3 die when train strikes SUV in southern Illinois
Officials say three members of a family were killed when their SUV was struck by a freight train at a crossing in southern Illinois.
Los Angeles airport shooting lessons still being implemented 1 year later
A year after a man walked into Los Angeles International Airport with an assault rifle and a vendetta against security screeners, efforts are still underway to prepare for such attacks.
Suspect in U.Va. student Graham's abduction to be arraigned in separate sexual assault case
The man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is being arraigned on an unrelated sexual assault from nearly a decade ago.
Crews to begin work to recover Kansas victims
Work begins Friday to recover the remains of the four people who died when a small plane crashed into a flight training facility at a Kansas airport, authorities said.
Officials: Heavy equipment should allow crews access to remains of Kansas plane crash victims
Former NBA player Tate George to argue for reversal of federal fraud conviction
A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme was due in court to argue for a new trial.
Death penalty eyed for Eric Frein, suspect in Pa. trooper ambush, after arrest
Eric Frein, the suspect in the deadly ambush of a Pennsylvania state trooper, has been taken into custody after a seven-week manhunt, the Pennsylvania State Police announced Thursday night.
Police found no threat at Boeing Everett plant
Police in Everett, Washington, say they have searched a portion of a Boeing aircraft plant after two employees reported seeing what appeared to be an armed man, but officers found nothing to substantiate the reports.
Court: Connecticut city's rough reputation didn't justify police search that led to dog death
A Connecticut city's reputation as one of America's most dangerous communities did not give police officers the right to invade a yard where they killed a family dog after getting an erroneous tip that guns were hidden in an abandoned car behind the home, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
Grand Canyon receives reports of animal resembling gray wolf roaming northern reaches of park
Officials at the Grand Canyon are trying to determine whether an animal spotted roaming the far northern reaches of the park is a gray wolf.
Romania's prime minister is favorite to be its next president; voters blase about corruption
Romanians go to the polls Sunday to elect a new leader as President Traian Basescu steps down after 10 years.
More mudslides possible in Sri Lanka but residents say shelters are full
Sri Lankan authorities are warning of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week.
Afghan leader references Taliban at Beijing
Afghanistan's new president invited the Taliban to join in a peace process backed by the international community on Friday, an unusual direct reference to the insurgents who have stepped up attacks in an attempt to bring down his month-old government.
Court upholds death sentences for 3 conspirators in train station attack that killed 31 people
A Chinese court on Friday upheld the death sentences of three men convicted of organizing the brutal knife attack that killed 31 people earlier this year outside a railway station in the souther...
'Not like hothouse flowers': In words and images, Hong Kong protesters show determination
On the evening of Sept. 28, Hong Kong police struggling to hold back thousands of democracy protesters unleashed dozens of rounds of tear gas in a failed attempt to disperse them.
Malaysia Airlines sued by 2 boys over Flight 370
Two Malaysian teenage boys on Friday sued Malaysia Airlines and the government over the loss of their father on Flight 370, the first lawsuit filed by the family of a passenger of the jetliner that mysteriously disappeared eight months ago.
Mexico police questioned in kidnap, killing of 3 US citizens near the border
Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.
Hong Kong student protest leaders consider visiting Beijing during APEC summit
Hong Kong student protest leaders are considering visiting Beijing while it hosts a major Asian summit next week to press their demands for greater democratic reforms.
International conference on Afghanistan in Beijing highlights China's growing role in region
China is hosting an international conference on Afghanistan's security and reconstruction that highlights its growing role in the country as U.S. and NATO forces depart.
2 Malaysian boys sue Malaysia Airlines, government over loss of father in missing Flight 370
Two Malaysian teenage boys are suing Malaysia Airlines and the government over the loss of their father eight months after Flight 370 that was carrying him mysteriously disappeared.