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A Ukrainian widow living in the battle-scarred city of Kherson said she has come to resemble “a living corpse” after having her hands boiled and nails pulled out during hours of torture — and being subjected to a mock execution at her husband’s grave by Russian soldiers.   The tale of Oksana Minenko’s torment and…

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An American couple is facing the death penalty in Uganda after being charged with child trafficking and torturing one of three foster kids from a Christian ministry there in their care. Nicholas Spencer and wife Mackenzie Leigh Mathias Spencer, both 32, have been in custody since Dec. 9 after neighbors in the capital Kampala reported…

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An ordained elder at a San Diego megachurch and her parents have been arrested on allegations of child abuse and torture in the death of the woman’s adopted 11-year-old daughter. Leticia McCormack, 49, was charged Monday with murder, three counts of torture and three counts of willful cruelty to a child in the death of…

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