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Don't Leave Oscar Picks to McCain

McCain blasts 'Avatar' attack ad as 'insulting' to Native Americans — as rival wonders what planet he's on

Details of “Einstein” cyber shield disclosed by White House

The Obama administration lifted the veil Tuesday on a highly-secretive set of policies to defend the U.S. from cyber attacks.

Rep. Eric Massa to resign

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Anti-Catholic Leaflet Stirs Holy War in Tenn. Town

A Baptist pastor in Tennessee says he now regrets that his church distributed an anti-Catholic leaflet that a local Catholic priest decried as “hate material."

Parents: Detroit School Leader Sends Wrong Message

As if Detroit doesn't have enough problems these days, the president of the city's school board offered the shocking admission that he can't pen a coherent sentence.

Obama looking to give new life to immigration reform

In an effort to advance a bill through Congress before midterm elections, the president meets with two senators who have spent months trying to craft legislation.

Terror Trial Bargaining Chip?

Obama may be testing waters on 9/11 civil trial reversal for sake of bipartisan bargain to close Gitmo

Body scanners are headed to 11 major airports

WASHINGTON — Eleven major airports will begin using body scanners to screen passengers as the Transportation Security Administration launches a plan to buy 1,000 of the machines over the next two years.

U.S. Near 9/11 Trials Reversal

Top Obama advisers near decision to recommend 9/11 mastermind, four others be prosecuted in military tribunal

HBO plans TV movie on 2008 financial meltdown

LOS ANGELES – HBO plans to make a television movie about the 2008 financial meltdown, based on the book "Too Big to Fail" by a New York Times journalist, the cable network said on Thursday.