The woman whose body was found near Paula Abdul's home was a one-time "American Idol" contestant who, despite being ridiculed during her audition, maintained her infatuation with judge Paula Abdul.
Two men riding a motorcycle attacked a group of 15 girls with an acid-filled water pistol. A government official said the attackers ripped off the girls' headscarves before the attack and another report said those wearing the full-length burqa to cover themselves had been left untouched.
At a hospital in Enugu, a large city in Nigeria's southeast, 20 teenage girls were rescued in May in a police swoop on what was believed to be one of the largest infant trafficking rings in the west African country.
Ethan Kreutzer joined the Army at the age of 17 and fought with the 19th Airborne in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. When he retuned home, he had no money, no education and no civilian job experience. He soon became homeless. He slept in an alley off Haight Street, behind two trash cans.
So why did the U.S. military employ such a toxic compound in waging war? In this article, we'll look at why Agent Orange was used, its effects on the environment and human health, and its complicated legacy. We'll also examine dioxin, the deadly compound that continues to pollute the Vietnamese countryside.
Reporting from Moscow -- A false alarm was responsible for setting off the emission of deadly fire-extinguishing gases on a new Russian nuclear-powered submarine in the Sea of Japan, killing 20 people and injuring 21 late Saturday, Russian navy officials said.
Nasa says its Phoenix lander on the surface of Mars has gone silent and is almost certainly dead.
Engineers have not heard from the craft since Sunday 2 November when it made a brief communication with Earth.
Here's the dirty little secret of all the rescue operations that have been carried out this month by government financial authorities around the world. They all take money. Lots of money. And that money has to come from somewhere.
Here are 10 critters who are even worse off than our favorite threatened Arctic resident. Listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List as critically endangered, meaning they face an extremely high risk of extinction in the immediate future.
A University of Delaware freshman died early Saturday of apparent alcohol poisoning during a party at the fraternity where he was a pledge. Brett Griffin, 18, of Kendal Park, N.J., lived on campus but was at a party at the Sigma Mu Alpha house off campus, The Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J., reported.