Kate Brumback, Associated Press | Posted Aug 23rd - 3:10pm
In a vicious, pre-meditated attack, a Georgia man threw boiled water on a same-sex couple who were asleep in bed, and told one of the men "get out of my house with all that gay," a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press | Posted Aug 23rd - 3:10pm
Prosecutors charged a Tulsa man on Tuesday with first-degree murder and committing a hate crime in the killing of his Lebanese neighbor — a culmination of what authorities said was the man's violent feud with the family that spanned several years and included a regular barrage of racial insults and personal confrontations.
Mike Schneider, Associated Press | Posted Aug 23rd - 2:51pm
A South Florida boy has survived a rare brain-eating amoeba that kills most people, aided in part because a hard-to-get drug to fight the infection is made by a company based in Orlando where he was hospitalized, doctors said Tuesday.
Kevin Freking, Associated Press | Posted Aug 23rd - 2:51pm
Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana "even after the TV cameras leave" on a visit aimed in part at stemming campaign-season criticism that he's been slow to respond to the disaster.
Mark Pratt, Associated Press | Posted Aug 23rd - 2:41pm
The case of a former Massachusetts high school star athlete sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting two classmates is drawing parallels to the case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner, who got just six months for a sexual assault conviction.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted Aug 23rd - 2:31pm
A Palestinian not seen publicly since his capture by the CIA in 2002 appeared Tuesday at a U.S. government hearing called to determine whether he should remain in detention at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Terry Spencer, Associated Press | Posted Aug 23rd - 2:31pm
Florida sheriff's deputies confronted chaos as they tried to subdue an attacker biting a victim's face after stabbing and beating a couple to death in a random assault outside their home, recordings of radio transmissions released Tuesday show.