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Ex-editor Coulson: Affair with Brooks was 'wrong'

Ex-editor Coulson: Affair with Brooks was ‘wrong’

Coulson, 46, told jurors at London's Central Criminal Court that his on-again, off-again affair with Brooks, which began in 1998 and ended in 2004, "was wrong and it shouldn't have happened."

People with old Social Security debts get reprieve

People with old Social Security debts get reprieve

"If any Social Security or Supplemental Security Income beneficiary believes they have been incorrectly assessed with an overpayment under this program, I encourage them to request an explanation or seek options to resolve the overpayment," Colvin said.

Tributes planned to mark Boston Marathon bombing

Tributes planned to mark Boston Marathon bombing

It was the first of what promises to be a day of tributes to those who died, the more than 260 people who were injured, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.

Storm topples RVs near Mississippi's Gulf coast

Storm topples RVs near Mississippi’s Gulf coast

"The front end flipped," he said after returning from a hospital where he was treated for bumps and bruises and Dales got stitches to her head.

Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

"How can you have a baby and not have evidence and other people know?" asked neighbor SanDee Wall. "You can't plan when a baby is going to come. Just the thought of somebody putting a baby into a box is a heartbreaker."

US anti-Semitic attacks down before Kansas deaths

US anti-Semitic attacks down before Kansas deaths

"Because of their ability to strike fear in the entire Jewish community and the country, their impact is disproportionate to their occurrence," said Mark Pitcavage, the ADL's investigative research director. "Like any terrorist incident, they have the power to strike beyond the immediate victim."

Police: Suspected killers wore GPS devices

Police: Suspected killers wore GPS devices

"That was one of the investigative tools we used to put the case together," Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada said at a news conference Monday.

False leads in search for missing jet

False leads in search for missing jet

If the signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are truly from the wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, they ultimately will close the book on a frustrating long list of false leads in the effort to find the jet.

Colleges seek to improve remedial programs

Colleges seek to improve remedial programs

"In this program, we only cover what the students need," Ennels explained, pausing after chatting with students pounding away on computer keyboards.

Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

"We keep going after the people who look like the worst of the bad guys," IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said in an interview.