By By JEANNIE NUSSAssociated Press
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A 6-year-old Arkansas girl who was the victim in an abuse case last year and was found dead this past week in a vacant house in her neighborhood was suffocated and apparently raped, authorities said in a court document released
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has fired the top two administrators of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., for mismanagement and fostering an atmosphere of defying Navy rules and regulations.
The firings of the school's
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A key U.N. committee voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for a resolution strongly condemning "gross violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms" by Syrian authorities and government-controlled militias and demanding an immediate halt
LOOMIS, Calif. (AP) - A fourth person has died from eating a soup made with poisonous mushrooms earlier this month at senior care facility in Northern California, authorities said Tuesday.
The Placer County Sheriff's Department identified the woman as Dorothy Mary Hart, 92.
Three others at the
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More than six years after two children burned to death in an SUV in Los Angeles, their father has pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder.
Dae Kwon Yun, 61, was sentenced to life in prison after entering the guilty pleas Tuesday and admitted special circumstances of
By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIELAssociated Press
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) - The mother of an Alabama man accused of shooting two sheriff's deputies wrote of his increasingly erratic and threatening behavior in three requests to have him placed in mental institutions against his will in recent years,
By By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An executive vilified by Hewlett-Packard Co. on allegations of an accounting ruse is escalating his counter-attack on the company accusing him.
In a letter to HP's board released Tuesday, former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch fiercely
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina judge on Tuesday ordered three U.S.-born children to be reunited with their deported Mexican father, a move toward resolving a 2-year legal fight that has drawn international attention.
Social services officials in rural
By ADRIAN SAINZ and KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Bomb threats to 30 courthouses and other government buildings across Tennessee forced many to be evacuated Tuesday, including the federal building in Memphis, but authorities said no explosives were found.
By ADRIAN SAINZAssociated Press
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities in Tennessee are investigating bomb threats that forced the evacuation of 24 courthouses across the state, including the federal building in downtown Memphis.
Tennessee Emergency Management Agency spokesman Jeremy Heidt said