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Sheriff to Investigate 'Balloon Boy' Comment

A Colorado sheriff's office will investigate whether the elaborate search for a boy thought to have floated away in a homemade balloon was part of a publicity stunt.

Boy Believed to Have Been in Runaway Balloon Found

A homemade balloon slowly descended in a Colorado field Thursday, but the fate of a 6-year-old boy believed to be inside was not known, authorities said.

43 Percent Would Re-Elect Obama

Fox News Poll: If the election were held today, 43 percent of American voters would back Obama for president

School Chief Sticks to 'Zero Tolerance' for Eagle Scout

The upstate New York school superintendent who suspended an Eagle Scout for 20 days for keeping a 2-inch utility knife locked in his car is unwilling to speak to the teen's family or bend in his ruling.

GOP Loses Bid to BlockGitmo-to-U.S. Transfer

URGENT: House stands by Dem request to bring Guantanamo Bay prison detainees to the U.S. for trial

Social Security Cans COLA

Cost of living increase withheld for 50 million Social Security recipients for the first time since 1975

Goldman Sachs Earnings Top $3B, Crushing Estimates

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s third-quarter earnings more than tripled from the depths of the financial crisis as income from the company's trading operations offset a drop in its investment banking business.

39 Killed in Bloody Wave of Violence Across Pakistan

Teams of gunmen launched coordinated attacks on three law enforcement facilities in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore and car bombs hit two other cities Thursday, killing a total of 39 people in an escalating wave of anti-government violence.

Group Cuts Ties With Limbaugh to Buy NFL Team

Fiery conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh said Tuesday he is teaming up with St. Louis Blues hockey team owner Dave Checketts in a bid to buy the Rams, owners of the NFL's longest losing streak at 14 and just 5-31 since 2007.