Germany: Michael Jackson exhibit opening amid revived claims

BONN, Germany (AP) — An exhibition of art about Michael Jackson is opening in Germany amid fresh controversy over the singer's alleged abuse of children. Curator Nicholas Cullinan sa...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. NEW ZEALAND BANS 'MILITARY-STYLE' GUNS Prime Minister Jac...

Dubai finds itself entangled in case against R. Kelly

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai has found itself entangled in the sex abuse case against American R&B singer R. Kelly. The performer is asking a U.S. judge to allow him ...

Costa Rica president wants free elections for Nicaragua

SEATTLE (AP) — Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado has said Central America should not be satisfied until Nicaragua holds free elections and re-establishes a free press, democracy and human rights g...

Long Thai crisis morphed coup leader's career into politics

BANGKOK (AP) — Prayuth Chan-ocha became prime minister in a very Thai way: He led a military coup. Now after five years of running Thailand with absolute power, he's seeking to hold ...

R. Kelly asks judge to let him travel to Dubai to perform

CHICAGO (AP) — Cash-strapped R&B singer R. Kelly wants a judge to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, saying he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February ...

Attorneys: Church list of accused Illinois clergy incomplete

CHICAGO (AP) — Advocates for clergy abuse victims say their list of 395 priests or lay people in Illinois who have been publicly accused of sexually abusing children is far more extensive than the nam...

The Latest: Slain teen's mom said she was 'difficult child'

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the fate of a Pennsylvania man who authorities say raped, murdered and dismembered his girlfriend's daughter (all times local): 2:30 p.m. ...

Penn State to collect $733K from Sandusky's defunct charity

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State will collect hundreds of thousands of dollars left over from the defunct charity for youth founded by convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky, settling claims from a ...

Dismembered teen's family testifies about impact of death

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Family members of a slain 14-year-old girl said Thursday they remain haunted by her torture and excruciating death, describing for jurors their unrelenting pain at a hearing tha...

The Latest: 2 sons of Arizona woman in abuse case arrested

MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on an Arizona woman arrested on allegations of abusing adopted children (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Arizona authorities say two a...

Trio of child-sex documentaries spotlights victims' parents

NEW YORK (AP) — The mothers of the two accusers in HBO's "Leaving Neverland" said they were lulled by Michael Jackson's forlorn demeanor and fairytale world when they allowed him to take their boys in...

Arizona woman used pepper spray on adopted kids, police say

MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona authorities say a woman has been arrested on allegations of using pepper spray to discipline her seven adopted children and locking them inside a closet for days. ...

Female Aussie rules player receives online abuse over photo

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian rules football player says she was subjected to "sexual abuse on social media" following publication of a picture of her kicking the ball during a match in th...

Coroner says 'Young and Restless' star died of heart disease

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say "Young and the Restless" star Kristoff St. John died of heart disease, with heavy drinking at the time of his death a contributing factor. A coroner'...