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NATO: 6 troops killed, including 4 in Afghan blast

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- In a bloody day for NATO troops in Afghanistan, insurgents killed six service members Wednesday, including four who died in a single bomb blast in the volatile south of the country.

Guantanamo detainee goes on trial in NY court

NEW YORK (AP) -- A man accused of helping to build a truck bomb used in a 1998 terror attack on a U.S.

Facebook co-founders give $170K to pro-pot measure

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- California's ballot measure to legalize marijuana has a new friend: Facebook co-founder Sean Parker has given $100,000 to back the proposal.

Chief: Unclear when missing NC girl was last seen

HICKORY, N.C. (AP) -- Time was running out Monday in the search for a shy but upbeat 10-year-old whose battles with bone cancer left her with a prosthetic leg and hearing aids in both ears, the police chief said.

US rescuers may have killed Afghanistan aid worker

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- At first, NATO blamed a Taliban bomb for the death of a captive British aid worker during an American rescue attempt in eastern Afghanistan.

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HAMBURG, Germany (AP) -- The Islamic militant whose disclosures under U.S.

1 Ohio school, 4 bullied teens dead at own hand

MENTOR, Ohio (AP) -- Sladjana Vidovic's body lay in an open casket, dressed in the sparkly pink dress she had planned to wear to the prom.

Possible security breach grounds flight in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Transportation security officials removed passengers from a Bermuda-bound flight Thursday at Philadelphia's airport after reports that someone was helping to load the plane without a security badge.

"Glee" tops the Beatles for most Billboard Hot 100 chart entries

Just a few episodes into its second season, GLEE has broken the record for the most titles on the Billboard Hot 100 by a non-solo act.