By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A former chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander has asked a judge to release him from custody and let him live with his parents as he faces federal child pornography charges.
Ryan Loskarn, 35, was arrested Wednesday on charges of possessing child
By DAN ELLIOTT and IVAN MORENOAssociated Press
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - A teenager who may have had a grudge against a teacher opened fire Friday with a shotgun at a suburban Denver high school, wounding a fellow student before killing himself.
Quick-thinking students at Arapahoe High School
By NIRMALA GEORGEAssociated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) - The phones were ringing nonstop in the tiny, windowless office in downtown New Delhi, with urgent appeals from desperate women.
One caller, speaking in whispers, said her husband beat her regularly because she failed to bring in enough dowry.
By MESFIN FEKADUAP Music Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Beyonce has released her new album in an unconventional way: She announced and dropped it on the same day.
The singer released "Beyonce" exclusively on iTunes early Friday. She mirrors how Jay Z released "Magna Carta Holy Grail" earlier this year -
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A jury that acquitted a Somali man of piracy charges has been unable to reach a verdict on two hostage-taking charges, resulting in a mistrial Thursday.
The acquittal of Ali Mohamed Ali on the more serious piracy charges remains intact,
By FREDERIC J. FROMMER and TRAVIS LOLLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The fired chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander made his first court appearance Thursday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.
Ryan Loskarn answered softly, "Yes, sir," when U.S. Magistrate Judge
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
Shannon Guess Richardson
By Kate Stanhope,
Oscar-nominated actress Eleanor Parker, who is best known for playing the Baroness in The Sound of Music, died Monday due to complications from pneumonia, Variety reports. She was 91.
By DAN ELLIOTT and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Aron Ralston, the Colorado adventurer whose self-amputation ordeal was made into the movie "127 Hours," was arrested in Denver on allegations of domestic violence after police say he and his girlfriend got into an altercation.