Snow-tubing NY teen dies after crashing into light pole
Police say a 17-year-old boy snow-tubing down a New York street with friends has crashed into a light pole and died.
Those fish are too fishy: Belfast opportunists warned not to eat mackerel scooped off the road
This fish tale might be a wee bit hard to stomach.
Toddler left behind in day care van found wandering on New York street; 2 workers charged
Authorities say a 3-year-old boy left alone in a day care van has been found wandering on a New York street.
Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secret Iranian operation; verdict could chill future leaks
Prosecutors won their case against an ex-CIA officer accused of leaking details of a classified operation to a reporter, and they did it without any help from the reporter who received the leak.
Flights across America canceled due to ripple effect from Northeast blizzard
Flights across America have been affected by the massive blizzard burying the Northeast this week, including those leaving from airports far from the worst of the storm.
New Orleans' oldest cemetery to bar solo tourists, citing vandalism of above-ground crypts
A historic New Orleans cemetery that may have started the city's tradition of above-ground crypts will soon be off-limits to tourists on their own because of repeated tomb vandalism.
Bodies found near SUV of Ga. couple missing days after traveling to meet Craigslist contact
Authorities suspect a missing Georgia couple met a tragic end after traveling to meet someone replying to their ad seeking a classic car on the website Craigslist.
Gay rights advocates, religious freedom supporters speak out on Idaho's 'Add the Words' bill
Bishop Brian Thom stood quietly in front of Idaho lawmakers, hastily collecting his thoughts on how to respond to the question he had just been handed in front of religious freedom supporters and hundreds of gay rights advocates.
Former Boy Scout describes emotional scars left by abuse from volunteer in California trial
A California man suing the Boy Scouts of America over sexual abuse suffered at the hands of a volunteer Scout leader was so scarred by the incident that he once threw up outside a Taco Bell when he saw someone who looked like the man, he testified in the opening day of a civil trial.
Sentencing day for twin Chicago traffickers who turned on Mexican cartel
The twin brothers from Chicago are reviled by Mexican cartels but praised by prosecutors as the most valuable traffickers-turned-informants in recent U.S. history.
Romanian spy chief who criticized top court for rejecting security laws resigns
The chief of Romania's Intelligence Service has resigned after criticizing the country's top court for rejecting security laws which allowed the government to collect data on people without court approval.
White farmers in Zimbabwe worry about new evictions linked to country's political battles
Most of Zimbabwe's white farmers were stripped of their land in often violent evictions that started in 2000.
Kosovo police use tear gas to disperse stone-throwing anti-government protesters
Police in Kosovo have fired volleys of tear gas at thousands of anti-government protesters demanding the resignation of a minister who had denied that war crimes were committed against ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war with Serbia.
Dutch judge approves extradition to US of Russian suspect in multimillion dollar hack
A Dutch judge has approved the extradition to the United States of a Russian suspected of involvement in a multimillion-dollar computer hack.
Egypt's top appeals court upholds 3-year sentences against 3 prominent activists over protest
A defense lawyer says Egypt's highest appeal court has upheld the convictions and three-year prison sentences handed down to three prominent activists for violating a draconian law on protests.
Ukraine: 9 troops killed, 29 wounded as Russia-backed forces close in on road and railway hub
Ukraine says that intensified fighting against Russia-backed separatists has left nine servicemen dead and 29 wounded over the past day.
Activists: Kurdish fighters press offensive after driving IS group from Syrian town of Kobani
Activists say Kurdish fighters are advancing after driving Islamic State militants from the Syrian border town of Kobani a day earlier.
Denmark spends $9 million on de-radicalizing extremists, including returning former fighters
Denmark has earmarked 60.9 million kroner ($9.2 million) over the next three years for programs to de-radicalize Islamic extremists, including those who have fought with jihadi groups in Syria and Iraq.
Israeli military says it fires back after several rockets hit Israel-controlled Golan Heights
The Israeli military says "several" rockets have struck the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights and that it responded with artillery fire.
Indonesian military halts recovery efforts for crashed AirAsia plane
Indonesia's military has halted its recovery efforts for the crashed AirAsia plane, including attempts to locate bodies and raise the fuselage from the Java Sea.