- Jury deliberates man's fate in Facebook photo killing case Updated: Nov-24-15 9:13 pm
MIAMI - A jury began deliberating Tuesday whether a South Florida man is guilty of murder or acted in self-defense when he fatally shot his wife eight times during an argument and then posted a photo of her dead body on Facebook.
- The Latest: Jury recesses after deliberating for 2.5 hours Updated: Nov-24-15 9:11 pm
MIAMI - The latest in the trial of a man who claimed self-defense after fatally shooting his wife and posting a photo of her body on Facebook (all times local):
- Oregon officer reassigned over Black Lives Matter tweet Updated: Nov-24-15 8:56 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau has reassigned an officer who allegedly sent a tweet about an upcoming Black Lives Matter/Don't Shoot Portland protest.
- Minnesota man charged with using social media to create porn Updated: Nov-24-15 6:28 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Federal prosecutors have charged an Eagan man with using fake social media profiles to solicit nude photos from teenage boys and then distribute them.
- Washington university cancels classes over hate speech Updated: Nov-24-15 5:58 pm
SEATTLE - After a racist thread on social media sparked outrage on a quiet Washington state campus, college officials sent students home a day early for the Thanksgiving holiday.
- GOP chair: Party firing volunteer for tweet seen as racist Updated: Nov-24-15 5:24 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The chairman of Minnesota's Republican party says a local party's volunteer social media manager is being dismissed for referring to a "Negro problem" on Twitter.
- Turkey visits church - not for holiday meal, just wants in Updated: Nov-24-15 1:59 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - Days before Thanksgiving, a wild turkey chose an opportune time to show up on the doorstep of an Orlando church, appearing to seek shelter.
- Myanmar court prosecutes woman for Facebook posting Updated: Nov-24-15 5:25 am
MAUBIN, Myanmar - A court in Myanmar has declined to drop a charge against a young woman accused of poking fun at Myanmar's army chief on Facebook, highlighting the challenges faced by the former dictatorship as it grapples with a social media explosion and other newfound freedoms of expression.
- Social media helps drive historic Cuban exodus to US Updated: Nov-23-15 11:09 pm
PENAS BLANCAS, Costa Rica - As summer began to bake the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, Elio Alvarez and Lideisy Hernandez sold their tiny apartment and everything in it for $5,000 and joined the largest migration from their homeland in decades.
- Group wary of new mosque and any refugees in Gillette Updated: Nov-23-15 7:29 pm
GILLETTE, Wyoming - In the masjid, the room is quiet, a pair of ticking of clocks the only sound. Then, perhaps in protest, a truck rumbles loudly by, the driver revving his engine.
- Terre Haute officer's suspension over mayor's race tossed Updated: Nov-23-15 3:53 pm
TERRE HAUTE, Indiana - The two-day suspension of a Terre Haute Police Department officer for a Facebook post about the city's mayoral election has been overturned.
- Facing highest threat alert, Belgians bring out their cats Updated: Nov-23-15 9:23 am
BRUSSELS - What police force would start playing along with a practical joke when the capital is facing its highest state of alert and its most-wanted fugitive is still on the run? Right! This is surreal Belgium.
- Defense continues in man's Facebook photo killing trial Updated: Nov-23-15 3:01 am
MIAMI - The defense is resuming its case in the trial of a South Florida man who is claiming he shot his wife in self-defense before posting a photo of her corpse on Facebook.
- Lady Rebels' twin stars are not just pretty faces Updated: Nov-21-15 9:51 am
LAS VEGAS - Had she planned ahead, Dylan Gonzalez might have thought better of pretending to be her sister, Dakota, that high school morning.
- Stories of those who died in the Paris attacks Updated: Nov-20-15 9:17 pm
They were artists and students, music lovers, parents and newlyweds. The victims of last week's attacks in Paris had varied backgrounds and interests. Among the 130 killed in the attacks, here are some of their stories:
- Judge reprimanded for Facebook posts about cases Updated: Nov-20-15 1:41 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards has reprimanded a senior judge for his Facebook posts about cases over which he was presiding, including one that resulted in a vacated verdict.
- Social media post leads to charge against New Jersey woman Updated: Nov-20-15 8:20 am
WAYNE, New Jersey - Police say a New Jersey woman's boast on social media led them to charge her with filing a false report and creating a false public alarm.
- Facebook tries to ease heartache of breakups with new tool Updated: Nov-19-15 7:39 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook is trying to ease the heartache of breaking up.
- Las Vegas man indicted in presidential threat case Updated: Nov-19-15 3:41 pm
LAS VEGAS - A Las Vegas gun collector who has been in federal custody since June has been indicted on allegations that he threatened to harm President Barack Obama and other government officials.
- Gift Guide: Kiddie tech beyond video games, tablets Updated: Nov-19-15 10:44 am
NEW YORK - What to get a tech-savvy kid who's tired of the same old tablets and video games? New toys this year range from easy-to-use sets for building circuits to a talking dinosaur powered by IBM's Watson artificial-intelligence system.
- Film censors to Mr. Bond: No kissing please. We're Indian Updated: Nov-19-15 5:43 am
NEW DELHI - India's film censor authorities have ordered that kissing scenes in the latest James Bond movie, "Spectre," be shortened before it is released in the country.
- Bill seeks protection for social media accounts Updated: Nov-18-15 6:26 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts Senate is backing a bill that supporters say will protect the privacy of personal social media accounts for workers and students.
- Key issues before Legislature in final 2015 sessions Updated: Nov-18-15 6:09 pm
BOSTON - A look at some of the key issues before the Massachusetts Legislature as the House and Senate on Wednesday held the final formal sessions of 2015. Bills that do not win final approval but are not defeated altogether remain alive and could be taken up again during the second year of the two-year legislative session in 2016.
- French police dog killed during raid hailed as hero online Updated: Nov-18-15 2:29 pm
PARIS - A French police dog named Diesel, killed in a raid targeting the alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks and another cell of extremists, is being honored as a hero all over the world.
- Mark Zuckerberg on philanthropy: Move slow and build things Updated: Nov-18-15 9:31 am
SAN FRANCISCO - After making their fortunes from new software or social networks, some Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have vowed to apply their skills to "hacking" philanthropy and "disrupting" old models for funding charity.