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Argentine town faces ghosts of its Dirty War

Oct 21, 2014

Argentine town faces ghosts of its Dirty War

Shade trees hide the crumbling farm house outside of Olavarria. Hidden at the end of a dirt path, the white plaster coating is falling away from the brick foundation like scabs peeling off an unhealed wound. Araceli Gutierrez guards the memories of this place ...

Oct 20, 2014

Indiana police detain man in deaths of four women

An Indiana man confessed to killing a woman whose body was found in a motel and told police where the bodies of three more women could be found, police said Sunday. Police found the bodies of three women at different locations in Gary, Indiana, ...

Marine accused in Philippine killing tests U.S. relations

Oct 20, 2014

Marine accused in Philippine killing tests U.S. relations

Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moored at a nearby port sits a man who might have them — a U.S. ...

Mayhem erupts near New Hampshire pumpkin fest, college

Oct 20, 2014

Mayhem erupts near New Hampshire pumpkin fest, college

Violent disturbances near Keene State College during an annual pumpkin festival lasted until early Sunday and involved dozens of arrests and injuries, as well as police in riot gear using tear gas to disperse crowds. Keene State student Ellery Murray told The Boston Globe ...

Oct 18, 2014

Florida man gets life in jail for loud rap music murder

Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, was sentenced to life in prison without parole, plus 90 years, by a Florida judge on Friday for killing an unarmed black teenager in an argument over loud rap music. Dunn, 47, a software engineer, testified at his ...

Oct 18, 2014

Son of ex-prime minister testifies at Canada dismemberment trial

The son of former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien and the sister of convicted serial killer Karla Homolka testified on Friday at the murder trial of a Canadian man who has admitted to killing and dismembering a Chinese student in 2012. Canadian Luka Magnotta ...