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Pleas for Return of Murdered Pregnant Mom's Baby

The boyfriend of a brutally murdered 8-months pregnant woman whose fetus was carved from her womb warned the killer to 'turn yourself in or keep running,' the Worcester Telegram & Gazette reported Wednesday.

Sudanese Woman Faces 40 Lashes for Wearing Pants

A Sudanese female journalist facing 40 lashes for wearing trousers in public in violation of the country's strict Islamic laws is resigning from a U.N. job that grants her immunity so she can challenge the law on women's public dress code.

Whereabouts of Jackson's Body Remain Unclear

More than a month after Michael JacksonÂ’s sudden death, the whereabouts of his body remain unclear.

Dozens Nabbed in Medicare Fraud Busts

Federal authorities say they've arrested 32 people, including doctors, in Medicare fraud busts in Houston, New York, Louisiana and Boston.

Whale Saves Drowning Diver, Pulls Her to Surface

A beluga whale saved a drowning diver by hoisting her to the surface, carrying her leg in its mouth.

Pregnant Massachusetts Woman Killed, Fetus Taken

Detectives and worried relatives are searching desperately for a cold-hearted killer who murdered an 8-months-pregnant Massachusetts mom, cut her uterus open and took her nearly full-term baby girl.

NYC Buys Plane Tickets for Homeless to Leave City

New York City is buying one-way plane tickets for homeless families to leave the city.

Napolitano to Outline Anti-Terror Plans

Obama's approach to preventing terror attacks is expected to rely on refining and expanding Bush-era initiatives• U.S. Terror Arrests Spur Warning to Police

Health Care Battle Heats Up

Obama promotes living wills, but critics worry Medicare reimbursement will get tangled up in end-of-life issues

Powell: Harvard Scholar Should Have 'Reflected'

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell was mildly critical Tuesday of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., whose angry response to a Cambridge, Mass., police officer touched off a national debate involving President Barack Obama.