A former Texas priest convicted of murder in the rape and strangulation of a 25-year-old beauty queen who went to him for confession almost 60 years ago is set to hear testimony Friday in the punishment phase of his trial.
Here are your Friday morning headlines
Rebels attacked a United Nations peacekeeping base in eastern Congo, killing at least 14 peacekeepers and wounding 53 others in the worst single attack against a U.N. mission in recent history, officials said Friday.
A teenager says his family and friends urged him to turn himself in days after surveillance video captured the theft of an assault rifle and other items from a policecruiser parked outside a Florida home.
A Slovenian magazine apologized Friday to U.S. first lady Melania Trump for suggesting she had worked as a high-end escort while pursuing her international modeling career, and said it is paying her compensation.
Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and Muslim worshippers from Jordan to Indonesia took to the streets after Friday midday prayers to protest President Donald Trump’s recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Director Bryan Singer has been accused in a lawsuit of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy at a party more than a decade ago.
Snow is making an appearance in Friday’s forecast along with a wintry mix of precipitation across several Deep South states. Any accumulations are expected to melt quickly.
Retirement communities built on golf courses, thoroughbreds in race horse stables and other usually serene sites were engulfed by flames as the San Diego area became the latest front in California’s wildfire fight.
Nearly 130 Nevada inmates have been deployed to help battle fires tearing through Southern California, a state prisons spokeswoman said.