Authorities revoked the licenses of a South Carolina funeral home and its director after he admitted one of his employees cut the legs of a 6-foot-7 man without the family's permission so the corpse would fit in a casket.
Jun 3, 2009
Georges Gumpel, a Holocaust survivor, sees a parallel between his early life and that of Alae-Addine, a Moroccan teenager threatened with deportation by immigration officials in France.
Pensioner Georges was hidden from the Nazis by the French Resistance and he is now offering shelter to Alae-Addine in his apartment in Lyon.
Any day now, the unlikely duo, whose stories span a religious divide and more than 60 years of history, will find out if Alae-Addine's bid to stay in the country legally has been successful.
An AFPTV report.
Zhang Boli led students on a hunger strike during the 1989 Tiananmen protests.
Twenty years on, he runs an evangelical church in suburban Washington.
He says the protests forced the Communist party to reform -- and some of the students' demands have actually come true.
Images and soundbites.
Susan Boyle continues to recover at a London hospital after having an anxiety attack.
Boyle finished second in the 'Britain's Got Talent' show.
It's unclear if she'll be able to take part in a worldwide tour promoting the show.
Surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr try out the new video game, "The Beatles: Rock Band".
Psychologists say too much texting is taking a toll on teens.
The sight of a gator caused a splash at one pool in Port Arthur, Texas.
But the owner of Gator Country jumped right into a residential swimming pool and wrestled the unwanted alligator
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