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Dangerous Pedophile Clusters Shelter Sex Offenders

When police raided the home of convicted sex offender Philip Garrido and freed Jaycee Lee Dugard, a girl who'd been kidnapped 18 years earlier, they were astounded to learn that more than 100 other sex offenders lived is the same area.

U.S.: Iran Nearing Ability to Build Atomic Bomb

The United States said Wednesday that Iran was moving closer to being able to produce a nuclear bomb by stockpiling enriched uranium and, along with European allies, urged Tehran to engage in talks over its atomic program.

Two Die in Afghan Raid to Free Kidnapped Reporter

British commandos freed a New York Times reporter early Wednesday from Taliban captives who kidnapped him over the weekend in northern Afghanistan, but one of the commandos and a Times translator were killed in the rescue, officials said.

Bone Found Near Garrido Home 'Probably Human'

A bone fragment pulled from a backyard next to the northern California home where Jaycee Lee Dugard was allegedly held captive for 18 years is probably human, a sheriffs spokesperson said Tuesday night.

Obama Panel: High Costs Will Keep Moon Plan Grounded

A White House panel of independent space experts says NASA's return-to-the-moon plan just won't fly.

Health Emergency? Dial 911, Not U.N. Medical Services

With eight doctors, 11 registered nurses and a budget of $38 million, the U.N.'s health clinic is prepared to handle anything — except a medical emergency. In that event, it's best to call 911.

CDC Predicts Increase in H1N1 as More Schools Open

Don’t let your guard down. That’s the message from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention when it comes to the H1N1 virus.

Obama Relying on ObamaTo Revive Health Care Reform

Obama places health reform push on his own shoulders as he prepares for speech to joint session of Congress tomorrow night | COMPLETE COVERAGE

Obama Avoids PoliticsIn School Speech

President plans to tell nation's students that they ultimately are most responsible for their own education | FULL TEXT