A week before Ron Haskell allegedly killed four children and two adults in a Texas rampage he taped his mother to a chair, choked her and threatened to kill her for speaking to his ex-wife, according to police records obtained by ABC News.
Republicans -- and even a few Democrats -- have pounced on President Obama for his refusal to visit the U.S.-Mexico border where hoards of unaccompanied minors from Central America who have crossed into the country illegally are being held in overburdened, overcrowded border patrol facilities. But Obama, who is visiting Texas this week, says heâ€™s â€œnot interested in photo opsâ€? and insists a border visit wouldnâ€™t enhance his understanding of what he, himself, has called a â€œhumanitarian crisis.â€?
Ten months ago, the Zaniboni family decided to live on their sailboat full time.
Obama offers US help negotiating Israel cease-fire; UN chief warns of urgent need to avoid war
A look at how Israel's anti-missile defense system, the Iron Dome, works.
Americaâ€™s top spy in Berlin has been asked to leave the country following a growing alleged espionage scandal in the German capital.
Florida executes man convicted in 1994 rape, murder of girl; state's 6th execution this year
Texas police are defending their decision to arrest an Iraq war veteran who is charged with manslaughter after a young daughter died in his hot pickup truck and a second daughter was hospitalized, although his family maintains his innocence.
Guns found at home of 15-year-old suspect in fatal shooting at Tenn. National Guard armory
Christopher Hubbart, 63, has admitted to over 100 rapes and attempted rapes.
Amazon is accused of billing parents for millions of dollars in their children's unauthorized in-app purchases.
A Minnesota couple are waiting to hear if they will face criminal charges after their 9-year-old daughter went to a police station and turned them in for allegedly smoking, growing and selling pot.
The unnamed girl, dubbed the "Mississippi baby," raised hopes for a cure.
American Apparel has agreed to a temporary truce with ousted founder Dov Charney, including re-hiring him as a "strategic consultant."
From Sarah Palin to Tom Coburn, several Republicans are calling for impeachment.
Jerry Greenfield has more on his mind than chocolate brownie ice cream.
New hot spot in Yellowstone melts asphalt road, closes popular geysers, thermal features
This month's hottest celebrity pictures.
She helped usher in the era of the supermodel.
Katy Perry's looks through the years.
Newlyweds Jill and Derick Dillard are realy getting settled into married life.
The "19 Kids and Counting" stars have also began to save in ways that only married couples would truly understand.
From cooking meals at home to cutting their own hair - check out the creative ways the Dillards are penny pinching.
After reading the best ways to peel mangoes and separate eggs, youâ€™ll never go back to how things were before.
A look at China's territorial claims
10 Things to Know for Friday
Whoops! Police say towing company with prophetic name tried to haul off undercover vehicle
Johnson, Sabbatini and Harman tied for lead after 1st round of John Deere Classic
Nike's deal with Manchester United to end after the 2014-15 season
Chinese state media say 8 kindergarten kids among 11 killed after minivan crashes into pond
Absolutely adorable baby animals!