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Evan Bayh For President? Senator May Be Eyeing White House Run

It took Evan Bayh, the son of a legendary Senator from Indiana, two terms of his own to learn that the conservative Democrat was living a lie as a legislator.

Olympian competes at 5 months pregnant

VANCOUVER -As with all curling teams, Team Canada features five members.

Taliban's top military commander captured

ISLAMABAD – The Taliban's top military commander has been arrested in a joint CIA-Pakistani operation in Pakistan in a major victory against the insurgents as U.S.

Taliban step up attacks in besieged Afghan town

MARJAH, Afghanistan – Taliban fighters stepped up counterattacks Monday against Marines and Afghan soldiers in the militant stronghold of Marjah, slowing the allied advance to a crawl despite Afghan government claims that the insurgents are broken an

Trump says Al Gore should lose peace prize

Donald Trump is not a big believer in global warming.

Belgian Commuter Trains Collide, At Least 18 Dead

BRUSSELS — A commuter train ran a stop light during morning rush hour and collided head-on with another train in a Brussels suburb Monday, killing at least 18 people and injuring 55 in Belgium's deadliest train wreck in decades, officials said. T

Starr headed to Baylor

WACO, Texas - Kenneth Starr, the former independent prosecutor whose work led to President Bill Clinton's impeachment, has been named president of Baylor University. The world's largest Baptist university announced Monday that Starr would be th

Toyota recalls 10,000 trucks

JAPAN - Toyota was facing more unwanted publicity Saturday after the world's biggest automaker said it was voluntarily calling in about 10,000 pickups in North America, the latest in a series of recalls. The Japanese giant has recalled millions of

Senator Evan Bayh to retire

INDIANA - Sen. Evan Bayh, a leading moderate Democrat from Indiana who was once thought to be a rising national political star, won’t run for a third term, a decision which imperils his party’s hold on the seat.

Obama making plans to use executive power

WASHINGTON — With much of his legislative agenda stalled in Congress, President Obama and his team are preparing an array of actions using his executive power to advance energy, environmental, fiscal and other domestic policy priorities. Mr.