DES MOINES, Iowa - A political infrastructure that pushed Barack Obama to victory in the Iowa caucuses and an increase in Democratic voter registration make him the favorite in the state in November, but an intense catch-up effort could put Republican John McCain back in the game, veteran political strategists in both parties say.
WELEETKA, Okla. - Two guns and likely two people were involved in the shooting deaths of two young girls found on a dirt road near a tiny eastern Oklahoma community, investigators said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Two House members said Wednesday their Capitol Hill computers, containing information about political dissidents from around the world, have been hacked by sources apparently working out of China.
YANGON, Myanmar - Ten thousand pregnant cyclone survivors are in urgent need of proper care in Myanmar, a U.N. expert said Wednesday, as relief agencies again raised concerns about the junta's willingness to accept foreign aid.
SAN DIEGO - The ''June Gloom'' so typical of summer in San Diego gave way to sunshine on the eve of the U.S. Open, filling the blue sky with fighter jets from Miramar that until Wednesday could only be heard in the fog.
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WASHINGTON - Pluto is finally getting its day in the sun, after being stripped of planetary status by astronomers two years ago.
INDIANAPOLIS - Within an hour of being elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Rev. Johnny Hunt was talking about ''turning the tide,'' acknowledging the reality that a denomination that cares so much about winning souls is losing too many.
LOS ANGELES - Bill Clinton on Tuesday canceled a commencement speech at the University of California, Los Angeles, because of a lingering labor dispute.
RIGBY, Idaho - Call it hedonistic environmentalism. Or maybe just eco-conscious imbibing.
SAN FRANCISCO - Attackers could gain control of water treatment plants, natural gas pipelines and other critical utilities because of a vulnerability in the software that runs some of those facilities, security researchers reported Wednesday.
LONGMIRE, Wash. - A man on a Mount Rainier day hike died Tuesday and his wife and another hiker were awaiting rescue after the group got caught in a blizzard, officials at the national park said.
LONDON - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Wednesday narrowly won a vote for tougher terrorism laws, emerging with his grip on power shaky but intact after a tough political battle over balancing national security and civil liberties.
LOS ANGELES - Maybe the NBA finals should book an appointment with one of Southern California's finest plastic surgeons.
WASHINGTON - U.S. airstrikes into Pakistan that may have accidentally killed allied fighters have upset the already fragile relations between Washington and Islamabad over how to stem violence in the lawless border region.
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