U.S. Cities to Rely on Persuasion as Crime-Fighting Tactic

At least 30 cities are expected to announce Monday that they are joining an unorthodox crime-fighting program that relies on persuasion, rather than arrests, to cut down on criminal behavior.

U.S., Italian Officials Thwart Alleged Hacking-Terror Effort

U.S. and Italian authorities said Friday they arrested a group of hackers and conspirators who allegedly stole from phone companies around the world. The illegal profits funded terrorist activities, Italian officials alleged.

Law & Order: Detainee Style

Gitmo detainees tried in U.S. courts to get same rights as any other defendant — and that worries some

Cops Say 7 Kids Kept in House Littered With Feces

Five family members have been arrested and their Long Island home condemned after seven children were found to be living in what police said was squalor.

Queen Elizabeth II Knights 'Dracula' Star

Christopher Lee, whose sonorous voice and burning black eyes made him a memorable arch-villain in films from "Dracula" to "Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith," was given one of Britain's highest honors Saturday by Queen Elizabeth II.

N.Y. Lawmaker to CBS: Fire Letterman

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb is calling on the CEO of CBS television to fire David Letterman for crude comments he made about Sarah Palin and her daughter.

Sunday School Teacher Pleads Not Guilty in Cantu Murder

The Sunday school teacher accused of murdering an 8-year-old Northern California girl is due back in court, and prosecutors want her to enter a plea.

Sunday School Teacher Pleads Not Guilty in Cantu Murder

The Sunday school teacher accused of murdering an 8-year-old Northern California girl is due back in court, and prosecutors want her to enter a plea.

Venezuela Bans Coke Zero Due to 'Harmful' Sweetener

Venezuela Bans Coke Zero Due to 'Harmful' Sweetener

Teacher Claims Conservative Views Led to Loss of Job

Tim Latham has spent the last 19 years teaching students American history and government, including the past school year at a high school in Lawrence, Kan. — and, it appears it will be his last.