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NY court upholds sentence of abortion doc's killer

Updated: 04/06/2009 - The life prison sentence given to a militant abortion opponent was appropriate despite his claims that he only meant to injure rather than kill a doctor, a federal appeals court said Monday.

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As Iraq rape trial begins, attorneys attack law

Updated: 04/06/2009 - The first former Army soldier to be charged as a civilian under a 2000 law that allows him to be prosecuted for alleged crimes committed overseas faces a trial of his peers - in a federal courtroom in Kentucky.

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Demjanjuk to appeal, seeking to avoid deportation

Updated: 04/06/2009 - A U.S. immigration judge in Virginia on Monday revoked John Demjanjuk's stay of deportation to Germany. Demjanjuk plans to appeal the decision, which would clear the way for him to be sent to Germany to face charges of being a Nazi death camp guard.

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Strong Quake in Italy Kills Over 150, Injures 1,500

Updated: 04/06/2009 - A powerful earthquake in mountainous central Italy knocked down whole blocks of buildings early Monday as residents slept, killing more than 150 people in the country's deadliest quake in nearly three decades.

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Nebraska Family That Had Been Missing Now in Custody

Updated: 04/06/2009 - A couple who disappeared with their children, leading to a search of the South Dakota wilderness, turned themselves in to authorities near their Nebraska home on Monday, a sheriff said.

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Obama Seeks Help, Friendship In Turkey

Updated: 04/06/2009 - President Obama, making his first visit to a Muslim nation as president, declared Monday the United States "is not and will never be at war with Islam."

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Oops! Employee Flips, Damages Borrowed Ferrari

Updated: 04/06/2009 - The California Highway Patrol said a 23-year-old woman driving an expensive Ferrari owned by her boss flipped it after taking a curve too fast, causing an estimated $125,000 in damage.

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U.S. Cracking Down On Mortgage Scammers

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Top federal and state officials on Monday announced a broad crackdown on mortgage modification scams, accusing "criminal actors" of preying on desperate borrowers caught up in the nation's housing crisis.

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Dow Drops Back Below 8,000

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Wall Street pulled back Monday as investors took profits following a four-week rally, fearful of poor earnings reports starting this week and more trouble for banks.

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El Dorado Woman Gets 90 Days For Shooting Dog

Updated: 04/06/2009 - An El Dorado women has been sentenced to 90 days in jail and nearly $1,000 in fines for shooting her neighbor's dog last May after it trespassed on her property.

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Kansas Gambling Bill Stalled

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Kansas legislators aren't rushing to change the gambling law to help race tracks or state-owned casinos.

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South African prosecutors drop case against Zuma

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Prosecutors dropped corruption charges against Jacob Zuma on Monday, saying the case had been manipulated for political reasons and clearing the way for him to become the next president without the looming threat of a criminal trial.

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