The law says that a man's home is his castle and can be defended as such. Prosecutors said Markus Kaarma shot in cold blood the exchange student who had entered his garage.
A New York judge allowed the release of limited information about the usually secret process. Unlike the Ferguson case, the judge released only metadata.
The prosecution argued that Eric Williams, a former justice of the peace who was caught stealing computer equipment, carried out the killings as revenge.
In Skunk Bear's latest video, join the search for an enormous flock of missing songbirds, and learn some bizarre facts about Shakespeare and Doppler radar along the way.
Overall, wages were stagnant over the past year. But workers in some sectors saw significant gains.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton announce plans to give new training to police officers.
The city and the federal government have come to terms to try to correct the issues with the department, Attorney General Eric Holder said.
The food system is awash in chemicals and additives. One woman has made a career out of investigating them. But a cadre of critics says she's creating more confusion than clarity about food.
The game got off to a bizarre start when the teams went for the wrong baskets. Still, the 76ers managed to avoid tying a record for the worst start to an NBA season.
The main flu strain circulating now tends to send more people to the hospital than other strains. It also causes more deaths, especially among the elderly, children and people with health issues.
The controversial practice has long been criticized by human rights campaigners who say that it could hasten the pace that prisoners are put to death in China.
The Russian president said in his State of the Union speech the "difficulties" his country faced "also create new possibilities." He accused the West of trying to break up Russia.
The man in the video says he's a British-born American citizen, who was kidnapped in Sanaa in September. A militant on video says the U.S. has three days meet unspecified demands.
It's hoped that the spacecraft, which is meant to replace the shuttle as a means of getting astronauts into space, could one day be used as part of a mission to Mars.
Eric Garner's stepfather tries to calm a protester who pleads, "What's the future for me? ... For my son, for my child?"
The storm is expected to be at least a category 4 when it hits the island chain on Friday. Some places are still recovering from the devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
The reorganization being announced today will "provide a central hub for expert advice and legal guidance" and improve coordination among law enforcement, businesses and elected officials.
After being quarantined for weeks, 18 children in Monrovia are ready to go to their new home or reunite with extended family But it's not all smiles as the children remember the family they lost.
In Nashville, several public schools are struggling to compete with nearby charters. To recruit more students, teachers are tearing a page from the charter playbook: going door to door.
Souq.com, created by U.S.-educated Ronaldo Mouchawar, has a strong presence in the Middle East. Since the boom in cell phones in the region, "you can feel the crescendo" in its tech sector, he says.