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Sub Hears Signal From Yemenia Airways Black Boxes

The French agency investigating last week's crash of a Yemenia Airways flight to the Comoros says a submarine taking part in the search has picked up signals from the aircraft's two black boxes.

2 British Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

A roadside bomb and a rocket-propelled grenade in southern Afghanistan killed two British soldiers, while gunmen in the east abducted 16 mine-clearing personnel working for the United Nations, officials said Sunday.

1.6 Million Jackson Fans Learn Who Won Memorial Tickets

More than 1.6 million fans who registered for tickets to Michael Jackson's memorial service will learn whether they are among the lucky few to win tickets for the Tuesday ceremony.

Officials: Missiles Show N. Korea Skills Improving

North Korea's weekend missile launches show the communist country is improving its capability and accuracy and are a cause for concern, officials said Sunday.

OAS Suspends Honduras After Coup

Ousted President Manuel Zelaya said Saturday that he would return to Honduras to try to retake office following last week's military-backed coup, and the Organization of American States kicked out the Central American nation for refusing to restore h

Palin's Pursuit for 'Higher Calling'

Outgoing Gov. Sarah Palin lays groundwork to take on larger, national role after leaving state government

Secretary General: OAS Fails to Reinstate Zelaya

The secretary general of the Organization of American States says his efforts to return Manuel Zelaya to the presidency in Honduras have failed.

Megachurch Pastor Rick Warren Addresses U.S. Muslims

Evangelical megachurch pastor Rick Warren says America's largest Islamic organization showed courage when it invited him to speak at its annual convention.

Nation's Largest Fireworks Display Explodes Over N.Y. Hudson

After nightfall, more than 22 tons of pyrotechnics — the nation's biggest fireworks display — are set to explode over a mile-and-a-half stretch of the Hudson River, a new vantage point for New York's festivities.