Swearing Makes You Feel Less Pain

That muttered curse word that reflexively comes out when you stub your toe could actually make it easier to bear the throbbing pain, a new study suggests.

Rights Group Concerned About Fate of Iran's Missing

International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said that raised concerns about the fate of what it said were dozens and possibly hundreds of other Iranians who went missing in the postelection turbulence and remain unaccounted for.

Cops Probe Business Ties of Dead Couple With 16 Kids

Investigators are looking at business ties among other leads for a motive in the slaying of a wealthy Florida couple known for adopting children with developmental disabilities, authorities said Monday.

More Storms May Doom Shuttle's Fifth Launch Attempt

Astronauts board Endeavour, but weather looks increasingly gloomy as launch time approaches at 6:51 p.m. EDT.

Chinese Police Kill Two Uighurs as Unrest Flares

Police shot dead two Uighurs on Monday in renewed unrest in China's far northwestern region of Xinjiang, Reuters reported state radio as saying.

Alleged Nazi Guard Demjanjuk Charged Over WWII Killings

German prosecutors have formally charged John Demjanjuk with 27,900 counts of accessory to murder.

Police: Calif. Dad Takes Infant After Killing Mom

Police say they have located the 1-year-old girl who was abducted by her father from a San Francisco Bay area home after he beat the girl's mother to death.

Joe Jackson Wants Michael's Kids to Tour as 'Jackson 3'

Michael Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, is lining up the King of Pop’s children for a world tour as The Jackson Three — despite family members accusing him of trying to "exploit them like Jacko."