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The Oregon Supreme Court has ordered the release of an archive of more than 1,000 previously secret Boy Scout of America files that chronicled decades of abuse of boys.
A North Georgia man is charged with murder after prosecutors say he put vodka in his 4-month-old's baby bottle, leading to her death -- an incident that his public defender says was an accident.
Firefighters on Friday battled a 200-acre spot fire that broke out near a massive blaze in northern Colorado.
US-Niagara-Falls-Tightrope-Nik-Wallenda (will update)
Aerialist Nik Wallenda is set to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope Friday evening, a historic attempt that observers say is in line with his appetite for the extreme and the high-wire customs of his "Flying Wallendas" family.
For the first time, the Obama Administration has publicly stated that U.S. military forces are engaged in direct action against suspected terrorists in Yemen and Somalia.
Mexico-Tropical-Storm (will update)
Hours after being characterized as a tropical storm, Carlotta is "now a rapidly intensifying Category 2 hurricane" that is bearing down on Mexico's southwestern coast, the National Hurricane Center reported.
Syria-Unrest (will update)
The head of the U.N. observer mission in Syria says the increasing violence across the country is impeding his group's work, and he urged all parties to give the peace mission a chance.
Egypt-Election (will update)
Many of the 50 million Egyptians eligible to vote prepared to go to the polls Saturday to participate in a historic runoff election for president.
Cuba's government Friday disputed claims made by the attorney for imprisoned State Department contractor Alan Gross that his client's health is declining rapidly in a Cuban jail.