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School shooting hero

May 25, 2018 / 4:08 pm

An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom Friday, authorities said, wounding a classmate and a teacher...

When yachts collide

May 25, 2018 / 11:23 am

Police in New Jersey say a yacht hosting a high school senior prom rear-ended another yacht on the Hudson River, but no injuries were reported. There were 95...

Meghan Markle makes mark

May 25, 2018 / 8:23 am

Kensington Palace has given details of the newly created Coat of Arms for the former Meghan Markle — an honour which is accorded by tradition to the...

Civilians kill gunman

May 25, 2018 / 8:15 am

Three people were shot and wounded at an Oklahoma City restaurant and one person was injured while fleeing before the gunman was shot dead by two armed...

Summit talk turns warmer

May 25, 2018 / 7:04 am

President Donald Trump on Friday warmly welcomed North Korea's promising response to his abrupt withdrawal from the potentially historic Singapore summit...

Children used as bombers

May 25, 2018 / 7:02 am

Indonesia's parliament unanimously approved a tougher anti-terrorism law on Friday, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in...

Capsizing - at least 49 dead

May 25, 2018 / 6:50 am

Congolese officials say at least 49 people have died after a boat tipped over on the Congo River in the country's northwest. The vice governor of Tshuapa...

Russia rejects responsibility

May 25, 2018 / 5:34 am

The Netherlands and Australia said Friday that they are holding Russia legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down...

Lava still flowing

May 25, 2018 / 5:24 am

Lava entered the ocean from a third flow, marking the third week of a Hawaii volcano eruption that has opened up nearly two dozen vents in rural communities,...

Weinstein surrenders

May 25, 2018 / 5:07 am

Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of sexual abuse allegations...

Honda's packin' heat

May 24, 2018 / 4:51 pm

Talk about gunning the engine. Authorities say a driver near Tacoma, Wash., saw an object strike the front of his car during his evening commute Wednesday. When...

Weinstein arrest imminent

May 24, 2018 / 1:36 pm

UPDATE 1:35 p.m. Law enforcement officials say Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday morning to face criminal charges in a months-long...

'Show Dogs' scenes cut

May 24, 2018 / 1:27 pm

Two scenes are being cut from the family movie "Show Dogs" after complaints that they resemble real-life sexual abuse, the movie's distributor has...

Sledgehammer road rage

May 24, 2018 / 12:08 pm

A road rage suspect seen on surveillance video hitting a man with a sledgehammer after smashing the windows out of a vehicle is being sought by Philadelphia...

Pardoning the champ

May 24, 2018 / 11:17 am

President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than...

Trump cancels summit

May 24, 2018 / 7:12 am

UPDATE 7:12 a.m. President Donald Trump is cancelling the planned June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open...

Trump lauds NFL

May 24, 2018 / 5:36 am

President Donald Trump praised an NFL policy banning kneeling during the "The Star-Spangled Banner," saying that "maybe you shouldn't be in...

'Eerie' volcanic flames

May 24, 2018 / 5:33 am

Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background,...

Nuke test site destroyed

May 24, 2018 / 5:26 am

North Korea carried out what it said is the demolition of its nuclear test site Thursday, setting off a series of explosions over several hours in the presence...

Porn star gets key to city

May 24, 2018 / 5:21 am

Stormy Daniels: Freedom fighter or city icon? The porn actress who is suing President Donald Trump was praised Wednesday as a heroine in West Hollywood,...

Russian missile downs Flight

May 24, 2018 / 4:54 am

Detailed analysis of video and photos has unequivocally established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine...

Blue flames from Kilauea

May 23, 2018 / 7:27 pm

Blue flames from burning methane are the latest natural phenomena being seen at the eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. Nighttime photos released...

Fooled by phoney gold bars

May 23, 2018 / 12:30 pm

Fake promotional gold bars apparently appeared so much like the real thing that someone broke into a western Michigan flooring shop to take them. WXMI-TV...

Air Force trainer jet crashes

May 23, 2018 / 12:12 pm

A U.S. Air Force training jet crashed Wednesday in northeast Mississippi with both pilots ejecting safely. The T-38C Talon II crashed about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday,...

Feathers all over I-5

May 23, 2018 / 12:09 pm

A tractor-trailer made a fowl mess when it rolled over in Washington state. It dumped about 40,000 pounds (18,145 kilograms) of chicken feathers across...

Parents have son ejected

May 23, 2018 / 11:39 am

In a real-life case of "Failure to Launch," an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' house after...

Trump in twitter violation?

May 23, 2018 / 11:11 am

A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump violates the First Amendment by blocking critics on Twitter for political speech. Judge Naomi Reice...

NFL owners anthem policy

May 23, 2018 / 10:22 am

NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during...

Mamma moose mayhem

May 23, 2018 / 10:15 am

In case you needed another reminder that wildlife can be dangerous this time of year, check out this video shot by KTVA in Alaska! KTVA's Joe Vigil was...

Chocolate-covered racism?

May 23, 2018 / 7:03 am

A German confectionery company has apologized for tweeting a picture of a chocolate-covered marshmallow dressed up as bride Meghan Markle at her wedding to...

City sends out zombie alert

May 23, 2018 / 6:59 am

Officials say they still don't know who sent a "zombie alert" to residents of a Florida city following a power outage. Lake Worth spokesman Ben...

Trump appeals to freeze suit

May 23, 2018 / 5:48 am

President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of...

Loch Ness legend tested

May 23, 2018 / 5:44 am

The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some believe...

Everest Inspiration

May 23, 2018 / 5:34 am

The most successful female climber of Mount Everest who just returned from her ninth ascent of the highest peak said she wants to be an inspiration to all women...

Trump calls out 'SPYGATE'

May 23, 2018 / 5:13 am

President Donald Trump escalated his efforts to discredit the Russia investigation Wednesday, saying the FBI has been caught in a "MAJOR spy scandal"...

Hawaii's toxic problem

May 23, 2018 / 4:58 am

Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out....

Philip Roth dies at 85

May 22, 2018 / 9:27 pm

Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's...

Details about ancient wreck

May 22, 2018 / 8:30 pm

A Spanish galleon laden with gold that sank to the bottom of the Caribbean off the coast of Colombia more than 300 years ago was found three years ago with the...

Energy wells plugged

May 22, 2018 / 7:56 pm

Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island....

Shooter found dead

May 22, 2018 / 4:10 pm

UPDATE: 4:10 p.m. A man suspected of trading heavy gunfire with officers during an hourslong standoff with police at a Florida Panhandle apartment was found...

He beat dog over burger

May 22, 2018 / 12:22 pm

Prosecutors say a Massachusetts man hit his dog in the head with a baseball bat because he was angry the animal ate his Burger King Whopper sandwich. Gregory...

All survive jet crash

May 22, 2018 / 11:46 am

UPDATE: 11:45 a.m. A private jet crashed off the end of the runway of the international airport in Honduras' capital on Tuesday, but the crew and passengers...

$44 bill, $3,000 tip

May 22, 2018 / 11:22 am

A waitress and single mom received the tip of a lifetime over the weekend. Michelle Bozemen was tipped $3,000 on a $44.42 meal at Ramblin' Jacks Rib Eye...

Meghan's first royal gig

May 22, 2018 / 10:37 am

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, on Tuesday attended their first royal event as newlyweds — a Buckingham Palace garden party honouring...

Did pilot ditch MH370?

May 22, 2018 / 6:59 am

The director of a seabed hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Tuesday disagreed with a new book's conclusion that the pilot likely flew the plane beyond...

Plea deal in airport shooting

May 22, 2018 / 6:56 am

Federal prosecutors filed court documents Monday in which an Alaska man agreed to plead guilty to a Florida airport shooting rampage that killed five people in...

China aims for the moon

May 22, 2018 / 6:53 am

China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges, but if successful would propel the...

Air crash survivor dies

May 22, 2018 / 6:33 am

Mexican authorities have temporarily suspended a charter company that owned a passenger jet that crashed in Cuba, while Cuban media said one of three survivors...

McDonald's #MeToo

May 22, 2018 / 6:27 am

Energized by the #MeToo movement, two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women...

Indonesia volcano alert

May 22, 2018 / 5:35 am

Indonesian authorities raised the alert for the volatile Mount Merapi volcano on the densely populated island of Java and ordered people within 3 kilometres (2...

Palestinians ask for probe

May 22, 2018 / 5:33 am

Calling it a "historic step" toward justice, the Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an...

Miss USA crowned

May 22, 2018 / 5:24 am

Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska has beaten 50 other women to win the crown at this year's Miss USA competition. Summers, a 23-year-old contestant from...

US bishop, pranked?

May 22, 2018 / 5:22 am

The American bishop whose sermon caused a stir at the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle thought the invitation was a prank. Rev. Michael Curry told ITV...

Baboon escapes at airport

May 21, 2018 / 6:02 pm

A baboon on his way to a South Texas wildlife sanctuary escaped his crate and kept officers busy for two hours at San Antonio International Airport. Officers...

Royal wedding photos

May 21, 2018 / 8:23 am

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released three official photographs from their Wedding day. The images were taken by photographer Alexi Lubomirski in The...

Kilauea's toxic cloud

May 21, 2018 / 7:08 am

White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating...

Congo to begin vaccinating

May 20, 2018 / 10:45 am

Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some...

Deaths of Gaza children

May 20, 2018 / 10:28 am

When Genevieve Boutin and her colleagues at the United Nations Children's Fund were finished verifying the aftermath of last week's carnage at the...

'World of uncertainty'

May 20, 2018 / 10:21 am

A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous in recent days, with a river of molten rock flowing into...

Royal wedding in photos

May 20, 2018 / 7:26 am

The royal family, blessed with fantastic weather and a buoyant public mood at the royal wedding, has thanked people who attended or watched Prince Harry marry...

Concerns over safety

May 20, 2018 / 3:57 am

Cougar kills 1 injures 1

May 20, 2018 / 2:45 am

Two friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles (48 kilometres) east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second...

Lava flows picking up steam

May 19, 2018 / 6:16 pm

Lava oozing out of cracks for two weeks in rural Hawaii neighbourhoods took on new characteristics as fresher magma mixed with decades-old magma, sending a flow...

110 dead in plane crash

May 19, 2018 / 3:33 pm

The only three survivors of Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades were clinging to life Saturday, a day after their passenger jet crashed in a...

Protests in Kashmir

May 19, 2018 / 8:25 am

Separatist leaders called for a shutdown in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a daylong visit to review...

Four gunmen killed

May 19, 2018 / 8:02 am

Chechnya's leader says four gunmen who attacked a Russian Orthodox church in the mostly Muslim province have been killed by security forces and one...

Ebola returns in Congo

May 19, 2018 / 7:31 am

Three new cases of the often lethal Ebola virus have been confirmed in a city of more than one million people, Congo's health minister announced, as the...

Three survive airliner crash

May 19, 2018 / 7:29 am

The only three survivors of a plane crash in Cuba remained in grave condition Saturday as investigators tried to determine why an aging Boeing 737 carrying 110...

Airlifted over lava flow

May 19, 2018 / 6:45 am

Fast-moving lava crossed a road and isolated about 40 homes Friday in a rural subdivision below Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, forcing at least four people to be...

Royal wedding mania

May 19, 2018 / 6:25 am

Meghan Markle reached 125 years back into the British monarchy's vault to choose her wedding tiara. The diamond bandeau Markle wore was made for Queen Mary,...

Meghan's wedding dress

May 19, 2018 / 6:15 am

Clare Waight Keller is the master British designer behind the silk boat-necked gown and long billowing veil worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the...

Millions watch royal vows

May 19, 2018 / 6:00 am

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other's eyes and pledged their eternal love Saturday as they married at St. George's Chapel in front of...

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