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Cowboys sign Phillips to extenstion

IRVING, Texas — Wade Phillips, the head coach with the highest winning percentage in Dallas Cowboys' history, has some job security.

200,000 Haitian migrants could file for Temporary Protected Status

The Obama administration is preparing to handle applications from as many as 200,000 undocumented Haitian immigrants who want to live and work legally in the United States under a new immigration program unveiled la

Edwards admits he fathered videographer's child

Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards finally admitted Thursday he fathered a child during an affair before his second White House bid, dropping long-standing denials just ahead of a book by a former

Relatives of Americans Missing in Haiti Angry

Family and friends of missing Americans have searched the ruins themselves. They've hired private rescue teams. They've pleaded with the U.S.

U.S. Preparing Guantanamo Bay for Haitian Migrants

The U.S. has begun preparing tents at Guantanamo Bay for Haitians migrants in case of a mass migration spurred by the earthquake, a senior official at the base said Wednesday.

More Tax Incentive to Help Haiti

House passes bill to let taxpayers claim charitable deduction on 2009 tax returns for donations to Haiti relief• Oil-Rich Nations Fall Far Short in Haiti Donations

Health Reform? Not So Fast

Obama administration lowering expectations of passing bill on heels of Brown's Senate win in Massachusetts

'Fools' on the Hill (Mostly) Silent

Salahis plead Fifth 31 times at hearing on crashing White House party — but still say enough to anger a lawmaker

Jay-Z's charitable surprise

MTV Networks' "Hope for Haiti" telethon (airing Friday with George Clooney as host) is becoming a huge global event with more and more celebrities signing on to perform or present from over the world.

Haiti at Risk for Another Big Aftershock, Experts Say

Haiti can expect more aftershocks in coming weeks, and while the usual pattern suggests they will become weaker and less frequent, another one as strong as Wednesday's jolt is certainly possible, scientists say.