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Burma Rejects Initial U.N. Attempt to See Suu Kyi

The U.N. secretary-general says Burma's junta chief has rejected his initial request to see jailed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Official: U.S. Missile Strike in Pakistan Kills 15

U.S. missiles struck a training facility allegedly operated by Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud and a militant hide-out Friday, killing 15 people and wounding 27 others, intelligence officials said.

South Korea Says North May Fire More Missiles

South Korea said Friday it is closely monitoring North Korean military sites because the communist nation may fire more missiles, amid speculation that a long-range test launch aimed toward the U.S. is possible in coming days.

Los Angeles Police Under Scrutiny in Jackson Death

The investigation of Michael Jackson's death is widening as questions intensify about the drugs he took, the doctors who provided them and the actions of police.

Oops: Teacher Puts Sex Clip of Self on Students' DVD

A Northern California elementary school teacher sent her students home for the summer with a video of class memories, only the DVD included six seconds of her having sex on a couch.

Promoter: Insurance Would Cover Jackson Overdose

The company took out $17.5 million in insurance coverage through Lloyd's of London, which still would fall short of the amount spent so far on the concert series