Dead Woman Was Found With Crucifix Taped on Lips

The cleaning woman whose body was found in a New York City building had been hogtied and her mouth taped shut — left with her gold crucifix dangling over it.

Gov. Accuses Zoo of False Threats to Destroy Animals

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick accused Zoo New England of using false and inflammatory scare tactics to draw sympathy to Boston's Franklin Park Zoo after it claimed that budget cuts would force as many as 200 animals to be euthanized.

Where Did MJ's Money Go? His Crazy Day-to-Day Expenses

Court documents reveal the King of Pop's excessive spending habits that caused him to blow through millions per month

Swearing Makes You Feel Less Pain

That muttered curse word that reflexively comes out when you stub your toe could actually make it easier to bear the throbbing pain, a new study suggests.

Rights Group Concerned About Fate of Iran's Missing

International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said that raised concerns about the fate of what it said were dozens and possibly hundreds of other Iranians who went missing in the postelection turbulence and remain unaccounted for.

Cops Probe Business Ties of Dead Couple With 16 Kids

Investigators are looking at business ties among other leads for a motive in the slaying of a wealthy Florida couple known for adopting children with developmental disabilities, authorities said Monday.

More Storms May Doom Shuttle's Fifth Launch Attempt

Astronauts board Endeavour, but weather looks increasingly gloomy as launch time approaches at 6:51 p.m. EDT.

Chinese Police Kill Two Uighurs as Unrest Flares

Police shot dead two Uighurs on Monday in renewed unrest in China's far northwestern region of Xinjiang, Reuters reported state radio as saying.

Alleged Nazi Guard Demjanjuk Charged Over WWII Killings

German prosecutors have formally charged John Demjanjuk with 27,900 counts of accessory to murder.