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Explosion Near NATO's Afghan Headquarters Kills 7

A homicide car bomb exploded Saturday outside the main gate of NATO's headquarters five days before Afghanistan's presidential election, killing seven and wounding 91 in the biggest attack in the Afghan capital in six months.

California Grad Student Imprisoned in Iran Returns to U.S.

A graduate student who was imprisoned for a month in Iran and barred from leaving the country for nearly a year has returned to Los Angeles.

Calif. Declares State of Emergency as Wildfires Rage

Fire crews fanned out Friday across a parched California where wind-whipped wildfires have forced hundreds of people to flee their homes and led to an emergency declaration in Santa Cruz County.

Funeral Honors Navy Pilot 18 Years After Gulf War Death

Navy pilot Scott Speicher, the long-missing first casualty of the first Gulf War, was finally laid to rest Friday after his remains were found earlier this month.

Jet Blue Airways offers "All You Can Jet"

Jet Blue Airways will offer an "all You Can Jet" pass for $599. According to a statement made by the company, the pass allows passengers to fly to any of the airline's 56 destinations with no seat limitations or blackout dates. Passengers can b

Drew Peterson, Greg Long Say Coroner Tainted Cases

Greg Long and Drew Peterson are both behind bars fighting murder charges. And the lives of both suspects could come down to what one man, forensic pathologist Dr. Bryan R.

Manson 'Family Member' Fromme Released From Prison

A federal official says Charles Manson follower Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme, who was convicted of trying to assassinate former President Gerald Ford, has been released from a Texas prison after more than three decades behind bars.

Reformers Call for Investigation of Iran's Supreme Leader

Former reformist lawmakers appealed to a powerful clerical body in Iran to investigate Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's qualification to rule in an unprecedented challenge to the country's most powerful man over the postelection crackdown

North Korea Willing to Hold Talks With U.S.

North Korea is willing to hold talks with Washington, Reuters reported a senior diplomat from the country as saying Friday.