Cambodia court charges 2 who protested gov't critic's murder

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court in Cambodia has formally charged two men in connection with protests marking the third anniversary of the killing of a prominent government critic. ...

Secret files about victims of suspected political murders in Taiwan could be unsealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Files about suspected political murders during the Kuomintang’s (KMT) Martial Law era might be declassified, following the approval of new regulations by the Legisla...

Review: A rich mystery awaits in S.J. Rozan's 'Paper Son'

"Paper Son" by S.J. Rozan (Pegasus Books) S.J. Rozan's affinity for little known facts about Chinese culture has fueled exciting thrillers featuring private detectives Lydia Chin and...

Jury weighs case of young Canadian couple killed in 1987

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jurors in Washington state are weighing whether a trucker killed a young Canadian couple in 1987. A jury began deliberating Tuesday afternoon in the trial of Wi...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked t...

Washington man on trial in 1987 killing of Canadian couple

SEATTLE (AP) — A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state beginning this week, but the case won't challenge the new investigative technique author...

Detroit police seek 'serial murderer' in deaths of 3 women

DETROIT (AP) — Police in Detroit say the killings of three women since March could be the work of a "serial murderer and rapist." Chief James Craig says the homicides appear to be co...

DuVernay says watch 'When They See Us' at your own pace

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix is made for bingeing, but filmmaker Ava DuVernay thinks that audiences should watch her Central Park Five miniseries "When They See Us " at their own pace. ...

Man kills ex, then himself in Brazil government building

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Officials at the education ministry in Brazil's capital say a policeman entered their office and shot and killed his ex-girlfriend, who worked there, before killing himself. ...

Mother of missing Texas girl heckled after canceled hearing

HOUSTON (AP) — The mother of a missing 4-year-old Texas girl was heckled outside a courtroom by a group of people who questioned if she had done enough to protect her daughter before her disappearance...

Otto Warmbier's father calls Kim Jong Un 'criminal Kim'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The father of American college student Otto Warmbier who died soon after being sent home from North Korea in a vegetative state says Kim Jong Un should be called "criminal Kim" —...

Court TV pounds gavel again as all-trial channel is reborn

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court TV is ending its long recess. The channel for legal junkies that thrived during the trial-crazy 1990s comes back from the dead after more than a decade Wedne...

The Latest: Rabbi recalls moment shooter confronted him

POWAY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a California synagogue (all times local): 6:20 a.m. The rabbi of a California synagogue that was the scene of a m...

Arkansas faces new court fight over sedative for executions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed by death row inmates has renewed a court fight over whether the sedative Arkansas uses for lethal injections causes torturous executions, two years aft...

Songs are the stars as Will Kimbrough focuses on South

Will Kimbrough, "I Like It Down Here" (Daphne/Soundly Music) Given the opportunity to showboat, a masterful guitarist using Kickstarter to finance an album might be expected to let '...