By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The six jurors and four alternates who will hear opening statements Monday in George Zimmerman's murder trial are beginning their time together in a sequestered bubble: They won't return to their homes for weeks, contact with family and
By ANTHONY McCARTNEYAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Courtrooms have supplied the epilogue to Michael Jackson's life. They've provided the forum where his debts have been settled, his final days dissected and his life depicted as a cautionary tale.
In nearly four years of court
By MATT VOLZAssociated Press
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Three former Blackfeet tribal leaders will serve three years of probation for holding illegal big-game hunts for country musicians that were filming an outdoors television show on the northwestern Montana reservation.
U.S. District Judge Dana
By RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A heat wave hitting Alaska may not rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of the 49th state, the days of hot weather feel like a stifling oven - or a tropical paradise.
With temperatures topping 80 degrees in
By MIKE SCHNEIDER and KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors and George Zimmerman's defense attorneys are returning for a second week of jury selection in Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial.
Defense attorneys are confident they can pick a jury in the Florida
By PETER ORSIAssociated Press
HAVANA (AP) - Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel ended her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida after 11 hours in the water when she was stung by a jellyfish Wednesday night.
It was the fifth failure involving three women swimmers who have tried to make the
By LYNN BERRYAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Thousands of Russian opposition activists marched through Moscow on Wednesday, decrying President Vladimir Putin's authoritarian rule and calling for the release of people they consider political prisoners.
The march on Russia Day, a national holiday
By KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Attorneys trying to narrow down a pool of potential jurors for George Zimmerman's high-profile murder trial are getting closer to being allowed to ask the candidates more detailed questions about their lives.
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen berry mix sold at Costco has grown to 87 people with illnesses in eight states.
The CDC said Tuesday that illnesses have been reported in
NBCNEWS.COM - Honda just received one more reminder that it has not escaped the issue of defective airbags. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened an investigation into 320,000 Honda minivan to determine if they should be recalled for airbags that spontaneously deploy