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Obama-Dalai Lama meet shows U.S., China stay rivals

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama goes into today’s meeting with the Dalai Lama on notice that it will anger China’s leadership and add tension to an already strained relationship.

Tiger Woods to Discuss Past, Future Plans on Feb. 19

Tiger Woods will apologize for his behavior, and discuss his past and plans for the future, at a meeting in Florida on Feb. 19.

Haiti judge to free some detained US missionaries

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – A Haitian judge said some of the 10 U.S.

TSA to swab airline passengers' hands in search for explosives

Washington - To the list of instructions you hear at airport checkpoints, add this: "Put your palms forward, please." The Transportation Security Administration soon will begin randomly swabbing passengers' hands at checkpoints and airport gates t

President Obama to outspend FDR

After he signed a law last week authorizing the U.S. Treasury to borrow an additional $1.9 trillion, President Barack Obama delivered a characteristically sanctimonious speech.

Protest interrupts Westminster dog show

NEW YORK – Sadie the Scottie was fully expected to reach the purple podium at America's top dog show.

Toyota probes Corolla steering, considers recall

TOKYO – Toyota is considering a recall of its hot-selling Corolla subcompact after complaints about power steering problems — another blow to the world's largest automaker already reeling from a string of recalls for safety troubles. Despite press

Obama's latest bipartisan outreach: nuclear energy

WASHINGTON – Prodding Republicans, President Barack Obama on Tuesday championed nuclear energy expansion as the latest way that feuding parties can move beyond the "broken politics" of Washington that have imperiled his agenda and soured voters. H

A frail King Tut died from malaria, broken leg

CAIRO – Egypt's most famous pharaoh, King Tutankhamun, was a frail boy who suffered from a cleft palate and club foot.