Iran has hanged a woman convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her. The official IRNA news agency says Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged at dawn Saturday for premeditated murder. It quoted the court ruling as rejecting the claim of attempted rape and saying all evidence proved that Jabbari had plotted to kill Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former intelligence agent.
By Nestor Corrales
An armed woman who was looking for President Benigno Aquino was arrested after she tried to get past Malacañang security Friday afternoon, a Palace spokesman said.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
An 85-year-old woman was killed after she was trapped inside her burning house in San Juan City on Sunday.
A woman attacked by a brown bear on an Alaska military base struggled to walk 2 miles (3 kilometers) on a windy, uphill path to get help, officials said Monday.
The nephew of a 93-year-old Texas woman who was shot and killed by a police officer says his aunt fired two shots before the officer shot her.