June trial set for South Dakota woman in 1981 death of baby

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A June trial date is set for a South Dakota woman charged in the death of a newborn who was abandoned in a ditch in 1981. Theresa Rose Bentaas was arraigned ...

The Latest: Lawyer: Cold case suspect is outstanding citizen

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on an arrest in the 1999 killings of two Alabama teenagers (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The lawyer for a suspect in the 1999 deaths o...

DNA match leads to arrest in 1999 Alabama slaying, rape case

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A DNA match found through a genealogy website has led to an arrest in the killings of two teen girls nearly 20 years ago, Alabama authorities said. Coley McCraney...

Facing challenges, Warren campaigns as 2020's underdog

BOSTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren has spent much of the last decade as a leader of the Democratic Party's liberal wing. But three and a half months into her presidential campaign, the M...

5 things to know about Boeing's problems over new airplane

Investigators at a lab in France and a field in Ethiopia are looking for clues into the second deadly accident involving Boeing's newest jetliner, while DNA testing has started to identify the remains...

Investigators start studying Ethiopian jet's voice recorder

PARIS (AP) — Investigators have started studying the cockpit voice recorder of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet. The French air accident investigation agency BEA tweeted that techn...

'I am not planning to heal:' A crash leaves suspended grief

GITHUNGURI, Kenya (AP) — The Rev. George Kageche Mukua was coming home. The Catholic priest had last seen his Kenyan family a year ago, when he boarded a plane for Europe. His return...

The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines: Probe of recorders begins

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Ethiopian Airlines says the investigation in France has begun into...

Pilot quickly called in Ethiopia plane emergency: NYT report

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The pilot of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed requested permission "in a panicky voice" to return to the airport shortly after takeoff, The New York Times reports...

Anguished families of crash victims find nothing to bury

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — It was too much to bear. She feared she would have nothing of her loved one, no body, no remains to bury. She took handfuls of dirt and flung it in her own fa...

US Secretary of State slams China upon release of 2019 human rights report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed China for its human rights abuses on Wednesday. The State Department representative gave an address to mark the release of W...

Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies

NEW YORK (AP) — An international group of scientists and ethicists on Wednesday called for a temporary global ban on making babies with edited genes. It's the latest reaction to last...

Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil

NEW YORK (AP) — Somewhere in the Midwest, a restaurant is frying foods with oil made from gene-edited soybeans. That's according to the maker of the oil, which says it's the first U.S. commercial use ...

Cash from NY, feds tests 100K rape kits, leads to 1K arrests

NEW YORK (AP) — Languishing evidence in over 100,000 sexual assault cases around the country has been sent for DNA testing with money from a New York prosecutor and federal authorities, spurring over ...

Jury selection scheduled at NY slain runner retrial

NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection is expected to start Tuesday at the retrial of a man accused of killing a runner near her family's New York City home. Chanel (shuh-NEHL') Lewis was ac...