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LI man charged with aiding al-Qaida

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 21:03:00 -0400

Bryant Neal Vinas, who grew up in Patchogue, helped attack a U.S. base and funneled information on the LIRR and subway to al-Qaida.(image)

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Obama: Health care debate 'not a game'

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 20:44:00 -0400

Six months in office, President Barack Obama sought to rally support for sweeping health care legislation Wednesday night and vowed to reject any measure "primarily funded through taxing middle class families."(image)

Lawyer: Police raid seeks manslaughter evidence

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 14:55:00 -0400

A lawyer for Michael Jackson's doctor says police who searched the physician's north Houston clinic were searching for evidence of manslaughter.(image)

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Attorney: Slain Fla. couple donated to suspect

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 14:35:00 -0400

The attorney for the family of a slain Florida couple said Wednesday they made a small donation to a martial arts program run by one of the men accused of killing them.(image)

Senate gun amendment fails

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 21:03:00 -0400

The U.S. Senate narrowly defeated Wednesday an amendment to the defense appropriations bill that would have negated state laws like New York's that limit the carrying of concealed handguns.(image)

PETA: Video shows Ringling Bros. abusing animals

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 14:26:00 -0400

An animal-rights group has released a video showing what it says is the abuse of elephants and tigers used in Ringling Bros. circuses.(image)

Scientists find HIV's 'missing link' in ill chimps

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 00:59:00 -0400

Scientists believe they have found a "missing link" in the evolution of the virus that causes AIDS. It bridges the gap between the infection that does no harm to most monkeys and the one that kills millions of people.(image)

Prosecutors: American charged in NYC terror case

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 13:21:00 -0400

An American has been charged with receiving training from al-Qaida and providing the terrorist organization with information about the New York City transit system.(image)

Chinese worker commits suicide over missing iPhone

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Chinese worker Sun Danyong was responsible for handling the prototypes of one of the world's hottest products -- the iPhone. When one of the gadgets went missing and his company began investigating him, he jumped off his apartment building and killed himself.(image)

Solar eclipse shrouds Asia in daytime darkness

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 09:30:00 -0400

Millions of Asians turned their eyes skyward Wednesday as dawn suddenly turned to darkness across the continent in the longest total solar eclipse this century will see. Millions of others, fearing a bad omen, shuttered themselves indoors.(image)

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