Dallas woman charged in Missouri butt injection death

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri prosecutors have charged a 44-year-old Dallas woman with manslaughter, accusing her of recklessly causing a woman's death in July by performing an illegal cosmetic butt injection on her.

  • Written by JIM SUHR, Associated Press

Opaque military justice system shields child sex abuse cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a U.S. Marine, Daniel E. DeSmit swore to live by a code of honor. Semper fidelis, always faithful. But DeSmit shattered that pledge repeatedly — directing dozens of live Internet videos of children having sex with each other.

  • Written by RICHARD LARDNER, Associated Press EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press

2 dead, 7 arrested in raid targeting Paris attack mastermind

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — Amid gunfire and explosions, police raided a suburban Paris apartment where the suspected mastermind of last week's attacks was believed to be holed up Wednesday. The siege ended with two deaths and seven arrests but no clear information on the fugitive's fate.

  • Written by RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press

Swaziland makes progress in quest to eliminate malaria

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — An international health expert says Swaziland could eliminate malaria by the end of 2016 or in early 2017, likely making it the first mainland country in sub-Saharan Africa to get rid of the deadly disease.