By KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A bond hearing took more a tone of a trial Friday when both sides in the Trayvon Martin murder case presented what sounded like opening statements with the defense quizzing witnesses and trying to poke holes in the
By DON MELVIN and TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - After 18 disappointing summits since the start of the debt crisis, Europe's leaders appeared Friday to have finally come up with quick fixes and long-term plans that show they are serious about restoring
By BRENT KALLESTADAssociated Press
LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) - Florida officials said Thursday that Tropical Storm Debby was responsible for seven deaths in the state.
State emergency operations spokeswoman Jessica Sims said that two people died in Pinellas County,
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) - The body of a 4-year-old boy missing for a week was found buried Thursday at his home, a family spokesman said.
Carnel Chamberlain's body was found under a wood porch or deck at the home on the reservation of the Saginaw Chippewa
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A division of United Technologies Corp. pleaded guilty on Thursday to crimes related to the illegal export of software that U.S. officials say was used by China to develop the country's first modern military
By The Associated Press
From above, the destruction wrought by a raging Colorado wildfire becomes painfully clear: Rows and rows of homes - hundreds in all - reduced to smoldering ashes. Amid the devastation, there are hopeful signs: More than 120 soldiers using heavy equipment
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A medical examiner says an 11-year-old New York girl was electrocuted while trying to retrieve a ball from a pond at a time-share resort's miniature golf course near Orlando.
Orange County deputies say Ashton Jojo cried out in pain
By ROBERT BARRAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The e-mails sound casual: Dude reaching out to dude, begging for favors and offering rewards ranging from coffee to fine champagne.
But what the bankers were allegedly doing was as serious as it gets: fixing an
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican bank, one of the more secretive institutions of the secrecy-obsessed Vatican, opened itself up to a little external scrutiny Thursday in a bid to show it's serious about fighting money-laundering and being
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - A fraternity has been found guilty of hazing in the alcohol poisoning death of a Cornell University student from New York City.
The Ithaca Journal reports (http://ithacajr.nl/MVsaFS ) that a county judge convicted the Sigma Alpha Epsilon