Who stiffed who? Wounded Warriors has no record of donation from lesbian waitress accused of tip hoax
The lesbian waitress who claimed she received an anti-gay note in lieu of a tip promised to donate the subsequent gratuities that poured in to the Wounded Warrior Project — but the veterans organization reportedly can’t verify it had received any donations from Dayna Morales.
Jailers stop suicide bid by Utah doctor convicted in wife's bathtub death
Jail officials say they intervened in a suicide attempt by the Utah doctor recently convicted of leaving his heavily drugged wife to die in a bathtub.
Investigators eye Massachusetts mom in racist graffiti probe; high school defends decision to cut season short
After a Massachusetts high school football team's season was cut short and a community divided after a racist message found written on the home of one of the team's players, investigators have turned their attention the teen's mother as a person of interest in the probe, MyFoxBoston.com reported.
Charges dropped against North Carolina dad after kids' dirt collapse deaths
A judge has dismissed charges against a North Carolina man in the deaths of two children.
California dad, daughter sentenced in vigilante attack
A Riverside County father and teen daughter have each been placed on four years' probation after pleading guilty to charges in a vigilante attack on a man the girl had accused of rape.
Alabama authorities warn residents about ‘killer bee’ swarms
State officials are working to educate authorities about the dangers of Africanized honey bees.
US unemployment rate falls to 5-year low of 7 percent as employers add 203,000 jobs
A fourth straight month of solid hiring cut the U.S. unemployment rate to a five-year low of 7 percent in November, an encouraging sign for the economy.
Tampa woman who help kill mom in 1998 is released from South Florida prison
A woman who was convicted of assisting in her mother's killing has left prison after serving 15 years.
Amber Alert issued for missing Wash. teen, believed with boyfriend
Police in Kennewick, Wash., are trying to find a 14-year-old girl last seen leaving her school and getting into her boyfriend's green Ford Escape SUV.
WWII veteran to receive medals more than 65 years later
A Rhode Island man who participated in the invasions of Italy during World War II is finally getting the medals he earned more than 65 years ago.
Jordan wins Security Council seat that Saudi Arabia rejected in diplomatic stunner
WTO trade agreement moves closer to acceptance, India signs off after subsidies set aside
A possible World Trade Organization deal is moving closer to approval after one of the biggest holdups on food subsidies was set aside following hours of global negotiations that went late into the night.
Croat nationalists seek referendum to curb Serb minority rights regarding language
Nationalists in Croatia are seeking to curb the rights of minorities to have their language used in official documents and signs in the towns where they live.
Bangkok protest leader calls for more followers; vows final showdown
The leader of anti-government protests that have roiled the Thai capital acknowledged Friday that he did not have the numbers to overthrow the prime minister, and called for more followers to turn out for a massive Monday rally that he vowed would be the final showdown with authorities.
Milan court convicts Egyptian once kidnapped in CIA rendition of terror charges
An Egyptian cleric kidnapped as part of the CIA's extraordinary rendition program was convicted by an Italian court Friday of decade-old terror charges and sentenced to six years in prison, lawyers involved in the case said.
South Africa begins memorial ceremonies for Nelson Mandela; burial scheduled for Dec. 15
Here is the schedule of arrangements for the laying to rest of Nelson Mandela, as announced by South African President Jacob Zuma and the government communications office on Friday: — Sunday, Dec. 8: National day of prayer and reflection.
Kids ordered indoors as Shanghai smog reaches extremely hazardous levels
Shanghai authorities ordered schoolchildren indoors and halted all construction Friday as China's financial hub suffered one of its worst bouts of air pollution, bringing visibility down to a few dozen meters, delaying flights and obscuring the city's spectacular skyline.
At halfway point, Kerry mission in Mideast makes little headway
Halfway through an ambitious nine-month process aimed at forging Mideast peace, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, after another round of shuttle diplomacy, has little to show for his efforts.
Royal Marine sentenced to at least 10 years for murdering wounded Afghan insurgent
A Royal Marine convicted of murdering a wounded Taliban insurgent has been sentenced to a minimum of 10 years in prison.
German court: Alleged Auschwitz guard, who claims he was only a cook, found unfit for trial
A German court says a 94-year-old man who was deported from the U.S. for lying about his Nazi past is not fit to stand trial on charges that he served as an Auschwitz death camp guard.