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    Obama: US used torture after 911 attacks

    President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that the United States "crossed a line" and tortured al Qaeda detainees after the 9/11 terror attacks.

    The comments at a White House news conference were the President's strongest on the controversial subject...

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Virginia mother dies wasp stings

Pregnant mom of 4 dies from wasp stings

A pregnant mother of four in Virginia dies after being stung by wasps in her backyard.

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American Ebola patients being brought to US

Two American health workers who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Africa are being brought home to the U.S. for treatment.

Clinton says I could have killed bin Laden

Clinton: I could have killed bin Laden

On Sept. 10, 2001 -- hours before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks -- former President Bill Clinton told an audience he had an opportunity to kill Osama bin Laden while he was president, but he passed on the opportunity because 300 others would have died.

Boy Scout claims border agent pointed gun at him

Boy Scout claims border agent pointed gun at him

An Iowa Boy Scout claims a Border Patrol agent pointed a gun at him after he took a photo of the agent. However, surveillance video is causing some to question the story.

Woman trapped in car for 8 days

Woman survives 8 days trapped in car

An Oklahoma woman who was missing for more than a week was found stuck in a car in a ditch. After she was rescued, doctors discovered she had a tumor that caused her to become disoriented and pass out.

Sailor loses leg on aircraft carrier

Sailor run over by F-18 loses leg

A Navy sailor serving on the USS George H.W. Bush has lost a leg after he was accidentally pinned under an F-18. His mother says he's in good spirits and has received several special visitors in his room at Walter Reed Military National Medical Center, including President Barack Obama.

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Top 10 consumer complaints

The Consumer Federation of America recently released its annual chronicle of the top 10 consumer complaints. Check out which complaints topped the list.

Hamas tunnels

Inside Gaza's secret tunnels

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel says the country's deadly ground offensive won't end until its soldiers destroy a vast network of Hamas tunnels the militants use to try to attack Jewish communities outside the Gaza Strip. Take a look inside the vast tunnel system that has become a focus in the violent struggle between Israel and Gaza.

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15 best U.S. spots for kids

August is National Family Fun Month. Spend some time with yours at these 15 best U.S. spots for kids.

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