JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - A school spokeswoman says more than 25 students have been taken to hospitals in upper East Tennessee after a school bus carrying high schoolers flipped over.
Washington County schools spokeswoman Susan Kiernan says parents may have taken other students as well. She said
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A 17,000-member megachurch deep in Oklahoma's Bible Belt has been rattled by allegations that five employees waited two weeks to report the rape of a 13-year-old girl in a campus stairwell, allegedly by a church worker.
DETROIT (AP) - A Detroit man was so obsessed over toilet training that he fatally beat his 2-year-old daughter for having an accident, a prosecutor said Wednesday in an opening statement to jurors at the man's first-degree murder trial.
D'Andre Lane also is charged with child abuse in the
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Milwaukee woman accused of killing a pregnant woman and trying to steal her fetus described the attack in a video prosecutors played for jurors Wednesday, telling investigators she repeatedly bashed the victim in the head with a baseball bat
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A convicted murderer in Massachusetts says a judge's decision to grant her request for sex-reassignment surgery is "the right thing to do."
U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf ruled this month that the surgery is the only adequate treatment
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island schools superintendent has ended the district's father-daughter dances and mother-son ballgames to comply with a state gender discrimination law, prompting some to complain that the move is an example of political correctness gone awry.
Cranston Mayor Allan
YAHOO.COM - Melinda Cosman, of Manchester, Conn., thought the hard part was over when she welcomed her husband home from a yearlong deployment to Iraq.
She never imagined the family would have to endure a more difficult challenge. In June 2011, shortly after her husband returned, their
By RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
HAWKANTAKI, Niger (AP) - Each day before the reaping, the 11-year-old girl walked between the stunted stalks of millet with a sense of mounting dread.
In a normal year, the green shoots vaulted out of the ground and rose as high as 13 feet (4 meters), a
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
ROME (AP) - The British royal family faced a multinational battle to contain the spread of topless photos of Prince William's wife Kate, as an Irish tabloid published them Saturday and an Italian gossip magazine planned to do the same despite the threat of
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Two nurses have been found guilty of charges in the malnutrition death of a 14-year-old Ohio girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died.
A prosecutor says 43-year-old Kathryn Williams of Englewood and 64-year-old Mary Kilby of Miamisburg pleaded no contest