Jury in John Edwards trial reaches unanimous...
And so the wait continues.
Caught on camera: Truck plows into crowded bar; six injured
Waiter's $5,000 tip for $27 meal: 'Buy a nice car'... →
Best day ever for that server!
What caused naked face-chewing attack: Bath salts,... →
MIAMI — Authorities in Miami are looking for more witnesses after a police officer fatally shot a naked man who refused to stop chewing on the face of another naked man on a busy downtown highway ramp. “The guy was, like, tearing him to pieces with his mouth, so I told him, ‘Get off!’” a witness said. “The guy just kept eating the other guy away, like, ripping...
Beer-guzzling cows crash backyard party →
Cows on the loose in Boxford, Mass., crashed a backyard party last weekend, and went right for the beer. Yes, there are images.
'Frequent and severe' sexual violence alleged at... →
Sexual misconduct by male correctional staff toward inmates at Alabama’s Tutwiler Prison for Women is “commonplace” and has resulted in numerous women becoming pregnant while incarcerated, a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Justice alleges.
Terror suspect's eye color? Flying cameras to spy... →
LONDON — Helicopter-mounted cameras capable of identifying the color of a suspect’s shoelaces on the ground from almost a mile away have been unveiled as a key weapon for security officials preparing of this summer’s London Olympics.
Dispatcher snores during panicked 911 call →
An emergency dispatcher in Montgomery County, Md. was put on administrative leave and an inquiry launched after being recorded snoring during a woman’s desperate 911 call, according to a report by NBCWashington.com. Segments of the April 4 recording can be heard in the report broadcast on Tuesday, in which a panicky woman calls to report that her husband is having trouble breathing. The initial...
Researchers: More than 2,000 false convictions in... →
In 1984, two North Carolina girls, age 4 and 6, were molested. They told police their abuser was Sylvester Smith, who was dating the mother of one of the girls, and he went to prison for the crime. Twenty years later, the victims recanted, saying their grandmother told them to blame Smith, and his conviction was overturned. But the person they say who really molested them — their cousin,...
Father of 30, by 11 women, wants child support... →
Desmond Hatchett of Knoxville, Tenn., doesn’t deny fathering 30 children, by 11 mothers no less — instead, he’s pleading with the state to help him out with child support.
Man found alive, but unconscious, a week after car... →
Authorities found Michael Sanchez Jr., a 25-year-old San Jose resident, lying in thick bushes off the side of Highway 101 in South San Jose on Tuesday. He was unresponsive, and was taken to San Jose Regional Medical Center, where he remains hospitalized, police said. Authorities aren’t releasing any additional details about his condition, but his sister, Pricilla Sanchez, said he was still...
Census: Minorities now surpass whites in US births... →
For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the US.
Stimulus dollars funded erectile dysfunction study... →
This may not have been the type of “stimulus” feds intended.
Amid separation, husband challenges wife for New... →
Politics make strange bedfellows, especially in Long Island, N.Y., where an estranged husband and wife are running for the same seat.
The list is out! Top baby names for 2011 are... →
Jacob for boys and Sophia for girls were the most popular baby names in 2011. Click to see the rest.
'Dead' man wakes up at funeral that becomes... →
The funeral of a 28 year-old waiter in southern Egypt turned into a celebration when he woke up after being declared dead.
When Obama endorsed same-sex marriage...
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Obama backs same-sex marriage →
President Obama endorsed the right of same-sex couples to marry on Wednesday, a landmark pronouncement made in light of mounting pressure from gay right advocates. Obama became the first U.S. president to back the right of gay and lesbian couples to marry, a reversal from his own views as stated in the 2008 campaign, when he said he opposed same-sex marriage but favored civil unions as an...
Forecasters see no end to US obesity epidemic →
By 2030, an estimated 42 percent of the population will be obese, according to Duke University researchers.