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Hefty Obama Donors at Jobs Forum

Large number of union execs and academics who gave to presidential campaign will be at White House jobs summit

Iran Whistleblower Doctor Was Poisoned to Death

A doctor who exposed the torture of jailed protesters in Iran died of poisoning from an overdose of a blood pressure drug in a salad, prosecutors say. The findings fueled opposition fears that he was killed because of what he knew.

Iran Releases 5 Detained British Sailors

Iran released on Wednesday five British sailors who were detained last week when their 60-foot racing yacht drifted accidentally into Iran's Persian Gulf waters and was seized.

Global Warming Scandal Hampers Progress, Experts Say

The trustworthiness of the scientific community's global warming data pool is being called into question as the scandal over doctored data continues to unfold.

Police Killings Suspect Warned: 'I'll Kill All You'

"I’ll kill all you bitches," Maurice Clemmons told workers trying to book him at Washington's Pierce County Jail in May after he punched a sheriff's deputy in the face.

Military Gets Marching Orders

Obama shares war strategy, including plan to have at least one group of Marines in place by Christmas | VIDEO

Health Care Reform CouldBring Higher Premiums

Senate bill would drive up premiums for people not covered through jobs, Congressional Budget Office says

Fossilized Bacteria May Point to Life on Mars

NASA scientists have produced the most compelling evidence yet that bacterial life exists on Mars

Police Seek Ex-Con in Ambush on Wash. Officers

A man with an extensive criminal past — including a lengthy prison sentence commuted by former Arkansas Gov.