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Police Search for UConn Football Player's Killer

The football coach at the University of Connecticut says at least two teammates were with a UConn player when he was fatally stabbed outside a school-sanctioned dance over the weekend.

Sheriff: Media Outlet May Be In On 'Balloon Boy' Hoax

Investigators are examining the possibility of other conspirators, "including the possibility that even some of the media outlets may have had some knowledge about this," Alderden said.

Taliban Vow to Defeat Army in Pakistan Offensive

Pakistani troops and the Taliban fought fierce battles in a militant sanctuary near the Afghan border, with both sides claiming early victories in an army campaign that could shape the future of the country's battle against extremism.

Race Officials: 3 Die in Detroit Marathon

Race officials say three men died of what is believed to be cardiac arrest during a marathon in Detroit.

Colorado Authorities: 'Balloon Boy' Flight 'Was a Stunt'

Larimer County Sheriff Jim Alderden announced at a press conference on Sunday that Colorado authorities have ruled the "balloon boy's" flight a hoax.

UConn Football Player Killed After On-Campus Stabbing

The starting cornerback for the University of Connecticut football team died on Sunday after an on-campus stabbing just hours after the team's victory over Louisville, FOX61 reported.

5 Revolutionary Guard Commanders Killed in Iran Bomb

A homicide bomber killed five senior commanders of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard and at least 37 others in an area of southeastern Iran that has been the focus of a growing Sunni insurgency.

Officials Search Balloon Family's Home, Plan Charges

Deputies searched the home of a couple caught up in Colorado's "balloon boy" saga after the sheriff said he was pursuing criminal charges in a case that at first sparked fear for the child, then relief he was okay, to suspicions of a hoax.

Calif. Group Wants Target to Pull 'Illegal Alien' Costume

A Southern California immigrant rights group on Friday asked the Target store chain and a costume company to stop selling an "illegal alien" Halloween costume it said is offensive to immigrants.

Obama 'HOPE' Poster Artist Admits Photo Error

Artist Shepard Fairey, who designed the famous Barack Obama "HOPE" poster, admitted Friday that he didn't use the AP photo he originally claimed his work was based on but instead used a picture the news organization had claimed was his source.