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National & World Prosecutor: Pistorius is untruthful, an egotist Prosecutor: Pistorius is untruthful, an egotist
Oscar Pistorius' credibility was consistently questioned at his murder trial Thursday as the chief prosecutor argued that the star athlete had a string of unlikely excuses why he wasn't to blame in the three gun charges he faces on top of murder.
National & World Last Corvette retrieved from Kentucky sinkhole Last Corvette retrieved from Kentucky sinkhole(Photo Gallery)
The mangled remains of a powerful Corvette — barely recognizable to its former owner — were pulled from the depths of a sinkhole at a Kentucky museum Wednesday, completing weeks of painstaking work to retrieve eight classic cars that were gobbled up by the gaping hole.
National & World 1 child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash 1 child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash
A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, killing a girl and injuring 14 others, at least a dozen of them children, and authorities were searching for the driver of an SUV who they say started the crash, officials said.
National & World Mexican national executed for 1997 Texas slaying Mexican national executed for 1997 Texas slaying
A man who escaped prison in his native Mexico while serving a murder sentence was executed in Texas on Wednesday for fatally beating a former Baylor University history professor and attacking his wife more than 16 years ago.
National & World Teen stabs 22 at Pittsburgh-area high school Teen stabs 22 at Pittsburgh-area high school(Photo Gallery)
A 16-year-old armed with two knives went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, leaving 22 people injured, including a school police officer who eventually subdued him with the help of an assistant principal, authorities said.