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  • Police questioned health club gunman, let him go The man who shot up a women's aerobics class, killing three people and then himself, was questioned a week earlier by police because he matched the description of a man seen pulling what appeared to be a grenade from a computer bag, authorities said Monday.

    August 10, 2009

  • 'Three Amigos' joining forces in swine flu fight President Barack Obama's first North American summit is proving it's a lot easier to agree on battling a killer flu virus than to untangle knotty disputes over cross-border trade.

    August 10, 2009

  • SC first lady, sons move out of state residence The wife of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford moved out of the official governor's residence with their four sons Friday, a little more than a month after he admitted to a yearlong affair with an Argentine woman he called his "soul mate."

    August 7, 2009

  • Palin says Obama's health care plan is 'evil' Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin called President Barack Obama's health plan "downright evil" Friday in her first online comments since leaving office, saying in a Facebook posting that he would create a "death panel" that would deny care to the neediest Americans.

    August 7, 2009

  • Frugal parents toss training pants The recession is making life a little messier for some toddlers and their parents. Disposable training pants, long viewed as a staple in potty training children, are becoming dispensable as some parents choose value over convenience in the recession.

    August 1, 2009

  • Gov’t plans to suspend ‘cash for clunkers’ The government plans to suspend its popular “cash for clunkers” program amid concerns it could quickly use up the $1 billion in rebates for new car purchases, congressional officials said Thursday.

    July 30, 2009

  • Shelby to oppose Sotomayor for Supreme Court Both of Alabama's Republican U.S. senators have now come out against Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.

    July 29, 2009

  • Michael Vick reinstated by NFL The door is ajar for Michael Vick to return to the NFL. Only Vick, and any team willing to sign him, can open it fully.

    July 28, 2009

  • Authorities: Man in swim trunks killed by deputy State investigators say a plainclothes Minnesota sheriff's deputy fatally shot an unarmed man dressed only in swim trunks.

    July 21, 2009

  • New NASA boss: Astronauts on Mars in his lifetime NASA's new boss says he would be "incredibly disappointed" if people aren't on Mars — or even beyond it — in his lifetime.

    July 21, 2009