The Aruba missing girl case focused on report that she disappeared while snorkeling. Aruba police have arrested her travel companion. American Natalee Holloway went missing in 2005 in Aruba too.
Gober, an elderly female Sumatran orangutan who is blind in both eyes due to cataracts, lies down with her twin babies at a rehabilitation center in Sibolangit, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The twins were born on Jan. 21, from two blind parents.
We've tried (and failed) to regulate political ad money. It's time we ban short political ads altogether – getting us back to the First Amendment's free marketplace of ideas, not bumper-sticker slander.
The $3.4 billion Southwest-AirTran deal would give Southwest access to the Caribbean and more of the eastern US. It could also mean increased competition for Delta and JetBlue.
Joran van der Sloot, charged with killing a Peruvian woman and suspected in the disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, has confessed to extorting money from Holloway's parents. Joran van der Sloot as confessing to taking money from the family of the American in return for revealing the location of her body.
Joran van der Sloot has been indicted on charges he tried to extort $250,000 from Beth Holloway in exchange for information about daughter Natalee Holloway.
Joran Van der Sloot remains jailed pending trial on charges of first-degree murder and robbery.
Joran van der Sloot's lawyer is trying to get his confession of murder thrown out. Van der Sloot says he was tricked into giving a confession by Peru's police. But Peruvian legal experts say the confession is likely to stand.