More than 12,000 California prison inmates are now taking part in a hunger strike launched to demand better conditions and a reduction in the use of solitary confinement, corrections officials and organizers said Thursday.
SWAT, Pakistan (CNN) -- Driving in Pakistan's Swat valley, a region located close to the border with Afghanistan, I can sense the difference immediately. The faces of young children, women and families who walk around seem relaxed.
Twelve people were injured, including three seriously, in a fire and partial ceiling collapse at a beauty store in New York City's Chinatown area Thursday afternoon, city fire department spokesman Jim Long said.
It wasn't immediately clear what ca
A woman identified as a Saudi Arabian princess has been accused of holding a domestic servant against her will at her condominium in Irvine, California.
Meshael Alayban, 42, faces one felony count of human trafficking.
Investigators are on the verge of solving the last of the Boston Strangler killings of the 1960s, thanks to new DNA tests and a sample secretly collected from a relative of longtime suspect Albert DeSalvo.
A Florida couple declined to answer the door just before midnight when a nearly naked woman knocked and screamed she had just been raped.
Rather, the homeowners called 911 Monday night.
The couple inside the home refused to let the woman in bec
Closing arguments resumed Friday in the murder case against George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting last year of Trayvon Martin -- a 17-year-old unarmed, black teenager -- by a 29-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer.
"Be careful," lead defense at