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Pope blesses astronauts in 1st papal call to space

Pope blesses astronauts in 1st papal call to space

Pope Benedict XVI had a direct line to the heavens Saturday, with NASA's help. Speaking from the Vatican, the pontiff bestowed a historic blessing upon the 12 astronauts circling Earth during th...

Ohio's 'Joe the Plumber' plans to run for Congress

Ohio's 'Joe the Plumber' plans to run for Congress

Joe the Plumber is plunging into politics.

Miami-Dade Schools Axe Midterm, Final Exams

Miami-Dade Schools Axe Midterm, Final Exams

Many students in Miami-Dade County won't have to study for final exams. Or midterms.

NY trial starts for man fired by Raj Rajaratnam

NY trial starts for man fired by Raj Rajaratnam

A lawyer at the second insider trading trial to result from a massive wiretap investigation of hedge funds introduced his defense to jurors Wednesday by saying his client was fired by a one-time billionaire hedge fund founder convicted of insider trading charges last week.

Mass. DA: Reckless behavior led to boy's Uzi death

Mass. DA: Reckless behavior led to boy's Uzi death

"Reckless and illegal actions" by a former police chief led to the accidental death of an 8-year-old boy who shot himself in the face with an Uzi submachine gun at a gun show, a prosecutor said ...

Husband: CA mom couldn't accept baby's condition

Husband: CA mom couldn't accept baby's condition

A mother suspected of tossing her 7-month-old son from the fourth floor of a Southern California hospital parking garage was treated for depression after the child was born with a physical deformity and she couldn't accept his condition, her husband said.

NY judge jails man for lugging beer to DWI hearing

NY judge jails man for lugging beer to DWI hearing

Authorities say a New York man appearing before a judge on a felony drunken driving charge arrived at court an hour and a half late, drunk and carrying an open can of Busch beer.

Ga. soldier gets life, no parole in Iraq slayings

Ga. soldier gets life, no parole in Iraq slayings

An Army sergeant based in Georgia has been sentenced to life in a military prison without parole for the 2008 shooting deaths of his infantry squad leader and a fellow U.S. soldier in Iraq.

1951 flood painting sells for nearly $1.9M in NYC

1951 flood painting sells for nearly $1.9M in NYC

A poignant 1951 painting by American artist Thomas Hart Benton depicting a devastating flood in Kansas and Missouri sold for nearly $1.9 million on Thursday.

Businesses ordered more factory goods in March

Businesses ordered more factory goods in March

Businesses increased their demand for industrial machinery, computers and autos in March, lifting factory orders for the fifth consecutive month.

Defendant to bring victim's family to sentencing

Defendant to bring victim's family to sentencing

A suburban Portland man who pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide in a bicyclist's death has agreed to pay for six members of the victim's family to travel from the East Coast to attend his sentencing.

3 more sue Massey over deadly WVa mine explosion

3 more sue Massey over deadly WVa mine explosion

The families of two miners killed in last year's West Virginia mine explosion and another man who survived it have filed lawsuits against Massey Energy as the one-year anniversary of the disaste...

Woman Charged for Kissing Preacher at Gay Pride Event

Woman Charged for Kissing Preacher at Gay Pride Event

A Bible-waving preacher protesting at a gay pride event in North Carolina turned the other cheek -- and got kissed on it by a 74-year-old female gay rights supporter who is now charged with simple assault.

Former Police Detective Pleads Insanity in Kidnap-Rape Case

Former Police Detective Pleads Insanity in Kidnap-Rape Case

A former police detective has changed his plea in a California kidnap-rape case to not guilty by reason of insanity.

Terror suspect enters guilty plea in NC case

Terror suspect enters guilty plea in NC case

A North Carolina man who was accused of supporting jihad along with his father and brother pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of conspiring to aid a terrorist conspiracy abroad.

Judge orders names released in prostitution case

Judge orders names released in prostitution case

A federal judge in Detroit has told the government to release a computer disc containing more than 30,000 names allegedly linked to an international prostitution ring.


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