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Police in the Russian city of St. Petersburg say they are investigating cannibalism and occult sacrifice as motives in the suspected slayings of at least 11 people by a pensioner dubbed the "granny ripper."
Brooklyn rapper Sean Price, a member of hip-hop groups Heltah Skeltah, Boot Camp Clik and Random Axe, died Saturday at 43, record label Duck Down Music confirmed.
Violence returns to Ferguson. Donald Trump is (surprise) not backing down. And a NFL football legend is remembered.
Washington, D.C., where the powers that reign over the United States reside, is sinking into the ocean.
It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.
An explosion struck a checkpoint near the entrance to Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on Monday, a police officer said.
Now, finally, Donald Trump might have thrown cold water on his own white-hot summer surge to the top of the Republican presidential primary field.
Presidential candidate Donald Trump defended himself Sunday from the fierce backlash he's received for criticizing Fox News debate moderator Megyn Kelly, insisting he said nothing wrong and that he values women.
Ten people were wounded in a bombing early Monday at a police station in Istanbul, Turkey's semi-official Anadolu news agency reported.
When a U.S. Air Force veteran died after an undocumented immigrant and another man allegedly sexually assaulted her and beat her with a hammer, a police chief wasted little time blaming top officials of California and the United States.
The city of Durango and La Plata County, Colorado, have declared a state of emergency after a federal cleanup crew accidentally released mine waste into the water.
The verdict is in, and James Holmes has been found guilty of first-degree murder for killing 12 people in a movie theater in July 2012. The Colorado jury predictably rejected his insanity defense, but that is not the end of the story. That same jury will now begin determining whether he should be executed or serve the rest of his life in prison. And, as a result, America once again finds itself in a virtually unique discussion among rich nations on whether capital punishment should apply to one of its citizens.
New evidence emerges that could make a Texas district attorney rethink his stance on the death penalty. "Death Row Stories" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Since 1976, Texas has executed more than 500 people. "Death Row Stories" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Police trace a murder to a high school and, in Texas, the killers could get the ultimate punishment. "Death Row Stories" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.