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ACORN Going Under?

Treasury review may be 'biggest challenge' of activist group's history, but critics doubt it will sink ACORN

Obama Song Indoctrination?

N.J. superintendent says video of students singing Obama's praises was inappropriate, but not the teaching

Colo. Shuttle Driver Indicted on Terrorism Charges

A Colorado airport shuttle driver was indicted Thursday on federal charges of conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction in a possible Al Qaeda-linked bomb plot in the United States.

U.N. Pledge to End Nukes

Security Council unanimously approves resolution aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons | VIDEO

World First: Vaccine Helps Prevent HIV Infection

For the first time, an experimental vaccine has prevented infection with the AIDS virus, a watershed event in the deadly epidemic and a surprising result. Recent failures led many scientists to think such a vaccine might never be possible.

It's Official: Water Found on the Moon

The new findings, detailed in the Sept. 25 issue of the journal Science, come in the wake of further evidence of lunar polar water ice by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and just weeks before the planned lunar impact of NASA's LCROSS satellite.

Ahmadinejad: 'Despicable Intimidation' by West

Capitalism’s "unfair system of fault has reached the end of the road and is unable to move," Ahmadinejad, Iran’s president, said in his highly anticipated speech

Security Beefed Up in Pittsburgh Ahead of G-20 Summit

As local, state and federal authorities beef up security ahead of the G-20 summit in downtown Pittsburgh, several protest groups are claiming that they've been targeted in an attempt to silence demonstrators.

Next Up: The Pelosi Plan

House Democratic Caucus Chairman says speaker's new bill will blend plans from three different committees

Qaddafi Lauds Obama in Rambling Attack on U.N.

Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, declaring that "we'd be content and happy if Obama can stay president forever," launched into a rambling assault against the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday.