Nearly 300,000 children were made sick and six may have been killed by milk tainted with the toxic plastic melamine, Beijing has said in a major revision of numbers of those affected by China's worst recent health scare.
A luxury cruise ship carrying passengers between Rome and Singapore came under attack from Somali pirates as it sailed between Somalia and Yemen on Sunday. The Nautica, an Oceania cruise ship, was carrying 690 Americans when two small fishing boats tried to intercept it.
Yet alongside the brutal public terrorism that fills the television screens, there is an equally cruel form of terrorism that gets almost no attention and thrives as a result: flingingacid on a woman’s face to leave her hideously deformed.
The courts gave Derek 40 years in prison. Then, for the rest of his life he will be on the Sex Offender Registry.I’m not saying that he shouldn’t have been punished.We all know that we have rules that we have to abide by everyday, but I think that 40 years is way too harsh.
Chicagoans Melody LaLuz, 28, and Claudaniel Fabien, 30, shared their first kiss Saturday at the altar. The two teach abstinence at the city's public schools and practiced what they preached to their teenage students.
Doctors can’t tell Mandy Sellars why her legs keep expanding - all they say is that her only option is a drastic amputation. She travelled to the US for a new TV show in search of an alternative...
Even though smoking takes an average of 14.5 years off women's lives, almost one in five American women age 18 and older smokes.
An eight-year-old US boy accused of murdering his father and a family friend kept a tally of his parents' smackings, vowing that the 1,000th time would be the last, police believe.
Two people were killed in what appears to be a gunfight inside a Toys “R” Us in Palm Desert, Calif., on Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year, authorities said. The Associated Press said most reports were fragmentary or second hand. It is unclear if the violence was related to a shopping frenzy.
Acid will be dripped into the eyes of an Iranian man after he blinded the woman who spurned his marriage proposals, reports claim.