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'Decapitating' Flies Used to Create 'Zombie' Fire Ants

Researchers deploying parasitic flies that lay eggs in fire ants; larvae then move into ant's head and digest it until head falls off.

Exposed: Repair Shops Hack Your Laptops

Technicians caught stealing passwords, trying to hack into bank accounts, viewing personal data and overcharging for nonexistent repairs.

Source: 'Disturbed' Missing Texas Soldier Has Called

A person who claims to know a missing Texas soldier raised questions about his mental state Wednesday, saying Pfc. James Gonzalez is 'disturbed' and has called him several times since his disappearance last week.

Obama Makes It Personal

President is banking on prime-time personal pitch to convince Americans to back immediate passage of his $1 trillion-plus health care overhaul package | VIDEO

Air Problem Cuts Short Wednesday Spacewalk

Two astronauts are safely back inside the international space station after cutting short their spacewalk because of a suit problem.

Massive Quake Shifts New Zealand Closer to Australia

Country's entire South Island moves a foot westward in a matter of seconds, government geologist says.

Pakistan: Afghan Offensive Pushes Taliban Across Border

Pakistan's government raised concerns Wednesday about a U.S.-led offensive in neighboring southern Afghanistan with visiting U.S. regional envoy Richard Holbrooke.

Calls for Romania Mayor to Resign Over Nazi Uniform

An anti-Semitism monitoring organization in Romania has filed an official complaint with prosecutors against a mayor for taking part in a fashion show dressed as a Nazi officer and wearing a swastika.

Global Health Officials Mull How to Slow Swine Flu

There's a global effort to slow the spread of swine flu until a vaccine is ready, although experts are divided on whether the measures will work.

Study: Many Doctors View Obese Patients Negatively

In at least one large New York City healthcare network, more than 40 percent of doctors have a "negative reaction" to obese patients, according to a new study.