• Alabama woman convicted in girl's running death dies

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman convicted of capital murder in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter died Friday less than a year into her life-without-parole sentence for the killing.

    Associated Press
  • 'Star Wars' Producers Charged Over Harrison Ford Accident

    LONDON (AP) — British health authorities announced Thursday they have issued criminal charges against the producers of Star Wars: The Force Awakens over an on-set accident in which Harrison Ford broke his leg.

    Associated Press
  • Britain’s New Tank Is The ‘Swiss Army Knife’ Of Warfare

    A new British Army tank comes with such a huge range of tools that it’s been described as a ‘Swiss Army Knife’.

    Rob Waugh's Yahoo Blog
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    8 risky foods that can make you sick (8 photos)

    With Valentine’s Day nearly here, aphrodisiacs are on the menu. But while everyone knows that raw oysters present the risk of food poisoning, there are plenty of other seemingly benign foods that can make you sick.  Symptoms of foodborne illnesses include cramps, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and…

    Gail Johnson
  • Teen's Heart Aches For Young Cousin In Midst Of Melodrama

    DEAR ABBY: I am 18 and in my sophomore year of college. A month ago, my family went through some major hardships. It came out that "Uncle Mark" has been cheating on my aunt for years and is moving his mistress to our area. They have two children, a son in elementary school and a daughter, "Dana,"…

    Dear Abby
  • Mom Who Did Nothing as Girl Was Beaten to Death Gets Prison

    A mother accused of doing nothing as her boyfriend beat her 4-year-old daughter to death has been sentenced to four to eight years in prison

    ABC News
  • Syria rebel ambush this week killed 76 regime forces: monitor

    An ambush by Syrian rebels on pro-regime forces near Damascus this week killed 76 fighters, a monitor said Saturday, in one of the deadliest attacks of its kind since the conflict began. Militants from the powerful Jaish al-Islam (Army of Islam) rebel group opened fire last Sunday on around 240…

    AFP
  • China urges U.N. action to make North Korea 'pay price'

    By John Irish MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) - China will back a U.N. Security Council resolution to make North Korea "pay the necessary price" for recent rocket launches, its foreign minister told Reuters on Friday, adding the goal was to get Pyongyang back to the negotiating table. Wang Yi also said…

    Reuters
  • Seeking a Splash: Klay goes for All-Star 3s upset of Curry

    TORONTO (AP) — Klay Thompson believes, even if he knows many don't.

    Associated Press
  • Two teen girls killed at Arizona school in murder-suicide

    Two teenage girls died Friday at a high school in Arizona in what police called a murder-suicide. The 15-year-olds, described as close friends and in a relationship, were found lying next to each other under a covered patio near the cafeteria at Independence High School, near Phoenix, police said…

    AFP
  • Apple Watch models get huge discounts ahead of March event

    If you haven't been keeping up with the news, a number of very reliable reporters have said that Apple is planning to hold its next big event in March. A brand new iPhone that will potentially be called the iPhone 5se will be unveiled at the event, but Apple is also apparently ready to update its…

    BGR News
  • 95 Burmese Pythons (and Counting) Captured in Everglades

    The Burmese python has worn out its welcome, and its time is nigh. For the second time since 2013, Florida wildlife officials are inviting people near and far to search for Burmese pythons (Python bivittatus) in the Everglades. Depending on where they spot the invasive species, participants can…

    LiveScience.com
  • Doctor Performs Surgery on Wrong Newborn Baby

    A doctor mistakenly performed tongue-clipping surgery on Nate Melton, leaving his parents devastated.

    Inside Edition
  • Parenting At Ex's House Is An Issue For New Wife

    DEAR ABBY: I am a divorced father who has recently remarried. I have parenting time with my children one weeknight and every other weekend. My children have told me that during the week they prefer doing their homework at their mother's home. They say that by the time I pick them up, prepare dinner…

    Dear Abby
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    7 fast food salads that are anything but healthy (8 photos)

    Health conscious, nutrition savvy, superfood fanatics rejoiced this month when McDonald’s announced a few new additions to its salad menu. Among the attention grabbing ingredients: kale! Yes, McDonald’s satisfies all of our nutrition needs with it’s new kale-based Caesar salad…or does it?  At the…

    Caleigh Rykiss
  • If ribs visible, you were candidate for crematorium, Auschwitz survivor tells Nazi trial

    By Elke Ahlswede DETMOLD, Germany (Reuters) - Three survivors spoke on Friday of the smell of burnt bodies and piles of the dead at Nazi Germany's Auschwitz death camp, one of whose former guards stands accused of helping in the murder of at least 170,000 people. "If your ribs were visible, you…

    Reuters
  • Governor signs bill overhauling Wisconsin civil service laws

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker signed a sweeping bill Friday that reworks Wisconsin's hiring and firing practices, brushing aside Democrats' complaints that the measure will lead to cronyism in state agencies.

    Associated Press