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'Angela's Ashes' Author Frank McCourt Dies at 78

He was best known for the million-selling "Angela's Ashes," a memoir about his childhood. The memoir was published in 1996 and won a Pulitzer Prize.

Madagascar Police Say 3 Dead in Overnight Attacks

Three people were killed in overnight violence in the capital, Madagascar police said Sunday, blaming politicians linked to a government ousted by the military.

1969: The Year That Changed America

FOXNews' Chris Wallace looks back at the memorable events that changed a nation | FAST FACTS |

'Child Bride': Evangelist Controlled All Aspects of Life

Leaving Tony Alamo's home without permission was unthinkable, the girl says.

Pope Shows Great Agility With Cast-Encased Right Arm

A beaming Pope Benedict XVI raised his cast-encased right arm to bless thousands of faithful Sunday during his first public appearance since surgery to set a wrist fractured in a fall.

World's Population of 100-Year-Old Could Be 6 Million

The number of centenarians already has jumped from an estimated few thousand in 1950 to more than 340,000 worldwide today, with the highest concentrations in the U.S.

Backpacker Denies Rescue Was Hoax to Make Money

British backpacker Jamie Neale revealed he thought he would die in the Australian bush where he was lost for 12 days, and denied his story was a hoax.

Man and Daughter Die After Falling Off Waterfall

A man and a three-year-old girl have died after falling 50-foot from a waterfall into a river.

U.S. Can't Fight Terror Alone

Secretary of state defends American demands that India, other countries should do more to tackle terrorism