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2 Black Boxes From Iran Plane Crash Recovered

Investigators have recovered two of the three black boxes belonging to a Russian-made jetliner that crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran, Iran's state radio reported Thursday.

CIA Sought to Activate Plan

Officials proposed activating secret plan to train teams to kill Al Qaeda leaders when Panetta terminated program

Honduran Reinstates Curfew, Warns of Action

Honduras' interim government warned of armed actions to return ousted President Manuel Zelaya to power and reinstated an overnight curfew it had lifted only days earlier.

Twitter Hacked, Confidential Files Made Public

For the third time this year, the San Francisco-based company was the victim of a security breach stemming from a simple end-run around its defenses

Taxing for Your Health Like It's 1986

Democrats seek to create new taxes to fund health bill — taxing millionaire families as much as 45 percent

Israeli Warships in Suez Canal a Signal to Iran?

Two Israeli warships reportedly sailed through the Suez Canal on Tuesday, ten days after a submarine believed to be nuclear-armed made the crossing.

3 Dead After Small Plane Crashes Near Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Fire officials say a small plane crashed in Hawthorne, killing three people on board.

16-Year-Old Girl Convicted of Soliciting Dad's Murder

Maryland jurors have convicted a 16-year-old girl of soliciting the murder of her father who was stabbed to death outside the family's Hagerstown home on Halloween.

NASCAR: Driver Mayfield Again Tests Positive for Meth

NASCAR is calling for a federal judge to reinstate Jeremy Mayfield's drug suspension after it says the driver has again tested positive for methamphetamine.

Iraqi Offer of $$$ for Mixed Couples Bears Fruit

The Iraqi government is offering Sunnis and Shiites nearly $2,000 to marry, part of an attempt to heal the bloody sectarian divide that has riven the country in recent years.