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USS New York Makes Trip From New Orleans to N.Y.

The USS New York is heading to its namesake city on its maiden voyage Tuesday morning.

Plan B for Iran? U.S. Speeds Delivery of Bunker-Buster

Pentagon officials acknowledge the largest non-atomic bomb is intended to blow up nuke sites like those in Iran• U.S., Russia Positions on Iran Nukes 'Coincide'

Sharpton, Jackson Attack Limbaugh's Rams Bid

The Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson attacked the bid by Rush Limbaugh to buy the St. Louis Rams on Monday, saying the conservative radio host's track record on race should exclude him from owning an NFL team.

Florida to Seek Death for 4 in Murder of Couple

Prosecutors said Monday they will seek the death penalty for four of eight people charged in the killings of a Panhandle couple known for adopting children with autism, Down syndrome and other special needs.

British Government to Sell Assets to Help Pay Off Debt

In a bold effort to help pay down government debt, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced a major sale of state and public assets on Monday, Times of London reported.

Scout, 6, Suspended for Bringing Camping Utensil to School

Zachary Christie was so excited to become a Cub Scout that he brought his camping utensil — a knife-fork-spoon combination tool — to school. Now he's suspended.

Insurer: 17-Pound Baby Too Fat for Health Insurance

A 4-month-old baby has been denied insurance coverage because he is too fat.

5 Gunmen Sought in Wild Bar Shootout Near Campus

A wild shootout involving at least five gunmen sent patrons fleeing from a northwestern Ohio bar near the University of Toledo campus.

Pistol-Packing Pastor Quits to Work for Gun Rights

A pistol-packing Kentucky pastor who drew national attention earlier this year for hosting a 'God-and-Guns' event at his church is stepping down from the pulpit to serve his flock with a new mission.

Bomber Strikes Market in Pakistan, 41 Killed

A homicide car bombing targeting Pakistani troops killed 41 people Monday, the fourth grisly militant attack in just over a week, as the Taliban pledged to mobilize fighters across the country for more strikes.