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National & World Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court (Photo Gallery)
Italy's highest court overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Friday over the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated trial-watchers on both sides of the Atlantic.
National & World Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain (New) Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain
A brother and sister whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home had been beaten to death, autopsies determined Friday, painting a more complete picture of the horrors that unfolded inside the home for years but that apparently went unnoticed by the outside world.
National & World Lawyer for Knox's ex-boyfriend makes final court appeal Lawyer for Knox's ex-boyfriend makes final court appeal
Lawyers for Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend made a final appeal to Italy's top criminal court Friday, urging it to overturn the pair's murder conviction for the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, saying there were errors of "colossal proportions" in the guilty verdicts.
National & World Woman accused in baby-snatching plot created business persona Woman accused in baby-snatching plot created business persona
A woman police say concocted a plot to kill mothers and steal their babies to pass off as her own calls herself a mogul, a motivational speaker, a songwriter and one of the "kindest women you will ever meet" on her many websites.