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NEW YORK (AP) — An Australian diplomat who had angered a woman's husband and then sought to prove himself with a risky game of trust on a seventh-floor terrace near the Empire State Building fell to his death, police said. The diplomat, Julian Simpson, and other people had gone...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the auction of a painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci (all times local): 7:50 p.m. A rare painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci of Christ holding a crystal orb has sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at a New York...
SPINDALE, North Carolina (AP) — Former members of a controversial North Carolina-based church want the state to take legal action to overturn a court-ordered compromise they say has crippled child abuse investigations involving the sect. The former congregants of Word of Faith...
PHOENIX (AP) — A polygamist who fled to Mexico about 15 years ago with his wives and kids while facing child molestation charges in Arizona is now free after the charges were dropped months ago. Orson William Black Jr. was arrested by Mexican authorities in the northern state of...
CHICAGO (AP) — Legal action following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert is picking up with lawsuits filed Wednesday on behalf of 14 concertgoers, including some who were shot or injured trying to escape and one woman who is so traumatized that she has since mistaken the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two couples that gave birth to children with a genetic defect later traced back to donated eggs are suing a New York fertility doctor and his clinic. The state Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in the case on Wednesday. A decision is expected next year...
PHOENIX (AP) — A polygamist who fled to Mexico about 15 years ago with his wives and kids while facing child molestation charges in Arizona is now free after the charges were dropped months ago. Orson William Black Jr. was arrested by Mexican authorities in the northern state of...
HONOLULU (AP) — A man acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital over the weekend was arrested in California on Wednesday. Randall Saito left the Hawaii State Hospital on Sunday, took a taxi to a chartered plane bound for the...
DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of mourners lined up to enter a funeral service Wednesday for eight members of a family who were among the more than two dozen killed in a shooting at a small Texas church. At least seven hearses could be seen outside an event center in Floresville, Texas...