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Sotomayor Hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) - Judge Sonia Sotomayor is assuring senators she'll be guided by the law and the Constitution if confirmed to the Supreme Court, not her Hispanic heritage.

Southwest Inspections

DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines has inspected nearly 200 planes and put them back in the sky today.

New Arguments Ordered in Moussaoui Case

A federal appeals court in Richmond has ordered new arguments in the case of Sept. 11 conspirator Zacharias Moussaoui.

Louisiana Man Accused of Using Stun Gun in Rapes

Police say a man accused of using a stun gun in rapes in Mississippi and Louisiana was briefly jailed but released during a weeklong crime spree.

Living Together First Can Spoil Marriage, Study Finds

Couples who shack up before tying the knot are more likely to get divorced than their counterparts who don't move in together until marriage, a new study suggests.

12 Bodies Found in Mexico ID'd as Federal Agents

Mexico's national security spokesman says the 12 people tortured, murdered and dumped along a mountain road were off-duty federal agents.

Plane Crashes Into Car in Germany, 4 Survive

A family of three avoided what could have been a major, if not fatal, mishap after a sport biplane doing loops flew too low and collided with their car.

Amy Adams Was Tricked Into a Lesbian Kiss! For Shame!

The Oscar-nominated actress tells Allure of the treacherous trick on the set of an early movie