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'Innocent' Detainees Might Not Go Free

Obama administration says it could imprison non-U.S. citizens at Gitmo indefinitely even if they've been acquitted

Scrambling for a Health Deal

Problems in Congress threaten to overshadow a White House event designed to boost health care overhaul

Good News: Traffic Congestion Down Across U.S.

Drivers are spending less time stuck in rush-hour traffic for a second straight year, the first-ever two-year decline in congestion as high gas prices and the economic downturn force many Americans to change how they commute.

Federal Web Sites Knocked Out by Cyber Attack

A widespread and unusually resilient computer attack that began July 4 knocked out the Web sites of several government agencies, including some that are responsible for fighting cyber crime, The Associated Press has learned.

Federal Buildings Fail Security Test

Report says bomb-making materials snuck into federal buildings, past police agency charged with security