By CARRIE ANTLFINGERAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Milwaukee woman accused of killing a pregnant woman and trying to steal her full-term fetus dropped her insanity plea during a final hearing Thursday before her trial starts next week.
Annette Morales-Rodriguez, 34, had pleaded not guilty
BEIJING (AP) -- A platform elevator at a construction site in southern China has dropped 30 floors in a free fall, killing 19 workers.
The official Xinhua News Agency says the accident happened Thursday in Wuhan city in Hubei province.
A government notice posted by local Wuhan
By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A mother serving life in prison for murder must be allowed to see her children, who were in the rural Iowa home during the execution-style killing of their neighbor, a judge decided in a ruling that outraged the prosecutor in the case.
By OSAMA ALFITORYAssociated Press
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - The attack that killed four Americans in Libya, including the U.S. ambassador, was an organized two-part operation by heavily armed militants that included a precisely timed raid on a supposedly secret safe house just as Libyan and U.S.
By MICHELLE RINDELSAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Las Vegas man faces four counts of driving under the influence resulting in death after his car rolled over Thursday and plowed into a Las Vegas bus stop, killing four pedestrians and injuring several other people.
The Thursday morning
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The search for those behind the provocative, anti-Muslim film implicated in violent protests in Egypt and Libya led Wednesday to a California Coptic Christian convicted of financial crimes who acknowledged his role in
By HAMZA HENDAWI and OSAMA ALFITORYAssociated Press
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Heavily armed militants used a protest of an anti-Islam film as a cover and may have had help from inside Libyan security in their deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate, a senior Libyan official said Thursday.
By EILEEN SULLIVAN and STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal authorities have identified a Coptic Christian in southern California who is on probation after his conviction for financial crimes as the key figure behind the anti-Muslim film that ignited mob violence against U.S
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Well-armed Libyan extremists launched a sustained attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Tuesday, killing four State Department employees, including the American ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and foreign service officer Sean
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney is a Republican standard-bearer largely standing alone in his rush to criticize President Barack Obama after violent attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in Egypt and Libya.
Romney's quick swing at Obama - as the crisis was