Witherspoon, Lovato open up on Jamil’s anti-shame podcast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reese Witherspoon says she still feels marginalized in corporate boardrooms dominated by men. Demi Lovato describes living in a “mental prison” and battling an eating disorder that ...

Relatives of Germanwings victims seek compensation for crash

BERLIN (AP) — A court in Germany is considering demands for compensation brought against Lufthansa by eight people who lost loved ones in the crash of its budget airline Germanwings five years ago. ...

Taiwan prosecutors appeal after second commutation for fatal train stabbing

Prosecutors filed an appeal Saturday after Chiayi District Court decided for a second time to commute the sentence of a man who fatally stabbed a railway police officer last July, on grounds of dimini...

Taiwan police head furious over acquittal of cop killer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Police Agency (NPA) Director-General Chen Chia-chin (陳家欽) vowed to appeal against the not guilty verdict handed down Thursday (April 30) by the Chiayi District Co...

For Vikes, hard to find bigger 1st-round draft hit than Moss

BEST FIRST-ROUND DRAFT PICK: WR Randy Moss (1998). The Vikings drafted six Hall of Famers in the first round: DE Carl Eller (1964), DT Alan Page (1967), RT Ron Yary (1968), DE Chris Doleman (1985), LG...

Judge: Hanukkah stabbing suspect not fit to stand trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of stabbing five people with a machete at a suburban New York Hanukkah celebration is not mentally fit to stand trial, a judge ruled in a decision made public Monday. ...

Taiwan Supreme Court sentences murderer of 'Little Light Bulb' to life in prison

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Supreme Court on Wednesday sentenced Wang Ching-yu (王景玉) to life in prison for the heinous murder he committed four years ago in Neihu District, Taipei City, CNA re...

29 years on death row, Pakistan woman suffers mental illness

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Kanizan Bibi was 16 when she was charged with murdering her employer’s wife and five children. The police said she was having an affair with her employer, who was also arrested and la...

Kids under threat: Virus hitting juvenile detention centers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the tens of thousands of kids locked up in juvenile detention centers and other correctional facilities across America, experts have issued a gloomy warning: The coronavirus is ...

Man, 72, wounded in Hanukkah stabbings dies from injuries

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was among the five people stabbed during a Hanukkah celebration north of New York City has died three months after the attack, according to an Orthodox Jewish organization an...

The week that was: Stories from the coronavirus saga

The world changed remarkably this past week — yet again, just as it did the week before, as the coronavirus marched across the world. No corner of the planet was safe, it seemed: If the virus itself w...

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can prevent criminal defendants from pleading insanity without violating their constitutional rights. The decision could prompt states acro...

Scandal-scarred Virginia lawmaker now seeks justice reform

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Just a few years ago, Joe Morrissey's political career appeared to be over. The former prosecutor-turned-defense attorney was pressured into resigning from the V...

Hoops, hope: Cavaliers listen, learn during visit to prison

GRAFTON, Ohio (AP) — Andre Drummond and his teammates leaned in and listened intently as if they were in a huddle during a timeout in the frantic closing seconds of a playoff game. T...

Newspaper shooting case focuses on records on psychologist

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Documents relating to a forensic psychologist's discussions with detention center employees about the behavior of a man who killed five people at a Maryland newspaper were releas...