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Report: Girl, 3, Beheaded in 'Land Dispute' Attack

Police made the shocking discovery on the country's northeastern coast after residents reported that up to seven men had abducted the girl from the coastal village of Bogia.

Quantas Jet Plunges 800 Feet in Turbulence Scare

Terrified passengers were thrown around the cabin when the plane they were traveling in suddenly plummetted towards the ground.

Dems May Go It Alone on Health Plan

Emboldened by polls, Democrats move to make it a politically defining issue in the debate over medical care

U.S., Russia to Discuss Nuclear Arms Reduction Pact

The United States and Russia will hold two days of talks in Geneva this week on replacing the expiring Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.

Brown Appeals to Iraq's Maliki Over Hostages

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says his government has made every effort to secure the release of five British hostages held in Iraq.

Russia's Ingush Leader Critical After Bomb Attack

A homicide car bomber drove into the convoy of the president of the troubled Russian region of Ingushetia Monday and detonated the vehicle, critically wounding the president and killing or wounding others, officials said.

Water on Rails Where Freight Train Derailed Near Chicago

There was high water along the northern Illinois rail line where a freight train derailed, setting off a fiery explosion and killing one person, federal authorities said Sunday.

Apple Fans Prepared for a Part-Time Jobs

Wall Street has grappled with the implications of Jobs' illness since August 2004, when investors learned the CEO had kept a cancer diagnosis secret until after he underwent surgery.

U.S.-Iran Ties Imperiled

Chaos in Iran may ultimately crush hopes Obama has for engaging the country in near term, analysts say