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U.K. Pedophile Free After Threatening to Commit Murder

Many Scottish politicians are furious, asking how a pedophile who allegedly vowed he would commit murder to cover up a crime is now free and out on the streets.

Horrific Attacks: Elephant Stomps 3 Thai Victims to Death

Police are investigating a horrific attack in southern Thailand, where an elephant stomped three rubber plantation workers to death, police said.

Fox Snatches Lunch From Boy Before Attacking Woman

A suspected rabid fox attacked a 76-year-old woman and went after a man who tried to help her, forcing a Worcester police officer to shoot the animal.

FDA Panel Recommends Eliminating Some Pain Meds

Government experts say prescription drugs like Vicodin and Percocet that combine a popular painkiller with stronger narcotics should be eliminated because of their role in deadly overdoses.

U.S. to Release CIA Report

Internal report on the agency's secret detention and interrogation program to be released after initial delay

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