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68 killed in Venezuela police station fire

VALENCIA, Venezuela: Rioting and a fire in the cells of a Venezuelan police station in the central city of Valencia killed 68 people on Wednesday, according to the government and witnesses. Families hoping for news outside the police…

US jail officers charged after inmate dies of thirst

WASHINGTON: Three US jail officers have been charged in connection with the dehydration death of a mentally ill prisoner who, his lawyer said, died a "torturous" death begging for water. The scandal highlighted the darkest side of the…