Holmes: Mind 'was kind of falling apart' before shooting
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) ? James Holmes said his "mind was kind of falling apart" and he began to have homicidal thoughts months before he killed 12 people and injured 70 others in a Colorado movie theater, according to a video excerpt presented Friday at his murder trial.
Jury deliberating in TV actor's Wisconsin stabbing case
PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) ? TV actor Dustin Diamond testified Friday that he didn't intentionally stab a man in a Christmas Day barroom scuffle in Wisconsin and that other patrons had been harassing him and his girlfriend before the fight broke out.
Ginsburg urges young women to wage inspiring fights
Puerto Rico's PREPA to ask creditors to take some pain - sources
By Nick Brown and Megan Davies NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's debt-ridden power authority PREPA is expected to ask bondholders to take some pain as part of a turnaround plan it will present to creditors on Monday, kicking off what could be heated negotiations over terms, sources familiar with the situation said. PREPA and its creditors must reach agreement quickly or risk hurting the Caribbean island's broader efforts to climb out of a $73 billion debt hole. Not all creditors are in step, with some more willing to compromise by accepting payment deferrals, those sources say.
Nigeria's new president pledges fight against Boko Haram
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) ? Nigeria's new president was sworn in on Friday and pledged to tackle Boko Haram "head on," asserting the fight against the Islamic extremists wouldn't be won until hundreds of schoolgirls abducted last year and other kidnapping victims were brought home alive.
AP source: Hastert paid to conceal claims of sexual abuse
AP PHOTOS: Aerial views of Texas floodwaters
Magic hire former player Scott Skiles as head coach
Latest on flooding: Home evacuation in Texas city reduced
EPA says first day of oil spill spent 'planning'
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? On the afternoon of the largest coastal oil spill in California in 25 years, graduate student Natalie Phares quickly organized a volunteer bucket brigade to clean a beach north of Santa Barbara.