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Chile's textbook mine rescue brings global respect

their new lives. For many, what they experience next may be incomprehensible at first.

Serbia grapples with surge in far-right violence

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- Thousands of black-clad young men rampage through downtown Belgrade, hurling Molotov cocktails and stun grenades at police trying to protect a gay-rights march.

NY county creating list of animal abusers

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- You've heard of Megan's Laws, designed to keep sex offenders from striking again.

Dozens charged with largest Medicare scam ever

NEW YORK (AP) -- A vast network of Armenian gangsters and their associates used phantom health care clinics and other means to try to cheat Medicare out of $163 million, the largest fraud by one criminal enterprise in the program's history,

Hugs seen around the world as rescue goes global

LONDON (AP) -- Plane crashes, terror threats, oil spills, toxic leaks. The TV news diet is often dire, rarely joyous.

Testimony begins in Fort Hood shooting hearing

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) -- A sergeant who lost most of his eyesight after being shot five times in last year's Fort Hood attacks told a military court Wednesday that he made eye contact with the Army psychiatrist accused in the deadly rampage

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.