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Authorities: Boy burned after following dad's suicide advice

Authorities: Boy burned after following dad's suicide advice

CLAREMORE, Okla. — Authorities have arrested an Oklahoma man for allegedly giving his 12-year-old son advice on how to kill himself.
Turkey: 6 journalists sentenced to life in prison

Turkey: 6 journalists sentenced to life in prison

ISTANBUL — A Turkish court on Friday sentenced six journalists and media employees accused of involvement in Turkey's 2016 failed coup attempt to life in prison without parole, the state-run news agency reported.
Old yearbook photo spurs effort to find missing WWII pilot

Old yearbook photo spurs effort to find missing WWII pilot

ALBANY, N.Y. — During World War II, four American servicemen who graduated from the same upstate New York high school had their photo taken for the yearbook: a Coast Guardsman, a Navy pilot, a sailor and a soldier.
German reporter freed from Turkish jail, pending trial

German reporter freed from Turkish jail, pending trial

BERLIN — A German reporter detained in Turkey for more than a year was released from jail pending trial, even as six other journalists and newspaper employees were sentenced Friday to life imprisonment by a Turkish court.

Restored 'Porgy and Bess' gets key test on road to Met Opera

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A restored edition of a pioneering, enduring American opera emerges at a time when its racial and social themes are as relevant as the era in which it premiered.
US, Turkey return from brink, aim to 'normalize' ties

US, Turkey return from brink, aim to 'normalize' ties

ANKARA, Turkey — The United States and Turkey pulled back from the brink of a potentially disastrous crisis on Friday, agreeing to normalize badly strained relations over Syria and other issues that had threatened the NATO allies' longstanding ties.

Caesars to check 'Do Not Disturb' rooms daily

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — One of the world's largest casino companies will check its guests' hotel rooms every 24 hours, even if they have a "Do Not Disturb" sign hanging on the doorknob.

Man convicted of beating boy to death, tossing body in river

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio man has been convicted of beating a 14-month-old boy to death and tossing his body into a creek with the help of the child's mother.
Boseman, Haddish, Gerwig, Nanjiani among Oscars presenters

Boseman, Haddish, Gerwig, Nanjiani among Oscars presenters

LOS ANGELES — "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman, "Girls Trip" breakout star Tiffany Haddish, "Lady Bird" author Greta Gerwig and "The Big Sick" co-writer and actor Kumail Nanjiani are set to appear at the 90th annual Academy Awards.
Family grieves Philippine maid found dead in Kuwait freezer

Family grieves Philippine maid found dead in Kuwait freezer

MANILA, Philippines — The body of a Filipino housemaid found stuffed in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait was flown home to her grieving family Friday, as attention focused on the plight of millions of mostly poor Filipinos toiling abroad