SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The man accused of strangling his girlfriend and putting her body in a tub of acid at a Nine Mile Falls home pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a murder charge in Spokane.
The trial for 27-year-old Jason Hart is set for Aug. 12.
He's accused of killing 33-year-old Regan
By RACHEL ZOLLAP Religion Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A Roman Catholic religious order released an unusually candid report Tuesday outlining how its leaders failed for decades to stop sex abuse in its schools and other ministries.
The Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph, which spans 10 Midwestern
By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - When his wife died of cancer at the age of 39, Bruce Ham wondered whether the laughter would ever return to the house he and their three daughters share.
"And it is back. It took awhile, but it is back," Ham said, more than three years after
NEW YORK (AP) - A production company making a documentary about the song "Happy Birthday to You" is challenging the copyright to the famous jingle.
Good Morning To You Productions Corp., which is working on a film tentatively titled "Happy Birthday," argues in a lawsuit filed Thursday that the song
By Bruce Fretts,
Long before Jeff Probst snuffed out his first torch on Survivor, the viewing tribe had spoken: We love watching the game shows people play. This is the original reality TV — average Joes and Janes trying to outwit, outplay and outlast their competitors. So, excluding the bug
By RAVI NESSMANAssociated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Bangladeshi garment factories are routinely built without consulting engineers. Many are located in commercial or residential buildings not designed to withstand the stress of heavy manufacturing. Some add illegal extra floors atop support
LONDON (AP) - A glowing Kate Middleton on Thursday made what was billed as her final solo appearance before giving birth when she christened a gigantic new cruise ship named the Royal Princess.
The Duchess of Cambridge, as she has been formally known since her marriage two years ago to Prince
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican put a new coin on sale last week to commemorate its historic papal transition. Too bad overseas collectors won't be able to buy it for months.
The Associated Press has learned that the Vatican still hasn't fully resolved an
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House is girding for another wrenching debate on abortion after a House panel on Wednesday approved legislation that would ban almost all abortions after a fetus reaches the age of 20 weeks.
Several recent court decisions have struck down similar