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Soldiers allegedly attempt to poison food at Fort Jackson

FORT JACKSON, South Carolina - The U.S. Army is investigating allegations that soldiers were attempting to poison the food supply at Fort Jackson in South Carolina.

School accused of spying: Webcams used for missing laptops

PHILADELPHIA – A suburban Philadelphia school district accused of spying on students at home via school-issued computers told parents it only activated the webcams to find missing laptops.

Toyota’s chief to testify to U.S. congress on recalls

Feb. 19 - Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda will testify at a U.S.

South Carolina lawmaker seeks to ban federal currency

South Carolina Rep. Mike Pitts has introduced legislation that would mandate that gold and silver coins replace federal currency as legal tender in his state.

Athlete had filed warnings about luge track

WHISTLER, British Columbia — An Olympic luge athlete injured in a crash at the Whistler Sliding Centre in November warned Canadian officials about safety hazards at the track months before a competitor was killed la

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.

Sarah Palin tells Tea Partiers to pick a side

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin urged tea party activists on Tuesday night to “start picking a party.”

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."