Instant Index: Clay Aiken Runs for Congress

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From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here's a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What's capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you're talking about using #InstantIndex, or email us at, and they could appear on "World News."

Clay Aiken Run s for Congress Clay Aiken came in second on "American Idol" and again in "Celebrity Apprentice," but today he declared he's running for Congress in North Carolina. "I'm not a politician and I never want to be one," Aiken said. "But I do want to help bring back, at least to my corner of North Carolina, the idea that someone can go to Washington to represent all people." Aiken, 35, is running as a Democrat.

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David Beckham Get s a Soccer Team David Beckham is coming to Miami. The retired soccer star announced today that he will be getting his very own Major League Soccer team, not as a player but as an owner. It will be the first time a former soccer player has crossed over into the ranks of the owners.

Dog Gnaws Man's Vintage Aston Martin A man in the United Kingdom came home to discover that his 4-year-old border collie spaniel mix had gotten into his garage and gnawed through the fiberglass on the bumper of his vintage Aston Martin. The car was worth $130,000. The owner's theory? He was trying to find a new home for the dog because she didn't get along with another pet in the home and the chewing was her revenge.

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