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Stray bullet kills student on college campus

A 19-year-old college student walking on campus with friends was struck and killed by a stray bullet early Thursday at Clark Atlanta University, police said.

Incoming prime minister reassures US of alliance

Japan’s incoming prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama, reassured U.S. leaders Thursday that their security alliance remains the foundation of its foreign policy, despite pre-election promises that Tokyo would seek a more independent path.

Security crackdown imposed at Afgahn embassy

The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan has banned alcohol and assigned American personnel to watch the embassy’s security guards following allegations of lewd behavior and sexual misconduct at their living quarters.

Libya says Lockerbie bomber in hospital

A Libyan official said the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing has been hospitalized and television footage showed him breathing through an oxygen mask, signs his illness from cancer may be worsening shortly after his early prison release sparked international outrage.

Former Miss California sues pageant officials

Former Miss California USA Carrie Prejean sued pageant officials Monday for libel, slander and religious discrimination, accusing them of telling her to stop mentioning God even before her controversial remarks against gay marriage.

Progressive party crushes longstanding conservative party in Japan

Japan’s opposition swept to a historic victory in elections Sunday, crushing the ruling conservative party that has run the country for most of the post-war era and assuming the daunting task of pulling the economy out of its worst slump since World War II.

Fall of the Wall: 20 years later

BERLIN – Nearly 20 years ago, in November 1989, the deconstruction of the infamous Berlin Wall began. Berlin today is quite different than it was then, and one look at the Wall will show you. Remnants of the Berlin Wall only exist in a few select spots throughout the city.

Jet-lagged euphoria

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France – Euphoria: the first emotional stage of a study-abroad experience, due mainly to a somewhat rabid and irrational love of the host country and a tendency to overlook cultural differences.

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels speaks during a news conference Thursday afternoon at the Elkhart campus of Ivy Tech. Daniels was in Elkhart to highlight new companies that have come to the county.

Daniels for President?

BAINBRIDGE, Ind. — Republican Mitch Daniels has repeatedly insisted that his 2008 run for a second term as Indiana's governor was his last election and that he's not interested in the "savagery" of a national campaign. But like it or not, Daniels' name is being dropped in conservative GOP circles as someone to watch in 2012.

China to cut executed inmates’ organ donations

China has launched a national organ donation system to try to reduce its dependence on body parts harvested from executed prisoners, who make up the majority of donors, state media reported Wednesday.

Monkeys born from eggs receiving DNA transplant

An experimental procedure that someday may enable women to avoid passing certain genetic diseases on to their children has gained an early success with the birth of four healthy monkeys, scientists report.

Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) waves to the crowd during the first night of the Democratic National Convention on Aug. 25, 2008 in Denver, Colorado.

Sen. Ted Kennedy dies at 77

BOSTON — Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the liberal lion of the Senate and haunted bearer of the Camelot torch after two of his brothers fell to assassins' bullets, has died at his home in Hyannis Port after battling a brain tumor. He was 77.

South Africans rally for runner in gender debate

Mobbed by a singing, dancing and horn-blowing crowd of supporters at Johannesburg’s airport, South African runner Caster Semenya looked overwhelmed and a little terrified.

Diplomats: Iran’s uranium output idles

Diplomats said Iran’s output of enriched uranium has stagnated for months, even though Tehran has continued to install machines that carry out the process.

South Korea launches its first rocket into space

South Korea has sent its first rocket into space from a launch pad in the south – about four months after rival North Korea drew international sanctions for its own rocket launch.

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