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Madoff Hires Consultant to Find Best Possible Jail

Bernard Madoff has hired a veteran prison consultant to help him to find the best possible jail in which to serve his 150-year sentence for Wall StreetÂ’s biggest fraud.

Child, Man Missing in River Near Philadelphia

The U.S. Coast Guard, Philadelphia police and others are searching for a man and a child missing in the Delaware River.

OAS Chief: Honduras Won't Restore Ousted Leader

OAS chief finds no willingness in Honduras' interim government to restore ousted President Manuel Zelaya

Petraeus: Taliban 'Barbaric'

General warns troops surging into Afghanistan to battle Taliban are in for tough fight against resilient insurgents• 'Incorruptible' Afghan Commandos a Sign of Hope

North Korea Fires 7 Missiles Off Eastern Coast

South Korea says North Korea has fired a seventh missile off its eastern coast, a violation of U.N. resolutions and an apparent message of defiance to the United States on its Independence Day.

Released Child Killer Moves to N.H. Town, Outrages Residents

New Hampton, N.H., residents are outraged they weren't told convicted child killer Raymond Guay moved to town two months ago.

4 Missing Fishermen Rescued After Boat Flips in Lake Erie

The U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian authorities are scouring Lake Erie for four fishermen whose 19-foot boat sailed from a Michigan park a day earlier.

Abortion Doc Murder Supect Says Killings Justifiable

Prosecutors are taking possible threats made by the man accused of killing abortion provider George Tiller seriously.