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Freed Greek Journalist Describes Iranian Jail

A British-Greek journalist released from jail in Iran said Friday that he had been blindfolded, held in solitary confinement and subjected to frequent interrogations.for health reasons, her father said Wednesday.

Arkansas Man Shot Dead Just After Killing Ex-Girlfriend

A fugitive on a two-day rampage across Arkansas who police said had just fatally shot his pregnant former girlfriend was killed by a sheriff's sniper Friday as he tried to escape from authorities.

Ghana Visit, Kenya Snub

President Obama lands in Ghana with plans to highlight democratic role models, avoid troubling nations | VIDEO

N.J. Brewery Draws Fury for Naming Beers After Exits

A small brewery has found inspiration on the New Jersey Turnpike — and anti-drunken-driving crusaders say that's a bad idea.

Pa. Lawyer Jailed 14 Years for Contempt of Court Freed

A Pennsylvania lawyer whose 14 years in jail are apparently a record in a U.S. civil contempt case was ordered released from prison on Friday.

U.S. Moves Away From Afghanistan Drug Eradication

The United States has spent about $45 million annually in recent years to support poppy eradication in Afghanistan, and the policy has also been a cornerstone of the United Nations anti-drug program.

'Public Enemies' Likely to Earn Oscar Nods?

'Public Enemies' could earn top nods for best picture and best director

Experts: Kim's Poor Health Won't Lead to Epic Exit

Kim Jong Il's apparently failing health won't likely lead to more erratic actions from the North Korean dictator, particularly as he continues to groom his youngest son, Kim Jon Un, to succeed him, experts say.

When Opposites Attract: TV Pairs Who Love to Hate Each Other

These famous love/hate relationships keep us laughing and keep you watching!