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Maxim Monday: Country Newcomer Jessie James on First Kisses

Georgia stunner Jessie James, whose debut album is hitting shelves now, sings straight from her sexy heart

FBI Joins Search for Missing Washington State Girl

Lindsey Baum was last seen Friday walking home from a friend's house in the small town of McCleary, Washington.

Court Rules for White Firefighters in Discrimination Case

The Supreme Court has ruled that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their race, reversing a decision that high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor endorsed as an appeals court judge.

King of Pop Almost Died Same Way Once Before

Jackson died of cardiac arrest Thursday, but almost the exact same scenario played out in 2004 when his brother Randy found him unconscious

Madoff Sentenced to 150 Years in Prison

Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff has been sentenced to 150 years in prison for his multibillion-dollar fraud scheme.

Study: Generation Gap in U.S. Biggest Since 1960s

American adults from young to old disagree increasingly today on social values ranging from religion to relationships, creating the largest generation gap since divisions 40 years ago over Vietnam, civil rights and women's liberation.

Britain Opening First Atheist Summer Camp for Children

While their friends jet off to Spain or the Greek islands, the children at this camp will be hunting for imaginary unicorns in Somerset, southwestern England, while learning about moral philosophy.

Cops: Virginia Father Lured Son Home, Then Shot Him

A college student wounded in a shooting that killed his mother and brother told police his father lured him to the family's house in southwest Virginia.

20 Die As Violence Escalates in Northwest Pakistan

Pakistani fighter jets bombed suspected Taliban hideouts on Monday and a stray mortar crashed into a mosque during prayers as violence in the volatile northwest claimed more than 20 lives.