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Officer Who Arrested Harvard Prof After Mix-Up Not Sorry

A suburban Boston police sergeant accused of racism after he arrested renowned black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. at his home insists he won't apologize over his treatment of the Harvard professor.

Bin Laden's Son Believed Killed in U.S. Airstrike

U.S. officials believe Usama bin Laden's son, Saad bin Laden, was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Pakistan.

Florida Town Fires Manager Married to Porn Star

A South Florida town manager who married a porn star last year was fired at an emergency meeting after the mayor and council members learned about it.

Okla. Trooper Suspended Over Scuffle With Paramedic

An Oklahoma trooper accused of using excessive force while stopping and arresting a paramedic will receive a five-day suspension for his actions from Oklahoma Highway Patrol and must undergo an anger assessment.

Obama Defends Health 'Rush'

President says at news conference that health reform is critical for rebuilding the economy | FACT CHECK | VIDEO

Report: La. Baby With 100 Small Rat Bites Bled to Death

A 3-month-old suburban New Orleans girl whose body was covered with rodent bites bled to death before she was found in her crib, according to an autopsy released Wednesday.

3 Kids Found Starved in Texas Hotel Bathroom

Three children were kept in a hotel bathroom for about a year and were "horribly emaciated" when police found them earlier this month.

Play Performances Canceled After Actor's Sister Murdered

Four preview performances of "Catch Me If You Can," a world premiere musical in Seattle, have been canceled because of the killing of a sister of one of the stars.