Photo of IKEA store in Philadelphia

Ikea to Pay $46m in Boy’s Dresser Tipover Death, Lawyers Say

PHILADELPHIA — IKEA has agreed to pay $46 million to the parents of a 2-year-old boy who died of injuries suffered when a 70-pound recalled dresser tipped over onto him, the family’s lawyers said Monday. “While no settlement can alter the tragic events that...
Photo of Santa Claus arriving in Napakiak, Alaska

Santa, Soldiers Bring Joy to Alaska Town Facing Crisis

NAPAKIAK, Alaska — A school employee wearing a traditional pink Alaska Native smock called a kuspuk breezed through the hubbub in the cafeteria adorned with murals of purely Alaska scenes, zigzagging through children clutching presents and past uniformed soldi...
Photo of a bloodied man laying in the street in Mexico

At Least 9 US Citizens Die in Mexico Cartel Attack

MEXICO CITY — Drug cartel gunmen ambushed three SUVs along a dirt road, slaughtering at least six children and three women — all of them U.S. citizens living in northern Mexico — in a grisly attack that left on...

Muslim Youth Have a Place to Call Their Own at My Deen

Eighteen-year-old Salman Khan is outside shooting hoops with a handful of friends, some of them his buddies since elementary school. Like Khan, the other players are Muslim young men; their basketball "court" is in a parking lot behind My Deen (it's Arabic for...