For generations, "Happy Birthday" — a tune sung to almost every American every single year of his or her life — has made millions of dollars for its aggressive copyright owners.
One of the most familiar songs to all Americans could soon be free to use if a federal judge rules against Warner Music Group's decades-old grip on the rights to "Happy Birthday to You."
Ann Rule, the bestselling true-crime writer who once befriended serial killer Ted Bundy, has died. She was 83.
John Russell Houser hated taxes, liberals, newspapers, gays and the United States, according to the broad trail he left in court documents and on the Internet. Nor was he overly fond of his family, which feared him so much that relatives sought a restraining order and once had him involuntarily...
It had been days since LaVaughn Mosley had been told his friend, Sandra Bland, died in her Texas jail cell. He looked at his phone -- two missed calls, and a voicemail buried in the dozens he keeps on his phone.
The autopsy of Sandra Bland, whose death touched off a furor among activists after her body was found in a Texas jail cell, showed that her injuries were consistent with suicide and she did not have wounds indicating she was the victim of a violent homicide, officials said Thursday.
One person was taken to the hospital after a United Airlines flight bound for Los Angeles was diverted shortly after takeoff Wednesday. At least one person vomited, and several reported headaches and nausea, officials said.
Four days before she died, Sandra Bland was upbeat when she showed up at the home of longtime friend LaVaughn Mosley, and excited about a last-minute job interview.