Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 officers at a suburban Chicago business

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire at its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, pol...

Inmates riot at San Diego prison, 10 prisoners injured

SAN DIEGO (AP) — California corrections officials say a riot broke out among nearly 50 inmates at a San Diego prison and that 10 were injured, one of them seriously. The California D...

30 years on, Russia views Afghan war with pride

MOSCOW (AP) — When the last Soviet tanks rumbled back home across a bridge on the border with Afghanistan 30 years ago, the withdrawal was hailed as a much-anticipated end to a bloody quagmire. ...

Greece: Search launched for missing migrant teen

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos say a search involving a helicopter and two coast guard vessels has been launched to find a teenage girl who was separated from her pare...

Family of nurse killed in helicopter accident to receive highest-degree compensation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The family of a registered nurse who died in a helicopter accident while on duty will be granted the highest-degree pecuniary compensation, announced the Ministry of Civil...

The Latest: 4 Turkish soldiers on crashed helicopter die

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a Turkish military helicopter (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A Turkish official says four soldiers who were on a military h...

Turkish official says all 4 soldiers on a military helicopter that crashed in Istanbul have died

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish official says all 4 soldiers on a military helicopter that crashed in Istanbul have died.

Military helicopter crashes in Istanbul: 4 soldiers hurt

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish official says a military helicopter has crashed in Istanbul while trying to make an emergency landing, injuring four soldiers. Gov. Ali Yerlikaya says the h...

Brazilian TV anchor dies in helicopter crash

SAO PAULO (AP) — An award-winning Brazilian television news anchor has died in a helicopter crash in Sao Paulo. TV Band says Ricardo Boechat was en route to a university in the city ...

Turkish official says 4 soldiers injured in Istanbul helicopter crash

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish official says 4 soldiers injured in Istanbul helicopter crash.

Public anger arises in Taiwan after compensation to family of a nurse who died on duty was stalled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to public anger arising from media reports that the government has refused to make pecuniary compensation to the family of a public health nurse who died in a ...

Snowmobiler in Utah dies after being buried by an avalanche

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a central Utah man is dead after an avalanche buried him while he was snowmobiling about 45 miles (72 kilometers) northwest of Salt Lake City. S...

Cold feat: Vonn's legacy not solely defined by wins, crashes

The temperature: absolutely freezing. The time: barely after sunrise. The place: the bottom of a training hill in Vail, Colorado, waiting for Lindsey Vonn to finish a few runs to tes...

3 dead as Ethiopian helicopter crashes at UN compound

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The United Nations says three crew members are dead after an Ethiopian military helicopter crashed inside the compound of the U.N. peacekeeping mission for the disputed Ab...

From elation to ouch, a look at Lindsey Vonn's mighty career

Lindsey Vonn once celebrated a downhill win by attempting to spray a bottle of bubbly that turned out to be broken. Things went downhill fast with Vonn slicing her thumb on the jagged glass. ...