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Man Sought in 'Horrific' Murder of Wife, 5 Kids

Police were searching early Monday for a man they believe fled the country after a mother and her five young children were found dead inside a Florida apartment over the weekend.

Libya's Al-Qaddafi Denied Posh NYC Townhouse for U.N. Visit

Agents for the terrorist-coddling Libyan strongman Muammar al-Qaddafi were met with a strong-arm from a real-estate broker they approached to rent a posh Upper East Side townhouse for his visit to the city this week.

NYC Plot Suspect, 2 Others Arrested in Federal Terror Probe

The FBI arrested a 24-year-old Colorado man on charges of making false statements to federal agents in an ongoing terror investigation, and supporting documents contend the man admitted receiving weapons and explosives training from Al Qaeda in Pakis

Report: Terror Suspect Researched NYC Sports Sites

Authorities have said made few public comments about the progress of their investigation, but there have been numerous reports that Najibullah Zazi has admitted to ties to Al Qaeda

College Sets Aside Entire Dorm for H1N1 Flu Cases

Paul Smith's College, about 120 miles north of Albany, hasn't had any reported cases of so-called swine flu, but officials say they want to be ready

Charity Founder Accused of Sex Abuse of Haitian Boys

Doulas Perlitz seemed like an exemplary citizen and individual. The founder of an internationally known charity, Perlitz provided a home and life for hundreds of young boys in Haiti — giving them food, housing, water, and education.

Court Examines 'Murder Weapon' in Amanda Knox Trial

A kitchen knife believed to be the weapon used to murder British student Meredith Kercher has been shown to an Italian court.

Manhunt for Suspect After 4 Bodies Found in Va. Home

Police are seeking a suspect in a quadruple homicide officers found four bodies in a central Virginia Friday, the Richmond Times Dispatch reported.

States Send Mixed Message on Texting and Driving

At least 22 states that ban texting while driving offer some type of service that allows motorists to get information about traffic tie-ups, road conditions or emergencies via Twitter.

Archaeological-Style Dig at Kidnap Suspect's Home

Contra Costa County animal services Lt. Joe DeCosta says an advocate of Dugard has indicated that she wants her five cats, two dogs, three cockatiels, a pigeon and a mouse back in her possession.