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2 Children, 1 Adult Killed in Burning Kentucky Home

Officials say two children and one adult were killed in an early morning fire and three others are in critical condition.

Author Aims to Solve 1969 Ky. Murder Mystery With DNA

Darla Jackson heard the legend of the mysterious woman and now is hoping DNA testing can help shed light on who "Caroline" really is

Need a Smoke? $20M in Cigarettes Set for Auction

Mississippi is planning to auction about 855,000 cartons of contraband cigarettes as early as September

Palin's Political Plans Unclear

Insiders wonder if Palin's departure as governor is a move toward the White House, or the end of her political career

Serena Williams Beats Venus in Wimbledon Final

Serena Williams has defeated Venus Williams to win the women's final at Wimbledon.

Search Crew Recalls Yemen Plane Crash Rescue

Doe Cyrille and his crew searched for hours in crashing winds and waves up to 16 feet high for any sign of Yemenia Flight 626. Then they spotted a girl impossibly clinging to a piece of debris.

Palin's Political Plans Unclear

Insiders wonder if Palin's departure as governor is a move toward the White House, or the end of her political career

Some Americans to Celebrate July 4 in Liberty's Crown

The Statue of Liberty's crown reopens to the public July 4.

Aide to Iran's Supreme Leader Calls Mousavi a U.S. Agent

A top aide to Iran's supreme leader called the country's main opposition figure a U.S. agent and said in an editorial Saturday he should be tried for committing crimes against the nation.

2 U.S. Troops Killed in Attack on Base in Afghanistan

Militants attacked a U.S. coalition base in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, exploding a truck outside the gates, sparking a two-hour gunbattle and killing two American troops, officials said.