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Building collapse kills 6

Jul 25, 2017 / 6:53 am

A five-storey building came crashing down Tuesday in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, killing at least six people and injuring nine...

Migrants begged for water

Jul 25, 2017 / 6:42 am

The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the...

Last orca calf dies

Jul 25, 2017 / 6:34 am

The last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld's former orca-breeding program died Monday at the company's San Antonio park, SeaWorld said....

McCain returning to work

Jul 24, 2017 / 8:25 pm

John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on Republican health care legislation Tuesday just days after getting diagnosed...

Hunt for chainsaw attacker

Jul 24, 2017 / 12:03 pm

A man armed with a chainsaw wounded five people at a health insurer's office Monday in the northern Swiss city of Schaffhausen, police said, triggering a...

Kushner denies collusion

Jul 24, 2017 / 10:35 am

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner denied Monday that he colluded with Russians in the course of President Donald Trump's White House bid, declaring...

Teen streams her fatal crash

Jul 24, 2017 / 10:27 am

A teenage driver lost control of her car while she was livestreaming on Instagram and recorded part of the crash that killed her younger sister in California....

Trump lashes out online

Jul 24, 2017 / 6:44 am

President Donald Trump is expressing his frustration with fellow Republicans, saying they "do very little to protect their President." In one of...

Allowing trade in rhino horn

Jul 24, 2017 / 6:37 am

South Africa said Monday it is moving ahead with draft regulations for a domestic trade in rhino horn, despite critics' concerns that a legal market will...

No plans for 'first pet'

Jul 24, 2017 / 6:32 am

Politically ambitious pups and kittens: Put your resumes aside. The job of first pet — an enviable White House gig with luxurious live-in privileges,...

Jailed over taxi dispute

Jul 24, 2017 / 6:27 am

An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare...

Cartel capture in Cancun

Jul 24, 2017 / 6:24 am

Mexican military and police forces say they have captured a member of the Jalisco cartel suspected of being behind a shooting attack on the office of...

Feline mayor purrs no more

Jul 24, 2017 / 6:18 am

Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of the Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at the age of 20. The animal's owners announced the cat's death late...

Phelps vs shark

Jul 24, 2017 / 5:00 am

Michael Phelps has finally met his match... a great white shark. To kick off the Discovery Channel’s annual Shark week, the most decorated Olympian of all...

9 suffocate in truck

Jul 23, 2017 / 1:33 pm

UPDATED: 1:30 p.m. At least 9 people died after being crammed into the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer...

Hello, I'm in the trash chute

Jul 23, 2017 / 12:48 pm

A man looking for a dropped cellphone ended up in a stinky situation, tumbling into a building's trash chute where he had to be rescued. Washington, D.C....

Huge US wildfire slowed

Jul 23, 2017 / 11:20 am

Crews contending with triple-digit temperatures slowed the spread of an aggressive wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in a rural area of California near...

Watching the holy site

Jul 23, 2017 / 10:07 am

Israel set up new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site as officials consider alternatives to recently installed metal...

Princes talk about Diana

Jul 23, 2017 / 6:35 am

It was a typical phone call between two boys and their mother, who was on vacation in France. It was brief — the boys wanted to get back to playing with...

US deal on Russia sanctions

Jul 23, 2017 / 6:00 am

Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in...

Power to issue pardons

Jul 23, 2017 / 4:54 am

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian...

Rescuers need rescuing

Jul 22, 2017 / 10:54 am

Even rescuers get stuck, too, sometimes. That happened in the marshes of Hilton Head Island when a rescue airboat tried to help two kayakers who had gotten...

90 in hospital after concert

Jul 22, 2017 / 10:39 am

Police in Connecticut say more than 90 people were hospitalized during a concert featuring Chance the Rapper. Authorities say many were taken to hospitals for...

Out-of-this-world event

Jul 22, 2017 / 6:59 am

The total eclipse coming in August has regional tourism skyrocketing, with many hotels already booked from southern Kentucky to Nashville. Clarksville,...

Two killed in earthquake

Jul 22, 2017 / 6:43 am

Hundreds of people on the eastern Greek island of Kos have spent the night sleeping outdoors after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly...

More troops in West Bank

Jul 22, 2017 / 6:37 am

Israel's military sent more troops to the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an...

"Muslimized Europe"

Jul 22, 2017 / 6:10 am

European Union leaders and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros are seeking a "new, mixed, Muslimized Europe," Hungary's anti-migration...

28 sentenced to death

Jul 22, 2017 / 6:05 am

An Egyptian court has sentenced 28 people to death for their involvement in the assassination of the country's prosecutor general in 2015. Saturday's...

"Complete devastation"

Jul 21, 2017 / 4:13 pm

A chimney and a cinder block wall is all that's left standing among rubble that was a house Miki Crawford and her family called home for 22 years after a...

Sean Spicer resigns

Jul 21, 2017 / 10:33 am

White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his...

Darknet mastermind dead

Jul 21, 2017 / 9:56 am

American authorities say a 25-year-old Canadian man accused of masterminding the world's leading "darknet" internet marketplace has hanged himself...

US to ban N. Korea travel

Jul 21, 2017 / 7:02 am

The Trump administration will ban American citizens from travelling to North Korea, U.S. officials said Friday, following the death of university student Otto...

Fined for lemonade stand

Jul 21, 2017 / 6:50 am

A British man and his young daughter have gained international attention after being fined for selling lemonade outside. Andre Spicer said his five-year-old...

50 homes destroyed

Jul 21, 2017 / 6:41 am

The town of Mariposa, with its century-old saloons and covered sidewalks, normally bustles with summer visitors on their way to Yosemite National Park, but the...

Salvador Dali paternity test

Jul 21, 2017 / 6:37 am

Officials in Spain say that hair, nails and two long bones have been removed from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains to find genetic samples for a paternity...

This coffee really has perk

Jul 20, 2017 / 7:55 pm

A Texas coffee company is recalling one of its roasts because it was making some men a bit too excited. Bestherbs Coffee LLC issued the voluntary recall for its...

Quake rattles the Aegean

Jul 20, 2017 / 7:53 pm

A powerful earthquake shook the Greek island of Kos early Friday morning, damaging several buildings and the main port, killing at least two people and causing...

Frozen pork falls from sky

Jul 20, 2017 / 6:08 pm

Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards. But that's what happened at 4 a.m. Saturday when a 15-pound bag of frozen pork landed on the...

'Jet-set monk' is back

Jul 20, 2017 / 12:21 pm

A former monk known for a jet-setting lifestyle was back in Thailand on Thursday after he was extradited from the United States, where he fled to escape charges...

OJ granted parole

Jul 20, 2017 / 12:02 pm

O.J. Simpson has been granted parole after more than eight years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas. A Nevada parole board...

Chocolate flambe on hwy

Jul 20, 2017 / 10:02 am

Traffic on a major highway in England has been disrupted for hours after a truck laden with chocolate bars burst into flames. Drivers faced long delays after...

Maybe Michelangelo?

Jul 20, 2017 / 6:25 am

Martin Kober is convinced the painting of a dying Jesus that hung above the mantel in his upstate New York childhood home is the work of Michelangelo. Getting...

Yosemite fire rages on

Jul 20, 2017 / 6:19 am

A surging wildfire raced through California mountains and foothills west of Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, forcing thousands to flee tiny, Gold Rush-era...

Remains found in flash flood

Jul 20, 2017 / 6:00 am

Remains found Wednesday in a water- and debris-filled canyon in central Arizona are believed to be those of a missing 27-year-old man who's the 10th and...

McCain has brain tumour

Jul 19, 2017 / 7:11 pm

Arizona Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee with a well-known maverick streak that often vexes his GOP colleagues, has been diagnosed...

Emergency ocean landing

Jul 19, 2017 / 1:16 pm

A helicopter carrying the son of World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon made an emergency landing Wednesday in the ocean off New York, and neither the...

Boy, 5, crashes mom's car

Jul 19, 2017 / 10:06 am

Authorities in West Virginia say a five-year-old and a two-year-old took their mother's car for a three-mile ride before crashing it. News outlets report...

911: they stole my drugs

Jul 19, 2017 / 6:57 am

Calling 911 to report a stolen bag of cocaine probably wasn't the best idea for a self-described Florida drug dealer. But Okaloosa Sheriff's officials...

Yosemite fire emergency

Jul 19, 2017 / 6:54 am

As wildfires rage throughout the western U.S., one California blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park destroyed eight structures and...

Cop startled, woman killed

Jul 19, 2017 / 6:34 am

An Australian woman who called 911 to report a possible assault was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer after the officer's partner was startled...

Tangled humpback freed

Jul 19, 2017 / 6:21 am

Rescuers off California on Tuesday freed a badly tangled humpback whale caught by fishing anchors that were dragging it to the ocean floor. A rescue team that...

20 years for coffee killing

Jul 18, 2017 / 9:24 pm

A Connecticut teenager who fatally stabbed a man outside a fast-food restaurant during a dispute over spilled coffee has been sentenced to 20 years in prison....

Wildfires in California

Jul 18, 2017 / 9:21 pm

Tall grass from a deluge of winter rains is fueling wildfires throughout the Western U.S., damaging more than a dozen homes in Nevada and forcing residents from...

'Frenzy of violence'

Jul 18, 2017 / 6:42 pm

It was a trap, executed imperfectly but with bloody results. Prosecutors said in a recent court filing that four young men found slaughtered in a Long Island...

27 contact lenses in 1 eye

Jul 18, 2017 / 6:10 pm

A British woman recently 'lost' 27 lenses in the back of her eye. The 67-year-old woman recently went in for cataract surgery, and doctors saw a...

Where the buffalo roam

Jul 18, 2017 / 5:19 pm

These buffalo have been roaming through a New Hampshire town. Police in Gilford spent Tuesday afternoon corralling a herd of buffalo that got loose from a local...

That miniskirt is criminal

Jul 18, 2017 / 2:29 pm

A Saudi woman has been arrested for defying the kingdom's strict dress code by walking around in a miniskirt and crop top in a video that sparked public...

Fentanyl claims 10-year-old

Jul 18, 2017 / 11:40 am

Prosecutors in Florida believe a 10-year-old boy who died with the painkiller fentanyl in his system is among the state's youngest victims of the opioid...

Roaches swarm street

Jul 18, 2017 / 11:35 am

The Philadelphia Water Department is trying to figure out what caused thousands of cockroaches to emerge from a manhole and swarm a neighbourhood. Pat Wall...

Dog saves drowning deer

Jul 18, 2017 / 11:08 am

A golden retriever turned into an unlikely lifesaver in a video posted to YouTube that is warming hearts across the internet. Mark Freeley was strolling with...

100-year-old tortoise stolen

Jul 18, 2017 / 10:38 am

New York City police are searching for the person who stole a 100-year-old tortoise from an animal shelter. The Daily News reports police were called to the...

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