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,
BISSAU, Guinea Bissau (AP) — Guinea-Bissau’s interim president pledged to hold elections before the end of the year.
Interim President Manuel Serifo Mhamadjo spoke to the press Sunday after returning to the country after spending just over a
CHICAGO (AP) — A one-time suburban Chicago official was convicted Monday of lying for decades about drawing water for residents from a well the village knew was tainted by a cancer-causing chemical.
Theresa Neubauer, 55, is the only
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense officials say the U.S. will deploy a second squadron of MV-22 Osprey aircraft to Okinawa, amid persistent local worries and community protests about the safety of the aircraft.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is discussing
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s foundation says the anti-apartheid hero was released from a hospital in Cape Town on Monday following five days of successful treatment for a persistent infection.
The Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy
DUBLIN (AP) — A paralyzed Irish woman who wants to die cannot legally commit suicide with her partner’s help, Ireland’s Supreme Court ruled Monday in a case that moved some in the courtroom to tears.
The seven-judge court
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is asking fans and colleagues of NBA player Jason Collins to support and respect him after Collins announced he is gay.
Clinton said in a statement Monday that he has known
A gay teacher who said she was fired by an Ohio Catholic school after her mother’s published obituary included the name of her partner is fighting to get her job back.
Carla Hale, 57, said she was told
BAMA, Nigeria (AP) — A military official says at least 17 people have been killed in fighting between Islamic extremists and security forces in northeastern Nigeria.
The fighting happened in Bama, a town in northeastern Borno state where
Two area Boy Scouts were given awards Monday at a breakfast in Warren.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Firefighters have put out a blaze at a 7-story apartment building in Allentown and they had to make several rescues.… More »
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Two Colorado billboards in which images of Native Americans are used to make a gun rights argument are causing a stir with some residents who say the image is offensive and insensitive.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch Queen Beatrix is abdicating after a 33-year reign and her newly popular son is becoming king.
He is highlighting a new generation of young royals waiting in the wings across Europe. Some are more