The 19-month-old had been left alone with her three siblings at their home in Houston
Even when guilt is established, the suffering inflicted upon inmates goes beyond belief
Edgar Tamayo's death was delayed by three hours as the US Supreme Court heard last-minute appeals
Former First Lady being treated for a "respiratory-related issue"
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Deal would leave four airlines in control of 80% of American commercial air travel market - leading to fears over higher fares and fees
A Russian court has been asked to intervene in an international tug-of-love over two boys whose father is keeping them in Russia in breach of an order made by an English judge following a marriage break-up, lawyers say.
After the capture of the notoriously brutal leader of the Zetas drug cartel, we look at the background to the slaughter that haunts the country where Miguel Angel Trevino Morales was a key player
Expect the worst delays in the 'Sunshine State' of Florida
Many of those killed are thought to have been volunteer firefighters
As the fires were finally put out in West yesterday, this small Texas town was beginning to come to terms with news that at least 11 of its citizens were dead, following a huge blast at a fertiliser plant on Wednesday evening, which also injured around 160 people.
World number two appears to have arrested his recent slump
Brothers believed to have been pushing a broken down vehicle at the time of the incident
Rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III ran for a touchdown as the Washington Redskins won the NFC East title by beating the Dallas Cowboys 28-18 late on Sunday. The Redskins will host the Seattle Seahawks next Sunday in the play-offs.
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