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Former Michael Jackson defender files sex abuse claim

A dancer-choreographer has filed a claim against Michael Jackson's estate related to alleged child sex abuse by the late pop icon.

Attorneys: Holmes plans insanity plea in Aurora shootings

Attorneys for Colorado movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes on Tuesday filed their intent to enter a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity on behalf of their client.

Oil companies target America for investment

Here's an intriguing switch in the energy market: U.S. oil firms have been selling off their assets overseas and investing the money in America's domestic fields.

Pfizer to start selling Viagra online

Pfizer announced Monday it is setting up its own site to sell Viagra online, in what it says is an effort to battle the sale of counterfeit versions of the drug.

VIDEO: Man hangs on to hood of car after hit-and-run

Dazed and confused, that is how witnesses are describing a woman who drove for several miles with a man on the hood of her car after a hit-and-run in Georgia.

NRA has record conference turnout

The National Rifle Association said Monday they saw a record number of attendees at their annual meeting in Houston last weekend with 86,228 attending, up almost 15,000 from last year's annual meeting in St.

Authorities rule out some potential causes of Texas blast

Investigators have ruled out four potential causes for the fire that led to an explosion at a fertilizer distribution facility in West, Texas, the state fire marshal's office said Monday in a statement.

Amber Alert issued for missing Ruby Zavala

An Amber Alert has been issued for Ruby Zavala of Mt. Plesant in Titus County. She is 14 years old has brown eyes, and black hair. She is about 5'0" tall and weighs about 120 pounds.

Richardson: 'Biden would run' regardless of Hillary Clinton's plans

If former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton decides to run for president in 2016, her White House bid would clear the Democratic primary field, some pundits argue, making it difficult for any other candidates to stand a chance.

Senate to vote on proposed Internet sales tax law

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on a long-debated Internet sales tax law Monday, paving the way for millions of consumers to start paying sales tax on online purchases.