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Britain gives checks the royal boot

LONDON – After more than three centuries, the humble check is set to become a historic relic after British banks voted to phase it out in favor of more modern payment methods.

Dems Court Key Health Care Holdout

Senate bill faces new hurdle as Ben Nelson of Neb. demands more restrictions on tax-funded abortions

Mass. Father: Boy Was Sent Home for Jesus Drawing

A Massachusetts father is standing by claims that his 8-year-old son was sent home from school after the boy drew a stick figure of Jesus on a crucifix.

Christian group launches new attack on Christmas commercialism

If it's December, then there must be frost in the air, gingerbread in the oven, and ...

Mystery as Lockerbie Bomber Is Reported Missing

Mystery surrounded the Lockerbie bomber Tuesday after he could not be reached at his home or hospital in Libya.

Senate Rejects Drug Imports

Amendment would have allowed access to medicines from developed countries where drug prices are limited

Sparks Fly Over Gitmo Plan

GOP criticizes move to send detainees to Illinois prison, but state Dems fire back that the jobs are needed | VIDEO

Televangelist Oral Roberts dies

TULSA, Okla - Oral Roberts, the evangelist who rose from humble tent revivals to found a multimillion-dollar ministry and a university bearing his name, died Tuesday. He was 91.

50 million blinds recalled by government

WASHINGTON — The government and the window covering industry on Tuesday recalled more than 50 million Roman-style shades and roll-up blinds because of the risk children may be strangled by the cords.

Another cousin for Obama: Warren Buffett

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama, who won political support and has sought advice from investment guru Warren Buffett, may now feel even closer to the world's second richest man.