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Biggest Viking Hoard Unveiled

Four years ago, a farmer digging in his fields in Sweden's Baltic island of Gotland came across a Viking coin.

Israel Hits Hebron After Bush Speech

Israeli soldiers stormed the fortress-like Palestinian headquarters in the city of Hebron early Tuesday, occupying the seventh of eight main West Bank centers. Palestinian security officials said four policemen were killed.

Asia's Most Enduring Leader to Step Aside

Malaysia's ruling party confirmed Tuesday that Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will step down after hosting a summit of Islamic countries in October 2003 and that he will be succeeded by his deputy, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.

200 Killed in Tanzanian Train Crash

At least 200 people were killed and hundreds more were hurt Monday when a runaway passenger train, hurtling backward down the track, slammed into a freight train in central Tanzania, officials said.

Employees: Wal-Mart Made Us Work for Free

After finishing her 10 pm to 8 am shift, Verette Richardson clocked out and was heading to her car when a Wal-Mart manager ordered her to turn around and straighten up the store's apparel department.

United Turns to D.C. For $2Bln Guarantee

UAL Corp.'s United Airlines, the No. 2 U.S. carrier, on Monday asked the government for $2 billion in loan guarantees, the largest request of any airline since the Sept. 11 attacks slashed the demand for air travel.

Martha Stewart Living a Share Scandal

Seemingly contradictory accounts of Martha Stewart's sale of ImClone stock and actions by a widening circle of her acquaintances are drawing the attention of U.S. congressional investigators.

Judge Boosts Payouts for Enron Staff

Workers laid off by Enron Corp. will get additional severance money after a bankruptcy judge ruled they were eligible for more money. The 4,200 workers stand gain an additional $29 million because of the ruling.

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