Historic ivory burn covers the sky in smoke and ash...

Apr 30, 2016 by

Nairobi National Park, Kenya (CNN)Twelve ivory towers burned in Kenya on Saturday, sending thick plumes of ash and smoke over Nairobi National Park as elephant and rhino tusks smoldered. A rainy Saturday afternoon brought together heads of state from...

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89 stab and slash wounds, excised liver test jurors’ endurance in murder trial...

Apr 30, 2016 by

“She is a school teacher,” Montgomery County Circuit Judge Mary Beth McCormick told prosecutors and defense attorneys, with the jury out of the courtroom. “She is picturing her schoolkids’ faces superimposed on the decedent’s body.” The...

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Hastert judge delivered verbal equivalent of public flogging...

Apr 30, 2016 by

CHICAGO (AP) — When he sentenced Dennis Hastert to more than a year in prison, the judge in the former House speaker’s hush-money case delivered the verbal equivalent of a public flogging. Before imposing the 15-month sentence, a far stiffer sentence...

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Eldest of of 2 sons charged with murdering parents says he killed father...

Apr 30, 2016 by

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The older of two sons charged with murdering their parents at their home in California said he shot his father multiple times, but he did not shoot his mother, according to police. Hasib Golamrabbi, 22, also said a stranger who...

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Jesuit Priest, Peace Activist Daniel Berrigan Dies at 94...

Apr 30, 2016 by

The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94. Berrigan died at Murray-Weigel Hall, a Jesuit health care community in New York...

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