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Boat Capsizes Off Turks and Caicos; Dozens Missing

An estimated 200 people were aboard the boat when it capsized, said Petty Officer 1st Class Jennifer Johnson, a Coast Guard spokeswoman in Miami.

Stabbed Model Names Boyfriend as Killer in Last Words

A former football coach in Great Britain faces a life prison sentence after he was found guilty Tuesday of murdering a young model who named her killer with her dying words.

Law Enforcement Officials Search Home of Jackson's Doctor

DEA agents, Los Angeles police and Las Vegas police are executing a search warrant on the Las Vegas home of Michael Jackson’s personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray

Accused N.C. Terror Plot Leader: Jihadist or Family Guy?

Wife of accused North Carolina terror leader says he was a family man, but the government casts him in a very different light.

Crowd Watches Spaceship Launcher Take Off

The twin-fuselage craft named WhiteKnightTwo, looking like two planes connected at the wing tips, circled the runway several times before touching down at the Experimental Aircraft Association's Air Venture annual gathering.

Pregnant Women Likely to Be First for Swine Flu Shots

Swine flu has been hitting pregnant women unusually hard, so they are likely to be among the first group advised to get a new swine flu shot this fall.

Senate Nears Health Care Deal

Bipartisan group in Senate is edging closer to a health care compromise that omits two key Democratic priorities

Sweeping Wall St. Pay Limits Sought

Proposal by Rep. Barney Frank seeks unprecedented power in how private financial executives are rewarded

Date Set for Harvard Scholar, Cop to Meet With Obama at W.H.

The professor, the policeman and the president are ready to share a beer — and maybe a few thoughts about race and law enforcement in America.

Study: Texting Raises Risk of Crash 23-Fold

Texting while driving increases the risk of a crash much more than previous studies have concluded with motorists taking their eyes off the road longer than they do when talking or listening on their cell phones