Autopsy Planned for Top Madoff Investor Found Dead in Pool

An autopsy was planned for a man accused of making more than $7 billion off the investment schemes of jailed financial manager Bernard Madoff.

Chopper Collision, Crash Kill at Least 5 U.S. Troops

Two helicopters collided Monday in southern Afghanistan, killing four American troops and injuring two, the military said. A third U.S. helicopter crashed in a separate incident in the west, leaving "some dead."

Top Madoff Investor Found Dead in Florida Pool

The death of Jeffry Picower, accused of profiting more than $7 billion from the investment schemes of his longtime friend Bernard Madoff, will make it more difficult for suing investors to recoup their money, attorneys said.

Israeli Police Storm Jerusalem Holy Site

Israeli forces stormed Jerusalem's holiest shrine Sunday, firing stun grenades to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing Palestinian protesters in a fresh eruption of violence at the most volatile spot in the Holy Land.

Twin Blasts in Baghdad Kill 147, Injure Scores

Iraqi police said 147 people were killed and 540 wounded in twin car bombings that appeared to target government buildings in downtown Baghdad during rush hour.

Police May Reinvestigate Lockerbie Bombing

Families of British victims have been sent an e-mail and advised that officers have not closed the case into the 1988 bombing.

Polygamist Sect Focus of Rare Trial in Texas Town

The first jury trial in more than a decade in the sleepy West Texas town of Eldorado involves an alleged polygamist and an accusation of sexual assault of an underage bride.

Church Janitor Charged in Murder of N.J. Priest

Authorities investigating the killing of a New Jersey priest say they're questioning several witnesses, but won't reveal whether they've identified a suspect.

15-Year-Old Charged With Missouri Girl's Murder

Authorities have charged a 15-year-old with first-degree murder for the death of 9-year-old girl in central Missouri.

Journalist to Receive 60 Lashes for Saudi Sex TV Show

A Saudi lawyer says a female journalist has been sentenced to 60 lashes for her involvement in a TV show in which a Saudi man publicly talked about sex.