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Two Mexican Midget Wrestlers Slain in Cheap Motel

Mexican authorities say two professional wrestlers found dead in a low-rent hotel in the capital may have been drugged to death by female robbers.

Rogue Trades Blamed for Year-High Oil Spike

PVM Oil Futures, a London-based division of the worldÂ’s biggest broker of over-the-counter derivatives, has lost almost $10 million after falling foul of a rogue trader.

Gitmo Docs Tell of Chaos, Dysfunction

Newly released memos about first years of operation of the jail portray a chaotic and sometimes violent operation

South Korea Says North May Fire More Missiles

South Korea said Friday it is closely monitoring North Korean military sites because the communist nation may fire more missiles, amid speculation that a long-range test launch aimed toward the U.S. is possible in coming days.

Los Angeles Police Under Scrutiny in Jackson Death

The investigation of Michael Jackson's death is widening as questions intensify about the drugs he took, the doctors who provided them and the actions of police.

Oops: Teacher Puts Sex Clip of Self on Students' DVD

A Northern California elementary school teacher sent her students home for the summer with a video of class memories, only the DVD included six seconds of her having sex on a couch.

Teacher Sticks Feces in Backpack, School Not Amused

The boy's father had said his son arrived home in April with the plastic bag of feces and a note that read 'This little turd was found on the floor in my room'

Get Covered ... or Pay Up

Americans who refuse to buy medical coverage may be hit with fines over $1,000 under new bill by Senate Dems

Paper Axes Costly Lobbyist Dinner

Washington Post cancels dinner that would have charged guests $25G for access to top officials in D.C.