Honduran teen held by ICE: 'I learned a lot' in detention

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Wildin Acosta had grabbed his book bag and left the house, and was just about to get in his car to drive to school in January when two men approached him.

  • Written by MARTHA WAGGONER, Associated Press

Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the mad scientist of "Young Frankenstein," has died. He was 83.

  • Written by SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer

Prosecutor to mull death penalty opposition in nuns' slaying

DURANT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor said she hasn't decided whether to seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing two nuns who dedicated their lives to helping people in one of the poorest counties in the nation.

  • Written by EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press

Takata troubles worsen as truck explodes, kills Texas woman

DETROIT (AP) — Air bag maker Takata Corp.'s troubles worsened Monday as the company confirmed that a truck carrying its inflators and a volatile chemical exploded last week in a Texas border town, killing a woman and injuring four others.

  • Written by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Police probe brawl that killed college student after party

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — An Ithaca College student fatally stabbed at Cornell University was attacked while trying to help a fellow student amid a series of fights after a weekend party, his sister said Monday.

  • Written by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press