Jena 6 Case Concludes With Plea Bargain

Five of six black teens accused of beating a white classmate have pleaded no contest to misdemeanor simple battery, after one of the largest civil rights demonstrations in many years in 2006.

MJ: From ABC to King of Shock, as Easy as 1-2-3

Michael Jackson was only 50 when he died, but his success spanned several half-generations. And each decade of his career left a distinctly different impression on his newest fans.

Scientists Get First Image of Memory Being Made

The image shows that proteins are created at connections between brain cells when a long-term memory is formed.

Michael Jackson's Music, Death Dominate Internet

For a man whose superstardom largely predated the World Wide Web, Michael Jackson sure dominated it the morning after his sudden death.

Body Found in Indiana Believed to Be Missing Toddler

A body found in rural northern Indiana may be that of missing 2-year-old Jada Justice, police said at a press conference Thursday.

Duke Official Charged With Offering Son, 5, for Sex

A Duke University official has been arrested and charged with offering his adopted 5-year-old son for sex.

Memorial Honors D.C. Train Operator as 'Hero'

The train operator killed in a Washington commuter rail crash was a hero, according to the Metro general manager. The control system manager has also been reassigned due to investigation purposes.

Report: Nestle Refused to Turn Over Documents to FDA

Inspection reports from a Nestle USA cookie dough factory released Friday show the company refused several times to provide Food and Drug Administration inspectors with complaint logs, pest-control records and other information.

Mom on Lam With Missing 4-Year-Old Waives Extradition

The mother of the 4-year-old girl who was the focus of a nationwide search until found at Morning Star Ranch, a retreat and rehabilitation center in Valley Center, Calif., earlier this week, agreed Thursday to be returned to Ohio.

Zimbabwe Diamond Mine Violates Human Rights

Diamonds, soldiers, smugglers, helicopter gun ships, child labor, torture, rape, and more than 200 dead. It sounds like a scene from the film Blood Diamond, but it’s no movie.