VIENNA, Austria - Oil prices rose Monday as traders shrugged off a pledge by Saudi Arabia to increase its production and focused on disruptions to Nigerian supply and heightened Middle East tensions.
MINEOLA, Texas - In the windowless front rooms of a former day care center in a tiny Texas community, children as young as 5 were fed powerful painkillers they knew as 'silly pills' and forced to perform sex shows for a crowd of adults.
SONOMA, Calif. - Joe Gibbs Racing officials knew adding Kyle Busch to their organization could be a special pairing.
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DACULA - Hebron Christian Academy, a private Christian school serving more than 1,000 students, has selected a successor to its departing president, Scott Smith.
LOS ANGELES - Acerbic standup comedian and satirist George Carlin, whose staunch defense of free speech in his most famous routine 'Seven Words You Can Never Say On Television' led to a key Supreme Court ruling on obscenity, has died.