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Sex Education Could Mean Charges for Teachers

A Wisconsin prosecutor is warning sex education teachers they could face charges if they follow a new state law that allows them to instruct students about proper contraceptive use.

White House RewritingThe Language of Terror

President's advisers to remove religious terms such as 'Islamic extremism' from national security document

Safety Violations at Mine

In past year and a half, there have been 600 violations at West Virginia mine where 25 people were killed

Poll: Tea Party Gains Popularity

Tea Partiers have been dismissed as a fringe group, but two polls suggest movement is going mainstream

Muslim Cleric Added to Terror List

Anwar al-Awlaki, who is tied to Fort Hood gunman and suspect in failed Christmas Day bombing, is added to U.S.

Mine Rescue Gets Delayed

West Virginia governor says it may be tomorrow before drilling reaches site of blast that killed 25 miners

Toyota slapped with $16 million fine

WASHINGTON – Toyota Motor Corp. faces a maximum penalty of more than $16 million, a record civil penalty against an automaker, for failing to promptly notify the U.S.

Audit Faults Mine Inspectors

Federal report released days before West Virginia mine tragedy cited top safety officials for training problems

US court rules against FCC on `net neutrality'

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court has ruled that the Federal Communications Commission lacks the authority to require broadband providers to give equal treatment to all Internet traffic flowing over their network