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Anti-Abortion Activist 'Targeted' in Killing

A well-known anti-abortion activist was shot multiple times and killed Friday morning in front of a Michigan high school, and another man was shot and killed just miles away in what police are investigating as related incidents.

Marines Take Risks With Deadly Trust-Building Game

The game, which has cropped up in barracks across Iraq and Afghanistan, is supposed to make a serviceman feel comfortable enough with a comrade that he would stare into the other Marine's gun barrel.

More ACORN Officials Fired For Helping 'Pimp,' Prostitute'

Two more ACORN officials were fired Friday after a second video surfaced showing staffers offering to help a man and woman posing as a pimp and prostitute acquire illegal home loans that would help them set up a brothel.

Mourners Gather to Remember Sept. 11 Attacks

Cold rain mixed with tears as mourners collected under umbrellas and a dreary sky Friday to mark the eighth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

White House: Fast Action on Doc Malpractice Reform

Republicans have signaled that the president will have to take concrete steps toward reining in runaway trial costs before winning their support on health care reform

Boustany gives Republican rebuttle

A Louisiana Congressman gave the Republican rebuttal last night to President Obama's health care reform speech.

2 ACORN Employees Fired, Could Face Criminal Charges

ACORN officials could face criminal charges after being caught on video encouraging a man and woman posing as a pimp and prostitute to commit federal tax fraud and offering to help them — for a fee — to establish a child brothel, legal experts say.

Yale Student Disappears Days Before Her Wedding

A 24-year-old graduate student at Yale University's School of Medicine vanished days before her wedding and has been declared missing by campus police.

ACORN Officials Told 'Pimp,' 'Prostitute' How to Lie to IRS

ACORN Officials were secretly videotaped offering to assist two individuals posing as a pimp and a prostitute, encouraging them to lie to the Internal Revenue Service and providing guidance on how to claim underage girls from South America as depende

New Photos of Sept. 11 Mastermind May Inspire Attacks

The photographs, taken in July by the Red Cross at the detention center on a U.S. naval base in Cuba, show Mohammed sitting serenely wearing a white robe, a red-patterned headdress and a long salt-and-pepper beard