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Barbour Defends Pardons

Governor Haley Barbour is defending his decision to pardon hundreds of Mississippians was well as its constitutionality.

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GM Was Slow To Recall Saturn Cars With Steering Flaw

General Motors delayed a safety recall of more than 330,000 cars, newly released federal documents show. The Saturn Ions were found to have defective power steering systems.

Captain Of Sunken SKorean Ferry, 2 Crew Arrested

Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

Mount Everest: Avalanche Death Toll Rises To 13

Search teams are digging through ice and snow on Mount Everest in hopes of finding Sherpa guides who are still missing. Survivors say the avalanche was like being trapped in a cloud.

Extra Vaccination Push Underway In Ohio As Mumps Outbreak Spreads

Officials in Columbus, Ohio, are scrambling to contain a burst of mumps cases. There's a new clinic open for vaccinations, and Ohio State University is teaching students how to protect themselves.

Pakiastani TV Journalist Hamid Mir Wounded In Attack

Prominent TV anchor Hamid Mir is in a Karachi hospital after gunmen opened fire on his car Saturday afternoon. Mir's car was reportedly ambushed by attackers who were riding motorcycles.