All 25 aboard rescued after US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden
The 17 Marines and eight Navy sailors were recovered and are on board the USS Mesa Verde, and some who sustained minor injuries were treated on the ship.
Kenneth Bae's family worried about detained missionary's health, wellbeing
The sister of an American missionary held nearly two years in North Korea says she is worried about Kenneth Bae's health and wellbeing.
2 killed, 2 wounded in gun battle outside motorcycle club in Alabama; at least 40 rounds fired
Police say at least 40 rounds were fired during a gun battle outside a Birmingham, Alabama, motorcycle club that killed two people and wounded two others.
Cross at Indiana state park veterans memorial targeted by atheist group
A national atheist group reportedly wants a 14-inch white cross in a new veterans memorial statute to be removed from an Indiana state park.
Man accidentally shoots self during traffic stop in Colorado
Colorado Springs police say a man who was fumbling with a gun during a traffic stop accidentally shot himself.
6 dead after speeding car slams into tree in Texas
Police say a speeding car slammed into a tree after losing control along a Dallas roadway, killing all six people inside.
2-year-old girl left in van dies in Virginia
Police say a 2-year-old girl who was left in a van for an extended period of time has died in Virginia.
Wedding guest tries to steal gifts, police say
Police in Dayton say a wedding guest tried to make off with checks and cash for the newlyweds.
Girl, 13, bit on calf by shark off central Florida
Authorities say a 13-year-old girl was treated and released after being bitten by a shark in the waters off central Florida.
Former WWII prisoner of war invited to Japan
The Japanese government has invited a former World War II prisoner of war from Arkansas to visit the country.
Mexico sees massive fish die-off at lake, as river wildlife dies from spill
Mexican authorities say a mass die-off of fish at a lake in western Mexico was not due to natural causes, but the causes are still being investigated and one research said that low water levels could have been responsible.
Uruguay official: transfer of 6 prisoners from Guantanamo at least 2-3 months off
The transfer of six men held at the Guantanamo Bay prison to Uruguay may not be imminent after all.
Parents of ill Briton boy, 5, fight extradition from Spain
The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Internet. Their British hospital says the boy has a 70 percent to 80 percent chance of survival with the treatment it offers, and it's the parents who are putting the child at risk.
Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters
Nigerian military officials say they killed about 70 Boko Haram fighters when the Islamic extremists attacked the northeastern town of Bama Monday morning.
Cave art suggest Neanderthals may have been cleverer than thought, study claims
A series of lines scratched into rock in a cave near the southwestern tip of Europe could be proof that Neanderthals were more intelligent and creative than previously thought.
Iraqi prime minister pledges to eradicate Islamic militants
Iraq's outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into "a big grave" for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and commended security forces who achieved a rare victory over insurgents by ending the siege of a Shiite town.
Scores dead as Nigerian security forces defend town against attack by Boko Haram extremists
Albanian main opposition party boycotts Parliament, saying Socialist government ignores it
Albania's main opposition Democrats are boycotting Parliament, complaining that the socialist-led governing coalition pays no attention to its views.
Yemen presidential envoy in talks with Shiite rebels in last-minute effort to end crisis
A government official says a Yemen presidential envoy has arrived in the northern stronghold of a Shiite rebel group for a last-minute effort to end a standoff with the government.
Euro slips to near 1-year dollar low amid ongoing economic weakness and Ukraine uncertainties
The euro fell to a near one-year low against the dollar in the wake of soft European economic data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine.