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Orwell's '1984' and 'Animal Farm' Deleted From Kindles

Users of Amazon.com's e-reader device were surprised and unsettled over the past day to receive notice that George Orwell works they had purchased, including "1984" and "Animal Farm," had been removed from their Kindle and their money refunded.

Elevator Operator Accused in NYC High Rise Killing

Police said DNA evidence linked the man to the killing of Eridania Rodriguez, whose body was found with a gold crucifix taped to her mouth in the Manhattan high rise where she worked

World's Oldest Man Dies at Age of 113

The world's oldest man Henry Allingham has died at the age of 113.

Mixed Messages on Military Smoking

Pentagon aims for smoke-free military yet subsidizes tobacco products, says ban won't apply to war zones

Body Found Decapitated, Dismembered in Ga. Woods

The Chihuahua state prosecutor's spokesman Vladimir Tuexi says police Friday found the bodies in the Amsterdam bar, in a zone popular with U.S. tourists

Lime-Flavored Beer Flows Down Highway After Crash

The semitrailer truck overturned, then split in two as crews attempted to right it.

Iraq Government Faces Accusations of Prisoner Abuse

Iraqi officials outraged by the abuse of prisoners at the U.S.-run Abu Ghraib prison are trying to contain a scandal of their own as allegations continue to surface of mistreatment inside Iraqi jails.

Doctor Accused of Keeping Bullet Removed From Fugitive

A Florida doctor is accused of keeping a bullet as a trophy after removing it from a fugitive who had been shot by a U.S.

Hit-Squad Plan to Be Probed

House Intelligence Committee to investigate CIA plan to train teams to kill Al Qaeda leaders