By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida teenager was in the midst of a severe mental illness episode triggered by a text message about his brother's suicide when he attacked and nearly killed a 15-year-old girl outside a middle school, a psychiatrist for
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) - A central Michigan man in jail on a charge of assaulting a 4-year-old boy weeks before he died has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Anthony Bennett is not charged in the death of Carnel Chamberlain. The indictment filed Wednesday replaces a temporary assault charge that
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mexico's reliance on the military to combat widespread drug violence and crime has been largely ineffective and has led to increases in human rights violations, according to a congressional report released Thursday.
The majority staff of the
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - A National Geographic reader sent a curious photo to Huffington, which they have been staring at longingly today.
Gisela Taranovski, a former planner for Boeing and a kayak builder, tells us she shot this scene of nature's whimsy on a snow-shoeing trip with her son and
By KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Ex-neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman called police at least six times in the months before he shot Trayvon Martin to death, reporting activity as benign as kids playing in the street to detailing the description
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Three Asia-based companies have agreed to pay $571 million to settle claims by officials in eight states that they conspired to inflate prices for liquid crystal display screens used in televisions and computer monitors, according to New
By The Associated Press
Key excerpts from the investigation into the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal led by former federal judge and ex-FBI director Louis Freeh:
- "Four of the most powerful people at The Pennsylvania State University - President Graham B. Spanier, Senior Vice President-Finance
MIAMI (AP) - An American Airlines flight that was diverted by a problem with cabin pressure is back on its way to Los Angeles.
Airlines spokeswoman Dori Alvarez says Flight 1585 landed safely at Miami International Airport Thursday morning about an hour after taking off from nearby Fort Lauderdale
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 485,000 Chico Polly high chairs are being recalled after a design flaw led to children getting cuts and bruises. Importer Artsana USA Inc. knows of 21 children getting injured from falling against pegs on the back legs of the chairs, which are meant to
CNN.com - Facebook is changing how bullying content is reported. It's giving users tools to better communicate their feelings and handle conflicts themselves. The changes are the result of collaborations with Yale, Columbia and Berkeley that involved months of research and focus groups