ATLANTA (AP) — Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown freely shared the life of their only child, Bobbi Kristina Brown, with the public.
But family and friends will gather to remember the 22-year-old woman in a private funeral whose details have been closely guarded by the Brown and Houston families, their attorneys and friends, including filmmaker Tyler Perry.
Media reports indicate the funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. James United Methodist...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian health officials say an 18-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops has died of his wounds.
Ahmad Betawi, the director of the Ramallah hospital, says Laith al-Khaldi died Saturday after being shot in the chest the previous day during a demonstration over the killing of a Palestinian toddler by suspected Jewish extremists.
The Israeli military says it shot al-Khaldi near Ramallah after he hurled a fire bomb at...
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations have failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy.
The announcement comes from U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, who read from a statement on behalf of all of the ministers. He says the parties made significant progress at the talks in Hawaii, and agreed to continue the discussions.
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says a firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires burning across California.
Forest Service officials said in a press release issued Friday night that David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, was killed sometime Thursday as he was battling a fire in the Modoc Forest. That's about 100 miles south of the Oregon border.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A jail inmate in Arizona is hospitalized after authorities say he pulled one of his eyeballs out of its socket.
Sheriff's officials in Pinal County, just southeast of Phoenix, say Colin Corkhill, of Scottsdale, was booked into jail Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder, auto theft, aggravated assault and resisting arrest.
The 26-year-old was originally housed in a cell with other inmates, but detention officers saw him...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas trooper who arrested a black Chicago-area area woman after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop had been cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper.
The disciplinary entry regarding Trooper Brian Encinia of the Texas Department of Public Safety was contained in Encinia's personnel file. The department released the file Friday in response to Freedom on Information requests...
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors say they've dropped a battery charge against Buffalo Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer, who was accused of punching a boy in the face for using his beach chairs in Florida.
The State Attorney's Office filed a motion Friday to drop a charge of battery that caused bodily harm.
The Walton County Sheriff's Office says Kromer was arrested earlier this month after he confronted two boys, pushing one to the...