Kidnap Ruse? Missing Texas Soldier Found, Arrested

A Texas soldier who mysteriously disappeared from his base and whose family claimed he'd been kidnapped for ransom was in police custody early Thursday as authorities tried to find answers about whether the abduction story was just an elaborate hoax.

Woman With Rare Illness Weighs 476 Lbs., Stands 6'6

A woman suffering from a rare hormonal disorder stands 6-feet, 6-inches, weighs 476 pounds and is still growing

Double-Arm Recipient Doing Well; Scratching Back, Head

The world's only transplant recipient of two full arms is progressing well, scratching his back and head.

Iceland Formally Applies to Join European Union

Sweden says that Iceland has formally applied to join the European Union.

Judge Accepts Mumbai Gunman's Confession

An Indian judge accepted the confession of the lone surviving gunman from the shooting attacks in Mumbai, but said Thursday the trial would proceed anyway.

Man Claims He Bit Into Condom in French Onion Soup

A 50-year-old California man says he ordered French onion soup and bit into a condom instead of melted cheese.

North Korea 'Has No Friends Left'

Secretary of State Clinton warns a fully nuclear North Korea might compel other countries in Asia to follow suit• N. Koreans Smuggling Soap Operas for Entertainment

6 Shot in Drive-By at Texas Southern University

Gunfire on the Texas Southern University campus wounded six people and scattered the crowd at a community rally, and police were investigating Thursday whether a gang rivalry was behind the drive-by shooting.