Crunch Time for the Dems

House Democrats enter critical negotiating session as party leaders try to prevent internal tensions from indefinitely delaying action on heath care overhaul

Feared Hackers Call Off Attack on AT&T

A rare moment of civility broke out on the Internet Monday, as the troublemaking geeks of 4chan.org called off a planned attack on telecommunications giant AT&T.

Report: Hamas Summer Campers Re-Enact Abduction of Israeli S

Palestinian children are being indoctrinated at Hamas summer camps where they have re-enacted the abduction of IDF soldier Gilad Schalit — all while top Hamas officials have looked happily on, according to The Jerusalem Post.

Shuttle Astronauts Go Out On Last Spacewalk of Mission

After a week-and-a-half together, astronauts aboard the linked shuttle and station are taking their last spacewalk.

Israel's Barak: 'No Option' Is Off the Table on Iran

Israel dug in its heels Monday in a disagreement with the United States over a potential military strike to thwart Iran's progress toward a possible nuclear weapon, as the visiting American defense chief urged patience.

Sarah Exits, Stage Right

Palin steps down as Alaska's governor 17 months early, but not without blasting the media on the way out

Police Seek Answers After Wrong-Way Crashes Kill 8

Authorities are trying to determine how a woman driving a minivan carrying two of her children and three young nieces got onto a suburban parkway heading in the wrong direction, leading to a fiery crash that killed eight people

Iced Coffees Can Pack As Many Calories As a Meal

Enjoying an iced coffee? Better skip dinner or hit the gym afterwards, with a cancer charity warning that some iced coffees contain as many calories as a hot dinner.

Two Oklahoma Sheriff's Deputies Shot, Killed

A man opened fire on two sheriff's deputies trying to serve a domestic abuse warrant Sunday in Oklahoma, killing both officers and wounding a woman who was passing by, state investigators said.

Astronaut Sees 'Effects of Human Destruction of Earth'

A Canadian astronaut on a six-month stay aboard the international space station said on Sunday it looks like Earth's ice caps have melted a bit since he was last in orbit 12 years ago.