Venezuelans seek strength, healing from mythical goddess

CHIVACOA, Venezuela (AP) — Every year, thousands trek to a mountainside in Venezuela for rituals played out with fire, blood and smoke to pay tribute to the indigenous goddess Maria Lionza, who is rev...

Officer who shot naked man in Georgia found not guilty

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked man was found not guilty of murder on Monday. Jurors did convict Robert "Chip" Olsen of aggrava...

Jury finds former Georgia officer who fatally shot unarmed, naked man not guilty of murder; guilty of other crimes

ATLANTA (AP) — Jury finds former Georgia officer who fatally shot unarmed, naked man not guilty of murder; guilty of other crimes.

Arizona man accused of killing son in attempted exorcism

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Federal authorities in Arizona say a 6-year-old boy is dead after his father forced him to swallow hot water from a bathtub faucet as part of an attempted exorcism. ...

Authorities: Clerk forces suspected shoplifter to strip

SALEM, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a store clerk at a New Jersey gas station pointed a gun at a suspected shoplifter and forced him to strip naked. Amit Saraswat is charged with aggr...

What we know (and don't) about Juul, teen vaping and illness

NEW YORK (AP) — An outbreak of vaping illnesses. A surge in teens using electronic cigarettes. They're often spoken of in the same urgent breath, but it's not clear how — or even if — they are connect...

Dual-tone gowns of pink and red ruled the Emmys carpet

NEW YORK (AP) — Did someone send a memo? Taraji P. Henson, Zoe Kazan, Susan Kelechi Watson, Mandy Moore and Marisa Tomei all showed up to the Emmys in two-tone looks of pink and red that stood out on ...

Sato extends with Rahal as IndyCar free agency heats up

LAGUNA SECA, Calif. (AP) — Takuma Sato will return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing next season, and Colton Herta is closing in on a deal to be pulled inside the Andretti Autosport camp, as IndyCar d...

Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual misconduct claims

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown was released by the New England Patriots on Friday after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct — the third team in seven months to tire of the off-fiel...

Prince William told British PM to imagine FIFA voter naked

LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has recalled being told by Prince William to imagine an American FIFA voter naked to ease nerves at a presentation for England's World Cup bid...

Putin praises 'tough' Nurmagomedov for UFC title defense

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised Khabib Nurmagomedov as a "strong, tough fighter" after the unbeaten Russian retained his UFC lightweight title. Putin met w...

Review: Jennifer Lopez steals the show in 'Hustlers'

"Hustlers " saves all of its tricks for the end. It's a banger of an ending, too, which is something that so few films manage to nail. The emotion, the stakes, the character development and the why of...

Mexico trans women fight for justice as murders unpunished

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Months after Kenya Cuevas' friend was slain in front of her, a funeral wreath with Cuevas' name on it arrived at her doorstep. The implication was clear: Keep making noise about mur...

Taiwan Foodpanda deliveryman seen riding NT$400,000 BMW motorcycle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens were shocked on Wednesday (Sept. 4) to see a Foodpanda deliveryman zipping around on a luxury sport motorcycle rather than the standard low-end scooter. O...

Hong Kong police strip search detained female protester

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female protester surnamed Lui (呂) said during a conference on Friday afternoon (Aug. 23) that two female police officers commanded her to strip completely naked while th...