By DAVID B. CARUSO and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The nightmarish case of a nanny accused of stabbing to death two children in her care stunned the family's well-to-do neighborhood and caused legions of parents to wonder how well they know who is watching their kids.
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - In Internet chats as breezy as they were bizarre, a police officer accused of plotting to kidnap and eat as many as 100 women was once cautioned not to be wasteful when cooking a victim because "there is nearly 75 pounds of food there."
But no one was
By VESELIN TOSHKOVAssociated Press
ARCHAR, Bulgaria (AP) - On the banks of the Danube, in the northwest corner of Bulgaria, lie the remnants of an ancient Roman settlement called Ratiaria, host to a priceless cultural heritage. Craters pockmark the huge site, evidence of a scourge threatening
By KHIN MAUNG WINAssociated Press
SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar authorities on Friday revised downward the death toll from this week's ethnic violence in the country's west after warning that the strife risks harming the country's reputation as it seeks to shift to democratic rule
By TED SHAFFREYAssociated Press
KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) - Police on Friday released another round of names of men they believe paid for sex with a woman who's charged with using her Zumba dance studio as a front for prostitution in the seaside town.
The names bring to 39 the number of men
By KARIN LAUB and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Two deadly car bombs and sporadic fighting marred a shaky holiday truce Friday in Syria, although thousands of protesters used the brief respite in the civil war to pour into the streets and demand President Bashar Assad's ouster.
By AMIR SHAHAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber detonated explosives outside a mosque packed with senior regional officials in northern Afghanistan on a major Muslim holiday Friday, killing 41 people. The officials escaped unhurt, and many of the dead were soldiers and
By JEFF TODDAssociated Press
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Hurricane Sandy spun away from the Bahamas late Friday after causing 43 deaths across the Caribbean, churning northward toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to join with winter weather fronts to create a super storm.
The Category 1
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Three people were found wounded, two fatally, in a vehicle that was fired upon by a Texas state trooper in a helicopter.
The incident happened Thursday afternoon near the South Texas border with Mexico near the town of La Joya (HOY'-yah), about 70 miles northwest of
By CHRISTOPHER BODEENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese lawmakers have stripped disgraced politician Bo Xilai of his last official position, formally expelling him from the country's top legislature and clearing the way for criminal proceedings against the once-rising political star.