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Activists Deface Mt. Rushmore With Global Warming Banner

A group of environmental activists connected with Greenpeace unfurled an enormous banner at Mount Rushmore showing President Obama's face and calling for an end to global warming.

Far-Off Supernova Shatters Space Distance Record

The remnants of two massive stars that exploded about 11 billion years ago have shattered the record for the most distant supernovas in the known universe.

New York Bouncer Gets Life for Student's Murder

A former New York City nightclub bouncer has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the brutal murder of a graduate student from Boston.

Jackson Mystery: Where Is the King of Pop's Body?

A day after a star-studded memorial paid tribute to Michael Jackson, countless questions linger as to the wherabouts of the body of the king of pop and the location of his final resting place

Marine Leader: Need More Afghan Soldiers

The Marine leading the U.S.-led offensive in southern Afghanistan says he needs additional Afghan soldiers to help defeat the Taliban.

Report: Shauna Sand Cheated on Lorenzo Lamas With His Son

Star Magazine says the former Playboy model Shauna Sand cheated on soap star Lorenzo Lamas, with his 18-year-old son

Debate Churns Over Proposed Jackson Butter Sculpture

Iowa State Fair officials' plans to honor Michael Jackson's musical feats through a butter sculpture of the pop star have sparked a fierce debate among Iowans.

Baseball Fans Pig Out in All-You-Can-Eat Seats

First pitch was still half an hour away and the empty plastic cups, crinkled foil wrappers and peanut shells were already piling up under the blue seats in the Metrodome's upper deck.