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Iran's Ahmadinejad Humiliated Over VP Choice

Iran's semi-official media are reporting that Iran's supreme leader has ordered the president, a close ally, to dismiss the vice president he chose last week.

Chinese Worker Kills Self Over Missing iPhone

An employee at a factory that makes iPhones in China killed himself after a prototype went missing. Apple Inc. offered its condolences Wednesday as the company waits for the results of an investigation.

Clinton's Nuclear Plan B

Secretary of State warns Iran that U.S. will extend 'defense umbrella' over Gulf allies if Tehran obtains nukes

Slow Down, Mr. President

After tirelessly pressuring Congress to pass health care reform, Obama may have to settle for a fallback strategy

Immigration from Mexico at Lowest in Decade

Apparently deterred by rising unemployment in the United States, the number of Mexican immigrants who crossed the border dropped sharply in the past year to the lowest level in a decade, even while undocumented workers already here are opting to stay

Woman Found Dead at McDonald's Food Processing Plant

A 40-year-old woman has been found dead in a machine at a Southern California food processing plant that is a major supplier for McDonald's restaurants.

$245B for Docs — or Deficit?

The billions House Dems want to give to doctors to help ensure support for health care overhaul may break Obama's promise of deficit-neutral bill | VIDEO

Air Force: NASA's New Rocket Unsafe for Astronauts

NASA's next-generation Ares I manned-mission rocket may be a death trap, at least for the first minute after liftoff, an Air Force study concludes.

3 Accused of Letting Rats Chew Toes Off Ohio Infant

Three people have been accused of letting rats bite a 6-week-old girl and chew off her toes at their cluttered Ohio mobile home.