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Bridge Collapse in Minneapolis Kills at Least 7

A highway bridge in downtown Minneapolis dropped more than 60 feet, sending at least 50 vehicles and passengers into the Mississippi River.

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Education Dept. Criticized as Lax in Policing Loans

The department still has no system to detect misconduct by lenders and protect student borrowers, a new government report says.

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Iraq Snapshots Give 2 Views

In Iraq, where battle lines are murky, the news emerging from the U.S. counterinsurgency campaign can seem particularly contradictory.

Safety Violations Cited for Deaths in Subway Work

Flawed safety procedures and lax "organizational culture" led to the deaths of two workers in April, reports found.

In Fox News, Giuliani Finds a Friendly Stage

Rudolph W. Giuliani is facing increased scrutiny over his friendship with Roger Ailes, the head of Fox News.

Caps on Prices Only Deepen Zimbabweans' Misery

One month after the government tried to allay the effects of hyperinflation, Zimbabwe's economy is at a halt.


Storage for All on a Home Network

On a Home Network, the Right Drive Means Storage for All Network- attached storage lets everyone access data.

Get Your Free Net Phone Calls Here

Get Your Free Net Phone Calls Here David Pogue explores making free phone calls on the Internet.

Elvis Lives On as a Robotic Head

Elvis Lives On as a Robotic Head The WowWee Alive Elvis has infrared eyes and synching lips.

In England, a Cotswolds Country Home

Chantry House, designed as a rectory with some Gothic touches in the 1850s, was built of the warm, tawny stone that is characteristic of homes in the Cotswolds.

Gentlemen, Plug In Your Engines

The first teams have been announced in the Automotive X Prize, but where are the major carmakers?

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