Georgia prepares to execute man for store clerk's killing

ATLANTA (AP) — Prison officials in Georgia are preparing to execute a man Wednesday evening for the fatal shooting of a convenience store clerk 25 years ago. Ray Jefferson Cromartie,...

Swedes arrest Iranian suspect in ’88 crimes against humanity

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor says an Iranian citizen has been jailed on suspicion of carrying out crimes against humanity and murder in the late 1980s in Iran, the same time period of mass ex...

The Latest: Judge denies new claim in Georgia execution case

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a Georgia death penalty case (all times local): 9:05 a.m. A federal judge is denying the most recent appeal of a Georgia man scheduled ...

Man tried twice for murder has bond set in separate killing

MONROE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana judge has set a bond for a man facing a murder charge in the stabbing death of a Taiwanese woman. Quinton Tellis is the same man who was tried twice fo...

Hearing to consider key evidence in Iowa student's death

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — Lawyers for the man charged with killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts are asking a judge to throw out evidence discovered during a faulty interrogation, including ...

Tear gas and fires: Hong Kong protests from morning to night

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong battled police on multiple fronts Tuesday, from major disruptions during the morning rush hour to a late-night standoff at a prominent university, as the...

Man charged with murder after bus assault on 75-year-old

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man accused of assaulting a 75-year-old man as he got off a Metro Transit bus is now charged with murder after the victim died. Hennepin County prose...

Deep cuts rule Juliana Hatfield's Police covers album

Juliana Hatfield, "Juliana Hatfield Sings The Police" (American Laundromat Records) One way to assess a covers record is whether its appeal stretches beyond fans of the re-interprete...

Hungary: Former swim boss denies role in rival's 1998 murder

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The former head of Hungary's swimming federation has denied any role in the 1998 killing of a rival media mogul. Tamas Gyarfas is suspected ...

US held nearly 70,000 migrant kids in custody in 2019

COMAYAGUA, Honduras (AP) — The 3-year-old girl traveled for weeks cradled in her father's arms, as he set out to seek asylum in the United States. Now she won't even look at him. Aft...

US held record number of migrant kids in custody in 2019

COMAYAGUA, Honduras (AP) — The 3-year-old girl traveled for weeks cradled in her father's arms, as he set out to seek asylum in the United States. Now she won't even look at him. Aft...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 12, the 316th day of 2019. There are 49 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 12, 2...

The Latest: Author grateful inmate didn't face firing squad

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Utah death-row inmate who died in prison (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Author Jon Krakauer says he's grateful that a Utah death...

Utah death-row inmate featured in best-selling book dies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah prison officials say a death-row inmate whose double-murder case was featured in the book "Under the Banner of Heaven" and who was nearing an execution by firing squad has d...

Utah death-row inmate whose double-murder case featured in book "Under the Banner of Heaven" has died of natural causes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah death-row inmate whose double-murder case featured in book "Under the Banner of Heaven" has died of natural causes.