By GILLIAN FLACCUS and PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The priest at the heart of an assault trial testified Wednesday that he never molested the man accused of assaulting him.
Lawyers say the Rev. Jerold Lindner was called to the witness
By HEIDI VOGTAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber killed 21 people including three U.S. soldiers at a checkpoint in a packed market in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday - the third assault targeting Americans in as many days.
By PAUL J. WEBER and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTIAssociated Press
SHINER, Texas (AP) - Hearing his 5-year-old daughter crying from behind a barn, a father ran and discovered the unthinkable: A man molesting her. The father pulled the man off his daughter, authorities say, and started pummeling him to
By PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The head of the U.N. observer mission in Syria said Tuesday that U.N. forces have come under fire multiple times recently but are committed to staying in the strife-torn country.
Maj. Gen. Robert
By Sadie Gennis,
Alec Baldwin allegedly punched a photographer on the chin on Tuesday, the New York Daily News reports.The paper posted photos of Baldwin supposedly accosting one of its photographers outside New York City's Marriage License Bureau.
By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida teenager accused of orchestrating an attack that left his classmate in flames was convicted Tuesday of aggravated battery after jurors decided against more serious charges.
By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Mike Archambault says Brian Vander Lee has been a jokester who wouldn't hurt a fly since they met as long-haired 13-year-olds, and he can't understand what could have led an off-duty Minneapolis SWAT officer to allegedly
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Hours after a man fatally shot one of his girlfriend's sons and critically injured another in a South Texas hotel room as police tried to check on the family, police found what they believe to be the body of
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's not-so-secret counterterrorism fight against al-Qaida in Yemen and Somalia, the killing of Osama bin Laden and strong hints of a cyber war against Iran give Republicans few openings to challenge the
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More than 35 years after William Lynch says he and his little brother were molested by a priest during a camping trip in the Santa Cruz Mountains, he will get his longtime wish to face the aging Jesuit in court for the first