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Opposition Leaders Boldly Call Iran Gov't Illegitimate

Iran's former president has joined ranks with the country's embattled reformist presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, and accused the Iranian government of failing its people in the recent election and condemning the subsequent crackdown

Interim Honduras Leader Blames Crisis on Chavez

Honduras' interim leader accused Venezuela's Hugo Chavez of instigating his nation's crisis and lawmakers tightened a curfew aimed at stemming unrest, as coup leaders showed few signs of bending to international pressure to restore the exiled preside

Report: N. Korea to Soon Fire Barrage of Missiles

North Korea is highly likely to test-fire a barrage of missiles in coming days, a news report said Thursday, a move that would aggravate the already-high tensions following Pyongyang's nuclear test and U.N. sanctions.

Gunman Kills 1, Hurts 4 at L.A.-Area Dental Office

A gunman opened fire inside a busy dental office in an apparent domestic dispute Wednesday, killing one woman dead and critically wounding three others, police said. A fourth person was grazed by a bullet.

U.S. Ambassador Returns to Venezuela After Spat

The U.S. ambassador to Venezuela has returned to his post — more than nine months after he was expelled by President Hugo Chavez.

DEA Joins Michael Jackson Death Investigation

Investigation into the singer's death deepened late Wednesday when the Drug Enforcement Administration was asked to step in by the Los Angeles Police Department, a law enforcement official in Washington told The Associated Press.

Oops! 62 Sex Offenders Mistakenly Let Loose in Mich.

The mistake was due to a glitch in how psychologists determined their treatment plans

Police Taser Pastor 'Helping' Driver in Traffic Stop

Police used a Taser on a pastor and pepper spray to disperse his congregants Wednesday after the pastor allegedly interfered with a traffic stop in the church parking lot.