Woman charged with killing sons for insurance

2011-10-26 09:17:49

A South Carolina mother who told police her son killed three family members and himself has been charged with murdering all of them to get their life insurance money.

Police seek ID of storage unit body

2011-10-26 07:40:55

A man who died this month at age 80 took a secret to his grave - a secret that was discovered only after his family went through his belongings in a storage unit.

Trucker rethinks loads after brush with bees

2011-10-26 07:40:55

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Truck driver Louis Holst has never been scared of bees, but he's rethinking his next long-haul load a day after being swarmed by 25 million of the insects.

US's B53 bomb being dismantled

2011-10-25 17:17:54

The last of US's most powerful nuclear bombs is being disassembled nearly half a century after it was put into service at the height of the Cold War.

Obama to act on housing, student loans

2011-10-24 14:29:27

Obama this week will announce a series of actions to help the economy that will not require congressional approval.

About 130 arrested from Occupy Chicago

2011-10-24 11:03:57

About 130 protesters were arrested at an Occupy Chicago demonstration early on Sunday after they erected tents and refused to leave a park next to Lake Michigan after its closing time.

Expert testifies against Jackson's physician

2011-10-21 15:11:15

A New York medical expert on Thursday continued to testify against Michael Jackson's personal physician who is charged of involuntary manslaughter of the pop superstar.

Jobs refused cancer treatment too long - biographer

2011-10-21 11:14:48

Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs refused potentially life-saving cancer surgery for nine months, shrugging off his family's protests and opting instead for alternative medicine.

Apple to shut US stores for Jobs memorial

2011-10-19 21:29:48

Apple is holding a private memorial service for employees to celebrate the life of company co-founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs.

Central America mudslides kill 80

2011-10-18 08:03:19

The death toll from rains and mudslides across Central America rose to at least 80, with El Salvador suffering the most fatalities at 32 and poor weather due to continue

IPhone 4S sales top 4m in first weekend

2011-10-18 06:28:37

Apple on Monday announced that it has sold more than four million of its new iPhone 4S, three days after the launch last Friday.

Rains in Central America kill 74

2011-10-17 11:34:16

The death toll from torrential rains in Central America over the past week has jumped to 74 over the past 24 hours, with a further 20 lives lost in El Salvador