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NASCAR making change to cars

NASCAR is weeks away from making a small but significant change to its car, one that could dramatically impact how races run from here on out.

President Obama wants comprehensive bill, GOP ideas

In a letter to congressional leadership on Tuesday, President Barack Obama did not explicitly advocate the use of reconciliation to pass health care reform into law.

Will Obama Use the 'R' Word?

The big mystery left in Obama's health speech is whether he will utter the magic word for Dems — reconciliation

Oscar-Nominated Movie Under Attack

Some vets and current military members are criticizing 'The Hurt Locker,' saying it's 'too much John Wayne'

WWII Veterans Stuck in Okinawa, Hoping to Get to Iwo Jima

A group of 12 World War II Marines ranging in age from 85 to 97 is stuck on the island of Okinawa, waging what could be their final fight to return to Iwo Jima to commemorate the 65th anniversary of their greatest victory.

Sign of Compromise?

Obama to incorporate some GOP feedback into health care plan in hopes of jump-starting stalled drives but Republican senators call it tinkering around the edges

Kentucky Senator blocks more spending

On the floor of the Senate, Republican Jim Bunning of Kentucky just defended the position he's taken that has delayed an extension of jobless benefits for the nation's unemployed and has forced the furlough of about

ACORN workers cleared over illegal advice given in video

BROOKLYN, New York - Brooklyn prosecutors on Monday cleared ACORN of criminal wrongdoing after a four-month probe that began when undercover conservative activists filmed workers giving what appeared to be illegal a

Search Ends for Hiker in Hawaii; Family Fears Foul Play

The search for an experienced hiker who vanished in Hawaii has been suspended, but the investigation continues as 43-year-old Laura Vogel's relatives maintain she was the victim of 'foul play.'