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Pakistani Airstrike Kills at Least 12 Taliban Militants

Pakistani warplanes pounded Taliban positions in the country's volatile northwest, killing at least 12 suspected insurgents as the government kept up pressure on Islamist militants along the Afghan border.

Search Crew Recalls Yemen Plane Crash Rescue

Doe Cyrille and his crew searched for hours in crashing winds and waves up to 16 feet high for any sign of Yemenia Flight 626. Then they spotted a girl impossibly clinging to a piece of debris.

Unemployed Ariz. Mom Leads Sons on Crime Spree

Cynthia Mary Roberson is an unemployed mother who led her 12- and 14-year-old sons and their friends to commit at least 20 armed robberies and assaults.

Serena Williams Beats Venus in Wimbledon Final

Serena Williams has defeated Venus Williams to win the women's final at Wimbledon.

Some Americans to Celebrate July 4 in Liberty's Crown

The Statue of Liberty's crown reopens to the public July 4.

Aide to Iran's Supreme Leader Calls Mousavi a U.S. Agent

A top aide to Iran's supreme leader called the country's main opposition figure a U.S. agent and said in an editorial Saturday he should be tried for committing crimes against the nation.

Report: Clemens Didn't Test Positive in 2003

Roger Clemens' lawyer says the pitcher was not among the more than 100 players who tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2003.

Burma Denies U.N. Chief's Second Request to See Suu Kyi

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Saturday he was "deeply disappointed" after Burma's military ruler rejected his second and final request to meet jailed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Honduras Leaves OAS After Body Decries Coup

Honduras will no longer recognize the Organization of American States charter, claiming the diplomatic body attempted to impose "unilateral and indignant resolutions" on a new government that took power in a coup.