LOS ANGELES — Music spoke louder than words of witnesses for a jury Thursday that decided Led Zeppelin did not lift a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental for the intro to its classic 1971 rock anthem “Stairway to Heaven.”
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DETMOLD, Germany — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as a guard at Auschwitz has been found guilty of more than 170,000 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he helped the Nazi death camp kill 1.1 million Jews and others.
WASHINGTON — A Republican senator told conservatives Friday they should pray for President Barack Obama and suggested a biblical passage that says, “Let his days be few.”
Georgia Sen. David Perdue told a gathering of religious conservatives that “we need to be very specific about how we pray.” He suggested using , which reads: “Let his days be few, and let another have his office.”
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Born blind, Juan Pablo Culasso has never seen a bird. But through his gifted sense of hearing, he can identify more than 3,000 different bird sounds and differentiate more than 720 species.
WASHINGTON — A milestone has arrived for President Barack Obama: Daughter Malia is graduating from high school.
MENTOR-ON-THE-LAKE, Ohio — An Ohio woman says she feels like a “prisoner” because a deer has been attacking her near her home.
Cindy Frost says she’s called police about the doe and asked for assistance in walking her dogs near her suburban Cleveland home.
LILONGWE, Malawi — She is haunted daily by the image of the decapitated head of her 9-year-old son. Police asked Edna Cedrick to identify it after the boy, who had albinism, was snatched from her arms in a violent struggle.
SAN FRANCISCO — A soul-searching exercise awaits Democrats opposed to Hillary Clinton, who is on the cusp of securing their party’s presidential nomination Tuesday.
They’ll soon be asked to support her in the general-election showdown against Donald Trump if she concludes the last big batch of primaries with an insurmountable lead, as expected.
ATLANTA — Jimmy Carter is stepping away from his “front-line role” as a member of The Elders, the global human rights group announced Wednesday.
BANGKOK — A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.