Christian Woman

North Korea publicly executed a Christian woman last month for distributing the Bible, which is banned in the communist nation, South Korean activists said Friday.

Swine Flu 'Patient Zero' Found in Mexico

The world's first known swine flu victim was a six-month-old baby girl in northern Mexico who had no known contact with pig farms, the head of a laboratory studying the virus said on Thursday.

No 'Victory' in Afghanistan?

Securing Afghanistan near top of Obama's foreign policy agenda, but he says 'victory' isn't necessarily U.S. goal