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Toddler Saved After Riding 8 Miles Down River in Toy Truck

A Canadian toddler who drove his battery-powered toy truck into a river survived by clinging to it as he was swept almost eight miles downstream.

2-Year-Old Sons Orphaned After Death of 'Oldest Mom'

A Spanish woman who gave birth to twins when she was 67 has died, leaving her two young boys orphaned just two-and-a-half years after becoming the world's oldest mother.

Dog Nurses, Saves Panda Cubs in China

Two red panda cubs abandoned by their mother at birth are thriving at a northern China zoo thanks to milk and loving care from an unlikely surrogate mother.

Texas Woman: Alamo Joked About Underage Bride

A Texas woman who formerly followed evangelist Tony Alamo told a federal jury Thursday that the minister often joked about taking an underage girl with him on the road as a wife and sex partner.

'Craigslist Killer' Suspect Loses Bid for Media Leak Probe

A former Boston medical student charged with killing a masseuse he met on Craigslist has lost a bid for an investigation into media leaks he claimed may have tainted the grand jury that indicted him.

'Pirates of the Caribbean' Star's Home Robbed

Pirates of the Caribbean" star Orlando Bloom's Hollywood Hills home has been burglarized, according to a report from TMZ.Kerr in Gran Canaria, part of the Canary Islands.

Report: Head of Iranian Nuclear Agency Resigns

The head of Iran's nuclear agency has resigned, an Iranian news agency reported Thursday, a move that may have been connected to the country's postelection turmoil.

Taliban Threatens to Kill Captured U.S. Soldier

A spokesman for a Taliban commander says a captured U.S. soldier will be executed unless the U.S. military stops operations in two districts of southeastern Afghanistan.

Exclusive: Jacko Before He Went Wacko

Despite the oddities of his personal life, even Mick Jagger took orders in the studio from the King of Pop

Bedbugs Cancel University's Annual 'Sofa Round-Up'

The Great Sofa Round-Up can't promise that the bedbugs won't bite. That's why Colorado State University's annual community couch-swapping event is cancelled this year due to an increasing threat of bedbugs across the country.