Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A British teacher kidnapped in Yemen earlier this year was released safely on Saturday following negotiations by the government in Sanaa, both countries said.
A family of five, including three children from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a U.S. apartment, authorities said.
A Pakistani mob burned down several homes belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect in the country's east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters in riots following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook, police said Monday.
Unable to pay her mortgage, Manoli Herrera turned over her flat to the bank and moved into one of six abandoned buildings occupied by other jobless families in Sanlucar de Barrameda, a seaside town on Spain's southern coast.
Wildfires burning near Northern California vineyards and in the Yosemite National Park area were threatening hundreds of homes even as crews worked to contain them.
A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter seriously injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed and struck them, authorities said.
A federal judge struck down the U.S. capital's ban on carrying guns outside of a person's home, concluding it violates constitutional rights.
A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.
A 20-year-old man died after lightning struck 14 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golf course, a coroner's official said Sunday.