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7 Americans among 11 dead in Afghan helicopter crash

Seven American service members were among the 11 people killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

"King Felix" Hurls Perfect Game Against Rays

Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez threw the 23rd perfect game in MLB history Wednesday afternoon. Hernandez struck out a total of 12 batters on his quest for perfection.

Explaining the deferred action policy

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services began accepting requests Wednesday for consideration of deferred action for young undocumented immigrants who arrived in America as children.

Shooting wounds guard at Family Research Council

A shooting in the lobby of the conservative Family Research Council in Washington wounded a security guard Wednesday, investigators said.

Bumbo Baby Seats recalled by manufacturer

Four million Bumbo Baby Seats are being recalled due to the risk of babies falling out of them, said the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday.

Evangelist Billy Graham leaves hospital, returns home, spokesman says

Evangelist Billy Graham was released from the hospital Tuesday after a two-day stay and returned to his North Carolina home, Mission Hospital said.

Report: Next iPhone goes on sale September 21

More details about the presumably imminent release of the next iPhone have emerging, if the typically anonymous spate of Internet sources are to be believed.

Chemists create chocolate with half the fat

Chocoholics have been looking for the answer for years: Chocolate + ? = Cellulite-less thighs. We just never thought chemists would be the ones to solve the equation.

Ron Palillo, TV's 'Horshack,' dead at 63

Actor Ron Palillo, who played class clown Arnold Horshack on the 1970s television comedy "Welcome Back, Kotter," has died at age 63, his agent said Tuesday.

Evangelist Billy Graham hospitalized in North Carolina

Evangelist Billy Graham is "doing fine" while being treated at a North Carolina hospital for bronchitis, his spokesman said Monday.