By BY HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
PARCHMAN, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi has executed a former grocery store butcher for dismembering a man during a 1996 attack in which he also raped the man's female friend.
Authorities say 49-year-old Gary Carl Simmons Jr.
By DINA CAPPIELLOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Democrat-controlled Senate defeated a bid Wednesday to block the Environmental Protection Agency from setting the first federal standards to reduce toxic air pollution from power plants.
Republicans were be
WASHINGTON (AP) - Doctors say a German-born man accused of killing his much-older wife in Washington's fashionable Georgetown neighborhood has grown increasingly anxious and remains incompetent for trial.
Albrecht Muth is charged with killing 91-year-old Viola
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - His twisted saga has taken him from a stint on a dating show to California's death row, where he has spent the last two years as a convicted serial killer who murdered five women and girls more than 30 years ago.
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Officials postponed declaring a winner in Egypt's disputed election on Wednesday, sending political tensions soaring as the country awaited its first new president in three decades.
Adding to the confusion and u
By DONNA BRYSONAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A Rwandan general who was once a top aide to Rwandan President Paul Kagame but now is among his most prominent critics said Thursday that Kagame ordered the killing of the previous president that sparked Rwanda's 1994 genoci