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Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Indicted on Corruption Charges

Israeli legal authorities have indicted former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert on corruption charges.

Pakistan Denies Altering American-Made Missiles

Pakistan rejected accusations its army illegally modified American-made missiles to increase its land-strike capability, denying Sunday that it reconfigured anti-ship weapons in a way that could target India.

Police Find 7 Dead Inside Georgia Mobile Home

Authorities in southeastern Georgia say seven people have been found dead at a mobile home and two people are critically injured.

Latest Calif. Kidnap Has Similarities to Smart Case

The Utah father of Elizabeth Smart said he's horrified by the parallels between the latest abduction story to grip the nation and his own daughter's long journey with an alleged kidnapper.

Karzai Ups Lead in Afghan Election Amid Fraud Claims

Afghanistan's election commission says President Hamid Karzai has increased his lead over his top challenger and is inching closer to the important 50 percent threshold.

Obama Eulogizing Kennedy at Funeral Mass

The service is expected to draw mourners from across the political spectrum and all stations of life.

Shuttle Blasts Off on Flight to International Space Station

Space shuttle Discovery and seven astronauts blazed into orbit Friday on a spectacular midnight flight to the international space station, hauling up a treadmill named after a TV funnyman and thousands of pounds of more solemn supplies.

UAE Seizes N. Korean Cargo Ship Bound for Iran

The United Arab Emirates has seized a cargo ship bound for Iran with a cache of banned rocket-propelled grenades and other arms from North Korea.

Less Tell, More Show

Adm. Mike Mullen says Muslims abroad live in fear of terror — but doubt U.S. will live up to pledge to help them

Iowa Team Plays First Game Since Coach's Killing

As they've done every August for 35 years, the players on Aplington-Parkersburg High's football team are throwing themselves into the familiar, sweaty grind of Coach Ed Thomas' brutal, two-a-day summer workouts.