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Flood Fight: Army Corps to Blast Open Missouri Levee
The Army Corps of Engineers has been ordered to activate explosions at the Birds Point, Mo., levee, which could save Cairo, Ill., from disastrous flooding , but at the cost of some of America's richest farmland. "Public safety remains the No. 1 issue for the corps of engineers," Maj. Gen. Michael
Ironworkers Forge Bond With Cancer Kids
Group Spray Paints Children's Names on Beams to Honor Their Fight Against Cancer
As Hotels Struggle for Business, Some Guests Find an Upside
Bargain Luxury Rates, Upgrades to Fill Vacancies Just to Hold On to Customers
As hotels struggle for business, some guests find an upside
Don Schmincke can't believe the recent deal he got at a New York hotel. "I just stayed in Times Square at the Crowne Plaza for $250 a night — on New Year's Eve!" says the author and speaker from Baltimore. Schmincke and other guests are reaping the benefits of the worst downturn in the nation's
'Our Hearts Are Breaking': New Photos of Caylee Anthony
Casey Anthony, the mother of missing Florida toddler Caylee Anthony, has been released from jail. Casey had been held on multiple charges including child neglect, lying to investigators, petty theft and use of a forged check, but hasn't been charged in conjunction with her daughter's disappearance.
No Power, No Water
Squeezing water from the desert has always been tough. This year in Baghdad, it's tougher than ever as power shortages hamper the ability to distribute water, which is taking a toll on the health of the children in this Iraqi city. Dr. Nidhal Kadhum, a pediatrician at Al-Baladi Hospital in Sadr
Iraq: Where Things Stand
"We spent a lot of money because I was optimistic that the situation would improve. Now I regret that decision." - Mohammad Hassin, 38, Baghdad restaurant owner "In our final exams in college, the phone of a female student rang with a Shiite religious songThe professor was a Sunni Kurd and a former
Counterfeit hardware is making its way to online merchants and to stores near you. And poor performance isn't the only risk: Bogus parts can be hazardous to your health.