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Prof. Charged in Ala. Shooting Killed Brother in 1986

The Alabama biology professor accused of killing three in a campus shooting spree Friday also reportedly killed her brother more than 20 years ago in Massachusetts

U.S. Owns Up to Secret Hunt for Sunken Soviet Sub

After more than 30 years of refusing to confirm the barest facts of what the world already knew, the CIA has released an internal account of Project Azorian, though with juicy details taken out.

U.S., Afghan Forces Face Taliban Bombs, Traps

NATO said it hoped to secure the area in days, set up a local government and rush in development aid in a first test of the new U.S. strategy for turning the tide of the eight-year war

Professor Charged in Shooting Deaths on Ala. Campus

Students and staff at the University of Alabama's Huntsville campus gathered to comfort each other after news that authorities had charged a faculty member with gunning down colleagues in a staff meeting.

Lawyer in Landrieu phone case wants quick resolution

NEW ORLEANS - An attorney for one of the four men accused in the Senator Landrieu phone tampering scheme is trying to resolve the issue quickly. The lawyer says he has met with federal prosecutors, but would not say whether those talks involved a

DeGeneres is a rising star in daytime

Executives at Warner Brothers have long believed that Ellen DeGeneres is the heir apparent to Oprah Winfrey in daytime TV.

U.S., Afghan and NATO Forces Begin Afgahn Offensive

Roughly 15,000 American, Afghan and NATO forces began an assault late Friday on the Taliban in the central Helmand town of Marjah in what senior military commanders are calling the largest operation since the start of Afghanistan war.

Luge crash death overshadows Games big day

VANCOUVER - Nodar Kumaritashvili, a 21-year-old Georgian luger, died after a horrifying crash in training Friday, casting a pall over the Winter Olympics hours before the Games were to be declared open.

9/11 Trial Battle Heats Up

President to lobby Congress for funding for civilian trials of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, four alleged co-conspirators, as AG suggests he's open to tribunals• Afghan Elders Beg NATO for Protection From

1 Republican, 11 Dems: Bipartisan?

Speaker Pelosi leads 12-member 'bipartisan' delegation to Haiti, with one Republican and 11 Democrats