• No charges after US boy, 13, shot dead for stealing

    A man who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy as he was stealing from an unlocked car was arrested but US prosecutors declined to press charges, police said. Martinez Smith-Payne, who is black, was found unconscious and bleeding in a back alley when police were called about a shooting in St Louis,…

  • Woman rescued from Oregon mountain after husband plunges to death

    Rescue climbers who were deployed about 2,000 feet (610 meters) from Alison Fountain on Sunday ran into rough terrain and were unable to reach her until Monday morning, Marion County Sheriff spokesman Chris Baldridge said. The 29-year-old woman was airlifted in good condition from Mount Jefferson,…

  • West says it's 'painful' to watch retiring NBA star Bryant play

    Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry West, who engineered the trade two decades ago that brought Kobe Bryant to the Los Angeles Lakers, said on Monday it has been painful to watch the struggling 17-time NBA All-Star play this season. Bryant, enduring by far his worst season since entering the National…

  • Jailed for Miscarriage, Women Reveal the Cost of Criminalizing Abortion

    Maria Teresa Rivera didn’t know she was pregnant until the November morning four years ago when she suffered a miscarriage. “I hardly ever get visitors because of my mother-in-law’s economic situation," Rivera, a single mother to a 10-year-old, said in interviews with Amnesty International.

  • Buckingham Palace state dining room closed over safety fears

    The state dining room of Britain's Buckingham Palace, where visiting heads of state retire for coffee after banquets, has been closed off due to safety concerns, a palace spokesman said on Monday. "As the result of a routine survey, an issue was found with one of the ceiling beams in the roof space…

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    Climate change protests (55 photos)

    Tens of thousands of people have taken part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on the eve of a major conference in Paris. Because of a state of emergency in France imposed after the Nov. 13 Paris attacks, many of the rallies are taking place outside the…

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  • San Francisco's 'Hot Cop of Castro' Arrested After Allegedly Driving Into Two Men, Fleeing the Scene

    Chris Kohrs was off-duty when he allegedly drove into two men who were walking across Broadway near Montgomery Street about 2:20 a.m Sunday.

    Inside Edition
  • Eyes May Offer Window into Cardiovascular Disease

    Vision problems may sometimes be the only symptom a person has of a serious cardiovascular condition, a new case report suggests. The man was diagnosed with "amaurosis fugax," a condition in which a person loses vision in one eye, usually for a few minutes at a time, because of an interruption of…

  • Sheriff: Bodies found may be those of missing woman, son

    DEER LODGE, Mont. (AP) — Two bodies found in a wooded area near Deer Lodge are believed to be those of a woman and her adult son who were reported missing a month ago along with a large bar of gold, the Powell County sheriff said Monday.

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  • Brady seething after NFL Patriots loss

    Tom Brady urged the New England Patriots on Monday to use their first loss of the season as motivation, describing the upset defeat to the Denver Broncos as one of the lowest points of his career. The Patriots' chances of going through the season unbeaten ended in snowy Denver on Sunday night, when…

  • Daughter Dreads Holiday Visit To Mom In Diminished Health

    DEAR ABBY: I gave birth to a baby girl two months ago. I have a wonderful husband and my in-laws are incredible. We live far away from both sides of the family. My mom is a former cocaine and prescription pain meds addict. Her addiction diminished her mental capacities, and it's difficult to relate…

    Dear Abby
  • Turkey calls for opening of communication channels with Russia

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called on Tuesday for the opening of communication channels between Turkey and Russia to prevent incidents like the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish jets along the Syrian border last week. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip…

  • Ted Cruz Lauds Anti-Abortion Extremist Eight Days Before Planned Parenthood Shooting

    In 1994, Troy Newman called a man who murdered an abortion provider "little more than a political prisoner."

  • Japan probes mystery boats carrying dead bodies off coast

    TOKYO (AP) — They drift into seas near Japan by the dozens every year, ghostly wrecked ships thought to come from impoverished North Korea.

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  • This one number explains Donald Trump's support

    There’s never been a US presidential candidate like Donald Trump. Sixty-nine percent is pretty good for a favorability rating, but Mr. Trump isn’t the leader in this particular numerical category, according to ABC/Post data. Recommended: What do you know about Donald Trump?

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Russian deserter found after hiding in forest for over 10 years

    Police have apprehended an army deserter who hid in a forest in eastern Russia for more than a decade and kept his whereabouts secret from even his family, regional authorities said Monday. The 30-year-old man, whose identity was not made public, was drafted into the military in 2003 and was…

  • Warriors win 19th straight, 106-103 over the Jazz

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Stephen Curry was held in relative check for most of Monday night. The reigning MVP and NBA's leading scorer had 16 points through three quarters as Draymond Green and other teammates did the heavy lifting.

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  • Head-on car crash in Arizona leaves five dead

    Drunken driving is suspected of playing a role in a weekend highway collision between two automobiles that left five people dead outside of Phoenix, Arizona, authorities said on Monday.     The two cars crashed head-on at about 8 p.m. local time on Sunday along Hunt Highway near Sun Lakes, about 25…