'Search and rescue' operation underway after apartment building collapses in Chicago
Chicago’s Fire Department has rescued at least two people trapped in the rubble of an apartment building that collapsed Sunday in the city’s Washington Park neighborhood.
Official: Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio on lockdown
A desk sergeant at Fort Sam Houston says the San Antonio Army post has been put on lockdown for an undisclosed reason.
Report: New York City awarded Ebola clean-up contract to con man
New York City paid a conman who defrauded distressed homeowners out of millions of dollars during the housing crisis nearly $50,000 dollars to decontaminate the apartment of its first Ebola patient, BuzzFeed News is reporting
Prosecutor to dismiss teen's ticket in wreck that killed his family on their way to Disney
A prosecutor says he is dismissing the ticket issued to a Texas teenager who apparently fell asleep at the wheel and caused a wreck that killed five members of his family as they were headed to Disney World.
San Jose police arrest man who stole work truck, eluded workers at San Jose airport
Police have arrested a man who commandeered an airport work truck at the San Jose airport.
Timeline of events after the death of Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson
A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Hunter dies after accidentally shooting himself
Authorities say a New Jersey goose hunter who was out with his father died after he accidentally shot himself in the head and neck.
Rural museum's WWII exhibit saved from scope of new gun laws
Tough new gun controls in the state of Washington had the director of a small-town museum ready to pull nearly a dozen guns from a World War II exhibit, until a local firearms dealer helped him ensure the display was legal.
Massachusetts school balks at allowing first-grader's service dog
A little boy in Massachusetts who has a brain malformation that causes seizures has been unable to attend the first grade because his school district won’t accommodate his need for a service dog.
Mother who shot her 3 children at her New Jersey home, killing 2, dies from her injuries
A New Jersey mother who authorities say shot all three of her children, killing two, before turning the gun on herself has died from her injuries.
Russian, Italian, US astronauts head for International Space Station
A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy has blasted off for the International Space Station.
Burkina Faso military gets key posts in transitional Cabinet set to steer country to elections
Transitional leaders in Burkina Faso have agreed on a new, 25-member government to guide the country to elections next year, allocating several key Cabinet posts to the military.
Putin says he will not be president for life
Vladimir Putin has said he won't remain Russia's president for life and will step down in line with the constitution no later than 2024, according to an interview with a Russian news agency released Sunday.
Volcano erupts in Cape Verde islands; no injuries reported but residents evacuated
The government of the Cape Verde islands off West Africa says a volcano there has erupted for the first time in almost 20 years.
Homicide bomber kills at least 45 at volleyball tournament in Afghanistan, officials say
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people in the country's deadliest terrorist attack this year, officials said.
Damage worse than thought in Japanese earthquake
The damage from an overnight earthquake in a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics proved more extensive than initially thought.
Report: Iran releases British-Iranian woman on bail
Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency says that authorities have released a British-Iranian woman on bail.
Iraqi PM orders more airstrikes, weapons for soldiers battling ISIS
Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State group focused their offensive Sunday on the city of Ramadi, backed by Sunni tribal fighters that the U.S. plans to arm.
A look at the lives of 2 Indians, 4 Italians canonized by Pope Francis
Pope Francis on Sunday canonized six new saints, two Indians and four Italians, all of whom dedicated their lives to helping the poor.
Big win for Pacquiao means momentum for possible Mayweather fight
Manny Pacquiao is done taking the high road, tired of pretending he doesn't care.