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NYPD Probes Beheading of Statue of Liberty Replica

Police in New York City are scrambling to locate the producers of a YouTube video that depicts a stolen Statue of Liberty replica blindfolded, beheaded and smashed into pieces.

Emma Watson: At Least I Wore Underwear

'Harry Potter' star saves herself from a Britney-esque crotch-flash during wardrobe malfunction

Hide-And-Seek Banned for Toddler Lost for Hour

A Pennsylvania toddler did such a remarkable job of hiding during hide-and-seek that her family had to call police and firefighters to help find her.

Prankster Convinces Couple to Smash Hotel Window

Authorities say a prankster persuaded a married couple to smash their Florida hotel window after falsely telling them the room had a gas leak. He also convinced them to punch a hole in the wall with a lamp.

Al Qaeda-Linked Terrorist Mocks Obama in New Tape

An American who left the U.S. to join an Al Qaeda-linked group in Somalia is condemning President Obama's efforts to seek "a new beginning" with the Muslim world, mocking Obama's "magic of charisma" and warning of more attacks against U.S. interests.

GM Expected to Emerge from Bankruptcy by Friday

It's increasingly likely that U.S. Judge Robert Gerber's order approving the sale will go through at noon, paving the way for the automaker's speedy exit from Chapter 11.

Swine Flu Vaccine Likely to Be Ready in Mid-October

The Obama administration put the states on notice Thursday: Swine flu vaccinations are likely to be ready this fall with the looming threat of the disease's resurgence, so figure out now how to deliver them.

'Jan Brady' Feuding With 'Marcia' Over 'Lesbian Love Affair'

Maureen McCormick claims Eve Plumb aka Jan Brady won't talk to her over 'lesbian love affair' comment

Teacher Questioned After Alleged Assault on Student

A science teacher was being questioned by police on suspicion of attempted murder after a 14-year-old student was left with serious head injuries at his school.

Cops Suspect Ritual After 2-Year-Old's Body Stolen

Authorities investigating the theft of a 2-year-old girl's body from a Connecticut cemetery said Wednesday that evidence at the crime scene points to a possible ritual