A hangar collapsed onto the wrecked private jet that burst into flames as it landed Monday, delaying recovery of victims at a Southern California airport. No survivors were expected, and investigators said there was no report of problems on the Idaho-to-Santa Monica flight.
As many as four dozen people were injured when two Chicago commuter trains crashed about 10 miles west of downtown Chicago during Monday morning rush hour. Investigators have determined that no one was at the controls of the moving train.
A suburban Dallas police officer ended up playing midwife to one mother in labor.
Jewelry cases smashed. Mobile phones ripped from displays. Cash registers emptied. Alcohol stocks plundered.
Syria’s foreign minister claimed Monday that his government is fighting a war against al-Qaida-linked militants who eat human hearts and dismember people while they are still alive, then send their limbs to family members.
A 3-D printer in space could solve a lot of problems. A lost wrench? A broken one-of-a-kind part? Just print a new one.
Rui Costa of Portugal prevailed over a star-studded field to win a grueling road race at the cycling world championships Sunday, edging Joaquin Rodriguez of Spain in a two-man sprint finish.
With an assist from Michelle Obama, the Girl Scouts of the USA is launching an unorthodox recruitment campaign this week aimed at reversing a long-running decline in participation by girls and adult volunteers.
After Larry Mainor left the armed forces, he spent years getting high on crack and sleeping in cars, under bridges, behind restaurants and even in the woods. Now, he finally has a roof over his head and his own bed to sleep in.
NASA’s newest delivery service pulled up at the International Space Station on Sunday after a week’s delay, bringing more than a half-ton of meals and special treats to the astronauts who assisted in the high-flying feat.