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Star Career Crash & Burns

PHOTOS: From top of the world to bottom of the barrel, 10 astonishing celebrity career meltdowns

Family of Scott Peterson Asks Public for Appeal $$

The family of convicted killer Scott Peterson is asking the public to contribute money to his appeal.

Evangelist's Child Bride Tells Jury She Had Sex at 9-Years-O

A woman who said evangelist Tony Alamo "married" her at age 8 is telling federal jurors that he sexually assaulted her repeatedly until she escaped his compound in late 2006.

ANALYSIS: Hardest Hit Areas Get Least Stimulus Money

President Obama promised the stimulus bill would give help to 'those hardest hit by our economic crisis,' but a analysis found a perverse pattern: the states hardest hit by the recession received the least money.

Political Pranksters Say Latest Venture Is Not Hot Air

An Internet-based group of activists who specialize in political pranks say they’re getting serious about climate change, determined to expel all the hot air surrounding the highly combustible issue.

Judge: Airlines Sued by 9-11 Victims Can't Question FBI

A federal judge in New York says airlines and other companies in the industry that are being sued by terrorism victims can't question FBI agents about the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

Colombia Extradites Rebel 'Jailer' to Face Indictment in U.S

Gerardo Aguilar, alias "Cesar," faces drug-trafficking charges, kidnapping and other charges on an indictment in Washington, D.C. federal court.

Bridal Bouquet Brings Down Plane in Italy

A Tuscan wedding ended with injuries after an attempt to launch the bride's bouquet from a plane brought down the tiny aircraft.

Many Bodies Dug Up From Graves Impossible to I.D.

A constant stream of relatives hoping to find their loved ones showed up Saturday as officials exhumed one grave in a cemetery where four former employees are accused of digging up and dumping hundreds of bodies in a scheme to resell plots.