Abandoned Japanese boy leaves hospital; no charges planned

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese boy who was found nearly a week after he was abandoned in a forest by his parents as punishment wavedRead More

Playboy Mansion under contract to be sold

LOS ANGELES, CA (NBC) — The famed Playboy Mansion is under contract to be sold. Daren Metropoulos, principal at private equity firm Metropoulos & Co.,Read More

Death penalty in ‘Grim Sleeper’ case is ‘long time coming’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Bill Ware died in 2002, he still didn’t know who fatally shot his daughter just two days shy of herRead More

Last known living 9/11 search dog dies in Texas at age 16

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The last known living 9/11 search dog has died in a Houston suburb at age 16. Bretagne, a golden retriever,Read More

Hearing set in case of Charleston church shooting suspect

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge in South Carolina is scheduled to hold another hearing on the status of the case against a whiteRead More

Car bomb attack targeting police kills 11 people in Istanbul

ISTANBUL (AP) — A rush-hour car bomb attack targeting a bus carrying riot police killed 11 people and wounded 36 others Tuesday, Istanbul’s governor said.Read More

Ali scripted funeral plans in exacting detail in “The Book”

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali and his innermost circle started a document years ago that grew so thick they began calling it “The Book.”Read More

Investigation finds major security lapses in prison breakout

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An investigation into the escape of two murderers from a northern New York prison last year concludes chronic staff complacency, complicitRead More

Assisted dying about to be legal in Canada

TORONTO (AP) — Doctor-assisted dying is about to become legal in Canada without clear legislation on how it would work. Canada’s Supreme Court last yearRead More

Tropical Storm Colin nears Florida; gov declares emergency

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Residents on Florida’s Gulf coast filled sandbags, schools closed early and graduation ceremonies were postponed as Gov. Rick Scott declared aRead More