ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Authorities in Greece say 14 people have been arrested in a major fraud investigation into a non-profit group that organized a series of environmental conferences on cruise ships attended by religious leaders and renowned experts.
Police and judicial authorities said Friday
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
WACO, Texas (AP) - Texas' request to force the U.S. Health and Human Services to continue funding its Women's Health Program was denied Friday, as a judge sided with federal authorities who say the state's exclusion of Planned Parenthood violates HHS
CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) - Authorities in southwestern Idaho say 30 malnourished dogs have been seized from a Caldwell home that also appears to have contained an illegal marijuana growing operation. The Canyon County Sheriff's Office says 65-year-old Jerry Krebs faces 30 counts
By CURT ANDERSONAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - A Marine veteran jailed for months in Mexico after trying to carry a family heirloom shotgun across the border has been freed, U.S. officials and his lawyer said late Friday.
The attorney for 27-year-old Jon Hammar tweeted Friday night that his client
WATERLOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A 16-year-old student in southern Michigan was arrested Friday after authorities said he threatened a teacher in an online posting, the latest clampdown on unruly students in the wake of last week's Connecticut school massacre.
The Jackson County sheriff's
By RICK CALLAHANAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Three people charged in a gas explosion that devastated an Indianapolis neighborhood deliberately set up the deadly blast to collect a big insurance payout, authorities said Friday.
The home's owner, Monserrate Shirley; her boyfriend, Mark
By MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWINAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A convicted bank robber captured days after a daring escape from a high-rise jail in downtown Chicago will likely return to the same federal lockup, though this time he'll most likely be held in a special isolation unit, his attorney
By DAVID B. CARUSO and JEFF DONNAssociated Press
A federal crackdown on illicit foreign supplies of human growth hormone has failed to stop rampant misuse, and instead has driven record sales of the drug by some of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies, an Associated Press investigation
By JOHN MILLERAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The guardian of a northern Idaho fifth-grader was upset Thursday with a school's response after she says a man entered a classroom, harassed and assaulted children and put her grandson in a chokehold.
Jerry Peery said other parents in the small
By The Associated Press
The community of Newtown, Conn., is in the thick of funerals and memorial services for the 26 children and adults killed Friday at an elementary school. A look at the services held Thursday:
Amid grim-faced mourners hurrying through a packed parking lot, a