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Obama Orders ReviewOf Alleged Mass Grave

President orders probe into reports allies responsible for deaths of thousands of Taliban POWs in Afghanistan • Afghan Bomb Blasts Kill Two U.S. Marines

Two Held in Murder of Fla. Couple With 16 Kids

Two men being held on murder charges in a wealthy Florida couple's killings went to their house intending to rob it, according to arrest warrants.

2 Convicted Murderers, Rapist Escape Indiana Prison

Two convicted killers and a third man have escaped the maximum-security Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, and authorities say all three men should be considered dangerous.

Democrats Call for CIA Program Probe

Senate Dems want investigation into CIA's anti-terrorism program allegedly ordered secret by Dick Cheney

Car Bomb Kills 4 Outside Church in Iraq

A car bomb exploded near a church as worshippers left Sunday Mass, killing at least four civilians and injuring 18 in one of several attacks on Iraq's beleaguered Christian minority.

Bias Tops GOP's ConcernsAt Sotomayor Hearings

GOP lawmakers worry that Obama's Supreme Court pick will put personal bias before the law if placed on bench

Standoff Ends as Gunman Trades Bullets for Cigarettes

No reports of shots, but SWAT team, hostage negotiators on scene.

Kids Deny Sex Abuse After Dad's 20-Year Prison Stint

Grown son, daughter testify in Washington state court that father never did sexually abuse them in mid-1980s.

Will Oscar Wake Up With a 'Hangover' Next Year?

Whatever happens next year, the Oscar race for best picture will be more exciting than it has been in decades