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Obama's Budget Put to Test

President's proposals to face a first test from lawmakers weary of record deficits and wary of his tax ideas

Study Finds New Abstinence-Only Program Works

An experimental abstinence-only program without a moralistic tone can delay young teens from having sex, a new study found.

Study: Fish Oil Pills Might Prevent Schizophrenia

Fish oil pills may be able to save some young people with signs of mental illness from descending into schizophrenia, according to a preliminary but first-of-its-kind study conducted in Austria.

CBS Super Bowl ads near $3 million mark

CHICAGO, Feb 1 (Reuters) - CBS Corp (CBS.N) has sold all the advertising spots for the television broadcast of the National Football League's Super Bowl championship game this coming Sunday, the television network s

Dem. senators spent weekend with bank, energy, tobacco lobbyists

Twelve Democratic Senators spent last weekend in Miami Beach raising money from top lobbyists for oil, drug, and other corporate interests that they often decry, according to a guest list for the event obtained by P

Billionaire Branson buys underwater plane

Billionaire Sir Richard Branson may already own an airline, a record label, a mobile phone company, several luxury restaurants and a Caribbean island.

10 Americans arrested in Haiti await charges

PORT-au-PRINCE, HAITI- Ten Americans arrested in Haiti for trying to take 33 children across the border without proper documentation were expected to learn Monday whether they would face criminal charges of child tr

Mom or Would-Be Terrorist? Trial for Scientist Nears End

Jurors heard a U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist portrayed Monday in closing arguments at her attempted murder trial as both a would-be terrorist determined to kill Americans and a fearful woman framed by the government.

Report: 'No Child' to Get Refined

Obama reportedly plans overhaul of apportion of funds, pass/fail system in Bush 43's No Child Left Behind law

'Iran will deliver telling blow to global powers on Feb. 11', U.S. ups defense

IRAN - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says the nation will deliver a harsh blow to the "global arrogance" on this year's anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.