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Child Safe After Climbing Into Stuffed Animal Game at Bowling Alley in Nebraska Video included

A child is safe after climbing into and getting stuck inside a stuffed animal claw crane machine at a bowling alley in Lincoln, Nebraska on Monday. Monday evening, Curious George wasn't the only curiosity in a vending machine at Madsen’s Bowling and Billiards. There was a child inside the Bear Claw machine.

Man Charged With Marathon Hoax Appears in Court

The mother of a man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings says her son has a mental disorder. Joie Edson tells The Associated Press her son Kevin "Kayvon" Edson has bipolar disorder.

Death Toll in Washington Mudslide Rises to 39

The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 39. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office announced two more victims Wednesday and said it's trying to identify three of the bodies.

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  • Pistorius defense tries to rebuild case

    Pistorius defense tries to rebuild case

    The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ruled that proceedings will adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday and resume on May 5.
    Oscar Pistorius' lawyers tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum at his murder trial Wednesday following the star athlete's shaky testimony, presenting a forensic expert who quickly found his own...
  • Bosnians see families excavated from mass grave

    Bosnians see families excavated from mass grave

    Family members of victims from Bosnia's 1992-1995 war are beginning to travel to northwestern Bosnia to view the remains of corpses meticulously pulled from the earth and identified through DNA analysis.
    Family members of victims from Bosnia's 1992-1995 war are beginning to travel to northwestern Bosnia to view the remains of corpses meticulously pulled from the earth and identified through DNA analysis.
  • Algerian election faces disaffected populace

    Algerian election faces disaffected populace

    The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing the sentiments of many young...
    The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing the sentiments of many young Algerians.
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