By JOCELYN NOVECK and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Mindy Sigg sat sobbing, listening to prosecutors tell a court that her 17-year-old son had confessed to the abduction and killing of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway.
While any mother would be devastated, there was an even
By DAVID B. CARUSO and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The nightmarish case of a nanny accused of stabbing to death two children in her care stunned the family's well-to-do neighborhood and caused legions of parents to wonder how well they know who is watching their kids.
By KHIN MAUNG WINAssociated Press
SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar authorities on Friday revised downward the death toll from this week's ethnic violence in the country's west after warning that the strife risks harming the country's reputation as it seeks to shift to democratic rule
By KARIN LAUB and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Two deadly car bombs and sporadic fighting marred a shaky holiday truce Friday in Syria, although thousands of protesters used the brief respite in the civil war to pour into the streets and demand President Bashar Assad's ouster.
By DON BABWINAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Attorneys for a woman who for years doubted her 14-year-old son was a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy said Thursday that a lab concluded that DNA tests on the exhumed remains were not those of her son.
"We don't know who it is, but this
By JEFF TODDAssociated Press
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Hurricane Sandy spun away from the Bahamas late Friday after causing 43 deaths across the Caribbean, churning northward toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to join with winter weather fronts to create a super storm.
The Category 1
By CHRISTOPHER BODEENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese lawmakers have stripped disgraced politician Bo Xilai of his last official position, formally expelling him from the country's top legislature and clearing the way for criminal proceedings against the once-rising political star.
DENVER (AP) - The father of a teen accused of killing a 10-year-old Colorado girl is asking for prayers for the girl's family.
Rob Sigg issued a written statement Thursday saying there are no words to express the sorrow he and his family feel for the pain Jessica Ridgeway's family is
By BEN WALKERAP Baseball Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Long ball one night, a Giant dose of small ball the next.
Two wins in two games and suddenly San Francisco doesn't need to dig itself out of a postseason hole for a change.
Madison Bumgarner shut down the Detroit Tigers for seven innings
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston home day care where four children were killed in a fire last year was run by an irresponsible woman who twice left the children alone that day to go shopping, prosecutors told jurors Thursday during her murder trial.