Review: Driver brings 6,700 pages to life in ‘The Report’

Of all the statistics involving the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program — better known as the “Torture Report” — let’s focus on th...

Missouri mother sentenced to life for baby's drowning

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman who drowned her 6-month-old son in a bathtub has been sentenced to life in prison. The St. Joseph News-Press reports that Sydney Jones was sen...

Educator saves caged puppy from drowning in Illinois lake

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — An educator has rescued a caged puppy from drowning in a chilly central Illinois lake. Bryant Fritz was preparing to fish Saturday in Champaign when he found a...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 3, the 307th day of 2019. There are 58 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 3, 1964...

Cambodian official says British backpacker died of drowning

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian official says an autopsy has determined that a British backpacker whose body was found at sea a week after she disappeared had died from drowning. ...

Michigan dad charged following autistic son's pool drowning

GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A college professor in western Michigan has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of his 16-year-old autistic son who drowned in an icy backyard poo...

In Tennessee, inmates opt for electric chair over injection

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The inmate's request was a surprising one, made three days before he was to be executed in October 2018: Edmund Zagorski told the state of Tennessee he'd rather die in the elec...

After son's death, Craig Morgan finds God's purpose in song

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three years after country singer Craig Morgan lost his 19-year-old son in a drowning accident, he wrote a song about his grief, pain and his faith, called "The Father, My Son, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2019. There are 67 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 25, 19...

German man suspected of drowning elderly mother in well

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say they've arrested a 55-year-old man on suspicion of killing his mother by drowning her in a well. Police and prosecutors in Muenster said Tues...

Is Ohio in play? GOP tilt working against Democrats

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chris Gagin says he hasn't changed much politically, even as so much around him has. The attorney from rural Belmont County, Ohio, became a Republican in 2013 a...

6 elephants drown, 2 rescued in Thai national park

A herd of wild elephants was swept away by raging waters in Thailand’s national park, drowning six, while rangers helped steer two animals out of a deep ravine. Staff at Khao Yai National Par...

Spain gets last word on London sale of Botticelli painting

MILAN (AP) — A Botticelli portrait of a humanist poet that long hung in Madrid's El Prado Museum is being offered this week for sale during London's Frieze Masters art fair for $30 million. But a Span...

Torrential monsoon rains kill 59 in India this week

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A government official says a heavy spell of retreating monsoon rains has flooded wide areas in northern India, killing dozens of people this week. Sandhaya Kure...

Minnesota parents charged in drowning death of young son

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors say a Minnesota couple accused in the drowning death of their 21-month-old son left their two children unsupervised for nearly two hours. The Hennepin ...