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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.

Pentagon Official: North Korea Behind Cyber Attacks

North Korea was indeed behind the cyberattacks that targeted dozens of Web sites in the U.S. and South Korea over the past week, a U.S. defense official told Fox News Wednesday afternoon.

Police: Steve McNair Shot Dead in Sleep by Girlfriend

Former NFL star Steve McNair was shot dead in his sleep last week by a 20-year-old girlfriend distraught about mounting financial problems and her belief that he was seeing someone else, police said Wednesday.

Rights Group: Iran Using Beatings to Force Confessions

Iranian authorities are using beatings, sleep deprivation and long interrogations to force confessions from those detained in the country's postelection turmoil, an international human rights group said Wednesday.

Bomb Kills 2 at Iraqi Wedding Celebration

A bomb planted on a well-wisher's car at a wedding celebration in Iraq on Wednesday killed two people and injured 18 others, a police lieutenant, authorities said. At least eight people died in other violence around the country.

Factory Worker Dies After Falling Into Vat of Chocolate

A 22-year-old factory worker died Wednesday after he fell into a vat of boiling chocolate at a manufacturing plant in New Jersey, police said.

Kate Winslet: The World Has Seen Enough of My Bum

After years of nude scenes, Oscar-winner Kate Winslet is getting ready to put it all away once and for all