New Zealand housing crisis leads to human rights inquiry

New Zealand’s housing crisis is having a “punishing impact” on marginalised communities and leaving many people homeless, the human rights commission said on Monday as it launched an inquiry into the country’s red-hot property market. A raft of cooling measures enforced by

Death from 1985 shaken baby case leads to murder charge

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Babysitter Terry McKirchy got a light sentence 36 years ago after pleading no contest to attempted murder for shaking 5-month-old Benjamin Dowling so severely that he suffered permanent brain damage — weekends in jail for three months and

Greinke leads Astros to 3-1 win; Rangers lose 12th straight

Zack Greinke threw six solid innings, Abraham Toro homered and the Houston Astros sent Texas to its 12th straight loss, beating the Rangers 3-1 Sunday. The Rangers’ skid is tied for second-longest in team history and the first time they’ve dropped a

Mills leads Australia past Nigeria, 84-67 in Olympic opener

The Australians opened their Olympics against a team that had even more NBA players and just like them a recent victory over the U.S. But this Australia team has something Nigeria could never match. “Our group, and our leadership group especially, have

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