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Cops: Murders of Florida Couple Could Have Been a Hit

Authorities said Friday night they have not ruled out the possibility that the murders of a wealthy Florida couple could have been contract hits.

NYC Airport Terminal Evacuated, One in Custody

Authorities say a main terminal of LaGuardia Airport in New York City has been evacuated and a police bomb squad has arrested a man and is searching his bag.

Court Battle May Disconnect Internet Phone System Skype

Skype might have to shut down because of a dispute over the core technology used to make the Internet telephone system work.

Iran Begins Trial of Postelection Protesters

Opposition political activists and protesters stood trial in Tehran Saturday on charges of rioting and conspiring against the ruling system in the country's first trial following the disputed presidential election, Iran's state media reported.

'Cash for Clunker' Rebates Bring Out Hopeful

The $1 billion clunker program has turned out to be a rare hit — an initiative that gave consumers the courage to go out and start spending again.

Gates Sends Flowers to Woman Who Called 911

Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Google's Omniscience Causes Some Concern

Google’s CEO once said the company wants to know more about you than you know about you.

Flyover Fiasco Photos Released

Department of Defense makes flurry of photos public showing Air Force One's controversial Manhattan flyover

Iranians Arrest American Tourists in Iraq on Border

Two Kurdish officials say the three Americans apparently were arrested after entering Iranian territory without permission

Police Arrest 4 Men in California Gun Ring Bust

Four people were arrested and charged Friday for their roles in a suspected gun ring that sold assault rifles and other high-powered weapons, with one man claiming he is a member of a notorious Mexican drug cartel, authorities said.