Fewer Layoffs Expected as Recession Loosens Grip

First, the good news. Workers probably got slapped with fewer pink slips in July as the worst recession since World War II winds down.

Couple Seeks New Home for Statue of Soldier

A Massachusetts couple is looking for a new home for a granite statue they built to honor American troops fighting overseas after the town that they planned to donate it to declined their offer after residents complained.

'Clunkers' Refill Passed

Congress OKs $2B extension of 'cash for clunkers' program, clearing legislation for Obama's signature

Murder Won Out Over Manson's Music Aspirations

When you think of Charles Manson many things come to mind: criminal, psycho, muderer, but rarely ever muscian.

Iraqi Lawmakers Want to Ban Smoking in Public Areas

After six years of war and terrorist bombings, Iraq is moving against a different killer in its midst — smoking.

Director John Hughes Dead at 59

Famed director John Hughes died of a heart attack Thursday, according to a report from TMZ.

Husband of Wrong-Way Crash Driver: She Didn't Drink

The husband of a woman who was drunk and high when she killed herself and seven others in a wrong-way crash on a New York parkway said Thursday she rarely drank and is not an alcoholic.

Hacker Attack Silences Twitter Users

A hacker attack shut down Twitter on Thursday morning, and Facebook also said it was 'looking into' possible site problems.

Aussie Woman Sought in New Madeleine McCann Twist

A computerized sketch has been released of a 'Victoria Beckham lookalike' private investigators want to trace in the hunt for Madeleine McCann.