By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS and DEREK GATOPOULOSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Fourteen people have been charged with criminal fraud in Greece in a major investigation into a nonprofit group involved in a series of environmental conferences on cruise ships attended by religious leaders and
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
MIAMI (AP) - The nation's largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for the placement of an armed police officer in every school, but parents and educators questioned how safe such a move would keep kids, whether it would be economically feasible and how it
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A Portuguese model was sentenced Friday to the maximum 25 years to life in prison in the grisly castration killing of a TV personality in a New York City hotel room.
Renato Seabra, 23, was convicted last month of the 2011 murder of Carlos Castro, who
By GENARO C. ARMAS and JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A man fatally shot a woman decorating for a children's Christmas party at a tiny church hall and killed two men elsewhere in a rural township on Friday before he was shot dead in a gunfight with state troopers.
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations said South Sudan's armed forces shot down a U.N. helicopter on Friday killing all four Russian crew members on board, an attack South Sudan's military spokesman blamed rebel fighters.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
By DANNY ROBBINSAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - Union Pacific is adjusting the timing of the West Texas railroad crossing signal where a collision last month killed four military veterans riding in a parade, a company spokeswoman said Friday.
Raquel Espinoza-Williams said the railroad was doing work
WATERLOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A 16-year-old student in southern Michigan was arrested Friday after authorities said he threatened a teacher in an online posting, the latest clampdown on unruly students in the wake of last week's Connecticut school massacre.
The Jackson County sheriff's
By RANDY PENNELLAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two handguns have been seized from the bedroom of a teen who threatened a shooting at his suburban Philadelphia high school a week after a mass killing at a Connecticut elementary school, police said Friday.
The Council Rock South High School
NBCNEWS.COM - National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre defiantly blamed violent video games and movies, the media, gun-free zones in schools and other factors during the organization's first public statement following the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. last week.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Police have arrested at 25-year-old man after they say he robbed the Walgreen's at Division and Empire early Friday morning.
Here is the full Press Release from the Spokane Police Department: Spokane Police Arrest Walgreen's Robbery Suspect Spokane Police Officers