11:12 PM EDT 11/27/2014
Originally posted 11/27/2014 03:00PM
P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that crime writing was second-class literature.
Originally posted 11/27/2014 08:30AM
Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died Thursday from a "catastrophic" injury to his head, two days after being struck by a delivery during a match.
Originally posted 11/26/2014 07:25PM
Loved ones and friends of the 33-year-old mother of three who went missing Friday have all met their worst fear.
Originally posted 11/26/2014 10:45AM
A young mom is dead after being shot in the head by her 3-year-old son in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Originally posted 11/24/2014 04:00PM
Diem Brown chronicled her lengthy cancer battle with candor and courage, opening up about everything from her hair loss to her darkest days.
Originally posted 11/24/2014 12:20PM
A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a Cleveland playground.
Originally posted 11/23/2014 10:15AM
Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, former Washington, D.C., mayor Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule.
Originally posted 11/22/2014 10:40AM
An arrest has finally been made in the case of Paige Birgfeld, a Grand Junction, Colorado, mother of three young children who disappeared over seven years ago – and the alleged killer is a man police first suspected of the crime within days of her vanishing.
Originally posted 11/21/2014 06:00PM
An "X" on a map of a steep trail in Rocky Mountain National Park, highlighted with a pink marker, notes where Toni Henthorn, 50, fell 140 feet to her death in September of 2012.
Originally posted 11/21/2014 04:30PM
The beginning of the Miss World competition is usually a festive time, as beauty queens from more than 120 countries get together for receptions and parties, and begin competing in preliminary categories.
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