SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge sided with the parents of missing mother Susan Powell, ruling that her father was within his bounds to cut out Josh Powell's mother and sister from a trust that is set to receive $2 million in life-insurance proceeds in a few months.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — British architect Norman Foster and Mexico's Fernando Romero have had their design chosen for Mexico City's new $9.2-billion airport, which is expected to quadruple the current airport's capacity to 120 million passengers per year, authorities announced Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The remains of a soldier missing in action since World War II have been identified and will be buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery, a Department of Defense office said Wednesday.
Justice Department is launching a civil rights probe into the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, several weeks after a white officer shot an unarmed black teenager, sparking racial unrest, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday. Citing two federal law enforcement officials, the Post said the investigation would also look at the practices of other police departments in St. Louis County. The investigation could be announced as soon as Thursday afternoon and will be conducted by the department's civil rights division, the Post said. The Justice Department has already begun a civil rights investigation into the deadly Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, accused of assaulting his porn actress ex-girlfriend and a man at her home last month, made his initial Las Vegas court appearance on Wednesday to face 32 criminal charges, including attempted murder. The Ultimate Fighting Championship contender, who was born Jonathan Koppenhaver but claims to have legally changed his name to War Machine, was ordered to remain held without bond until his next court date, which was set for Oct. 17. He did not enter a plea during the brief proceeding in Clark County Justice Court, according to Tess Driver, a spokeswoman for the district attorney's office.