'Toronto 18' leader sentenced to life in prison

The ringleader of  a Canadian terrorist plot was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. Zakaria Amara and 17 others planned to set off bombs outside Toronto's Stock Exchange, which houses Canada's spy agency and a military base.

Reputed al-Qaida supporter set for NYC trial

The woman disappeared, then appeared in Afghanistan with a handwritten list of New York landmarks, prosecutors said.

Reverend's dog attends mass at St. Louis parish

With the arrival of a new priest at Our Lady of the Holy Cross Catholic Church came Elijah, a Labrador and border collie mix who attends mass alongside parishioners.

Crop subsidies prop up cotton country through downturn

Millions of dollars in federal crop subsidies have helped communities in Missouri's Bootheel weather the recession better than most.