SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Merina was so tired. It had been three days since the garment factory where she worked had collapsed around her, three days since she’d moved more than a few inches. In that time she’d
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Netherlands’ Queen Beatrix thanked her people Monday and urged them to support her son, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, in a final address before she abdicates and he takes over as king.
Beatrix, 75, is to
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have been discussing terrorism coordination in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.
The White House says the two leaders spoke by phone Monday. A statement says
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Jacob Zuma said he found Nelson Mandela “in good shape and in good spirits” Monday but a video of his encounter with the ailing anti-apartheid icon belies those cheery words, showing him
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California jury has convicted a woman who was accused of drugging her estranged husband before severing his penis and tossing it in the garbage disposal.
Jurors found Catherine Kieu guilty Monday
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — FBI agents investigating the Boston Marathon bombings have visited the Rhode Island home of Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s (TAM’-ehr-luhn tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) in-laws and carried away several bags.
FBI spokesman Jason Pack confirmed that agents went to
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The search for suspects after an armed robbery has led to temporary lockdowns at four elementary schools, a middle school… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite what you may have heard, China isn’t the country’s biggest creditor. America is.
The bulk of the national debt — soon to exceed a staggering $17 trillion — is held by the Federal Reserve,
ATLANTA (AP) — Officials in Atlanta and organizers of an annual road race that draws 60,000 runners to the city say they will be taking enhanced security measures in the wake of the April 15 Boston marathon bombings.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Virginia man accused of throwing pipe bombs at Montana troopers during a highway chase last fall was to go on trial Monday on seven counts of attempting to kill a law-enforcement officer.
MONTROSE, Pa. (AP) — State environmental regulators looking into a high-profile case of methane contamination in northeastern Pennsylvania have concluded that gas drilling isn’t… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Virginia man who pleaded guilty to three charges in a shooting that wounded a security guard inside the Washington headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group awaits sentencing in mid-summer.
A judge on Monday
Dr. Kermit Gosnell is on trial, charged with murder, in the deaths of a female patient and four babies prosecutors say were born alive at the abortion clinic he ran. A look at the facts in the case:
A student at an all-male Catholic high school pulled out a gun in front of other students in his first-period classroom Monday morning and shot himself in an apparent suicide attempt, police said.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A student at an Ohio Catholic high school is in critical condition after police say he pulled out a gun and… More »
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy continue to search a remote area in the middle of the Pacific Ocean for a British man who was reported overboard from a troubled sailboat.
United Kingdom officials reported
DETROIT (AP) — Ex-U.S. Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick of Detroit and six other former Congress members are presiding over hearings on the existence of extraterrestrials.
The 30 hours of congressional-style hearings kicked off Monday and are scheduled to
LONDON (AP) — A new investigation re-examining decades-old child abuse claims at 18 children’s care homes in north Wales has identified 140 possible victims, British police said Monday.
The probe collected “significant evidence of systemic and serious sexual
Gitlo Lee, “Comin’ Out the Hole” (Chuckie Productions)
Gitlo Lee sings with glee, whether the subject is beer, large women, collard greens, silk sheets, the Okefenokee Swamp or coffee in the morning — one of his euphemisms for
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Kenneth Appel, a mathematician who was the first to use a computer to prove a century-old major mathematical theorem, has died at age 80 in Dover, N.H.
The Tasker Funeral Home confirms that Appel,