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Sanford Censured for Absence, Affair

Republicans formally reprimand South Carolina governor for secret trip last month to Argentina to meet his mistress

Elizabeth Taylor Will Not Attend Jackson Memorial

Elizabeth Taylor ended days of rampant speculation with the announcement that she would not attend the public memorial service for her longtime friend and confidant Michael Jackson.

China Arrests 1,434 After Deadly Xinjiang Riots

Police have arrested 1,434 suspects in connection with the worst ethnic violence in decades in China's western Xinjiang region, which killed at least 156 people, state media reported Tuesday.

Supporters of Ousted President Escalate Fight in Honduras

Supporters of ousted President Manuel Zelaya vowed Monday to widen protests and block trade nationwide as the deposed leader headed to Washington for a meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

UN Security Council Condemns N. Korea Missile Launches

The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's recent missile tests Monday, following the country's firing of seven ballistic missiles over the weekend on U.S.

Judge Denies New Sex Assault Trial for Fashion Designer

A judge on Monday denied a request for a new trial for Indian-born fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander but found there had been misconduct by a juror and the defendant's sister during the sexual assault case.

GM Assets

NEW YORK (AP) - Attorneys, bondholders, consumer groups and others will be back in a Manhattan courthouse this morning for more testimony about General Motors' bankruptcy plan. If it goes anything like yesterday, it could be another frustrat

Jackson Memorial

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police say Michael Jackson's family is planning a private ceremony at a cemetery in the Hollywood Hills. Assistant Chief Jim McDonnell said Sunday that his department is working with the Jackson family on a "p

Arrest Made in Deadly Phoenix Arson Case

The Phoenix Fire Department has announced an arrest in a deadly store fire that claimed the life of a firefighter seven years ago.