The Afghan immigrant accused of plotting a terror attack on New York City spent his earliest years in his wartorn homeland, a center of strife and fighting against a Soviet invasion and, after the occupiers left, clashing warlords.
An earthquake survivor trapped in a collapsed hotel in western Indonesia sent a text message saying he and some others were alive, triggering a frantic rescue operation, but hopes faded Saturday as sniffer dogs failed to detect life.
A CBS News producer charged with trying to extort $2 million from David Letterman is out of jail for now, but a judge issued a temporary order of protection, which requires Robert (Joe) Halderman, 51, to stay away from the late-night star.
A New York mother is fighting back against her school district after administrators and officials told her she and her son didn't have the right to bike to school together and that his safety, even beyond school walls, was out of her hands.
A longtime CBS News producer pleaded not guilty to trying to extort $2 million from David Letterman in a plot that prompted the late-night comedian to admit to sexual relationships with female employees.