Wednesday, May 27, 2015
More than 100,000 U.S. taxpayers have had their personal tax information stolen from an Internal Revenue Service website as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds.
A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.
Anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners on Monday, possibly from the same source, caused a scare involving at least five international flights at airports in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts.
Bones found in the San Francisco Bay Area are those of a Swedish exchange student who disappeared in the area in 1982, authorities said Monday.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
MEXICO CITY - A tornado ripped into a town in northern Mexico on Monday, killing at least 13 people and flattening hundreds of homes in a deadly six-second blast of carnage, officials said.
A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major flooding that forced at least 2,000 Texans from their homes.
Families of 42 criminal suspects killed in a gunfight with federal forces in western Mexico picked up bodies at a morgue Sunday and angrily denounced the "massacre."
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Monday, May 25, 2015
Malaysia said Sunday it had found mass graves feared to contain the bodies of Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants at the center of a regional human-trafficking crisis.
John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.