Nuclear Expert's Death 'Not Suicide'

A British nuclear expert who fell out of the 17th floor of a United Nations building did not commit suicide, says a doctor who carried out a second autopsy, according to the U.K.'s Daily Mail.

Karzai Challenger to Call for Boycott of Runoff

Abdullah campaign chief says Afghan challenger wants vote boycott, delay runoff until spring.

Clinic Forbids Muslim Doctor to Wear Headscarf

A Muslim doctor interviewing for a job at a suburban Dallas medical clinic says officials there told her she couldn't wear her headscarf in the workplace.

Pirates Cast Themselves As Enviornmental Protectors

Ahmed Gadaf, who says he's a spokesman for the pirates, said the group holding the couple hostage off Somalia's coast was made up of "voluntary guards" — not pirates.

No Sign of Victims in Midair Collision Search

A flotilla of rescue vessels continued its search Saturday for nine people feared dead at sea following an air collision between a U.S. Coast Guard aircraft and a Marine Corps helicopter.

Ohio Sex Offender Captured After Bodies Found at Home

Authorities in Ohio captured a convicted sex offender Saturday after the remains of what appeared to be six people were found at his home.

Karzai Challenger Abdullah May Exit Runoff Election

Talks between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and challenger Abdullah Abdullah have broken down, and Abdullah is likely to pull out of next week's presidential runoff, a person with knowledge of the talks said Friday.

Tornadoes wind through Shreveport

SHREVEPORT — Storms caused a tornado to touch down Thursday afternoon in Shreveport. Two tornadoes came through the area causing damage to several buildings. One woman was even on her way to pick up her daughter at school right as the storm cam

Pirates Asking for $7 Million for Release of British Couple

The BBC says Somali pirates have called the broadcaster to demand $7 million in return for releasing a British couple whose yacht was hijacked off the coast of Africa.

World's Biggest Cruise Ship Sets Sail From Finland

The world's largest cruise liner on Friday began its maiden voyage to Florida, gliding out from a shipyard in Finland with an amphitheater, basketball courts and an ice rink on board.