Empire State Goes Red for Communist China, Sparking Protest

Many are seeing red over the decision to turn New York City's highest beacon —and one of America's symbols for free enterprise — into a shining monument honoring communist China's revolution Wednesday night.

Hamas Leader: Palestinian Prisoner Release Being Negotiated

Mahmoud Zahar, the senior Hamas leader in Gaza, said Wednesday that the release of a tape showing that Gilad Shalit was alive was the first stage of a broader deal now being negotiated with Israel on the release of 1,000 Palestinian prisoners.

FBI: Bloody Silhouette of Child Found in Anthony's Car

An FBI forensics lab identified a blood stain outline of a child in the fetal position in the trunk liner of accused child killer Casey Anthony’s truck, according to newly released documents.

Wreckage May Be Military Jet Missing for 54 Years

Military officials are investigating a historian's report that the wreckage of an Air Force jet lost at sea 54 years ago has been found off the Southern California coast.

ACORN May Face Trial for First Time for Alleged Voter Fraud

ACORN itself is now on trial for the first time as a criminal defendant in an American courtroom as Nevada prosecutors allege the group illegally paid workers to sign up voters as part of an alleged quota system.

Waco High School Seeing Improvements

Waco High School officials say they're pleased with results they are seeing this year after some new changes were made at the school. This year the school introduced a new freshman academy, and a school-wide dress code. Records show in the firs

H1N1 Picks Up Steam One Week Before Vaccine Comes Out

H1N1 virus picks up steam one week before vaccine becomes available to public.

Cops:Okla. Boy, 14, Lived Life of Horror and Abuse in Closet

A 14-year-old Oklahoma boy was tied up for more than four years and locked in a bedroom closet where his mother and a male companion starved, beat and burned him repeatedly, authorities say.

Iran Reportedly Refusing toNegotiate Nukes in Geneva

Tehran reportedly says it won't discuss nuclear program when it sits down with the five members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany this week