By Kate Stanhope,
Teen Mom star Amber Portwood was transported to Indiana's Rockville Correctional Facility Wednesday to begin her five-year prison sentence, Us Weekly reports.
During the next two weeks, the 22-year-old will undergo a "diagnostic and evaluation period," a spokesman for the
By Robyn Ross,
A man who verbally attacked Bristol Palin at a bar has sued the Dancing with the Stars alum and Lifetime for defamation.
The spat, which occurred in a West Hollywood bar in September, has been used in promos for Palin's new Lifetime reality series Bristol Palin: Life's a
By Robyn Ross,
A federal jury has dismissed Stephen Baldwin's lawsuit against Kevin Costner, The Associated Press reports.
In December 2010, Baldwin and his friend Spyridon Contogouris filed a lawsuit in a Louisiana court over securities fraud and misrepresentation, claiming that the
By JEFF MARTINAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating disease is refusing to take pain medications during some procedures, partly because of her personal convictions, her father said.
Aimee Copeland despises the use of morphine
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks recorded their third big gain of the week and closed at a one-month high Friday because of expectations that the central banks of countries around the world will step in to limit the damage from a debt crisis in Europe
By KAY JOHNSONAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's rapidly expanding oil production is likely to complicate OPEC's efforts to influence world prices as the country re-emerges as a major player after 20 years on the sidelines due to sanctions and strife
By DON MELVINAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union sent a message Friday to the Syrian regime, which stands accused of killing thousands of its own citizens: No more caviar, fancy shoes or primo cigars for you until the violence stops.
By ALEXA OLESENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Shanghai grad student Wu Heng hadn't planned to become a food activist but he couldn't stop himself after reading a news story about cooks slathering pork in chemicals to make it look and smell like costlier cuts of beef
By ROD McGUIRKAssociated Press
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - The government announced Friday that 294 of Australia's biggest polluters will pay a carbon tax when it comes into force next month in a bid to curb the nation's greenhouse gas emissions.
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOYOTA, Japan (AP) - Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda assured shareholders Friday that Japan's top automaker had recovered from last year's disasters even as power shortages continue to dog the country.