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North Korea May Be Behind Wave of Cyberattacks

South Korean intelligence officials believe North Korea or pro-Pyongyang forces committed cyber attacks that paralyzed major South Korean and U.S. government Web sites, aides to two lawmakers said Wednesday.

Online Radio Stations Strike Big Deal on Royalties

Future of Internet radio appears more secure after handful of online stations reaches agreement to head off a potentially crippling increase in copyright royalty rates.

More Kids May Have Been Zapped at Florida Prisons

More than 40 kids shocked with stun guns while visiting prisons in April may not have been the first ones zapped.

Okla. Couple Held in Burial, Excavation of Girl

Oklahoma couple arrested in Montana for investigation of burying a young girl then digging up her remains and moving the body from state to state for more than a year.

British Scientists Say They've Created Human Sperm

British scientists claim they have created human sperm from stem cells. But other experts have questioned their data.

Mystery Surrounds Michael Jackson's Burial

It appears unlikely that the cemetery will be Forest Lawn Memorial Park, as was originally expected

Thin-Looking Kim Jong Il Makes Rare Appearance

A thin-looking Kim Jong Il made a rare public appearance Wednesday as North Korea paid solemn respects to his father, the country's late founder, on the 15th anniversary of his death.

Roadblocks for Health Deal

Problems in Congress threaten to overshadow White House event designed to boost health care overhaul