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South Africa to Open Pistorius Murder Trial

Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has gone on trial in South Africa on charges he murdered his girlfriend at his home last year.   Pistorius was in court Monday in Pretoria, where a judge will decide the case.   Prosecutors allege Pistorius killed model Reeva Steenkamp by shooting through a locked bathroom door after an argument.   He has admitted he shot her, but claims he mistook Steenkamp for a nighttime intruder.  If convicted of premeditated murder, he faces a...

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