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'No easy way out' for Dems on abortion

WASHINGTON - The sudden spasm of intense debate over abortion on Capitol Hill this week threatens not only to stall the passage of health care legislation, but also to shatter the delicate cease-fire that has governed the abortion issue during the Ob

Hasan Charged With 13 Counts Premeditated Murder

Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan was charged Thursday with 13 counts of premeditated murder in last week's Fort Hood mass shootings.

Bug Evidence May Help FBI with Ohio Multiple Murder Case

The curator of invertebrate zoology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History hopes 'bug evidence' – from pupae, larvae, eggs and adult blowflies — may help solve a multiple murder case in Ohio.

5 Family Members Charged in Missouri Child Sex Case

Five men from the same family are in custody in a stunning child sex crimes case in Missouri — and cadaver dogs are now being used in a hunt for victims' bodies, Fox4KC.com reports.

Missing U.S. Soldier's Body Found in Afghanistan

Military divers have found the body of one of two U.S.

D.C. Sniper John Allen Muhammad Is Executed in Va.

John Allen Muhammad wasexecution Tuesday night for the sniper attacks in 2002 that left 10 dead and spread such fear people were afraid to go shopping, cut grass or pump gas.

Fallen soldiers remembered at Ft. Hood

KILLEEN — Family, Friends, veterans along with President Obama and first lady Michelle were among those who attended. During the presidents speech each soldier killed was acknowledged along with more on their lives, the impacts they made on

Detained American's Mom: Iran's Espionage Claim Is False

Three American hikers who have been detained in Iran after crossing into the country from Iraq have been charged with espionage, according to Iran's State News Agency.

Ex-Astronaut Lisa Nowak Pleads Guilty to Burglary, Battery

A former NASA astronaut charged with attacking a romantic rival in an airport parking lot pleaded guilty Tuesday to burglary and battery but was sentenced only to a year probation and no additional jail time.

'Academic Freedom' Cited in Convicted Bomber School Speech

A terror bomber who served 18 years in federal prison will be allowed to speak at the University of Massachusetts on Thursday — because faculty members decided to invite him and the university says it must fulfill its commitment to "academic fr