Four people were killed Saturday when a car laden with explosives blew up near the parliament building in the Somali capital, a police official said Saturday.
A Catholic priest convicted of killing a nun inside a chapel a day before Easter 1980 died Friday at a Columbus prison hospice unit, a day after a federal judge refused his request to be released to family care so he could die in his hometown of Toledo.
About 8,000 members of counterculture group the Rainbow Family have arrived in eastern Utah for the annual gathering’s final celebration, officials from the U.S. Forest Service said Friday. Members join hands in prayer for world peace, releasing one big “Om.”
Justin Ross Harris was a devoted and loving father who talked about his toddler son often, his friends and family say. But prosecutors have portrayed him as a man unhappy in his marriage who exchanged nude photos with several women as his son died in a hot SUV.
A wildfire destroyed two homes, threatened hundreds more and forced the cancellation of a Fourth of July parade and celebration in a historic gold-mining town in San Diego County.
A stolen Tesla speeding through Los Angeles-area streets went out of control and was torn in half in a fiery crash with other vehicles that injured six people.
An Albuquerque Veteran Affairs hospital is undergoing a policy review after a veteran collapsed in a cafeteria just 500 yards from the emergency room and died after waiting for an ambulance.
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said Friday that he won’t guarantee he will stay sober if he’s re-elected, telling a radio show that people will just have to trust him.
A south Arkansas woman celebrated her 116th birthday Friday with cake, a party and a new title — she’s now officially the oldest confirmed living American and second-oldest person in the world, the Gerontology Research Group said.
Hurricane Arthur left tens of thousands of people without power Friday in a swipe at North Carolina’s Outer Banks, then brought lousy Fourth of July beach weather to the Northeast as it veered out to sea.