Report: NYT Bribed Taliban in Effort to Free Reporter

The ABC News report said it was not clear whether the bribes played any role in David Rohdes' daring escape Saturday

Investigators Probe if 'Anomalies' in Track Caused Crash

Investigators are looking more closely at a stretch of track near the site of a deadly commuter train crash after finding abnormalities Wednesday in equipment that senses trains and transmits speed commands.

Ex-Race Horses Skip Slaughter House to Fight Crime

Retired standardbreds and thoroughbreds have run downs hoodlums in Newark, thwarted car thieves in Richmond, Va., patrolled the streets of Omaha, Neb., and guarded the trails of some of the nation's most beautiful parks.

Divorce Papers Say Jon + Kate Union 'Irretrievably Broken'

Gosselin filed for divorce Monday in Montgomery County Court in Pennsylvania, saying in papers that her 10-year marriage is "irretrievably broken."

Iranian Family Told to Pay $3G for Bullet That Killed Son

An Iranian couple who lost their only son amid violent protests in Tehran say they were told they would have to pay a $3,000 fee to recover his body in order to cover the cost of the bullet that killed him, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Berlusconi Tells Magazine He Never Paid Women for Sex

Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has told a gossip magazine he has never paid a woman for sex, denying the latest allegations stemming from his purported fondness for young models and starlets.

Teen Won't Face Child Porn Charges for Nude MySpace Photos

A 14-year-old New Jersey girl who posted nude pictures of herself on will have child pornography counts dropped.