By KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A newly released medical report in the Trayvon Martin case says George Zimmerman had scalp wounds, black eyes and a broken nose from their altercation the night he fatally shot the Florida teenager.
By BRIAN SKOLOFF and NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSAssociated Press
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Campfires, fireworks and even lit cigarettes can spark wildfires. In the tinder-dry West, there is growing concern about the threat from guns.
This year, officials believe target
By KAY JOHNSON and LARA JAKESAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Bombs pounded six Iraqi cities and towns Tuesday, killing at least 40 people and raising suspicion that security forces might be assisting terrorists in launching attacks on Shiite Muslims.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The military's highest court agreed Monday to hear the appeal of a U.S. Marine convicted of murder in one of the most significant criminal cases against U.S. troops from the Iraq war.
The Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces ordered a review
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - With her grandson's terrified screams filling a suburban Detroit courtroom, 74-year-old Sandra Layne sat in a jail jumpsuit with tears in her eyes Monday as she listened to the teen telling a 911 operator he
By DAN ELLIOTT and MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The deadly crash of a military cargo plane fighting a South Dakota wildfire forced officials to ground seven other Air Force air tankers, removing critical firefighting aircraft from the skies during
CHICAGO (AP) - A 26-year-old suspected gang member has been charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl who was gunned down while selling snow cones near her house last week.
Police say Jerrell Dorsey of
By CHRIS LEHOURITESAP Sports Writer
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Just like clockwork, Spain's "tiki taka" passing game tore Italy apart.
The World Cup champions controlled the play Sunday in the European Championship final, as they usually do. They moved the ball
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Military officials have released the name of a battlefield surveillance unit leader who was killed by a fellow soldier during a safety briefing at Fort Bragg.
Authorities say 42-year-old Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale of Alvin, Texas, died
By JOHN HEILPRIN and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - An international conference on Saturday accepted a U.N.-brokered peace plan that calls for the creation of a transitional government in Syria, but at Russia's insistence the compromise agreement left the door