Ex-Marlboro man dies from smoking-related disease

Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72…

Bitcoin exchange CEO arrested for money laundering

U.S. government agents have arrested Charlie Shrem, the CEO of Bitcoin exchange BitInstant, charging him with laundering money for customers of online drug bazaar Silk Road

Police believe missing California girls ran away

Southern California authorities believe that two girls who vanished during a weekend sleepover are runaways…

Maryland mall reopens 2 days after shooting

The mall where a Maryland teenager gunned down two people before killing himself has reopened to shoppers…

Colorado student sets himself on fire

Police say a student is injured after he set himself on fire in the cafeteria at a suburban Denver high school…

Suspect who used baby as shield shot by deputies

Authorities say a man who shot his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend in the face later used his infant son as a shield…

Caribbean cruise ended after outbreak of illness

The Royal Caribbean cruise line on Sunday ended a ship’s 10-day trip in the Caribbean early after hundreds of passengers and crew …

College friends share the sperm donor dad

What are the chances the children of a random sperm donor might find each other…

Passenger accused of attacking bus driver charged

A man accused of grabbing the steering wheel of a Greyhound bus as it traveled down an Arizona highway, causing injury to 24 passengers…

Fear of slowing growth pushes down global markets

Investors are worried about slower economic growth in China, a gloomier outlook for U.S. corporate profits and an end to easy money policies in the United States and Europe…