• Woman Discovers Man's Eyes Aren't Wandering By Accident

    DEAR ABBY: I am a 58-year-old, twice divorced, hard-working, middle-class female. I spend most of my time working and involved with my three adult children. About a year ago I started dating someone. He is 63, very helpful and claims he's madly in love with me and appreciates this opportunity for a…

    Dear Abby47 mins ago
  • Arab female bodybuilder looks abroad for recognition

    Flexing her muscles in defiance of the Gulf's conservative cultural stereotypes, bodybuilder Haifa Musawi has lost all hope of pumping iron for Bahrain so now is looking elsewhere for recognition. The 32-year-old began working out a decade ago after finding a personal trainer to help her overcome…

    AFP
  • Police: Boy found dead in hot car was Arkansas judge's son

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Police say an 18-month-old boy found dead in a hot vehicle in Arkansas last week was the son of a juvenile court judge.

    Associated Press
  • With warning to US, North Korea marks end of Korean War

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean officials warned the United States that another war on the Korean Peninsula would leave no Americans alive to sign a surrender document as the country marked Monday's anniversary of the armistice that ended fighting in the Korean War more than six decades…

    Associated Press
  • Growing Up Inside: How the Cards Are Stacked Against America’s ‘Youngest Murderers’

    In January 1999, siblings Curtis and Catherine Jones were found by police, frightened and hiding in a wooded area near their home in Port St. John, Florida. “Unfortunately, most states have made juvenile facilities almost mirror images of adult prisons,” said Mishi Faruqee, a juvenile justice…

    Takepart.com
  • Why did 'Jihadi John' flee Islamic State?

    British terrorist “Jihadi John” has reportedly left the Islamic State (aka ISIS) group, fearing for his life after being identified six months earlier as a Kuwaiti-born Londoner from a well-to-do family. Jihadi John left because the terrorist organization might drop him "like a stone or worse if…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • NYC grade school principal who committed suicide had forged tests

    A successful New York elementary school principal who took her own life had forged standardized English exam scores for her third grade students, the city's Department of Education said on Monday. Jeanene Worrell-Breeden, 49, who was the founding principal of the Teachers College Community School,…

    Reuters
  • Chinese woman dies after trapped in escalator, but saves son

    BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese woman died after being trapped in a shopping mall escalator, but not before pushing her 2-year-old son to safety.

    Associated Press
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: the Silent Disorder That Wreaks Havoc on the Body

    One in every 10 women has polycystic ovary syndrome, a disorder that is the leading cause of female infertility and a risk factor for diabetes, cancer, heart disease and other life-threatening illnesses. "Polycystic ovary syndrome is an extraordinarily prevalent lifelong disorder that many women…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • Texas toddler dies after father leaves her strapped in hot SUV: police

    A Texas father whose 2-year-old daughter died after she was left strapped in the back of an SUV as temperatures soared to 98 degrees Fahrenheit was arrested on Monday and charged with child abandonment, police said. Hamuda Raufu, 40, said he dropped off his wife at home on July 17 after a day at…

    Reuters
  • China stocks down at midday, defying government moves

    Chinese shares sank Tuesday morning, a day after Shanghai's steepest slide in eight years, defying renewed government vows of support that analysts warned were not enough to settle nervous investors. The fresh losses, in a volatile session, came despite an unprecedented effort by the government of…

    AFP28 mins ago
  • Play

    Person crushed by large piece of stone in Raleigh

    Raleigh police have confirmed that one person was killed after being crushed by a large piece of stone at a Raleigh business.

    WTVD – Raleigh/Durham
  • Police ID man whose severed legs were found in Connecticut

    Two severed legs found near a Connecticut train station earlier this month were from a homeless man last seen in May, and testing continues on two arms found nearby, authorities said Monday.

    Associated Press
  • Watch this fighter jet's insane vertical takeoff

    Technically Incorrect: It seems like a normal takeoff for this MiG-29. Until it isn't.

    CNET
  • Passing Up Harvard: Qualified Black and Latino Kids Aren't Applying to Top Colleges

    According to the study, which was produced by the National Bureau of Economic Research, black and Latino students are more likely than white students to apply to colleges that are closer to their home, that enroll large numbers of minority students, and that have a track record of success with…

    Takepart.com
  • Bobby Brown 'completely numb' after death of daughter

    ATLANTA (AP) — R&B singer Bobby Brown said Monday that his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was "an angel" and that the family must find a way to honor her memory.

    Associated Press
  • Buildings damaged, teenager missing in Indonesian quake

    A powerful earthquake rocked remote eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, damaging several buildings and leaving a teenage boy missing after he fell into a river. The 7.0-magnitude quake struck inland in a mountainous area of Papua in the early hours, almost 250 kilometres (150 miles) west of the…

    AFP9 mins ago