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Kyle and Lorraine Garth, of Mason, Ohio, near Cincinnati, paid tribute to Nelson Mandela at his statue in Johannesburg on Monday, with children Leyna, 3, and Kaeden, 5. Lorraine was born and raised near Durban, South Africa, and came to the United States to work as an au pair, where she met her husband.
A 27-year-old Southern California man who admitted hacking into hundreds of social media and email accounts to get women to pose naked for him has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.
An Australian citizen was sentenced Monday in federal court to 30 years in prison for his role in a bizarre scheme in which he and his partner made their young adopted son available to at least eight other people for sex.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is ordering the U.S. military to transport troops from Burundi into the Central African Republic to help quell the latest upsurge in violence there.
A former official in the Los Angeles suburb of Bell was convicted of corruption Monday in a case that drove the city to the brink of bankruptcy.
Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
As Air Force One made its way from Washington to Johannesburg Monday, a president, a former president and a possible future president were all traveling aboard.
Bob Filner was sentenced Monday to three months of home confinement and three years of probation for harassing women while he was mayor of San Diego, completing the fall of the former 10-term congressman who barely a year ago achieved his long dream of being elected leader of the nation's eighth-largest city.
Princeton University is set to start the vaccination of nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis.
In comments broadcast on state TV, Hossein Dehghan said Iranian missiles can now strike within two meters of their targets, compared to 200 meters previously.
"This is the island. This is where you will die." These were the words which greeted Nelson Mandela on his first day of imprisonment on Robben Island.
Indianapolis city officials say their budding plan to build a massive new Marion County criminal justice complex without raising taxes could rely on a long-term deal with a private developer.
Two South Florida men have been sentenced to federal prison time for their roles in a cocaine smuggling ring that used cargo shipping containers.
Walt Disney Co's animated princess fairy tale "Frozen" heated up movie box office charts in the United States and Canada, displacing dystopian thriller "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" as the top-earning film.
Israeli President Shimon Peres said Sunday that he could be willing to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, but expressed wariness of other forces in the country.