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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the...
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday. "Unfortunately it was too late to...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- This time, some of the sharpest criticism of a police officer after the slaying of an unarmed black man came from top law enforcement and city officials. The indictment Wednesday of a University of Cincinnati police officer on a charge of murder in the traffic...
SYDNEY (AP) -- A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation's most perplexing and expensive...
More friends of James Holmes testified Tuesday about the polite, cheerful, conscientious young man they knew years before he opened fire on the audience in a Colorado movie theater. Lori Bidwell recalled how "Jimmy" helped celebrate Halloween with them each year in California...
A complaint lodged with the Pentagon has prompted the U.S. Navy to look into the possible presence of anything that may cause cancer in a section of the base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a military spokeswoman said Tuesday. The Navy Marine Corps Public Health Center and other...
The four Marines who were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Navy Operational Support Center reportedly will only be eligible to receive a Purple Heart award if the FBI declares the shooter had ties to a terror organization. The Marine Corps Times reports Purple Heart...
(CNN) - Police in Lafayette, Louisiana, say they responded Thursday night to a report of a shooting at the Grand 16 Theatre. "We think the shooter is deceased," Police Chief Jim Craft said, according to CNN affiliate KATC. "Right now we're in the middle of sorting this out." The...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's visit to the U.S.-Mexico border promises new challenges for the GOP's years-in-the-making push to attract Hispanic voters. Trump has gone beyond the party's hardline stance on illegal immigration, calling...