By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Hours after a man fatally shot one of his girlfriend's sons and critically injured another in a South Texas hotel room as police tried to check on the family, police found what they believe to be the body of
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's not-so-secret counterterrorism fight against al-Qaida in Yemen and Somalia, the killing of Osama bin Laden and strong hints of a cyber war against Iran give Republicans few openings to challenge the
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More than 35 years after William Lynch says he and his little brother were molested by a priest during a camping trip in the Santa Cruz Mountains, he will get his longtime wish to face the aging Jesuit in court for the first
By ADAM GOLDMAN and EILEEN SULLIVANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the months before the terrorist attacks of September 2001, the CIA unit dedicated to hunting for Osama bin Laden complained that it was running out of money, and analysts considered the likelihood of
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man charged with attacking a Jesuit priest who he says molested him decades ago is going to trial.
Opening statements begin Wednesday for 44-year-old San Francisco resident William Lynch, who faces
By SYLVIA HUIAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A Russian-operated ship said to be carrying military helicopters to Syria appears to have turned back after its British insurer removed coverage for the vessel, U.K. officials said Tuesday.
By MIKE HOUSEHOLDERAssociated Press
ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan man who killed at age 11 and has been in confinement for half his life avoided more time inside Tuesday when a judge ordered him to serve probation in an attack on a prison guard.
By SARAH BRUMFIELDAssociated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) - A Maryland judge has ordered a cannibalism suspect transferred to the state's maximum-security psychiatric hospital for a competency evaluation, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Alexander Kinyua, 21, of
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil was steady above $84 a barrel Wednesday as investors waited to hear whether the U.S. Federal Reserve plans new stimulus measures to boost weak economic growth.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for
WASHINGTON (AP) - The top-ranking Republican in the Senate calls the Obama health care law the first step in "Europeanizing America" and says Congress should "start over" if the system is ruled invalid by the Supreme Court.
Kentucky's Sen. Mitch McConnell