By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
LEBANON, Pa. (AP) - A retired Pennsylvania pastor insists both of his wives died accidentally. Prosecutors call him a liar - and a killer.
Already facing trial in the death of his second wife, Arthur Burton "A.B." Schirmer is now charged with killing his
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
The Food and Drug Administration is warning U.S. consumers that the vast majority of Internet pharmacies are fraudulent and likely are selling counterfeit drugs that could harm them.
The agency on Friday launched a national campaign, called BeSafeRx, to
By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Attorneys for three Somalis charged with murder in the shooting deaths of four Americans aboard a hijacked yacht want a federal judge to stop prosecutors from seeking the death penalty if they're convicted.
The attorneys wrote in a
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Two men were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday for their roles in a Mexican drug gang that dissolved victims' bodies in acid.
Jose Olivera, 38, got five consecutive life terms and David Valencia, 42, got
By RON DePASQUALEAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Slovenia's prime minister insisted that the Alpine nation does not need a bailout from the European Union, despite a crippling banking crisis that has unnerved investors and caused political gridlock.
Prime Minister Janez Jansa said
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Most U.S. and coalition combat units in Afghanistan have returned to their practice of partnering with Afghan forces, nearly two weeks after the top U.S. commander put restrictions on such arrangements, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A convicted killer who walked away from a North Carolina prison farm was captured Thursday after more than four days on the run.
James J. Ladd, 51, was taken into custody by state authorities at about 11 a.m., according to North Carolina
By ANTHONY McCARTNEY and ROBERT JABLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An actor whose character died a violent death on the TV drama "Sons of Anarchy" plunged to his death in a driveway after apparently killing his landlady and attacking neighbors near Hollywood, police said Thursday.
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Cellphones in Syria rang, buzzed and chirped Thursday with an ominous text message from the military to members of the armed rebellion: "Game over."
The rebels provided their own response to the regime's warning to surrender and disarm by launching
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A manslaughter trial set to begin Thursday will determine whether a tour bus driver should be held responsible for the deaths of 15 passengers when the vehicle slammed into a guardrail and crashed last year, shearing the roof end to end.