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Experts: Kim's Poor Health Won't Lead to Epic Exit

Kim Jong Il's apparently failing health won't likely lead to more erratic actions from the North Korean dictator, particularly as he continues to groom his youngest son, Kim Jon Un, to succeed him, experts say.

Mickey Gilley Injured in Fall, But Paralyzation Rumors Are F

Country music legend Mickey Gilley was seriously injured in a fall in Branson, Mo. on Sunday and underwent surgery on Tuesday

Prosecutor: Evangelist 'Married' His Sex Abuse Victims

Arkansas child welfare officials seized six more children Wednesday from the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries as authorities in California visited another church compound, officials said.

ACLU Outraged After Cops Seize Upside-Down Flag

An American flag flown upside down as a protest in a northern Wisconsin village was seized by police before a Fourth of July parade and the businessman who flew it — an Iraq war veteran — claims the officers trespassed and stole his prope

Jackson Family Feud: Where Will Michael Be Buried?

In a move that highlights decades of internal feuding, Michael Jackson's family is locked in a stubborn battle over what to do with the king of pop's remains.

Italy's Nocentini in First Place in Tour de France

Italy's Rinaldo Nocentini captured the yellow jersey in Friday's seventh stage of the Tour de France, and Alberto Contador swiped second place from Lance Armstrong.

Ships Ending Search for Air France Black Boxes

Ships have been called off the search for the black boxes of crashed Air France Flight 447, a U.S. Commander said Friday.

More Disturbed Graves Found in Illinois Cemetery Scam

Authorities say about 30 more cases of disturbed graves have turned up at a historic black cemetery in Illinois where four people are accused of unearthing hundreds of corpses in a scheme to resell burial plots.