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Army Reversal on Coverage of Palin

Book signing at Fort Bragg will now be open to media despite claims it will turn into political grandstanding

Female Health Care Under Attack for the 2nd Time in a Week?

For the second time this week, new guidelines on women’s preventative health-care services have created a firestorm of controversy, as many question whether these are the first steps towards health-care rationing in the U.S.

Oprah ending talk show

CHICAGO - "After much prayer and months of careful thought, I have decided that next season, season 25, will be the last season of The Oprah Winfrey Show," the daytime queen said.

Lou Dobbs considering political career

PHOENIX – A week after abruptly quitting his longtime job as a CNN television news host and commentator, Lou Dobbs said on Thursday he is considering career options including possible runs for the White House or U.S

Al Qaeda's Message Spreading Through English-Language Sites

Increasing numbers of English-language Web sites are spreading Al Qaeda's message to Muslims in the West.

No Afghan Decision Before Thanksgiving

Obama won't make the call on U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan until after Thanksgiving holiday, aides say

Health Care: Time Is Money

Adding expenses beyond 10-year mark drastically skews the overall cost of supposed $848 billion price to overhaul America's health care system

Seal the Deal? U.N.'s High-Pressure Green Game

The effort to sign a new, multitrillion-dollar greenhouse gas reduction treaty in Copenhagen next month has hit a wall, but that isn't slowing down the United Nations.

Atlantis Spacewalkers Working on Space Station

Spacewalkers Mike Foreman and Bobby Satcher are nearly an hour ahead of schedule as they work to install a spare S-band antenna on the International Space Station

Ho Ho No: Postal Service Drops Santa Letters Program

Thousands of starry-eyed children all over the world are writing letters to the jolly man at the North Pole this holiday season, but they will not likely get a response from Santa Claus or his helpers.