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Knox Says She Doesn't Want Killer's Mask Forced on Her

American Suspect Amanda Knox has dramatically pleaded her innocence in the Meredith Kercher murder trial as an Italian jury prepares to decide her fate.

Decorated Veteran, 90, Fights to Raise Flag in His Yard

A veteran of three wars who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor is now facing the fight of his life after he was ordered to take down his American flag and remove the flagpole he put up in his yard in Richmond, Va.

Jon Stewart Scoops Network News on Climate-Gate

'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' produced its 'reporting' on Climate-gate Tuesday night, before the big three broadcast TV news

More troops headed to Afghanistan

President Obama made his long awaited announcement on troop levels in the war in Afghanistan. The president addressed the nation from the U.S.

Tiger Woods comments on recent events

UNDATED - Tiger woods issued the following comments on his website Wednesday.

Crew Blames Hero Captain for Somali Pirate Attack

Richard Phillips ignored repeated warnings last spring to keep his freighter at least 600 miles off the African coast because of the heightened risk of attack, some members of his crew now allege.

Hezbollah, Iran May Get 'Arm' Inside U.N. Security Council

On Jan. 1, 2010, Hezbollah and its de-facto ruler Iran could have a direct line to the Security Council and gain access to all the confidential information to which Security Council members are privy.

Hefty Obama Donors at Jobs Forum

Large number of union execs and academics who gave to presidential campaign will be at White House jobs summit

Iran Whistleblower Doctor Was Poisoned to Death

A doctor who exposed the torture of jailed protesters in Iran died of poisoning from an overdose of a blood pressure drug in a salad, prosecutors say. The findings fueled opposition fears that he was killed because of what he knew.

Iran Releases 5 Detained British Sailors

Iran released on Wednesday five British sailors who were detained last week when their 60-foot racing yacht drifted accidentally into Iran's Persian Gulf waters and was seized.