Thursday, February 26, 2015
A commuter train bound for Los Angeles derailed before dawn Tuesday in a fiery collision with an abandoned commercial pickup after the truck's driver took a wrong turn and got stuck on the tracks.
Police are asking for the public's help in trying to determine who built a mysterious underground tunnel near York University in Toronto.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
A former Marine was convicted Tuesday in the deaths of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man at a shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense arguments that he was insane and suffered from psychosis.
A U.S. Marine who vanished a decade ago in Iraq was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for leaving his post there and then fleeing to Lebanon after a brief return to the U.S.
A fiery oil train derailment in Ontario this month suggests new safety requirements for tank cars carrying flammable liquids are inadequate, Canada's transport safety board announced Monday.
Republicans who control the U.S. Senate sought a way out of an impasse that could shut down the Homeland Security Department on Friday by separating President Barack Obama's contested immigration measures from the agency's funding bill.
Doctors are optimistic that 10-month-old formerly conjoined twin girls will survive after a recent surgery that separated them.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
U.S. homeland security chief Jeh Johnson warned shoppers in one of America's biggest malls to be on their guard Sunday after an Islamic militant group posted a video calling for attacks on Western malls.
Berta Soler, one of Cuba's best-known dissidents as head of the Ladies in White, said Sunday she'll submit her leadership of the divided opposition group to a vote by members living inside the country.
New Pentagon chief Ashton Carter will hold talks Monday in Kuwait with top U.S. commanders and diplomats to discuss the war effort against the Islamic State jihadist group, officials said.