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Report: Next iPhone goes on sale September 21

More details about the presumably imminent release of the next iPhone have emerging, if the typically anonymous spate of Internet sources are to be believed.

Chemists create chocolate with half the fat

Chocoholics have been looking for the answer for years: Chocolate + ? = Cellulite-less thighs. We just never thought chemists would be the ones to solve the equation.

Ron Palillo, TV's 'Horshack,' dead at 63

Actor Ron Palillo, who played class clown Arnold Horshack on the 1970s television comedy "Welcome Back, Kotter," has died at age 63, his agent said Tuesday.

Evangelist Billy Graham hospitalized in North Carolina

Evangelist Billy Graham is "doing fine" while being treated at a North Carolina hospital for bronchitis, his spokesman said Monday.

Trump will have 'memorable' role at GOP convention, aide says

Donald Trump is set to get a 'unique' gig at the Republican National Convention in late August, an aide to the real estate titan confirmed on Friday.

Official: Man in Afghan security uniform kills 3 U.S. troops

A man in an Afghan military uniform killed three U.S. troops Friday in southern Afghanistan, the latest in a series of assaults against NATO soldiers by Afghans clad in security force garb.

1.3 million dishwashers recalled

More than 1 million GE and Hotpoint dishwashers are being recalled after a series of fires.

Loughner pleads guilty to 19 counts in Tucson, Arizona, mass shooting

Jared Lee Loughner, the alleged gunman in last year's mass shooting outside an Arizona supermarket in Tucson that killed six persons and wounded then-U.S. Rep.

Mars rover captures first color images, 'exciting ride'

NASA released the first color images of the surface of Mars from its new rover Curiosity on Tuesday, showing a dusty, tan desert dominated by the rim of the crater where the craft landed.

Composer Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68

Marvin Hamlisch, a prolific composer who put together musical ensembles for an array of movies, television and theater shows, died at his home in Los Angeles, his agent said Tuesday.