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Why 'Avatar' lost big at the Oscars

Really, looking back, did "Avatar" even stand a chance? "Avatar" is still raking in the profits, but failed to produce the critical success that Cameron's previous film, "Titanic," generated 12 years ago.

Shooting at north Dallas office tower

DALLAS - There has been a shooting at an 18-story office tower in North Dallas housing the United Texas Bank, among other businesses. The incident happened at about 11 a.m.

Tom Delay: People are unemployed because they want to be

Former House Majority Leader Tom Delay called Sen.

2010 Oscar winners

LOS ANGELES, CA - The 82nd Annual Academy Awards took place Sunday night in Los Angeles. Celebrities were decked out in their Sunday best, but best dressed is only a consolation prize.

Pakistan: American al-Qaida suspect nabbed

ISLAMABAD – An American member of al-Qaida was picked up in a raid in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi, Pakistani officials said Monday, but reversed earlier assertions that the detained man was the terror network's U.S.-born spokesman. They id

Details of “Einstein” cyber shield disclosed by White House

The Obama administration lifted the veil Tuesday on a highly-secretive set of policies to defend the U.S. from cyber attacks.

Rep. Eric Massa to resign

Democratic Rep. Eric Massa will resign from Congress on Monday, only days after reports first surfaced that the freshman New York lawmaker was under investigation by the House ethics committee for allegedly sexually harassing a male staffer.

Security teams engage in shootouts as pirate attacks intensify

NAIROBI, Kenya – Signaling a new offensive mindset, international military officials vowed Friday to fight the pirates as swarms of Somalis moved into the waters off East Africa.

Obama looking to give new life to immigration reform

In an effort to advance a bill through Congress before midterm elections, the president meets with two senators who have spent months trying to craft legislation. Reporting from Washington - Despite steep odds, the White House has discussed prospe

Body scanners are headed to 11 major airports

WASHINGTON — Eleven major airports will begin using body scanners to screen passengers as the Transportation Security Administration launches a plan to buy 1,000 of the machines over the next two years. The scanners can look under passengers' clothi