Youth parole officer kept job amid child abuse investigation

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former employee of a New Hampshire youth detention center continued working with children in a state job for nine months after police began investigating allegations that he h...

Justices appear split in Arizona death sentence case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared divided Wednesday over whether an Arizona death row inmate should get a new sentencing trial nearly 30 years after being convicted of killing two people in...

Dallas Stars fire Jim Montgomery for unprofessional conduct

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars fired second-year coach Jim Montgomery on Tuesday for what the team called unprofessional conduct. General manager Jim Nill said Montgomery had acted i...

NHL Commissioner: We will not tolerate abusive behavior

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that the league will work swiftly to make changes to better deal with personnel conduct issues in the wake of incidents that surfaced ...

Lebanon’s journalists suffer abuse, threats covering unrest

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese journalists are facing threats and wide-ranging harassment in their work — including verbal insults and physical attacks, even death threats — while reporting on nearly 50 days ...

Lindholm scores twice, Flames beat Senators 3-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Elias Lindholm scored the deciding goal late in the third period and added an empty-netter, leading the Calgary Flames to a 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday nig...

Flames coach Bill Peters quits; accused of slurs, abuse

Bill Peters has resigned as coach of the Calgary Flames amid allegations of racial slurs and physical abuse of players in previous jobs. General manager Brad Treliving on Friday anno...

38% of migrant caregivers in Taiwan abused by employers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 38 percent of migrant caregivers have been subjected to verbal or physical abuse while working in Taiwan, but only 46 percent have sought help, according to ...

Minnesota woman accused in scam to obtain crime victim visas

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman swindled money from four people in a scam aimed at getting visas for crime victims who help police that involved cutting them, according to criminal charges filed ...

Correction: Bar Shooting story

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — In a story Oct. 7 about a deadly shooting at a bar in Kansas City, Kansas, The Associated Press, based on police reports, misspelled the first name of one of the victims. His ...

2 sentenced to life, 1 given 18 years for murder of baby girl in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two adults have been handed life sentences, while a third has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for their roles in the fatal beating of a one-year-old baby girl, while her m...

Foxconn and Amazon.com criticized for exploiting laborers at China factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group and one of its biggest clients, Amazon.com Inc., are facing heavy criticism over labor conditions in a Chinese factory located in H...

Timeline of R. Kelly's life and career

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly, long trailed by lurid rumors, has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims dating back two decades. A timeline of his life and caree...

Thai authorities urged to investigate attacks on activists

BANGKOK (AP) — Rights groups are urging Thai authorities to investigate attacks against pro-democracy activists after the latest case in which a student was beaten and left unconscious on a sidewalk. ...

France wins start amid World Cup cash, visibility issues

PARIS (AP) — From the Eiffel Tower to the Champs-Élysées and across the Paris Metro, the Women's World Cup has had little visibility in the French capital. The hosts at least made th...