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Official: L.A. Detective From Rodney King Case Kills Self

A veteran Los Angeles police detective who testified at the Rodney King trial killed herself after walking into the lobby of a suburban sheriff's station, authorities said Tuesday.

Wallet Stolen in 1982 Found in Central Park Tree

Money doesn't grow on trees, but a tree-care supervisor in New York City's Central Park found an old wallet inside a dead one.

N. Korea Cuts Off More U.N. Relief as Nation Starves

North Korea's bellicose dictatorship is continuing to put new restrictions on United Nations relief organizations operating in the country, which are the main lifeline for its starving population.

Ex-Skating Champ Nicole Bobek Charged in Meth Bust

Former figure skating champion Nicole Bobek has been charged with being part of a Northern New Jersey drug ring.

S.C. Killer Tipster: 'Ugly, Sick Person Off the Streets'

A woman who helped police track a South Carolina killer on the loose says she is happy she contributed to getting another 'ugly, ugly, very sick person off the streets.'

Teacher Apologizes for Mock Wedding to Student

A fourth-grade teacher in Falmouth, Maine, has apologized for playing the groom in a mock wedding to a student.

Obama Tries Pressing 'Reset'

President, working to drastically reshape U.S. relations with a skeptical Russia, says the two countries are not 'destined to be antagonists' after praising Putin

World's Oldest Christian Bible Digitized

Surviving pages of the world's oldest Christian Bible reunited — digitally.

Running of the Bulls Kicks Off in Pamplona, 4 Hurt

Thrill-seekers sprinted through Pamplona in a swift and relatively clean start to the running of the bulls.