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Injured by flying hot dog

Jun 21, 2018 / 7:04 am

It was a flying frankfurter and not a foul ball that left a baseball fan with a black eye in Philadelphia. Kathy McVay says she was at Monday night's...

Arrest in rapper's death

Jun 21, 2018 / 7:02 am

A suspect has been charged in the shooting death of rising rap star XXXTentacion, authorities in Florida said Thursday. Dedrick Devonshay Williams, 22, of...

Indiscretion ousts Intel CEO

Jun 21, 2018 / 6:49 am

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is resigning after the company learned of what it's calling a consensual relationship with an employee. Intel said Thursday that...

New TV bundle

Jun 21, 2018 / 5:19 am

AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating television networks from the Time Warner company it just bought. The WatchTV service, a cable-like...

Not so easy, rider!

Jun 21, 2018 / 5:18 am

Peter Fonda apologized Wednesday for a late-night Twitter rant in which he suggested 12-year-old Barron Trump should be ripped from "his mother's arms...

Digging for good vibes

Jun 21, 2018 / 5:18 am

Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace,...

Trump the peacemaker?

Jun 21, 2018 / 5:15 am

A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of U.S. relations with North Korea, a change that comes after his historic summit...

Mars rover still silent

Jun 20, 2018 / 4:18 pm

A dust storm at Mars is now global, keeping NASA's Opportunity rover out of touch with Earth. Flight controllers lost contact with the rover more than a...

Bear suspect in hiker death

Jun 20, 2018 / 4:14 pm

A missing hiker was found dead Wednesday near the site where a member of his search party was mauled by a bear outside of Alaska's largest city. Anchorage...

First execution in 12 years

Jun 20, 2018 / 4:09 pm

Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a...

Hollywood murder sentence

Jun 20, 2018 / 1:07 pm

A Canadian real estate tycoon's son who wrote a graphic novel that features gruesome killings has been convicted of the torture and mutilation of a live-in...

Trump ends heartbreak

Jun 20, 2018 / 12:50 pm

Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after...

Kids chained in home

Jun 20, 2018 / 12:35 pm

A 17-year-old girl who had just escaped her home of horrors called police dispatchers and revealed in a high-pitched voice the abuse that had gone on for years....

Christening a prince

Jun 20, 2018 / 7:58 am

Britain's royal palace says Prince Louis will be christened July 9 by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. The third child of Prince William and his wife...

Detained kids? 'Wah wah'

Jun 20, 2018 / 7:53 am

A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah." Corey...

Flaming kites rain terror

Jun 20, 2018 / 7:19 am

After years of rocket attacks and militant infiltrations from Gaza, residents of southern Israel are now coping with a new kind of threat: incendiary kites and...

US leaving Rights Council

Jun 20, 2018 / 7:11 am

The United States is leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called "an organization that is not worthy of its...

Sweeping wildlife dragnet

Jun 20, 2018 / 6:59 am

A monthlong global operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in the seizure of thousands of live animals and tons of meat and ivory,...

World Cup perspective

Jun 20, 2018 / 5:27 am

Nearly 60 years since it changed its name to Volgograd, the Russian city once called Stalingrad and its bloody history loom large even in the midst of the fun...

Mandalay Bay overflows

Jun 20, 2018 / 5:23 am

A water main broke Tuesday flooding a convention centre in the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review Journal reports that the break dumped water...

Divers search for 192

Jun 20, 2018 / 5:22 am

Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search...

"Shackle parents" in court

Jun 20, 2018 / 5:20 am

Prosecutors were expected to begin making their case Wednesday against a Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling their children in a case...

A mammoth theft

Jun 19, 2018 / 9:54 pm

A federal agency wants its wooly mammoth tusk back. The Bureau of Land Management in Alaska on Tuesday asked the public's help in recovering an...

Fox News faces backlash

Jun 19, 2018 / 9:18 pm

Fox News Channel faces a growing backlash among Hollywood creators that intensified Tuesday following Laura Ingraham's description of "zero...

'Tender age' shelters

Jun 19, 2018 / 9:10 pm

Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least...

App catches cellphone thief

Jun 19, 2018 / 8:59 pm

Authorities say a Florida man has been charged with stealing 27 cellphones during a Delaware music festival after an iPhone app led police to him. The News...

68.5 million refugees

Jun 19, 2018 / 4:47 pm

On a day when newly released data showcased in tangible numbers the stark realities of the growing global refugee crisis, the United States — long...

Kids' cries spark outrage

Jun 19, 2018 / 4:37 pm

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration...

Quake prompts wall checks

Jun 19, 2018 / 4:23 pm

Japan's government has ordered an emergency inspection of cinder-block walls at schools nationwide, a day after an earthquake in Osaka killed five people,...

Ferry sinks, dozens missing

Jun 19, 2018 / 4:21 pm

Rescuers searching Tuesday for dozens of people missing after a ferry sank on Indonesia's Lake Toba found bags, jackets, an ID card and other items in the...

Food trail for Bourdain

Jun 19, 2018 / 8:11 am

New Jersey is considering honouring celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain with a food trail. The famed cook, writer and host of the CNN series "Parts...

Search for rapper's killer

Jun 19, 2018 / 6:56 am

Deputies were searching for suspects Tuesday after troubled rapper XXXTentacion was fatally shot in the driver's seat of a luxury electric sportscar. The...

Unapologetic Trump digs in

Jun 19, 2018 / 6:51 am

An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration's border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the...

Snake + gas leads to blaze

Jun 19, 2018 / 6:38 am

An improvised method of getting rid of a snake in a garden by spraying it with gasoline kicked off a chain reaction that ended up with a house on fire in...

Porn at firehouse

Jun 19, 2018 / 5:23 am

Two firefighters in Ohio have been suspended for allegedly making pornographic videos at a firehouse. Akron (AK'-ruhn) officials say Arthur Dean and Deann...

Real-life hero honoured

Jun 19, 2018 / 5:18 am

The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave "Black Panther" its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel's blockbuster taking home four honours including...

Kim meets Xi

Jun 19, 2018 / 5:12 am

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday at the start of a two-day visit at which he's expected to discuss his next...

Rapper shot dead

Jun 18, 2018 / 4:42 pm

Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt, authorities said. The 20-year-old...

You can own Elvis jet

Jun 18, 2018 / 12:47 pm

A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley that has sat on a runway in New Mexico for nearly four decades is back on the auction block. The online auction site...

Quake toll climbs to 4

Jun 18, 2018 / 12:32 pm

Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris Monday evening after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country's second-largest city,...

Walmart carjacking fatal

Jun 18, 2018 / 12:24 pm

A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store. The...

Jackson's elephant escapes

Jun 18, 2018 / 12:21 pm

An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens posted on...

27 hurt, 2 dead in bus crash

Jun 18, 2018 / 12:12 pm

Two people have been killed and at least 27 others injured when a bus carrying retirees on a seaside holiday veered off the road and into a grassy ditch in...

Global warming harbinger

Jun 18, 2018 / 7:26 am

James Hansen wishes he was wrong. He wasn't. NASA's top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years ago that...

Van crash kills 1 injures 3

Jun 18, 2018 / 7:22 am

A van ran into a small group of pop music fans near a popular festival in the Netherlands, killing one person and injuring three others before fleeing the scene...

Policy dividing Republicans

Jun 18, 2018 / 7:19 am

Facing a rising tide of outrage from Democrats and some Republicans over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border,...

Vow: pipeline won't be built

Jun 18, 2018 / 6:46 am

Cedar George-Parker remembers the moment he decided to devote his life to defending Indigenous people and their traditional territories. It was the one-year...

Five dead in border chase

Jun 18, 2018 / 6:43 am

At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during a suspected "smuggling event"...

Pot law review

Jun 18, 2018 / 5:26 am

British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Britain must quickly review its policies on medical marijuana use in light of the case of a 12-year-old boy whose...

3 struck dead by train

Jun 18, 2018 / 5:22 am

Three people have died after being struck by a train in south London, British Transport Police said Monday. Police said they were trying to determine details...

A father's regrets

Jun 18, 2018 / 5:20 am

The father of the former Meghan Markle says he wishes he could have walked her down the aisle during her wedding to Prince Harry. Thomas Markle told broadcaster...

First lady "hates" separation

Jun 18, 2018 / 3:45 am

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's...

Damage from 'quake

Jun 17, 2018 / 6:23 pm

A strong earthquake shook the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, causing scattered damage including broken glass and partial building collapses....

Children in cages

Jun 17, 2018 / 5:31 pm

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered...

Gunfire erupts at arts fest

Jun 17, 2018 / 3:02 pm

Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety, authorities...

Taxi driver, asleep at wheel

Jun 17, 2018 / 11:03 am

The suspect in a taxi crash near Red Square that injured two Mexican soccer fans and six other pedestrians as Russia hosts the World Cup told interrogators he...

Suicide bomber kills 18

Jun 17, 2018 / 7:18 am

A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 18 people in the second attack in as many days targeting...

Mother calls for meeting

Jun 17, 2018 / 7:13 am

The mother of an epileptic boy at the centre of a debate over medical marijuana in the U.K. is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss...

Former PM hurt in crash

Jun 17, 2018 / 7:06 am

Former Cambodian Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh was seriously injured Sunday in a road crash that killed his wife and injured at least seven other...

Gun protest goes national

Jun 16, 2018 / 2:36 pm

A group of Florida high school shooting survivors started their nationwide bus tour registering young voters to help accomplish their vision for stricter gun...

Fighting rages in Yemen

Jun 16, 2018 / 2:34 pm

Saudi-led forces fought to retake the international airport of Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida, Yemeni officials and witnesses said on Saturday, as...

Tesla burst into flames

Jun 16, 2018 / 2:20 pm

Actor Mary McCormack has shared video of her husband's Tesla car shooting flames while in Southern California traffic. McCormack said in an accompanying...

Second deputy dies

Jun 16, 2018 / 8:54 am

A second sheriff's deputy died early Saturday from injuries suffered when an inmate who was being transported in Kansas City overpowered two officers and...

Glasgow art school on fire

Jun 16, 2018 / 8:53 am

Firefighters sought to limit damage to the historic Glasgow School of Art Saturday, after a dramatic fire that ravaged it spread to neighbouring properties and...

Boy to use cannabis oil

Jun 16, 2018 / 8:49 am

The British government changed course Saturday in a case concerning cannabis oil, saying an epileptic boy can be treated with it after his mother said he needed...

933 migrants saved

Jun 16, 2018 / 7:51 am

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 933 people and recovered four bodies from dozens of migrant boats attempting the perilous crossing of the...

Trump supports GOP

Jun 15, 2018 / 9:18 pm

President Donald Trump ignited eleventh-hour confusion Friday over Republican efforts to push immigration legislation through the House, saying he wouldn't...

Tropical Storm forms

Jun 15, 2018 / 5:53 pm

Tropical Storm Carlotta headed toward landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast east of Acapulco on Friday, bringing with it heavy rains and wind. Carlotta, the...

Taliban chief killed by drone

Jun 15, 2018 / 2:30 pm

A U.S. drone strike in northeastern Kunar province killed Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, the insurgent leader who ordered the assassination ofNobel...

2 deputies shot

Jun 15, 2018 / 10:27 am

Police say two Wyandotte County sheriff's deputies have been shot near the county courthouse in Kansas City, Kansas. Local news outlets are reporting that...

Diplomatic immunity

Jun 15, 2018 / 9:27 am

Retired German tennis star Boris Becker is claiming his unpaid role as a sports attache for Central African Republic gives him diplomatic immunity from...

Resting with the 'greats'

Jun 15, 2018 / 7:37 am

Stephen Hawking has taken his place among Britain's greatest scientists with the burial of his ashes in Westminster Abbey, between the graves of Charles...

This Bud's for the Gulf

Jun 15, 2018 / 7:23 am

Tropical Storm Bud left the Baja Peninsula early Friday and re-emerged over the Gulf of California after dumping heavy rains on the resorts of Los Cabos....

Boy dies, after shooting

Jun 15, 2018 / 7:06 am

One boy died and his brother and mom were in critical condition Thursday following a shooting in a suburban Denver parking lot, according to police. Westminster...

McDonald's saving turtles

Jun 15, 2018 / 6:47 am

McDonald's said Friday it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and test an alternative to plastic ones in...

Back to the future

Jun 15, 2018 / 6:45 am

Lava pouring out of a Hawaii volcano burned down Mary Dressler's home and her town 28 years ago. Now, watching creeping lobes of molten rock slowly wipe out...

Render unto Caesar

Jun 15, 2018 / 6:44 am

Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment approved a new five-year contract, ending the...

Trump takes on FBI

Jun 15, 2018 / 6:44 am

President Donald Trump disputed findings by the Justice Department on Friday that former FBI Director James Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email...

Crazy train off rails

Jun 15, 2018 / 6:25 am

Two roller coaster riders fell 34 feet (10 metres) when their car derailed and was left dangling from the track, and firefighters used ladders to pull eight...

Trump's tough tariffs

Jun 15, 2018 / 6:25 am

President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as Friday, a move that could put...

Ghastly remains found

Jun 15, 2018 / 5:35 am

Dawn was just beginning to break when Joseph Kamonjo Kariuki woke to find his donkeys missing. The villager searched the bush frantically for the animals he...

Gag Stormy Daniels'?

Jun 15, 2018 / 5:34 am

Donald Trump's personal attorney asked a federal judge Thursday night to sign a gag order to stop porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer from speaking with...

Mr. Las Vegas robbed

Jun 14, 2018 / 1:12 pm

Two suspected burglars were being sought Thursday after eluding officers following a break-in at the estate of longtime entertainer Wayne Newton, police in Las...

No-confidence vote

Jun 14, 2018 / 12:17 pm

The prime ministers of Greece and Macedonia faced political storms at home Thursday, two days after reaching a historic deal to settle a decades-old dispute...

Trump Foundation sued

Jun 14, 2018 / 8:00 am

New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential...

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