Maine’s medical examiner says a 15-year-old girl police believe was lured to her death by a man using a phony Facebook profile died from asphyxiation.
A defense attorney told a jury Thursday that a homeless woman who pushed an 84-year-old woman off a train platform to her death was an unmedicated schizophrenic who had been released from a hospital three days earlier.
A backup chorus that included Nancy Pelosi, Kathleen Sebelius and actress Lynda Carter has helped singer Mary Wilson serenade congressman John Dingell in a ceremony honoring the longest-serving member of Congress.
The sole Democratic African-American senator is casting doubt on the need for a “black agenda” from the president and on its chances of passage in Congress.
The head of the company promoting Michael Jackson’s ill-fated comeback concerts says he received contradictory and confusing information about the singer’s health just days before his death.
Yemeni security officials say thousands have protested in the capital against “excesses” by security forces, calling for the overthrow of the president and national security apparatus.
The officer in charge of the operations of the Guantanamo Bay prison says hidden listening devices have been removed from rooms used by defense lawyers to meet with prisoners.
A production company making a documentary about the song “Happy Birthday to You” has filed a lawsuit in New York over the copyright to it.
St. Louis police say four people are confirmed dead in a murder-suicide shooting south of downtown.
A San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a beating at Dodger Stadium has returned home after two years in hospitals and rehabilitation centers.