Convicted Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen, who gained the nickname of "the Butcher Baker" for abducting and hunting down women in the wilderness during the state's oil pipeline construction boom in the 1970s, has died at age 75.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday defended the decision to formally acknowledge a failed mission to rescue American journalist James Foley and others held in Syria earlier this year, amid criticism from Republicans over the disclosure.
A northern New York couple kidnapped two Amish sisters from their family farm stand and planned to turn them into slaves, but released them after becoming frightened by news reports, an investigator said.
“The Last of Us” – a survivor horror title set in a post-apocalyptic, zombie-infested USA, was one of the best games on the PlayStation 3 when it was released last year. It has been remastered and rejiggered for the PlayStation 4, and now it’s one of the best games on that system too.