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Comet Killed Ice Age Beasts

The new evidence comes from recently discovered nano-sized diamonds, which researchers say are the strongest clues to date for an argument that could explain the region's die-off during the late Pleistocene epoch.

Deputy Accused of Zapping 3 Kids With Stun Gun

The suit against Jefferson County sheriff's deputy David Bowers and another deputy claims they were unprovoked in the incident at the adolescent center in southern Illinois that houses youths ages 11 to 18, often with behavioral issues.

7 Shot, 3 Killed Near New Jersey Park

Essex County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Paul Loriquet says five people — three men and two women — were shot near Newark's Weequahic Park around 1:30 Monday afternoon.

Murdered Ex-NFL Star's Alcohol Level Was Twice Limit

Authorities say former NFL star Steve McNair had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit when his girlfriend shot him to death.

Ex-Follower: Evangelist Asked, 'Think I'm a Dirty Old Man?'

A former follower of evangelist Tony Alamo told federal jurors at his sex-crimes trial Monday that the preacher lashed out at her when she grimaced at the sight of a 9-year-old girl rubbing his thighs.

Forty Years Ago Today: Apollo 11 Lands on the Moon

At 4:17 p.m. EDT on July 20, 1969, the Eagle lunar lander carrying Commander Neil Armstrong and Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin touched down in the Sea of Tranquility.