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Cantor's Office Attacked

Bullet fired at House minority whip's office as new reports surface of threats against lawmakers

Bin Laden threatens US over alleged 9/11 plotter

CAIRO – Osama bin Laden threatened in a new message released Thursday to kill any Americans al-Qaida captures if the U.S. executes the self-professed mastermind of the Sept.

Big Changes for 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Gates approves new guidelines relaxing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy as step toward Obama's request to repeal it

Health Plan Could Be Hacker's Dream

Digitizing all medical records by 2014 is raising concerns about government access to Americans' medical history

Louisiana's AG Caldwell against new health care law

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell joined the protest against the new health care law Tuesday. Caldwell's announcement made Louisiana the 13th state expected to sue the government. Caldwell said he didn't realize he would be the only Dem

Late Night Vote Marathon

Senate Republicans make last-ditch effort to derail health care legislation by forcing Dems to vote on series of 'fixes'

Dems in Danger Over Health Care?

FBI looks into threats directed at lawmakers and their families since the House voted on health care reform

Battle Over 'Fix-It' Bill

Republicans use procedural move to halt hearings in Senate and force Dems to vote on a series of politically dicey matters relating to health care 'fixes'

U.S., Russia Close In on Nuke Deal

White House says Obama near agreement with Medvedev to reduce amount of long-range nuclear weapons

Teen Survives After Being Stabbed in Head by 10-In. Knife

A teenage boy playing a video game at an Internet café in China was stabbed with a 10-inch knife that went clear through his skull — and survived with little noticeable damage, according to a report.