Amnesty: Up to 13,000 Hanged in Syria's 'Slaughterhouse'
The Syrian prison was known to detainees as "the slaughterhouse." Behind its closed doors, the military police hanged as many of 13,000 people over the course of four years before carting out their bodies by the truckload for burial in mass graves, according to a new report issued by Amnesty
Alan Simpson, Writer of Classic British Sitcoms, Dies at 87
Screenwriter Alan Simpson, who co-wrote the landmark British comedy series "Hancock's Half Hour" and "Steptoe and Son," has died at age 87
Report: At Least 13,000 Hanged in Syrian Prison Since 2011
Amnesty International says in a report that Syrian authorities have killed at least 13,000 people since the start of the 2011 uprising in mass hangings at a prison north of Damascus known to detainees as "the slaughterhouse."
Ancient Bacteria Yield Clues for Woman's Dramatic Cause of Death 800 Years Ago
This woman's post-mortem was 800 years in the making, with "ancient" bacteria providing the critical clue for her likely cause of death, and offering a tantalizing glimpse into the lives of our forebears in the Near East. In the 800-year-old remains of a Byzantine woman found in Turkey, in what
Naomi Judd Opens Up About Long Struggle With Severe Depression
The country music star spoke about her battle with "life-threatening" depression that led to several stints in psychiatric wards.
2 Curable, Preventable Illnesses Kill 1.4 Million Children a Year, UNICEF Report Says
Pneumonia and diarrhea -- two largely preventable and curable illnesses -- kill more children globally than all other childhood diseases combined, according to a new report released today by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF). The report adds that pneumonia in
Michigan Town Votes Against Resettling Syrian Refugees
Officials in a Michigan town have voted to reject the resettlement of Syrian refugees within their community. The Board of Trustees for Waterford Township voted unanimously on Monday night in favor of a resolution stating that their township "will not actively participate in the Refugee
What to Do With Your Summer Vacation Photos
"Good Housekeeping" magazine's Lori Bergamotto reveals fun hacks for sharing and organizing your family snapshots.
Ryan Lochte Speaks Out About Alleged Rio Robbery
The U.S. Olympic swimmer tells "GMA" about his initial claims he and other U.S. swimmers were robbed and the fallout he has faced.