WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An autopsy has begun on a Kansas woman who died this weekend, days after she was sexually assaulted and set on fire in a Wichita park, a county official said Monday.
DETROIT (AP) — Honda is admitting that it failed to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety regulators, a violation of federal law.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas judge cleared a woman Monday for a car accident that killed her fiance in 2004, after General Motors acknowledged that her car would have been among millions being recalled for a problem that may have contributed to the death.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along the Black Sea.
By Christopher Johnson and Jessica Resnick-Ault NEW YORK (Reuters) - Many OPEC ministers meeting in Vienna Thursday may be giving quiet thanks that world powers who just met in that city failed to reach a nuclear accord with Tehran, pushing back for another six months any potential revival in Iran's oil exports. On Monday, the deadline for concluding nuclear talks aimed at resolving a 12-year-old dispute over the country's nuclear program, Iran and six major powers agreed to another extension in the talks until June 30, 2015. ...
(Reuters) - Missouri Governor Jay Nixon urged tolerance, respect and restraint after a grand jury decision is announced later on Monday on the August shooting in Ferguson of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer. Nixon told a news conference the National Guard would be deployed in support roles for police, who are preparing for possible protests in the St. Louis suburb in the wake of the decision, which is to be announced at 8 p.m. CST. (Reporting by Jon Herskovitz in Austin, Texas; Editing by Peter Cooney)
NEW YORK (AP) — A procrastinator's holiday wish come true: Presents ordered at the last minute can now show up under the Christmas tree that same day.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A judge sent former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates to prison Monday while the ex-leader fights accusations of corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud.
(Reuters) - A grand jury has heard evidence in the fatal shooting in August in Ferguson, Missouri, of a black teenager, Michael Brown, by a white police officer, Darren Wilson, and its decision will be announced Monday. The St. Louis County's prosecuting attorney, Robert McCulloch, outlined the jury's responsibility and its composition in a statement issued in October. The grand jury's sole function, McCulloch said, "is to answer a single question: what, if any charges shall be brought?" Following is a description of the function of grand juries in the St. ...
(Reuters) - The Missouri grand jury decision on whether to indict a white police officer for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August will be announced at 8 p.m. CST on Monday, prosecutors said. The shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, a resident of a predominantly black city with a white-dominated power structure, has become a flashpoint for strained U.S. race relations. (Reporting by Jon Herskovitz in Austin, Texas; Editing by Peter Cooney)
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The archive of celebrated Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been acquired by the University of Texas — meaning the critic of U.S. foreign policy is having his papers end up in a country he wasn't always too fond of.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a Browns fan who says he wanted to give Johnny Manziel "a hug" was struck by the rookie quarterback's entourage at a downtown hotel and was left with a swollen eye and lip.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a letter credited with inspiring Jack Kerouac to create a new literary genre suddenly surfaced, no one was happier than an 86-year-old poet and playwright from New Jersey.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s mindset was simple before making a one-handed catch quickly heralded as one of the best in NFL history: Just catch the ball.