A California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident in Whittier, officials said.
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A telephone owned by Adolf Hitler has sold at auction for $243,000.
A centennial stamp, featuring a 1960 photograph of JFK, is being unveiled Monday during the annual President’s Day family festival at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library.
Downpours swelled creeks and rivers Monday in Northern California, threatening to cause even more flooding in the already soggy region.
Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly Monday after falling ill in his office at the mission, Russian officials said.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency says it already has conducted tests of a “directed-energy airborne laser” fired from a military drone that would be capable of zapping rockets almost as soon as they are launched.
FLORIDA, N.Y. — When Denise Krohn came home to find her goldendoodle Kirby bleeding on the kitchen floor, she at first thought it was a terrible accident. But she soon realized that her home had been ransacked, and that her other dog, Quigley, was lying dead on his favorite blanket in the living room.
The western Colorado town of Parachute is getting a drive-through marijuana shop, believed to be the first in the state. The business is expected to open in March in a former car wash.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq’s leaders.
North Korea’s top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia’s investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea’s ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death.
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