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Sandusky asks Pa. court to see his grandchildren

The former Penn State assistant football coach charged with child molestation asked…

Sect kills police officer at station in N. Nigeria

Police say gunmen from a radical Islamist sect have attacked another police…

Security chief during Mexico's 'dirty war' dies

The man who led Mexico's domestic spy agency and was accused of…

Strong winds, low humidity raise fire danger

Strong, gusty Santa Ana winds lashed parts of Southern California Saturday, bringing…

Sudans, Somalia top issues at African Union summit

Oil negotiations between Sudan and South Sudan and war and hunger in…

Suspect shown by Mexico cops says he beat Canadian

A man charged with brutally beating a Canadian tourist at a luxury…

Synthetic drugs cause big problems

Unknowns surrounding the illegal synthetic drugs K2 and "bath salts" are causing…

Syria: Gulf-backed activists stormed Cairo embassy

Syria's ambassador to Egypt has accused a leading opposition group backed by…

Topless protesters detained at Davos forum

Three topless Ukrainian protesters were detained Saturday while trying to break into…

Vignettes from Iraq War veterans

They speak of their service matter-of-factly. Yes, the danger was always there.…

Woman killed, man wounded at Hollywood restaurant

Los Angeles police say a woman has died from her wounds following…

13 killed in clashes in Russia's volatile Caucasus

Russian officials say an Islamist warlord, seven militants, four officers and one…

2 Mexican cops charged in killing of 2 students

Prosecutors in southern Mexico say two state police officers have been charged…

70 arrested in San Francisco in sweep of felons

San Francisco police say 70 felons have been taken off the streets…

Airline worker dies when baggage cart hits shuttle

A Southwest Airlines employee has died from injuries in a crash between…

Ala. attorney questions death penalty in new book

After defending more than 60 people charged with capital murder and getting…

Amnesty urges probe into Romania violence

An international rights group on Friday called on Romanian authorities to investigate…

AP Exclusive: Vatican rewrites money launder law

The Vatican has rewritten its 2010 anti-money laundering law after European inspectors…

AP Interview: End of prison oversight not certain

The court-appointed receiver overseeing California's prison health care system says the state…

At least 11 hurt at Ohio casino construction site

Authorities in Cincinnati say at least 11 people have been taken to…