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Texting Teen Falls Down Open NYC Manhole

A New York City teenager says she was text messaging while walking down the street — and the next second she was down a manhole.

Former Boxing Champ Gatti Found Dead in Brazil Hotel

Officials say former world boxing champion Arturo Gatti has been found dead in a hotel room in northeastern Brazil.

Revised Immigration Plan Limits Officers' Powers

The new guidelines sharply reduce the ability of local law enforcement to arrest and screen suspected illegal immigrants. 

Boston Zoo May Close, Euthanize Hundreds of Animals

The Franklin Park Zoo, a Boston landmark for nearly a century, may be forced to close and euthanize up to one-fifth of the animals in their care due to devastating budget cuts.

Ferry Capsizes Off Haiti Coast, Killing at Least 6

A ferry has capsized off Haiti's southern coast, killing at least six people. Dozens are missing.

Body Found in High-Rise Where Cleaning Woman Vanished

A body hidden inside a Manhattan high-rise where a cleaning woman vanished four days ago was found Saturday morning.

Iraqi Car Bomb Kills At Least 4

A car bomb detonated in a market killing at least four people and wounded at least 38 others in the latest Iraqi violence.