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Most People Must Wait for H1N1 Vaccinations

Swine flu vaccinations began Monday with squirts up the noses of health care workers in Indiana, Illinois and Tennessee as the government opened a massive effort to immunize over half the nation in a few months.

Holder: N.Y. Terror Plot Was Most Serious Since Sept. 11

Attorney General Eric Holder says the alleged terror plot disrupted in New York was one of the most serious in the United States since the 2001 terror attacks.

AG: Gitmo Deadline Unlikely

Eric Holder says it will be difficult to close Guantanamo detention center by Jan. deadline• Holder: N.Y. Terror Plot Most Serious Since 9/11

Tennessee Mom Regains Custody of Snatched Newborn

The Tennessee mother of a kidnapped baby will regain custody of her four kids and is cleared of involvement in an alleged baby-selling plan, a lawyer for the children said Tuesday.

Italian Scientists Reproduces Shroud of Turin

Feat may prove that the linen burial cloth is a medieval fake

U.S. Soldier, Clean Water Activist Killed in Afghanistan

Capt. Benjamin Sklaver, 32, of Hamden, Conn., died Friday in southeastern Afghanistan when his unit was ambushed by a homicide bomber, cutting short his dream of providing clean water to 250,000 needy people within 10 years.

Report: Arab States in Secret Talks to Drop Dollar

The world's oil producers, as well as China, Japan and France, are in secret talks to end the use of the U.S. dollar to buy and sell crude oil, a British newspaper reported on Tuesday, sending the American currency lower in overseas trading.

Letterman Apologizes to Wife on 'Late Show'

Days after admitting to having sexual affairs with his female staffers, David Letterman apologized to his wife during a taping of his late-night show Monday, according to a report from RadarOnline.com