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Judge orders Chandra Levy court documents unsealed

A judge on Monday ordered the release of sealed documents and transcripts from court proceedings related to the murder case of Chandra Levy, a Washington intern whose disappearance in 2001 drew national headlines and damaged a U.S.

LA CORONER: Kraddick died from cardiac disease

Beloved Texas radio host Kidd Kraddick died from "cardiac disease" says the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office in Louisiana.

Indiana bus crash kills pastor, pregnant wife, chaperone on teen trip

A youth pastor and his pregnant wife were among the three people killed when a bus overturned Saturday afternoon in Indiana, a deacon from the pastor's church said Sunday.

McCain honors passing of cellmate from Vietnam War

Retired Col. George "Bud" Day was the "bravest man I ever knew," Sen. John McCain said Sunday of the war hero with whom he shared a cell as a prisoner in North Vietnam.

Body of best man believed to be found after Hudson River crash

A body believed to be the second victim of a boating accident involving a wedding party was recovered in the Hudson River, authorities in Piermont, New York, said Sunday.

3 dead after bus carrying teens crashes in Indianapolis

Three people were killed and 19 injured when a bus carrying about 40 passengers to an Indianapolis church overturned Saturday afternoon.

Morning show radio host, Kidd Kraddick, dies unexpectedly

 David "Kidd" Kraddick, whose morning radio show aired in nearly 100 cities, has died. He was 53.

No bailout coming for Detroit, treasury secretary says

City employees and pensioners in Detroit shouldn't hold their breath for a federal bailout of their bankrupt city.

Bradley Manning: Whistle-blower or traitor? He awaits judge's verdict

 Is Pfc. Bradley Manning an idealist who became disillusioned by what was being done in Iraq and elsewhere in the name of U.S. national interests, as the attorney for the former Army intelligence analyst has argued?

Union launches ads using widely condemned words from congressman

A major union pushing for immigration reform will launch a new Spanish-language online ad campaign on Monday that highlights comments by Republican Rep.