By ANTHONY McCARTNEYAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jackson's ex-wife broke into tears on Wednesday when she took the witness stand in a civil case and described the singer's fear of pain and reliance on physicians.
Debbie Rowe said the pop star trusted doctors to
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators have added about 320,000 older model Honda Odyssey minivans to a widening probe of faulty air bags that affects at least three automakers and more than 2 million vehicles.
Front air bags on the Honda Motor Co. minivans from the 2003
By Liz Raftery,
Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown on the Peanuts TV specials, was sentenced to one year in jail for threatening his former girlfriend and stalking her plastic surgeon, The Associated Press reports.
Robbins will serve the sentence in a rehabilitation facility, where
By JAY LINDSAYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A college fraternity in Boston has raised more than twice the money needed to pay for gender transition surgery for a frat brother.
The Phi Alpha Tau fraternity at Emerson College began raising money for sophomore Donnie Collins early this month after
By LORI HINNANTAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - The man at the forefront of France's fight against fiscal fraud is now one of those being investigated.
Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac has spent months singling out corporate multinational tax dodgers, citizens who live abroad to avoid taxes and
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Jake Finkbonner was so close to death after flesh-eating bacteria infected him through a cut on his lip that his parents had last rites performed and were discussing donating the 5-year-old's tiny organs.
Jake's 2006 cure from the
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix woman who pretended to have cancer in order to raise money for breast implants has been sentenced to a year in jail and three years of probation.
Court spokesman Kelly Vail says 27-year-old Jami Lynn Toler was sentenced Wednesday. She pleaded guilty in August to a theft
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A West Texas plastic surgeon paid someone $9,000 - in the form of three silver bars - to kill another doctor who was dating his ex-girlfriend, police alleged Monday.
Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon and David Neal Shepard were arrested by police in Amarillo shortly after midnight,
By JENNIFER KAYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - A homeless man whose face was mostly chewed off in a bizarre attack alongside a busy South Florida highway is in good spirits, talking and walking with the help of hospital staff, doctors said Tuesday.