Authorities have issued an Amber Alert in California, Arizona and Nevada for a mother suspected of abducting her four young children after she failed to show up for a custody meeting with social service officials.
A North Carolina teenager whose mother claimed he was unfairly detained under the USA Patriot Act was indicted on federal charges last week over accusations that he made Internet-based bomb threats to colleges, universities and high schools.
South Korea's spy agency lowered the country's cyberattack alert Monday as affected Web sites returned to normal after suffering outages in a series of assaults that have cast suspicion on North Korea.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick accused Zoo New England of using false and inflammatory scare tactics to draw sympathy to Boston's Franklin Park Zoo after it claimed that budget cuts would force as many as 200 animals to be euthanized.