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  • Joran admits dumping Natalee's body

    Joran admits dumping Natalee's body
    The key suspect in the much publicized Natalee Holloway disappearance, Joran van der Sloot, has admitted to disposing of the American student's body. According to a Dutch newspaper and CBS News, van der Sloot said that he disposed of Holloway's body in a...
  • Joran Admits Dumping Natalee's Body

    Joran Admits Dumping Natalee's Body
    ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- The key suspect in the much publicized Natalee Holloway disappearance, Joran van der Sloot, has admitted to disposing of the American student's body. According to a Dutch newspaper and CBS News, van der Sloot said that he disposed of...
  • Sabestian Saavedra Back For Lights; Indy 500

    Sabestian Saavedra Back For Lights; Indy 500
    Bryan Herta Autosport continues its expansion with owners Bryan Herta and Steve Newey today announcing the addition of Colombian rising star Sebastian Saavedra to the team's 2010 Firestone Indy Lights campaign. Saavedra will join British talent Stefan...
  • Paul R. Jones dies at 81; major collector of African American art

    Paul R. Jones dies at 81; major collector of African American art
    Paul R. Jones, a collector of African American art who donated troves of works to universities in Delaware and Alabama, has died. He was 81. Jones died in Atlanta on Tuesday after a brief illness, said University of Alabama spokeswoman Angie Estes. The...
  • 'After 1968' has a new generation looking back

    'After 1968' has a new generation looking back
    The year 1968 was a transformative one in American history, marred by the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert F. Kennedy, bringing new dimension to the long-running civil rights struggle. "After 1968," a traveling exhibit on view at the...
  • Blood pressure drugs need to match the situation

    Blood pressure drugs need to match the situation
    For some people, lifestyle measures are enough to keep blood pressure under control. But they're not enough for everyone. For one thing, "many patients are not willing to change their lifestyle," says Dr. Peter Rudd, professor of medicine emeritus at the...
  • Nine days since Weston man went missing

    In the days since her husband disappeared in Port-au-Prince, Peggy Bourland has told their toddlers that their father is still at work. Air Force Maj. Ken Bourland, of Weston, has not been heard from since he was buried under a dusty pile of rubble on...
  • U.S. rules altered for foreigners with HIV

    Last Monday, for the first time in 22 years, foreigners with HIV were legally allowed to enter the United States without their infection status being considered. Before that, even short-term visitors had to receive special permission -- or lie on their...
  • Recall: Books With Bad Do-It-Yourself Advice

    Recall: Books With Bad Do-It-Yourself Advice
    Oxmoor House on Friday recalled nearly 1 million home improvement books because of errors that could lead do-it-yourselfers to make risky mistakes while installing or repairing their electrical wiring. The errors in technical diagrams and wiring...
  • 6 Children Dead in Mississippi Fire

    6 Children Dead in Mississippi Fire
    Officials say nine people, including at least six children, are dead in an apartment fire in Mississippi. State fire marshal Mike Chaney says the pre-dawn fire happened at an apartment complex on Mississippi Highway 25-South in Starkville. Oktibbeha...
  • Build your brawn -- for better looks, better living

    Build your brawn -- for better looks, better living
    THE role models are all around us: 60-year-old Sylvester Stallone looking trim and muscular, 65-year-old singer Aaron Neville sporting bulging biceps, and a robust Harrison Ford, 64. What do they have that other men their age don't? Maybe a good...
  • Services closed after hurricane

    Airlines As of Tuesday, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International and the Gulfport-Biloxi International airports remained closed to all traffic, except relief and rescue flights. No reopening dates were announced. Airlines continued to divert hundreds...