| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:04 AM
The Pakistani Taliban have abandoned their last key stronghold and booby traps and explosives littering their hideouts now present the main danger to the soldiers who control the territory, military officials say.
Instead of black-clad militants,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
San Diego Comic-Con celebrates its 45th year from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27, and once again, dozens of networks and TV studios will descend on the city with hundreds of stars and producers to promote their new and returning shows -- but...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:18 AM
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered New York's "cannibal cop" released from jail after overturning the former city police officer's conviction for plotting to kidnap, kill and cook women.
U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe in Manhattan threw out the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:02 PM
A former New York police officer who was found guilty last year of what prosecutors said was a plot to kidnap and eat young women was freed Tuesday after a federal judge overturned the conviction in the so-called cannibal cop case, saying that the...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 8:37 PM
NEW YORK -- A New York City police officer pleaded not guilty to charges he plotted to abduct and cook women so he could eat their body parts.
Gilberto Valle entered the plea Monday in federal court in Manhattan.
Valle is being held in federal custody...
| Apr 4, 2014
Two men, from two of America's pre-eminent families — the Rockefellers and the Roosevelts — are at the center of two new books set in exotic locales, one a novel, the other nonfiction.
In "Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism,...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:47 PM
The early American settlers called it "the starving time," and accounts of the winter of 1609-1610 were so ghastly, and so morbid, that scholars weren't sure if the stories were true.
George Percy, then president of the English settlement of Jamestown...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:40 AM
When a cannibal is your smallest problem, you know you've got issues.
The allusions run heavy tonight. Too much of Harrison's beloved popsicles make him sick. Too much of Dexter makes Deb ...? But the more important question is, how did Harrison make...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, the cigar-chomping rubber hand-puppet character from "Late Night With Conan O'Brien," will be getting his own series soon on Adult Swim. Some may question this, but no, you can never have too much Triumph the Insult Comic...
| May 31, 2012
| 5:34 PM
The 21-year-old college student allegedly told detectives that he hadn't just killed the man who'd lived with his family for months, but had eaten his heart and portions of his brain. The victim's severed head and hands were found in the men's Harford...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Archaeologists and forensic scientists working with human remains recovered at Historic Jamestowne last summer reported Wednesday that their follow-up studies have turned up the gruesome first physical evidence of the cannibalism that took place during...