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Light rail train derailment injures dozens in…

Authorities say more than two dozen people have been injured in a light rail train derailment in Northern California

Missing Chef Found Dead in NYC Hostel

When Andrea Zamperoni unexpectedly missed a day at work for the first time in a decade, his colleagues at New York City's renowned Cipriani Dolci restaurant knew something must be wrong. The head chef at the Grand Central Terminal restaurant was reported missing after he failed to show up for...

7 sent to hospital after smoke fills cabin of…

Seven people were taken to the hospital after smoke filled the cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines flight from California to Hawaii on Thursday

Russian opposition leader Navalny released from…

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released after spending a month in jail for calling for an unsanctioned protest

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Man faces life for murder after initial…

A man whose confessions to the 1998 murder of a Montana video store clerk were initially met with skepticism from authorities is now facing life in prison

Tokyo 2020: Is Tokyo accessible enough?

Tokyo is set to host the next Paralympic Games in 2020 - but how accessible is the Japanese capital?

Climate change turns Arctic into strategic…

Greenland and the rest of the Arctic region are taking on new geopolitical and economic importance as warmer temperatures cause the ice to retreat

Embattled Illinois welfare agency praised for…

Experts say an Illinois welfare agency under fire for high-profile deaths of children has become a national standout when it comes to giving workers hands-on training

Australia, Vietnam concerned about China actions…

Australia and Vietnam have expressed concern over tensions in the disputed South China Sea, where Hanoi says China's gas survey ship has infringed on its territory and has disrupted Vietnam's exploration activities

Descendants of America's first Africans will mark…

A family that traces its bloodline to America's first enslaved Africans will gather at its cemetery to reflect on their arrival 400 years ago

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Google Proposes New Open Data Protection Standards

Google wants to make it harder for online marketers and advertisers to track a user across the web without hurting publishers' bottom line.

Sanders touts $16 trillion climate plan in…

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan before touring a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire

The Latest: Serial killer who preyed on gay men…

A serial killer who preyed on older gay men during a rampage 25 years ago around the U.S. East Coast has been put to death

7 clergy members named in Alaska sexual…

An independent review has found credible accusations of past sexual misconduct against seven clergy members of an Alaska Catholic diocese, including a former priest who was killed in a July plane crash

California pot taxes tick up but miss initial…

California's legal pot market is growing, just not as fast as once expected

US officials confirm Israeli strike in Iraq

US officials confirm Israel responsible for bombing of Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month

Suspicious device snarls traffic on George Washington Bridge

Traffic has reopened on the George Washington Bridge after authorities investigated a suspicious package scare.

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Bionic seagull takes flight in Beijing

A robot bird is one of the innovations on show at the World Robot Conference in Beijing.