By FARID HOSSAINAssociated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - More than 600 bodies have been recovered from the garment-factory building that collapsed well over a week ago, police said Sunday as the grim recovery work continued in one of the worst industrial accidents ever.
Police said Sunday night
BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for a man charged with lying to investigators after the Boston Marathon bombings are asking a federal judge to release him from jail, saying he had nothing to do with the deadly bombings and isn't a flight risk.
Robel Phillipos, 19, of Cambridge, faces a detention hearing
MURRAY, Utah (AP) - A Utah soccer referee who slipped into a coma after being punched by a teenage player during a game a week ago died Saturday night, police said.
Ricardo Portillo, 46, of Salt Lake City passed away at the hospital, where he was being treated following an assault, Unified police
By PHILLIP RAWLSAssociated Press
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Though the Alabama Legislature has cleared the way for posthumous pardons of the Scottsboro Boys, much work - from legal documents to public hearings - remains before the names of the nine black teens wrongly convicted more than 80 years ago
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Newtown, Conn., officials are meeting to discuss what to do with the elementary school where 20 first-graders and six educators were shot to death in December, but they might not vote. A consultant for the town said a task force of 28 local elected officials likely
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is trying to leverage new evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons, and make a fresh diplomatic and possible military push with allies to end the country's civil war.
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - On a warm summer day in July 2006, Robin Aleo climbed to the top of a 6-foot inflatable pool slide and slid down head first. As she neared the bottom, the slide partially collapsed and Aleo slammed her head on the concrete pool deck, causing
By BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Thousands of Sunni Muslims fled a Syrian coastal town Saturday, a day after reports circulated that dozens of people, including children, had been killed by pro-government gunmen in the area, activists said.
The violence occurred as embattled Syrian
By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The murder case against Jodi Arias in the death of her onetime boyfriend has gone to the jury, which is weighing weeks of evidence and the defendant's ever-changing version of events.
After closing arguments, the panel deliberated for just about
By STEVE LeBLANC and BOB SALSBERGAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A funeral home director was scrambling to find a cemetery that would bury a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, ignoring protesters gathered outside his business and saying everybody deserves a dignified burial service no matter