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Napolitano to Outline Anti-Terror Plans

Obama's approach to preventing terror attacks is expected to rely on refining and expanding Bush-era initiatives• U.S. Terror Arrests Spur Warning to Police

Health Care Battle Heats Up

Obama promotes living wills, but critics worry Medicare reimbursement will get tangled up in end-of-life issues

Powell: Harvard Scholar Should Have 'Reflected'

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell was mildly critical Tuesday of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., whose angry response to a Cambridge, Mass., police officer touched off a national debate involving President Barack Obama.

Study: Tanning Beds as Deadly as Arsenic

International cancer experts have moved tanning beds and other sources of ultraviolet radiation into the top cancer risk category, deeming them as deadly as arsenic and mustard gas.

Iraqi Forces Reportedly Open Fire, Beat Iranian Exiles

Iraqi forces raided a camp housing members of an Iranian opposition group north of Baghdad on Tuesday in a move that ran contrary to U.S. wishes and prompted clashes.

Report: Suspect in N.J. Corruption Scandal Found Dead

A political consultant involved in a corruption scandal in New Jersey has been found dead, has reported.

Obama Threatens F-22 Veto

White House renews vow to block $636 billion defense spending bill if House approves unwanted fighter jets, even though Senate nixed them last week

U.N. Doesn't Sanction Extremists That Raided Its Offices

The extremist group al-Shabaab raided three U.N. offices in Somalia last week in a campaign to rid the volatile African nation of all "enemies of Islam," and the world body can't do a thing about it — yet.

Auburn Student Vanishes During Asia Study Abroad Trip

An Auburn University student disappeared in Asia while on a study abroad program, and his family is pleading with the public to help find him.

Dems Play Beat-the-Clock

Pols scramble to push health care package despite Dem leaders admitting it will not be passed before Aug. break