Firefighters were plucking people off the roof of a 25-story Los Angeles residential building during a fire that erupted Wednesday near the sixth floor.
Remains of the victims were recovered Tuesday and autopsies confirmed the deaths of Kobe Bryant, the pilot and two other passengers, though the names of all nine have been publicly identified.
NTSB investigators went to the crash site in Calabasas on Monday to collect evidence.
Two people died after a massive explosion Friday leveled a warehouse in Houston, damaging nearby buildings and homes.
Red-hot lava gushed out of a Philippine volcano Monday after a sudden eruption of ash and steam that forced villagers to flee and shut down Manila’s international airport, offices and schools.
Two U.S. officials said Thursday it was “highly likely” that an Iranian anti-aircraft missile downed a Ukrainian jetliner late Tuesday, killing all 176 people on board.
West Virginia’s governor has fired 34 correction officer trainees who were photographed giving a Nazi salute, and he fired their instructor.
Organizers wanted to make it clear the 99th Miss America competition isn’t your grandmother’s beauty pageant, and their winner did just that on Thursday.
Mariah Carey’s original holiday classic “All I Want for Christmas Is You” has reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart 25 years after its release.
Video shows the child tumbling, head down, toward the concrete floor before being caught in the manager’s arms.