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Sen. Boxer Gets an Earful on Race

Black Chamber of Commerce exec accuses senator of racially condescending to him at committee hearing

Porn Actor Gets Sentenced in Pa. Rooftop Break-Ins

A porn star who was accused of breaking into Philadelphia stores through their rooftops while his twin brother and occasional co-star acted as a lookout is going to prison for three to eight years.

Man Waits to Feel Wife's Touch After Hand Transplant

Jeff Kepner, the first U.S. double hand transplant patient, says he is looking forward to being able to feel his wife's hand as he holds it.

La. Baby Found Dead in Crib With 100 Small Animal Bites

Police say a Louisiana infant's body was covered with what appeared to be more than 100 small animal bites, perhaps some from rats, when she was found dead in her crib.

Man Says He Used Chainsaw to Fight Mountain Lion

A man says he used his chainsaw to fight off a starving mountain lion that attacked him while he was camping in the Shoshone National Forest.

Biomass-Eating Robot Is a Vegetarian, Company Says

A steam-powered, biomass-eating military robot being designed for the Pentagon is a vegetarian, its maker says.