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Jackson 'Attempted to Get Sick, Accidentally Killed Himself'

Michael Jackson accidentally killed himself while trying to become sick enough to cancel upcoming concerts, a prominent author claims.

Big U.S. Cities See Resurgence in Population Growth

Reversing a decade-long trend, many of the largest U.S.

Franken's Transformation Challenge

As a comedian, Al Franken thrived on insulting conservatives — now, he must win over GOP senators

S. Korean Official: Kim Jong Il's Successor Not Final

The decision on who will become North Korea's next leader may not be final despite reports that Kim Jong Il has tapped his youngest son to succeed him, South Korea's defense chief said.

Farrah Fawcett's Life Celebrated at Private Funeral

Her longtime companion, Ryan O'Neal, and her friend, Alana Stewart, both wore black as they entered the service, which was closed to media and the public.

Reports: Michael Jackson Not Biological Father to His Kids

According to a report in Us magazine, Jackson’s dermatologist and Rowe’s former boss Arnold Klein is the biological father to Prince and Paris

Source: King of Pop's Will Grants Custody to Mother

Jackson's assets are to be put in a trust, a person with knowledge of the will told the Associated Press.

Ex-Pastor, Sons Allegedly Stole Millions to Buy Planes, Cars

The secretary of state's office said arrest warrants issued for Vaughn Reeves, 65, and three of his sons charged each with 10 felony counts.