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Advocates Say Kids at Risk After Sex Offender Ruling

A Massachusetts victims' rights group says 'every kid' in the state is in danger following a court ruling that sex offenders convicted before 2006 cannot be automatically forced to a GPS monitoring device.

Judge: Runaway Christian Convert to Stay in Florida for Now

A 17-year-old runaway who claims she fled her family's home in Ohio because she feared becoming the victim of an "honor killing" by her Muslim father will stay in Florida — temporarily — a judge ruled Friday.

White House: Crowds for Pan Am Bomber 'Disgusting'

The White House blasted the jubilant, flag-waving crowds that greeted Pan Am bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, who was convicted in the 1988 killing of 270 people but is being embraced in Libya as a returning hero.

WHO Predicts 'Explosion' of H1N1 Flu Cases

The global spread of H1N1 swine flu will endanger more lives as it speeds up in coming months and governments must boost preparations for a swift response, the World Health Organization said Friday.

International Manhunt After Model's Gruesome Murder

Cops on the hunt for a reality TV contestant charged with the grisly murder of his model ex-wife were continuing to search the U.S.-Canadian border after the woman's relatives pleaded with his friends and family not to help 'an animal' evade capture.

Iran Allows U.N. Inspectors to Visit 2 Nuclear Sites

Iran's hard-line regime has reversed its position in the ongoing nuclear showdown with the West, agreeing in the last week to allow United Nations inspectors into two significant nuclear facilities, diplomats tell FOX News.

Ex-NFL Player Burress Accepts Two Years in Weapons Case

Former New York Giant Plaxico Burress pleaded guilty Thursday to a weapons charge and agreed to a two-year prison term for accidentally shooting himself at a Manhattan nightclub.

Lockerbie Bomber Freed on Compassionate Grounds

Scotland freed the terminally ill Lockerbie bomber on compassionate grounds Thursday, letting him go home to Libya to die and rejecting American pleas to show no mercy to the man responsible for the 1988 attack that killed 270 people.

Reports: Lockerbie Bomber to Be Freed, Return to Libya

The only man ever convicted in the bombing of a Pan Am jet over Lockerbie, Scotland, was due to learn Thursday whether he will be freed on compassionate grounds and allowed to return to Libya or die in a British prison.

Stakes High as Afghanistan Votes Amid Threats

Taliban threats appeared to dampen voter turnout in the militant south Thursday as Afghans chose the next president for their deeply troubled country.