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Man who killed John Lennon seeks forgiveness from Yoko Ono

Mark David Chapman, the man who shot Beatle John Lennon dead 34 years ago this month, has written to Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, and asked her to forgive him. Chapman's wife says she has also written Ono.

Op-Ed: Christmas truces of World War I: Lessons in giving peace a chance

I am grateful for the goodness Christmas brings and while I've advocated it come but once each four years, like the Olympics, I paradoxically wish it were Christmas every day. Because to those who celebrate it, it can have a marvelous and peaceful effect.

Female teacher on trial for rape of student, a 13-year-old boy

A 32-year-old teacher, now former-teacher, from Siloam Springs, Arkansas went back to court today to begin her trial on suspicion of raping a 13-year-old student. The woman was charged in August and resigned her teaching position a month later.

Killer whale rescued by Vancouver aquarium stronger, has new home

A false killer whale calf that was rescued from Chesterman Beach in Tofino in July is getting stronger, the Vancouver Aquarium reports. Thanks to the whale's improved health, growth and burgeoning ability to swim it was moved to a bigger pool Wednesday.

Man breaks into meat store, eats and goes to sleep for the night

A man in Austin, Texas would appear to have needed a meal and a good night's sleep. Home? Nope. Invite yourself over to a friends? Nah. Maybe a hotel or even a motor inn? No to all of the above.

Vaccine for Ebola producing immune response, may soon be ready

A trial of the developing Ebola vaccine has shown positive results. The vaccine is being tolerated without major side effects by the 20 humans given the vaccine. The findings were published in the New England Journal of Medicine Wednesday.

Ouch! Justin Bieber made $80 million in 12 months

Envy might prevent you from reading this but then again there is something compelling about misery. Here we go: Justin Bieber, the little guy from Canada who made it big on the world stage, made $80 million in 12-months from June of 2013 to June of 2014

UK teacher accused of having sex with pupil 'all over the school'

A trial in the U.K. is hearing rather sordid accusations against a 44-year-old teacher alleged to have had frequent sex with a 15-year-old student. He even helped her lie about her absenteeism and the two, the Crown says, often had sex in classrooms.

World chocolate supplies running low as consumption grows

The demand for chocolate in our world is outstripping the supply of the stuff and experts are saying it could lead to increased prices and even stockpiling. The good news is media is all over the story. But does knowledge of the looming crisis help?

MH17 crash video, newly released, shows plane nearly hit village

Amateur footage was released of the moments after the crash of Malaysian Flight MH17, shot down in July in Ukraine. The video, taken from a cellphone by a local, shows how close the plane came to landing on the small village of Hrabove.

Justin Bieber in legal tiff as judge in Argentina issues summons

An investigative judge in Buenos Aires, Argentina has issued a summons for Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber. Bieber, who toured Argentina in 2013, is being sought over allegations made against him by a photographer.

Duck-billed dinosaur, 80 million years old, discovered in Canada

Bones of a duck-billed dinosaur have been discovered in a river in the Canadian province of Alberta, the Royal Tyrrell Museum revealed this week. Two fisherman came upon the find in September and it may be from a previously unknown species.

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd charged with trying to have 2 men killed

The drummer of the fabled Aussie heavy rock band, AC/DC, Phil Rudd, has been charged in New Zealand with "attempting to procure a murder." Mr. Rudd was also charged with drug offences, including possession of methamphetamine.

Gas station shooter gets life for killing teen over loud music

A white man who shot into a car full of black teenagers at a Florida gas station in 2012, killing one, has been sentenced to life without parole. Michael Dunn was sentenced to life today in a Florida courtroom.

Porn stars allowing men to fondle breasts for charity at Boob-Aid

For 24 consecutive hours, 10 female Japanese porn actresses will allow men to fondle their boobs. The boob gropers must first make a donation to the fight against AIDS, however, and while they're doing it they'll be on TV.

U.S. brother and sister jailed for having sex together in tractor

A brother and sister in Savannah, Georgia have been charged with incest, aggravated sodomy and prowling. Police there say the two admitted to having sex with one another in a tractor trailer parked in a Effingham County church parking lot.

Op-Ed: Costa Concordia captain plays 'shell game' with truth about ship

The captain of the ill-fated Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, continues to deny fault in the disaster that took 32 lives on Jan. 13, 2012, and his latest statement is one of his most deceptive. He's playing a shell game.

Sex Tape: Health-food store clerk on store video paying for sex

Police in New Orleans have arrested an employee of a health food store caught on security tape having sex with a prostitute in the back of the store. Not only was Charles West having sex on the job but he used a company check to pay for it.

Video: Watch Uruguay's Luis Suarez bite Italy's Giorgio Chiellini

Uruguay literally took a bite out of the Italy squad today as striker Luis Suarez allegedly bit Italian defender Chiellini in the shoulder in the 79th minute of Uruguay’s final Group G World Cup game against Italy.

Tiger Woods to return next weekend, preparing for Majors

The US PGA Quicken Loans National at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland, from June 26-29, is suddenly at the top of golf fans' watch list. That's because after a 3-month injury layoff, Tiger Woods will make his return there.
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