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Knox County Commissioners vote Monday on prayer policy

Updated: 07/23/2012 - They've been praying before meetings for years, but now Knox County Commissioners want to make it policy. The move comes after a group threatened to file suit if the prayers don't stop.

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London Olympics mascots: menacing or magic?

Posted: 07/23/2012 - The official mascots of London's Olympic and Paralympic Games have been called strange and frightening, but organizers are hoping to tack on a more positive title: merchandising magic.

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Authorities: 13 dead after truck crashes in Texas

Updated: 07/23/2012 - A pickup truck overloaded with passengers veered off a highway and crashed into trees in rural South Texas, killing at least 13 people and leaving 10 injured, authorities said.

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Lobstermen finding more odd colors in the catch

Posted: 07/23/2012 - When a 100-pound shipment of lobsters arrived at Bill Sarro's seafood shop and restaurant last month, it contained a surprise — six orange crustaceans.

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AIDS conference opens at key turning point

Posted: 07/23/2012 - Researchers, doctors and patients attending the world's largest AIDS conference are urging the world's governments not to cut back on the fight against the epidemic when it is at a turning point.

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'Goat man' spotted in mountains of northern Utah

Posted: 07/23/2012 - A man spotted dressed in a goat suit among a herd of wild goats in the mountains of northern Utah has wildlife officials worried he could be in danger as hunting season approaches.

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Sheriff: Katherine Jackson is safe, with family

Posted: 07/23/2012 - Katherine Jackson, the mother of Michael Jackson and guardian of his three children, is safe and with a family member in Arizona, authorities said late Sunday.

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82 killed in Iraq's deadliest day this year

Updated: 07/23/2012 - An onslaught of bombings and shootings killed 82 people across Iraq on Monday, officials said, in the nation's deadliest day so far this year.

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Shooting suspect in court with orange-red hair

Updated: 07/23/2012 - The former doctoral student accused of killing moviegoers at a showing of the new Batman movie appeared in court for the first time on Monday, but he didn't seem to be there at all.

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Former police officer added to most wanted list

Posted: 07/20/2012 - A former police officer in Lafollette, Tenn., indicted on charges of Internet sex crimes, has been added to the Top Ten Most Wanted List by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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Giant Hasselhoff ads too tempting for thieves

Posted: 07/19/2012 - Actor David Hasselhoff flashes a dreamy smile and displays a lean tank top-clad torso in giant photo cutouts that his fans apparently can't leave alone.

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'Mad Men' in the hunt for an Emmy Awards record

Posted: 07/19/2012 - "Mad Men" is making a bid for Emmy history, while a couple of fresh-faced girls are flirting with possible first-time nods at the 64th annual Primetime Emmy nominations.

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