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Increased Police Presence at Marine Corps Marathon

  The 35th annual Marine Corps Marathon kicked off Sunday morning under sunny skies and intense police surveillance.   The Arlington, Virginia race covers more than 26 miles and has 30,000 participants, but was started under a cloud of security concerns due to recent shootings targeting Marine facilities in the Washington, D.C. area.   For runners, the increased police presence was impossible to miss. ... read more

Lauren Torlone

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October 31, 2010

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Archives of: October 2010


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Mike Levine

October 30, 2010 3:09 PM

Who’s Saying “The System Worked” Now?

  [/caption]   The phrase has been taboo for nearly a year. Politicians and U.S. officials have steered clear of saying anything remotely like, "The system worked." But ever since authorities on Friday uncovered a plot to ship explosives-filled packages into the United States, the phrase has been revived by Democrats, Republicans, and even Homeland Security ... read more



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Mike Levine

October 29, 2010 2:17 PM

DoD Alert: Marine Marathon Could Be Target

  [/caption]   Senior officials are worried that the person responsible for at least three military-related shootings near the nation's capital could target Sunday's Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, saying in an alert Friday morning that the recent shootings "are a cause for concern" and could be build-up to a Sunday attack. The FBI has confirmed that ... read more



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Reena Ninan

October 29, 2010 11:56 AM

Islamic Jihad: Death to America

They chanted in the streets of Gaza "Death to America" and "Death to Israel" as part of a rally marking the anniversary of the assassination of Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shiqaqi. It's ... read more



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Karen Liel

October 29, 2010 10:06 AM

Palestinians are Running out of Patience

 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is getting tired of waiting.  Abbas said Thursday that the Palestinians would consider asking the U.S. and the UN Security Council to recognize a Palestinian state on the 1967 border in several months' time, if the peace process with Israel fails. Abbas's comments came after his meeting in Ramallah with Egyptian Foreign Minister ... read more



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Greg Palkot

October 29, 2010 9:17 AM

Korea: Shots Fired in De-Militarized Zone

A spokesman for the South Korean Defense Ministry tells Fox News shots fired by North Korean forces came from a North Korean  guardpost 1.3 kilometers (about 1300 yards, under a mile) inside the DMZ. The North maintains positions in the “de-militarized” zone. Officials tell us two rounds were fired using a heavy machine gun.  Three rounds were fired back from ... read more



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Greg Burke

October 29, 2010 6:05 AM

Hey Trick or Treaters: It’s Really a Holy Day

It’s the end of a October, and the witches and goblins will be out soon. But is Halloween a pagan holiday? Historians have said that Halloween originated from the Ancient Celtic pagan holiday called Samhain, also called the "Day of the Dead."  They believed that on this day the souls of the dead were allowed access into the "land of the dead." The name Halloween ... read more



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Justin Fishel

October 28, 2010 6:45 PM

FBI Links 3 Military Shootings in DC Area

WASHINGTON -- The FBI has confirmed all three military related shootings in the Washington D.C. area are connected, saying Thursday ballistic evidence shows the same weapon was used at each ... read more



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Elizabeth Prann

October 28, 2010 2:17 PM

Prosthetic Leg Found; Dad Released on Bail

  [/caption]   North Carolina authorities are investigating a prosthetic leg they found Wednesday near a home where Zahra Baker's stepmother used to live. The 10-year-old who has been missing since early October.  She lost her leg after a bout with bone cancer while living in Australia. The sheriff’s office told Fox News today they are waiting on ... read more



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Mike Levine

October 28, 2010 1:49 PM

DEA, Others Raid Drug Labs In Afghanistan

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, along with U.S. military forces and law enforcement officials from Afghanistan and Russia, have seized nearly $60 million worth of heroin after raiding a series of "clandestine drug labs" in northeastern Afghanistan, according to a senior DEA official. The raids, launched Thursday as part of "Operation Tar Pit," targeted three ... read more



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Adam Housley

October 28, 2010 12:14 PM

A Series By the Bay

As a baseball fan since birth and a Giants fan since I could see, I risk losing impartiality when talking about this year's World Series. In this unsung sports haven called the Bay Area, the Giants have either been on the verge for the last few ... read more