By STEVE SZKOTAKAssociated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A judge on Wednesday upheld a jury's negligence finding against the state in the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre but sharply reduced damages to two families who said their daughters could have survived if the university
By JIM FITZGERALDAssociated Press
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A Florida woman and her brother were found guilty Wednesday of orchestrating the killings of the woman's millionaire husband and his mother in a grab for the family estate.
A federal jury said
By DINA CAPPIELLOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Democrat-controlled Senate defeated a bid Wednesday to block the Environmental Protection Agency from setting the first federal standards to reduce toxic air pollution from power plants.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Doctors say a German-born man accused of killing his much-older wife in Washington's fashionable Georgetown neighborhood has grown increasingly anxious and remains incompetent for trial.
Albrecht Muth is charged with killing 91-year-old
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - His twisted saga has taken him from a stint on a dating show to California's death row, where he has spent the last two years as a convicted serial killer who murdered five women and girls more than 30 years ago
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Gunfire erupted outside a Houston night club early Wednesday, killing three people and wounding two others as hundreds of confused concert-goers hit the ground in panic, witnesses and police said.
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Officials postponed declaring a winner in Egypt's disputed election on Wednesday, sending political tensions soaring as the country awaited its first new president in three decades.
Adding to the confusion and
By DONNA BRYSONAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A Rwandan general who was once a top aide to Rwandan President Paul Kagame but now is among his most prominent critics said Thursday that Kagame ordered the killing of the previous president that sparked Rwanda's 1994
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Once Santa Maria police discovered one of their own was possibly having sex with a 17-year-old girl they set up a ruse to get him to cop to the crime.
The decision to draw out a confession from Officer Alberto
By PAUL J. WEBER and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTIAssociated Press
SHINER, Texas (AP) - Hearing his 5-year-old daughter crying from behind a barn, a father ran and discovered the unthinkable: A man molesting her. The father pulled the man off his daughter, authorities say, and started pummeling him to