Archive for May, 2011
The second week of the Casey Anthony trial begins Tuesday after a break for the Memorial Day holiday.
An Egyptian executive accused of sexually abusing an employee at a luxury hotel in New York was arraigned late Tuesday night.
Louisiana's swollen Atchafalaya River was slowly receding along its entire length Tuesday after federal authorities flooded it to save the Mississippi River cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge, the National Weather Service reported.
The chairman of a salt company who once headed an Egyptian bank was arrested Monday in New York, accused of sexually abusing an employee at a luxury hotel.
In a symbolic vote meant to send a message to negotiators, the House defeated a measure to raise the U.S. debt ceiling without provisions to cut the deficit or spending.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic is now in the custody of a U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague after losing his fight against extradition.
Authorities were still trying Tuesday to decipher the events that led up to two women falling from a 10th-floor window at an Atlanta hotel during a birthday party early Saturday.
A senior Egyptian general admits that "virginity checks" were performed on women arrested at a demonstration this spring, the first such admission after previous denials by military authorities.
Three people were killed Tuesday during clashes in Taiz, a center of protests against the Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, according to a field hospital staff member and a youth leader.