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Kids Deny Sex Abuse After Dad's 20-Year Prison Stint

Grown son, daughter testify in Washington state court that father never did sexually abuse them in mid-1980s.

Researchers Hunt Mythic Giant Northwest Earthworm

Few have seen it, but there's no doubt the giant Palouse earthworm, which is albino and can reach three feet long.

Stage Set for Sotomayor

Confirmation hearings this week for Obama's Supreme Court pick could drum up high political theater

Cops Grill Two Linked to Deaths of Couple With 16 Kids

Tips lead cops to van apparently used as getaway vehicle by killers, and to two people linked to van.

Fla. Cops: Man Killed Girlfriend's Father, Fled State

Florida authorities are awaiting the extradition of a man who fled to Kentucky after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend's father to death.

Iraq Military: Insurgent Attacks Decline, But Could Continue

The Iraqi military says insurgent attacks are on the decline, but predicts they could continue for a few more years.

4 Runners Gored in Running of the Bulls

Bulls gored four runners, seriously injuring two of them, during a packed running of the bulls on the sixth day of the San Fermin festival on Sunday.

Palin's Surprising Political Plans

Governor says she wants to jump back into the national political fray — and that may include stumping for Dems

Palin: Alaska Needs 'Wake Up Call'

Palin hopes latest ethics complaint, for allegedly taking money for interviews, warrants new state ethics policy

Holder Eyes Torture Inquiry

Attorney General Eric Holder may appoint a prosecutor to probe Bush-era interrogations, countering Obama's wishes