Tuesday, July 8, 2014
They were dubbed the “forgotten souls” — the cremated remains of thousands of people who came through the doors of Oregon's state mental hospital, died there and whose ashes were abandoned inside 3,500 copper urns.
Monday, July 7, 2014
Three boats collided near a Miami marina around the end of a fireworks display, killing four people and injuring a dozen others in a chaotic scene that left bodies and survivors tossed overboard.
The California Highway Patrol has vowed to carry out a thorough investigation after a video emerged of one of its officers repeatedly punching a woman he had pinned down on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.
Regular Internet users, including Americans, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in electronic communications intercepted by the National Security Agency, The Washington Post reported Saturday.
Before she was killed in the Newtown school massacre, 6-year-old Catherine Violet Hubbard raised money from returnable bottles and cans to buy bones for dogs at the pound and designed business cards for an imaginary animal shelter, listing herself as “caretaker.”
A swimmer was bitten Saturday by a juvenile great white shark that grew agitated trying to free itself from a hook a fisherman had thrown into the water off a Southern California beach, officials said.
President Raul Castro reiterated Saturday that Cuba's program of reforms will remain cautious and gradual, despite recent disappointing GDP numbers that show the country's already-struggling economy slowing.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Two retired military officers were sentenced to life in prison Friday for the murder of a Catholic bishop during Argentina's 1976-1983 dictatorship.
Hurricane Arthur, downgraded to a category one storm, carried its still-fierce winds and drenching rains toward the U.S. northeast Friday, after getting the July 4 holiday off to a soggy start for vacationers further south.