Elizabeth Taylor Will Not Attend Jackson Memorial

Elizabeth Taylor ended days of rampant speculation with the announcement that she would not attend the public memorial service for her longtime friend and confidant Michael Jackson.

China Arrests 1,434 After Deadly Xinjiang Riots

Police have arrested 1,434 suspects in connection with the worst ethnic violence in decades in China's western Xinjiang region, which killed at least 156 people, state media reported Tuesday.

Supporters of Ousted President Escalate Fight in Honduras

Supporters of ousted President Manuel Zelaya vowed Monday to widen protests and block trade nationwide as the deposed leader headed to Washington for a meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

UN Security Council Condemns N. Korea Missile Launches

The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's recent missile tests Monday, following the country's firing of seven ballistic missiles over the weekend on U.S. Independence Day.

Judge Denies New Sex Assault Trial for Fashion Designer

A judge on Monday denied a request for a new trial for Indian-born fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander but found there had been misconduct by a juror and the defendant's sister during the sexual assault case.

Police Say S.C. Spree Killer Had Long Rap Sheet

The serial killer who terrorized a South Carolina community by shooting five people to death before police killed him Monday was a career criminal paroled just two months ago, authorities said.

Need Some Weed? Just Check Twitter

Some California drug dealers are living the high life this summer — because high-tech social-networking sites such as MySpace, Facebook and Twitter are allowing them to legally swap street corners for the Internet.

GM Assets

NEW YORK (AP) - Attorneys, bondholders, consumer groups and others will be back in a Manhattan courthouse this morning for more testimony about General Motors' bankruptcy plan. If it goes anything like yesterday, it could be another frustrat