• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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    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
  • Body found in suitcase near Seattle, second time since May

    The body was discovered at about 8:30 a.m. when a maintenance worker came across the suitcase at an apartment complex in SeaTac, home to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, King County Sheriff's spokesman Stan Seo said. In mid-June law enforcement officials asked for the public's help in solving…

    Reuters
  • Strong earthquake hits Indonesia's Papua: USGS

    A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked the eastern Indonesian province of Papua on Tuesday, US seismologists said, causing panicked people to run out of their homes. No tsunami warning was issued after the quake, which struck inland, and Indonesia's national disaster agency said there were no…

    AFP
  • 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
  • 911 calls reveal both sides of deadly road rage incident

    BEVERLY HILLS, Fla. (AP) — In 911 calls from an apparent road rage incident, a north Florida man tells a dispatcher he has his gun "cocked and loaded" because "some maniac" was trying to run him off the road.

    Associated Press
  • Sweden investigates if wreck in its waters is Russian submarine

    The Swedish military is studying a video taken by shipwreck hunters who say it shows a wrecked submarine just off the eastern coast of Sweden which appears to be Russian, a spokesman said on Monday. The discovery comes less than a year after Swedish troops and ships unsuccessfully hunted for a…

    Reuters
  • 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