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'Pirates of the Caribbean' Star's Home Robbed

Pirates of the Caribbean" star Orlando Bloom's Hollywood Hills home has been burglarized, according to a report from TMZ.Kerr in Gran Canaria, part of the Canary Islands.

Report: Head of Iranian Nuclear Agency Resigns

The head of Iran's nuclear agency has resigned, an Iranian news agency reported Thursday, a move that may have been connected to the country's postelection turmoil.

Taliban Threatens to Kill Captured U.S. Soldier

A spokesman for a Taliban commander says a captured U.S. soldier will be executed unless the U.S. military stops operations in two districts of southeastern Afghanistan.

Exclusive: Jacko Before He Went Wacko

Despite the oddities of his personal life, even Mick Jagger took orders in the studio from the King of Pop

Bedbugs Cancel University's Annual 'Sofa Round-Up'

The Great Sofa Round-Up can't promise that the bedbugs won't bite. That's why Colorado State University's annual community couch-swapping event is cancelled this year due to an increasing threat of bedbugs across the country.

Idaho School Board OKs Face Piercing for Students

It's official: Face piercing is just fine for students attending an alternative high school in the Magic Valley.

'Mad Men,' '30 Rock' Lead 2009 Emmy Nominations

The tiny AMC network has two nominees for best drama, including the 2008 winner "Mad Men."

5 Police Officers Shot, 2 Suspects Killed in New Jersey

Five police officers were shot and two suspects killed in an early-morning gunbattle Thursday in Jersey City, N.J., according to Police Chief Thomas J. Comey.