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Experts: Latvian Meteor Crater Probably a Hoax

A large crater found in a meadow in northern Latvia may be a hoax, not a meteorite

Homecoming ends in defeat

WACO — The Baylor Bears hosted the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday for their homecoming game. Zac Robinson led the Cowboys to a win over the Bears at Floyd Casey Stadium.

Chopper Collision, Crash Kill at Least 5 U.S. Troops

Two helicopters collided Monday in southern Afghanistan, killing four American troops and injuring two, the military said. A third U.S.

Israeli Police Storm Jerusalem Holy Site

Israeli forces stormed Jerusalem's holiest shrine Sunday, firing stun grenades to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing Palestinian protesters in a fresh eruption of violence at the most volatile spot in the Holy Land.

Polygamist Sect Focus of Rare Trial in Texas Town

The first jury trial in more than a decade in the sleepy West Texas town of Eldorado involves an alleged polygamist and an accusation of sexual assault of an underage bride.

Church Janitor Charged in Murder of N.J. Priest

Authorities investigating the killing of a New Jersey priest say they're questioning several witnesses, but won't reveal whether they've identified a suspect.

15-Year-Old Charged With Missouri Girl's Murder

Authorities have charged a 15-year-old with first-degree murder for the death of 9-year-old girl in central Missouri.

Journalist to Receive 60 Lashes for Saudi Sex TV Show

A Saudi lawyer says a female journalist has been sentenced to 60 lashes for her involvement in a TV show in which a Saudi man publicly talked about sex.

U.N. Inspectors Head to Iran to Visit Nuclear Site

The International Atomic Energy Agency experts are slated to examine an unfinished uranium enrichment facility near the holy city of Qom.

H1N1 Deaths Reach Over 1,000 in U.S.

"Many millions" of Americans have had H1N1 so far, according to an estimate he gave at a Friday press conference.