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TV: Al Qaeda Claims to Have Killed U.S. Aid Worker

Al-Jazeera TV said Al Qaeda's North Africa branch claimed responsibility for the killing of an American aid worker who was shot dead this week in Mauritania's capital.

Woman Stabs Sleepwalking Boyfriend's Face, Shoulder

A sleepwalking episode led to a stabbing.

Church's 'Gay Exorcism' Video Sparks Outrage

The video shows the 16-year-old boy lying on the floor, his body convulsing, as elders of a small Connecticut church cast a "homosexual demon" from his body.

Woman Pleads No Contest to Chips-for-Sex Charges

A woman has been fined $1,142 after pleading no contest to prostitution charges after she was accused of accepting a box of chips for sex.

Obama Open to Health Tax

President says he won't 'prejudge' Congress' work on health care overhaul, even if it means new taxes