NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department says a man accused of stuffing a bag of feces down a woman's pants is in custody.
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) - A woman is recovering after police say a sharp piece of debris flew through her windshield and impaled her in the neck while she was driving outside of Atlanta.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A judge has postponed an order to demolish the dilapidated home where singer Aretha Franklin was born in Memphis.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - An international rights group has urged the Maldives to stop pressuring critical media, expressing concern over the closure of an independent news website.
STUART, Fla. (AP) - As a noxious algae bloom fouls beaches on Florida's Atlantic coast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to reduce the flow of water from Lake Okeechobee that many blame for fueling the problem.
BALTIMORE (AP) - The family of a murdered teenager is grieving again after her accused killer, whose case has become a cause celebre thanks to a wildly popular podcast, was granted a new trial.
SYDNEY (AP) - Western nations publicly critical of Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime have been quietly sending security officials to collaborate with his government, Assad said in an interview broadcast Friday.
LUCKNOW, India (AP) - Torrential rains triggered heavy floods and landslides that poured down hills in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, killing at least 18 people by Friday and destroying dozens of homes, officials said.