2-Year-Old Among 4 Dead in La. Murder-Suicide

A man shot his estranged wife, son and 2-year-old grandson to death and critically wounded his pregnant daughter-in-law at their rural Louisiana home, then killed himself as police tried to pull over his car 20 minutes later, authorities said.

Great White Shark Sightings Shut Down Beaches in Mass.

The sightings of several great white sharks have prompted a swimming ban for the rest of the Labor Day weekend at some oceanside beaches in Massachusetts.

Iran & Venezuela Vow to Stand Together Against U.S.

Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Venezuela's Hugo Chavez railed against the West on Saturday, pledging to deepen their ties and stand together against the United States and world powers the two perceive as imperialistic.

NATO General: Afghan Civilians Among Wounded at Bomb Site

Top NATO commander in Afghanistan said Saturday that local villagers were among those wounded at the site of an airstrike on hijacked fuel tankers, declaring his resolve to limit civilian casualties that threaten to undermine the war against the Tali

Space Sights, Smells Shock Rookie Discovery Astronauts

For rookie astronauts flying aboard the International Space Station, the food is good, the rocket thrusters are loud and there's an odd tang in the air — apparently from outer space.

Wrongly Convicted in Texas Paid $80G Per Year in Jail

People wrongly convicted for crimes in Texas will be paid $80,000 for each year they spent in prison.

Report Shows Investigators Botched Madoff Probes

Madoff tried by turns to bully and impress the federal examiners who looked into his business, but the investigators managed by themselves to botch the probes and enable his multibillion-dollar fraud to continue for nearly two decades, a new report s

Police Charge Family Member in Ga. Mobile Home Murders

A man who told authorities "My whole family's dead!" in a frantic 911 call was charged Friday with killing the eight people attacked in his family's mobile home in coastal Georgia.

A Bill of His Own?

In latest twist of the health care debate, the White House is now considering drafting its own health reform bill