Tuesday, May 19, 2015
A U.S. Marine Corps Osprey aircraft made a hard landing in Hawaii on Sunday, killing one Marine and sending 21 other people to hospitals as dark smoke from the resulting fire billowed into the sky.
As Amtrak begins fully restoring America's busiest passenger rail corridor for the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, officials are vowing to have safer trains and tracks while investigators are trying to determine the cause of the derailment.
One of the largest U.S. egg producers says it will destroy 2 million egg-laying hens in the central state of Minnesota due to a deadly bird flu virus.
Extreme athlete Dean Potter, renowned for his bold and sometimes rogue climbs and BASE jumps, was among two people who were killed while attempting a wingsuit flight in Yosemite National Park, a park spokesman said Sunday.
Monday, May 18, 2015
A shootout among rival motorcycle gangs at a popular Texas restaurant left nine bikers dead and 18 injured, and it sent panicked patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety, a police spokesman said Sunday.
Hundreds of activists decked out in neoprene wetsuits and life jackets took to the water off Seattle in kayaks, canoes, paddleboards and other vessels to send the message that Royal Dutch Shell should cancel its plan to drill in the Arctic Ocean.
U.S. sailors raced across the Florida Straits to Cuba on Saturday in a regatta propelled by strong winds and an easing of tensions between the two countries.
Guatemalans jammed onto the capital's streets Saturday to voice anger over corruption that permeates the government, demanding jail time for the guilty and calling for President Otto Perez Molina to resign.
A group of migrants from Cuba who had been stuck in a legal limbo aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship after they were detained at sea are being allowed to return to their homeland, the Cuban government said Saturday.
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