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Farrah Fawcett, who has struggled with cancer since 2006, has checked into a Los Angeles hospital but is “not on death’s door,” a producer who has worked with the actress said on Monday.

The bodies of three slain Pittsburgh police officers will lie in state at a downtown municipal building, city officials announced Monday.

Federal and state officials said Monday they are cracking down on mortgage modification scams that target the Obama administration’s efforts to make home loans more affordable.

Six bombs rocked Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad on Monday, killing 36 people and wounding more than 110 in a dramatic escalation of violence as the United States military is thinning out its presence before a June 30 deadline to pull combat troops out of the cities.

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