Iraq Beefs Up Security After Attacks on Christians

Iraqi authorities imposed vehicle bans in two mostly Christian towns and increased security around churches in Baghdad after attacks targeting the Christian minority.

3-State Amber Alert Issued for Mom, 4 Kids From Nev.

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.

Maxim Monday: Hogwarts Hotties the Big Stars of Latest 'Harr

Was your school's cheerleading squad able to summon giant Griffins?

Police: Woman Dies During Voodoo Cleansing Ritual

Authorities are investigating how an Arkansas woman died Sunday in what they call a voodoo cleaning ritual in a southern New Jersey town house.

Brain Tumor May Be Reason Man Hiccups Every 2 Secs

Christopher Sands has hiccupped 20 million times in two years. A brain tumor may be the reason why.

Father Dies Trying to Save Son From Irate Driver

The driver reportedly got into a fight with his wife in the parking lot of a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in Baychester, got in his car and erratically drove through the parking lot and streets.

Alleged Internet Bomb-Threat Teen Prankster Indicted

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.

Jon Gosselin Parties With New Young Mistress in Saint Tropez

Jon snapped chain-smoking with new 22-year-old mistress aboard designer's yacht just weeks after divorce announcement

South Korea Lowers Cyberattack Alert

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.

Dead Woman Was Found With Crucifix Taped on Lips

The cleaning woman whose body was found in a New York City building had been hogtied and her mouth taped shut — left with her gold crucifix dangling over it.