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F-22 Funding Won't Fly

House goes along with plans to kill the fighter jets, but rejects Obama's plan to cut off other big ticket items

Gov't Blasted for Highway Fund Misuse

GOP senators say transportation funds wasted on scenic beautification while bridges are in disrepair

FBI Investigates 'Suspicious Device' at Charlotte Airport

Police bomb squad and the FBI investigated a suspicious package Thursday found at the Charlotte airport in North Carolina that briefly shut down two concourses.

Report: Ortiz, Ramirez Tested Positive for PEDs in 2003

David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez were among the more than 100 Major League Baseball players who tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2003, The New York Times reported.

Afghan Headmaster Risks His Life to Give Girls an Education

Aziz Royesh opens the doors to Marefat High School every morning with one eye gazing toward his country’s future — and the other looking warily over his shoulder.

Iran Police Beat Mourners Gathered at Memorial

Iranian police fired tear gas and beat anti-government protesters with batons to disperse thousands attending a memorial at the graveside of a woman whose killing made her an icon of the opposition movement.

Man May Hold Key to Watergate Tapes' Missing Minutes

An amateur Watergate sleuth has convinced the National Archives that there could be a novel way of solving the puzzle, using notes taken by Haldeman

Mosquitoes Deliver Malaria 'Vaccine' Through Bites

In a daring experiment in Europe, scientists used mosquitoes as flying needles to deliver a "vaccine" of live malaria parasites through their bites.

So Much for 'Recess'

Congress set to go on break without passing health care reform — but that won't stop two sides from pressing case

Third-Party Ads Give Facebook an 'Image' Problem

An untold number of Facebook’s 200 million-plus users are feverishly forwarding instructions on how to opt out of being its corporate pitchman following warnings on third-party advertisers that were using advertisements with profile photos.