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Khloe Kardashian: I Lost 20 Pounds in Four Weeks

Reality star Khloe Kardashian is flaunting her newly slim bod in a new interview with Life and Style magazine, saying she was tired of being the 'funny, fat one.'

Giant Mystery Blob Moves Through Alaskan Waters

Giant blobs of thick, oily biological material are floating in the Arctic Ocean's Chukchi Sea north of the Bering Strait, according to a newspaper report.

Gas Tanker Explodes Near Detroit, Injuring 3

Flames shot hundreds of feet in the air after a gasoline tanker exploded Wednesday night underneath a highway overpass near Detroit.

NYC Teen Admits Leaving Kitten in Oven to Die

A New York City teenager has admitted that she failed to let a kitten out of an oven after a friend put the animal inside and left it to roast to death.

Damage Eyed as Shuttle Heads to Space Station

Astronauts aboard the space shuttle Endeavour will scan their orbiter's heat shield on Thursday to search for any damage from debris that fell from the spacecraft's external tank during its launch into orbit.

2 Black Boxes From Iran Plane Crash Recovered

Investigators have recovered two of the three black boxes belonging to a Russian-made jetliner that crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran, Iran's state radio reported Thursday.

Health Care Wake-Up Call?

CBO director warns House panel that Democrats' proposal will raise costs, not lower them; minority leader calls on Dems to scrap plans | COMPLETE COVERAGE