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Yemen: 8 Bodies in Tanzania May Be From Plane Crash

Eight bodies that have washed ashore in Tanzania may be from a plane that plunged into the Indian Ocean with 153 people onboard, Yemeni authorities said Tuesday. Only one 12-year-old girl survived the crash.

Churchill Can't Reclaim Job After 9-11 Nazi Comparison

Judge refuses to reinstate a University of Colorado professor who was fired on plagiarism charges after likening Sept. 11 victims to a Nazi, even though a jury ruled in that his firing was politically motivated.

Cops: Ad Exec Wants Priest to Give Hostage Last Rites

An advertising executive kidnapped his ex-wife from a parking garage Tuesday, held her hostage in a South Windsor home and fired shots out of the house, police and the man's lawyer said.

Ex-Skating Champ Nicole Bobek Charged in Meth Bust

Former figure skating champion Nicole Bobek has been charged with being part of a Northern New Jersey drug ring.

Lack of Motive Casts Doubt on McNair Girlfriend's Guilt

Tennessee's state medical examiner said Tuesday that investigators have been hesitant to conclude that Steve McNair's girlfriend killed the NFL star and herself because she didn't appear to have a motive.

S.C. Killer Tipster: 'Ugly, Sick Person Off the Streets'

A woman who helped police track a South Carolina killer on the loose says she is happy she contributed to getting another 'ugly, ugly, very sick person off the streets.'

Armstrong Within Second of Yellow Jersey at Tour

Lance Armstrong surged within a second of the Tour de France lead after his Astana squad won Tuesday's team time trial in a dramatic finish.