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Pennsylvania Woman Competent, to Plead in 5 Newborn Deaths

Pennsylvania Woman Competent, to Plead in 5 Newborn Deaths

A woman charged with killing five newborns conceived through extramarital affairs has been found mentally competent and is scheduled for a plea and sentencing hearing next month.

Ohio deputies: Woman sprayed us with breast milk

Ohio deputies: Woman sprayed us with breast milk

A central Ohio woman accused of spraying sheriff's deputies with breast milk is facing charges including disorderly conduct. The Delaware County sheriff's office says deputies responded to a call about a domestic dispute early Saturday, and a man told them his wife was drinking at a wedding and hit him before locking herself in a car.

Anthony defense expert: Car smell was from trash

Anthony defense expert: Car smell was from trash

A defense expert testified Friday at the Casey Anthony murder trial, saying the stench from the trunk of the woman's car came from a bag of trash, not the decaying body of her 2-year-old daughte...

‘Lotería,’ a Beloved Latino Game, Gets Reimagined for Millennials

‘Lotería,’ a Beloved Latino Game, Gets Reimagined for Millennials

Mike Alfaro created a reimagined version of the iconic card game Lotería for the millennial generation.

NC prosecutors: dozens more crime lab errors found

NC prosecutors: dozens more crime lab errors found

North Carolina prosecutors say the state's crime lab has found dozens more cases of mishandled blood evidence, after more than 200 had already come to light.

Break in Wis. cold case mixed blessing for mother

Break in Wis. cold case mixed blessing for mother

The giftwrapped calendars sat untouched in Mary Wegner's rural Wisconsin home for nearly 20 years. The Christmas labels are faded but the name is still clear — Laurie, her adult daughter ...

Why S&P wields so much power in European crisis

Why S&P wields so much power in European crisis

Until this week, the fate of Europe seemed to hang on the decisions of three power brokers — the president of France, the chancellor of Germany and the head of the European Central Bank.

Scalia rips lawmakers as being as sleepy and lazy

Scalia rips lawmakers as being as sleepy and lazy

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is not the sort who leaves readers wondering what he really thinks, especially when it comes to members of Congress. In two opinions Thursday, Scalia dispara...

Hawk trapped in Library of Congress finally caught

Hawk trapped in Library of Congress finally caught

A hawk that spent a week living in the dome of the Library of Congress has finally been captured.

Technology companies drive up stocks, led by Intel

Technology companies drive up stocks, led by Intel

Technology and materials stocks led broad gains in the stock market Monday.

Stocks rise as Greece nears debt solution

Stocks rise as Greece nears debt solution

Stocks closed higher for the third day in a row Wednesday after Greece cleared a hurdle toward getting more emergency loans. Financial stocks rose after Bank of America reached a settlement with...

Unabomber's tools auctioned to benefit victims

Unabomber's tools auctioned to benefit victims

To most people, Theodore Kaczynski's bomb-making tools are meaningless relics from a life devoted to mayhem.

AP IMPACT: CEO pay exceeds pre-recession level

AP IMPACT: CEO pay exceeds pre-recession level

In the boardroom, it's as if the Great Recession never happened. CEOs at the nation's largest companies were paid better last year than they were in 2007, when the economy was booming, the stock...

Conn. home owned by Katharine Hepburn up for sale

Conn. home owned by Katharine Hepburn up for sale

Katharine Hepburn's former home on Connecticut's Long Island Sound is up for sale.

CEO pay exceeds pre-recession level

CEO pay exceeds pre-recession level

In the boardroom, it's as if the Great Recession never happened.

Guilty verdict for Jackson doctor ends latest saga

Guilty verdict for Jackson doctor ends latest saga

The single word, "Guilty," brought a muffled shriek in the gallery of the packed courtroom and tears from Michael Jackson's family, but no reaction from the doctor convicted of supplying the King of Pop with the drug he craved for sleep.


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