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11-year-old boy convicted of killing 8-year-old girl

11-year-old boy found guilty of killing 8-year-old girl after she and her sister refused to bring him her puppies

Lawyer: New York-born man was mistreated after terror arrest

The lawyer for a New York-born man who pleaded guilty to supporting al-Qaida says the U.S. government owes financial damages for failing to quickly diagnose his injuries after his arrest

Lucky Teenager Gets To Keep $18,000 Bar Of Gold She Found

The girl found the bar in a lake not far from Adolf Hitler's German home.

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Cavemen ate better than you think

Cavemen may have eaten much better than we thought. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

The Boston Globe Applauded 'Spotlight,' And Now The Vatican Is, Too

The Vatican showed "Spotlight," contender for best picture, Thursday to launch a three-day meeting on combating sex abuse in the Catholic Church.

LinkedIn shares plunge almost 44 percent

Investors have given LinkedIn a poor job review in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $10 billion in the professional networking service's market value after it issued a surprise forecast for slower growth this year

Doctor faces life sentence for over-prescribing painkillers

A doctor convicted of murder for prescribing exorbitant amounts of painkillers that left three patients dead could get life in prison

In Defense Of Coldplay's Super Bowl Billing

If you dig a little deeper into Super Bowl performances over he past 10 years, Coldplay might not seem like an odd headliner.

The Latest: Christie points to absence of GOP rivals in NH

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is warning New Hampshire voters to be wary of the three candidates because they have not spent as much time campaigning here

The Latest: More than 120 rescued from toppled high-rise

Taiwan's official news agency says rescuers have pulled out more than 120 people from a 16-story residential high-rise that collapsed in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake

Parole recommended for former California Mexican Mafia chief

Acting amid extra tight security, parole commissioners are again recommending parole for a former leader of the Mexican Mafia prison gang who now helps law enforcement

AP News Guide: A look at the 'affluenza' teen case

A Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has been moved to an adult jail as he awaits a hearing over whether to transfer his case to the adult system

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Experiment could mean big step towards nuclear fusion

An experiment in Germany could be a large step in the direction of giving the world the clean, seemingly endless energy that would be nuclear fusion. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

France Now Won't Let Its Grocery Stores Throw Away Unsold Food

France is the first country to pass and now enforce a law that makes it illegal for grocery stores to discard food that's about to expire.

Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is proactively looking at other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday

UN: Zika virus should spark review of birth control access

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says laws and policies that restrict access to birth control services must be repealed amid the explosive outbreak of the Zika virus

HSBC reaches $470M deal with US, states over banking abuses

HSBC has reached a $470 million settlement with the federal government and nearly all states to resolve banking abuses that contributed to the nation's financial crisis

The Latest: Snyder credits water efforts at Flint church

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is defending how his office responded to an email flagging a potential link between a surge in Legionnaires' disease and Flint's water

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Taiwan

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck southern Taiwan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey

Man convicted of fatally beating transients faces sentencing

A young man convicted of beating two homeless men to death with cinder blocks and other objects in New Mexico's largest city faces sentencing on more than a dozen felony charges

Man indicted in shooting of deputy in New Orleans drug raid

A federal grand jury has indicted a New Orleans man accused of shooting a Louisiana sheriff's deputy who was leading a federal drug raid on his home

You Won't Want To Miss James Franco's 'Zola Tells All' Movie

The 148-tweet story and the Rolling Stone article that followed caught the attention of James Franco, who will direct the film.

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Wrong number on jury summons has people calling sex hotline

A Mississippi court made a mistake when listing a phone number for people to call regarding their jury summons. It had people calling a sex hotline. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Woman Attended Her Own Funeral After Husband Tried To Have Her Killed

In an interview with the BBC, Noela Rukundo said her husband jumped and started screaming when he saw her.