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Pope Benedict makes first appearance since resignation news

Huge crowds in the Vatican cheered Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday as he made his first public appearance since announcing his resignation at the end of the month.

Celebrate a Big Night of Music

On Thursday, March 7, FOX rocks with an evening of music that kicks off with a special 90-minute episode of AMERICAN IDOL  when America’s votes are tallied and the Season 12 finalists are revealed LIVE.

From national championship to jail for 4 Alabama football players

Just a month after reveling in the glory of a national championship, four members of the University of Alabama football team have been arrested after a pair of campus robberies.

Do You Have "The X Factor"?

THE X FACTOR begins its next nationwide search for the best undiscovered new solo artists and vocal groups on Wednesday, March 6 in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California’s Galen Center.

Police work to confirm if Dorner's remains were found in burned cabin

It may take days before authorities can officially determine whether Christopher Jordan Dorner's body was found in the ashes of a torched cabin near Big Bear Lake, California.

Larry Bird's son accused of trying to run ex over with car

Indiana University Police have arrested Larry Bird's son following a fight.

Cruise ship still gross, passengers say, but it's finally moving

Ewwwww. That about sums up how people are describing conditions aboard the Carnival Triumph Tuesday as tug boats slowly dragged the stricken cruise ship toward Alabama -- and freedom for its 3,143 passengers.

Police: Inauguration performer's killing was case of mistaken identity

The teenager who police say shot and killed Chicago honor student Hadiya Pendleton was on probation for unlawful use of a firearm, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday night.

Timeline in manhunt for ex-L.A. cop turned fugitive

The manhunt continues for a former Los Angeles police officer and Navy Reserve officer accused of shooting three police officers -- killing one -- and slaying two other people.

Chris Brown totals car while dodging paparazzi, rep says

Singer Chris Brown totaled his car while being "ruthlessly pursued by paparazzi," his representative said. Brown was driving to a Symphonic Love Foundation event in Los Angeles when two vehicles cut him off.