Mom Accused of Burning Daughter, 6, in Voodoo Ritual

The mother and grandmother of a 6-year-old New York City girl were charged with burning her during a Haitian voodoo ritual and then failing to get help for the crying child.

Iran Ultimatum to Mousavi: Toe the Line or Else

Supreme Leader tells candidate whose followers are challenging Iran's regime to back him at Friday prayers or be cast out.

Billionaire Stanford Surrenders, to Appear in Court

Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford is scheduled to appear before a federal judge in Virginia at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time Friday for an initial hearing after surrendering to FBI agents on fraud charges the day before.

Iraq Taking Over Security as Deadline Approaches

The U.S. withdrawal from the cities will be a major test for Iraq's army and police, which failed to stem a wave of Shiite-Sunni slaughter in 2006

Jon and Kate Plan Big Announcement on Monday Show

TLC isn't commenting on what the news will be, but viewers clearly welcome to wonder if couple calling it quits

Mexican Fugitive Nabbed on Charges of Heroin Dealing

Authorities say the man is an illegal immigrant wanted in connection with several overdose deaths

Nevada Paper Rejects Ad About Senator Ensign's Affair

The owner of a Canada-based dating Web site says he was jilted when he tried to place an advertisement in Nevada's largest newspaper to capitalize on U.S. Sen. John Ensign's extramarital affair.

Studies Say $196 Billion Wasted on U.N. Health Programs

It's tough to gauge the effectiveness of pricey programs led by the United Nations and its partners, and in some cases, big spending may even be counterproductive, the studies say.