Prosecutors filed criminal charges Monday against two women who they say were caught on video surviving a close call with a freight train on a bridge 80 feet high in southern Indiana.
Authorities say a husband and wife are dead after their boat crashed into a dock in the middle of the night at Lake Tahoe.
A man who visited West Africa last month and is at a New York City hospital being tested for possible Ebola likely doesn’t have it.
Fernando Murillo was typical of the young Latin Americans deployed to Cuba by a U.S. agency to work undercover. He had little training in the dangers of clandestine operations — or how to evade one of the world’s most sophisticated counter-intelligence services.
Crews cleared roads in an area where some 2,500 had been stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California, while authorities estimated that between 6 and 8 homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable.
Sheriff’s deputies in Washington are searching for a missing 6-year-old girl who was last seen Saturday night when she went to bed at the family home in east Bremerton.
Israel withdrew most of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an apparent winding down of the nearly monthlong operation against Hamas that has left more than 1,800 Palestinians and more than 60 Israelis dead.
A strong earthquake in southern China’s Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and injuring more than 1,800.
After her son was placed in a police chokehold and died saying, “I can’t breathe,” Gwen Carr would wake up screaming, “Let him go! Give him air!” she said Saturday. When she heard his death had been ruled a homicide, she said, her first words were, “Thank you, Jesus!”
Students and teachers across South Carolina will be able to peer into space and view images of the sun, moon and stars using a remotely controlled telescope set up at a new observatory opening next month at the State Museum.
French police arrested an officer on Saturday whom they suspect of stealing some 52 kg (115 pounds) of cocaine, worth around 2 million euros ($2.69 million), from a locked room inside central police headquarters in Paris.
Sixty-eight people were killed and nearly 200 others injured, most with severe burns, after an explosion Saturday at an automotive parts factory in eastern China that supplies General Motors, officials said.
Plans are underway to bring back the two American aid workers sick with Ebola from Africa.
Three in four Americans think history will judge the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as failures, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that shows that about the same percentage think it was right to pull forces from the two countries.
Two American tourists charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government.