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Funeral Services Held for 'Infomercial King' Billy Mays

Television pitchman Billy Mays, whose high-energy hawking turned products like OxiClean from infomercial curiosities into mainstream successes, was remembered as a pop culture icon at his funeral Friday near Pittsburgh.

Ex-College Basketball Star on the Run After Bar Killings

A manhunt is under way for a former Slippery Rock University basketball player in the deadly shootings of a pizzeria manager and a college student in North Carolina.

Source: Powerful Sedative Propofol Found at Michael Jackson'

Given intravenously, Propofol is used for inducing general anesthesia in the operating room, and for heavy sedation of patients who are intubated in the intensive care unit

Federer, Roddick to Meet for Third Time at Wimbledon Final

Five-time champion Roger Federer reached his seventh straight Wimbledon final Friday and will face Andy Roddick for a chance at a record 15th Grand Slam title.

Statue of Liberty's Crown Reopens to Public July 4

The Statue of Liberty's crown reopens to the public July 4.

Worst Celebrity Death Hoaxes

Oprah Winfrey and William Hung are just two celebs who've been the targets of wild death hoaxes

Cash-Strapped L.A. Struggles to Host Jackson Memorial

Michael Jackson's memorial service on Tuesday is expected to jam tens of thousands of fans into downtown Los Angeles, but it's also creating a monumental problem for the cash-strapped city.

Authorities Search for 4 Missing Fishermen on Lake Erie

The U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian authorities are scouring Lake Erie for four fishermen whose 19-foot boat sailed from a Michigan park a day earlier.