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French Girl Joins 12 Other Lone Survivors of Major Crashes

Baya Bakari, the 14-year-old girl who survived when a Yemenia Airlines plane crashed into the Indian Ocean Tuesday morning, is believed to be the world's 13th sole survivor of major plane crash.

'Incorruptible' Commandos Sign of Hope in Afghanistan

Better equipped, better trained, better paid and reputedly incorruptible, the Afghan Commando is meant to be everything the Afghan National Army is not. Competition to join is grueling, and the reward is battle against deadly insurgent forces.

Police: Loud Sex Leads to Assault Charge for Four Teens

Police in Connecticut say they arrested four teenagers who misunderstood a woman's screams and beat a 25-year-old man who was having sex with her in her bedroom.

Top Diplomat: Sanctions Likely in Honduras

A top diplomat said he is heading to Honduras to demand the return of the president toppled at gunpoint — a mission he said is likely to meet rejection, bringing diplomatic and economic punishment for the impoverished Central American nation.

Father Fires Gun to Discipline Sons Who Ignore Chores

An elderly Albuquerque father says he fired a gun after his two adult sons refused to do their chores.

Judge Tentatively Acquits Missouri MySpace Hoax Mom

A federal judge tentatively acquitted a Missouri woman in the MySpace cyberbullying case.

Report: Jackson's Ex-Wife Debbie Rowe Says 'I Want My Childr

Also says she'll seek restraining order to keep Joe Jackson away from kids