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PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Mich. Supreme Court sides with rapper Dr. Dre

Mich. Supreme Court sides with rapper Dr. Dre

NATION IN BRIEF: Japan crisis puts financial markets on edge

Japan crisis puts financial markets on edge

WORLD IN BRIEF: Libya rebels flee oil port under barrage

Libya rebels flee oil port under barrage

WORLD IN BRIEF: Oil installations ablaze in Libya as battles rage

RAS LANOUF, Libya -- A giant yellow fireball shot into the sky, trailed by thick plumes of black smoke Wednesday after fighting between rebels and forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi set two oil installations ablaze and inflicted yet more damage on Libya's crippled energy industry.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Sheen gets 74K applications for internship

Sheen gets 74K applications for internship

WORLD IN BRIEF: Egyptians turn anger toward state security

Egyptians turn anger toward state security

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: 'Slumdog' star says home lost in Mumbai fire

‘Slumdog’ star says home lost in Mumbai fire

NATION IN BRIEF: Ft. Hood survivor hospitalized after new injury

Ft. Hood survivor hospitalized after new injury

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Mariah Carey 'embarrassed' over concert

Mariah Carey ‘embarrassed’ over concert

WORLD IN BRIEF: UN: Food prices hit record high in February

UN: Food prices hit record high in February

NATION IN BRIEF: Police have likely IDs on kids found in Florida canal

Police have likely IDs on kids found in Florida canal

WORLD IN BRIEF: Mascot owl in Colombia goes into shock, dies

Mascot owl in Colombia goes into shock, dies

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Aguilera, boyfriend free after arrests

Aguilera, boyfriend free after arrests

NATION IN BRIEF: Flooding revisits weary Ohio city

Flooding revisits weary Ohio city

WORLD: Misery levels high in NZ

Misery levels high in NZ

PEOPLE: Spidey teams up with Top Chef

Spidey teams up with Top Chef

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Amazon offers free movies to Prime members

Amazon offers free movies to Prime members

WORLD IN BRIEF: US: 4 American hostages killed by pirates

US: 4 American hostages killed by pirates

NATION IN BRIEF: Obama pitches economics one state at a time

Obama pitches economics one state at a time

WORLD IN BRIEF: Egypt officially recognizes moderate Islamic party

Egypt officially recognizes moderate Islamic party

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Elizabeth Taylor improving but still hospitalized

Elizabeth Taylor improving but still hospitalized

NATION IN BRIEF: Fla. boy doused in chemicals in better condition

Fla. boy doused in chemicals in better condition

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Stephen Colbert to sea: 'Brace yourself!'

Stephen Colbert to sea: ‘Brace yourself!’

NATION IN BRIEF: Man charged with murder in Va. attacks

Man charged with murder in Va. attacks

NATION IN BRIEF: Second blizzard howls through weary Okla., Ark.

Second blizzard howls through weary Okla., Ark.

WORLD IN BRIEF: Berlusconi: Trial request is bid to topple him

Berlusconi: Trial request is bid to topple him

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Lohan pleads not guilty to theft charge

Lohan pleads not guilty to theft charge

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Judge: Stay away from Zuckerberg

Judge: Stay away from Zuckerberg

WORLD IN BRIEF: Freed leader energizes Egypt protests

Freed leader energizes Egypt protests

NATION IN BRIEF: Dow closes higher for the 7th straight day

Dow closes higher for the 7th straight day

NATION IN BRIEF: Girl found dead after reported missing in Ky.

Girl found dead after reported missing in Ky.

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Baltimore cuts off funding for Poe House

Baltimore cuts off funding for Poe House

WORLD IN BRIEF: 5 miners killed in explosion at coal mine

5 miners killed in explosion at coal mine

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Publicist says Zsa Zsa Gabor back in hospital

Publicist says Zsa Zsa Gabor back in hospital

NATION IN BRIEF: Dow has first close above 12,000 in 21⁄2 years

Dow has first close above 12,000 in 21⁄2 years

WORLD IN BRIEF: Putin says retribution 'inevitable' for airport attack

Putin says retribution ‘inevitable’ for airport attack

NATION IN BRIEF: Gitmo detainee gets life in embassy plot

Gitmo detainee gets life in embassy plot

NATION IN BRIEF: Higher pump prices coming this spring

Higher pump prices coming this spring

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: 'Big Brother 9' champ gets 4 years in drug case

‘Big Brother 9’ champ gets 4 years in drug case

WORLD IN BRIEF: Crocodile eats phone, then it starts ringing

Crocodile eats phone, then it starts ringing

NATION IN BRIEF: Sen. Lieberman announces he will retire in '12

Sen. Lieberman announces he will retire in ’12

WORLD IN BRIEF: Suicide bomber in ambulance kills 7 in Iraq

Suicide bomber in ambulance kills 7 in Iraq

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Cowboys, Globetrotters return to 'Race'

Cowboys, Globetrotters return to ‘Race’

'Social Network' dominates Globes with 4

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The Facebook tale ‘‘The Social Network’’ won top honors Sunday at the Golden Globes with four prizes, including best drama and director, solidifying its prospects as an Academy Awards favorite.

NATION IN BRIEF: Police look for man suspected of raping 7 people

Police look for man suspected of raping 7

WORLD IN BRIEF: Prosecutors: Berlusconi had many prostitutes

Prosecutors: Berlusconi had many prostitutes

NATION IN BRIEF: GOP ousts Steele, picks Priebus to head party

GOP ousts Steele, picks Priebus to head party

PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Zsa Zsa Gabor's right leg amputated

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s right leg amputated

WORLD IN BRIEF: Tunisian leader flees amid protests

Tunisian leader flees amid protests

WORLD IN BRIEF: Biden speaks to US troops in Baghdad

Biden speaks to US troops in Baghdad