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U.S. Remembers

U.S. Remembers

Sep 11, 2006 / 6:25 am

A divided world remembered the fifth anniversary of the September 11 attacks on Monday, with allies in the war on terror renewing their resolve to fight...

Florence Now A Hurricane

Florence Now A Hurricane

Sep 10, 2006 / 7:20 am

Florence intensified into a hurricane early Sunday as it headed toward Bermuda, where residents installed storm shutters and hauled their yachts onto beaches....

Atlantis Launched

Atlantis Launched

Sep 9, 2006 / 8:28 am

The space shuttle Atlantis lifted off from Kennedy Space Center on schedule Saturday morning. A lightning strike, a storm and technical problems delayed the...

Clinton Lashes Out

Clinton Lashes Out

Sep 8, 2006 / 4:00 pm

An American television mini-series about the September 11 terrorist attacks has come under fire from Bill Clinton and his former officials, who have condemned...

Shuttle Launch Scrubbed

Shuttle Launch Scrubbed

Sep 8, 2006 / 8:08 am

The scheduled late-morning liftoff of space shuttle Atlantis on Friday is likely to be delayed by 24 hours, NASA program manager Wayne Hale told CNN. As NASA...

Blair Gone Within A Year

Blair Gone Within A Year

Sep 7, 2006 / 7:38 am

Tony Blair has confirmed he will be stepping down as prime minister within the next 12 months. Blair said the Labour conference in two weeks' time would be his...

Austrian Girl Speaks

Austrian Girl Speaks

Sep 6, 2006 / 12:45 pm

An Austrian girl abducted and kept in a basement for eight years dreamt of freedom every day until her do-or-die run for help last month....

Atlantis Launch Postponed

Atlantis Launch Postponed

Sep 6, 2006 / 7:53 am

The launch of space shuttle Atlantis has been postponed yet again -- this time because of a problem with a fuel cell. NASA scrubbed the liftoff after...

Death Caught On Tape

Death Caught On Tape

Sep 5, 2006 / 7:13 am

"Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin was videotaped pulling a poisonous stingray barb from his chest just before he died, according to news reports. Irwin's manager...

Wednesday Launch

Wednesday Launch

Sep 4, 2006 / 1:00 pm

The weather looks favorable for a Wednesday launch of Atlantis, which storms have delayed several times, the shuttle's launch weather officer said Monday....

Election Decided In Court

Election Decided In Court

Sep 4, 2006 / 7:26 am

Mexico's national electoral court announced Monday it will convene on Tuesday to announce its decision over the disputed July 2 presidential elections. The...

al-Qaeda Official Nabbed

al-Qaeda Official Nabbed

Sep 3, 2006 / 8:18 am

Iraqi and coalition forces have arrested the second most senior figure in al-Qaeda in Iraq, Iraq's national security adviser announced on Sunday, saying the...

Soldiers Face Death

Soldiers Face Death

Sep 2, 2006 / 3:00 pm

An Army investigator has recommended the death penalty for four soldiers accused of murder during a raid in Iraq. Lt. Col. James P. Daniel Jr. made the...

Hurricane John Hits Baja

Hurricane John Hits Baja

Sep 2, 2006 / 9:17 am

Hurricane John weakened as it hit land but still lashed the main city in the southern part of Mexico's Baja California peninsula with fierce winds and rain...

Death Squads In Iraq

Death Squads In Iraq

Sep 1, 2006 / 1:14 pm

Death squads and terrorists have ramped up attacks on civilians in Iraq, killing more than 1,600 people in cold-blooded "execution-style" slayings in July...

Iran Jet Crash

Iran Jet Crash

Sep 1, 2006 / 6:36 am

A passenger plane caught fire as it was landing Friday in northeastern Iran, killing up to 80 people, Iranian state TV reported. The plane skidded off the...

Bush: Face Consequences

Bush: Face Consequences

Aug 31, 2006 / 2:00 pm

Iran must face "consequences" for failing to comply with a United Nations resolution to stop enriching uranium, U.S. President George W. Bush said Thursday....

Standoff In Tel Aviv

Standoff In Tel Aviv

Aug 31, 2006 / 6:42 am

An armed man threatening to commit suicide breached security at the British Embassy in Tel Aviv and was loose on the grounds inside, police said Thursday....

Polygamist Arrest

Polygamist Arrest

Aug 30, 2006 / 2:00 pm

A paper license tag, a salad and stories that didn't make sense pricked the suspicions of a state trooper who stopped the car of a wanted fugitive polygamist in...

Insurgents Bombings

Insurgents Bombings

Aug 30, 2006 / 6:46 am

Insurgents in Iraq launched a string of bombings Wednesday in Baghdad and the nearby provinces of Diyala and Babil, killing at least 47 people and wounding more...

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