Lawyer Pushes 12-Year Prison Sentence for Madoff

Bernard Madoff's lawyer has told a judge scheduled to sentence the disgraced financier next week that 12 years in prison would be sufficient punishment for the man who swindled tens of billions of investors' dollars in one of history's biggest frauds

Country's Leading Ladies Discuss Body Image and Confidence

Julianne, Martina and LeAnn talk diets, men and Jessica Simpson in the July issue of Shape magazine

Sailors Rescued After 52 Hours Lost Off Aleutian Islands

The Coast Guard rescued two men lost off Alaska's Aleutian Islands. They had been drifting at sea for 52 hours.

N.J. Boy in Custody Fight Prefers Brazil, Family Says

The Brazilian family of a boy at the center of an international custody battle said Tuesday the boy wants to remain in Brazil, where he feels safe and loved.

Fla. Woman Hid Dead Mother's Body, Collected Benefits

A Florida woman accused of hiding her dead mother's body and collecting federal benefits for six years has pleaded guilty to a theft charge.

3 Adults, Toddler Found Dead at Kansas Home

Authorities conducting homicide probe after three adults, toddler found dead at Kansas City home.

Official Denies Air France Black Box Signal Heard

French military ships searching for the black boxes of Flight 447 have detected sounds in the Atlantic depths but they are not from the flight recorders, a French official said Tuesday.

Official: N. Korean Ship Carrying Weapons to Burma

A North Korean ship suspected of carrying illicit weapons cruised through waters off Shanghai on Tuesday en route to Myanmar, a news report said, as regional military officials and a U.S. destroyer was keeping a close eye on the vessel.

Official: U.S., Kyrgyz Reach Deal on Airbase Use

The United States and Kyrgyzstan have reached a deal for using a Kyrgyz airport to transport U.S. non-lethal military supplies to Afghanistan, a senior Kyrgyz official said Tuesday, four months after the country said U.S. troops would be evicted.

Andres Could Grow Into Hurricane, Brush Mexico

Tropical Storm Andres was expected to grow into the Pacific season's first hurricane Tuesday and deal a glancing blow to southwestern Mexico before churning its way up the coast past picturesque towns popular with foreign retirees.