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Adm. Mike Mullen says Muslims abroad live in fear of terror — but doubt U.S. will live up to pledge to help them

Iowa Team Plays First Game Since Coach's Killing

As they've done every August for 35 years, the players on Aplington-Parkersburg High's football team are throwing themselves into the familiar, sweaty grind of Coach Ed Thomas' brutal, two-a-day summer workouts.

Coroner Officially Rules Michael Jackson Death a Homicide

"The drugs Propofol and Lorazepam were found to be the primary drugs responsible for Mr. Jackson's death," the Coroner's office said in a statement

Cops Seek Murder Clues at Girl's Backyard Hell

There were reports Friday that a rapist's Antioch, Calif., property is being searched for evidence in the murder of several prostitutes

Qaddafi Son: Lockerbie Bomber's Release Tied to Oil

Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi's son said it was 'obvious' that the country's efforts to free the Lockerbie bomber were tied to lucrative contracts with Britain.

N.C. Under Tropical Storm Watch Ahead of Danny

Forecasters have issued a tropical storm watch for the North Carolina coast ahead of Tropical Storm Danny.

Wildfire Burns Homes Near L.A., Thousands Flee

Wildfires chewed through tinder-dry brush and homes in California on Friday, forcing thousands to flee ritzy seaside neighborhoods, comfortable foothill suburbs and tiny farming communities.

Evidence Piling Up Against Jackson's Dermatologist

The heat is on for Michael Jackson's longtime friend and dermatologist Arnold Klein who investigators believe facilitated the years-long drug abuse that could have caused the death of the King of Pop.

Cops: Kidnapped Calif. Girl Kept 18 Years as Sex Slave

Jaycee Lee Dugard, an 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped while waiting for the school bus in 1991, has been found alive after allegedly being held captive in the backyard of a convicted sex offender for 18 years.

France: U.N. Official Took Illegal Welfare Payments

A U.N. official in a department that promotes "ethics, transparency and accountability" falsified his permanent address to illegally obtain housing funds that normally go to poor citizens in his native France, according to investigators there.