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Prosecutors charge Oklahoma officer with rape
OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma City police officer was charged Friday with 16 counts including rape and sexual battery after he was accused of assaulting at least seven women while...
(Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:50:08 -0400)

Federal judge strikes key part of Texas abortion law
AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state. U.S. District Judge Lee...
(Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:25:23 -0400)

The day in photos
A lucky lady gets a red-hot proposal, dolphins migrate, lions fight, a real-life Iron Man takes to the streets and more.
(Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:15:00 -0400)

Putin: ‘It’s best not to mess with us’
LAKE SELIGER, Russia, Aug 29 – President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia’s armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a pro-Kremlin...
(Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:11:03 -0400)

Woman killed by bus at Burning Man festival
BLACK ROCK DESERT, Nev. — A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada died early Thursday after she was struck by a bus carrying passengers around...
(Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:56:28 -0400)

Scientists solve the mystery of Death Valley’s moving rocks
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks – some weighing hundreds of pounds – zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National...
(Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:02:00 -0400)

Pilot confirmed dead in Virginia F-15 crash
DEERFIELD, Va. — The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an...
(Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:45:20 -0400)

ISIS posts another brutal beheading video
Islamic State terrorists posted another brutal video of an apparent beheading to threaten Iraqi Kurdish leaders for helping the U.S., Agence France-Presse reported on Friday. The video, titled “A Message...
(Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:39:57 -0400)

How one funeral caused the Ebola outbreak to explode
A single funeral caused many. Stephen Gire and other health researchers on the ground in Africa had some hope that the Ebola outbreak was coming under control or at least...
(Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:35:24 -0400)

See a human catapult in action
Two brothers needed to cross a lake, but couldn't afford to go by plane ... so they created a human catapult that you have to see to believe.
(Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:31:50 -0400)