Once sanctuaries, houses of worship struggle with security

DETROIT (AP) — A rabbi who packs a gun. A church installing security cameras. A police car protecting a mosque. Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where stran...

Six truck tractors make the wedding unforgettable to Taiwanese bride

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A bridegroom arranged a special convoy of six truck tractors to escort his bride from her home to their wedding in a small town in Central Taiwan’s Miaoli County on ...

Police discover 6 Afghan migrants in semi-trailer

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say they found six Afghan migrants hidden in a semi-trailer after a truck driver signaled that he suspected there were unknown individuals in h...

1 dead, 16 injured in multi-vehicle crash in Kosovo

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Police say one person has died and at least 16 others were injured in a multi-vehicle accident in southern Kosovo. A statement Thursday said initial investiga...

The Latest: Boy, 13, in fair condition after bus crash

AURORA, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a school bus crash in southeastern Indiana (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A 13-year-old boy who suffered serious injuries when a sch...

$6.3M raised for synagogue massacre families, survivors

A $6.3 million fund established after the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will primarily be split among the families of the dead and survivors of the worst attack on Jews in U.S. history, organizers ann...

2 killed in Hong Kong bus crash

HONG KONG (AP) — A double-decker bus has crashed into a broken-down truck at the entrance to a harbor tunnel in Hong Kong, killing the drivers of both vehicles. Along with the two fa...

Greek police find 4 children, 3 adults hidden in truck

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northern Greece say they found seven migrants — four of them children — hidden in a furniture truck whose driver allegedly had been paid to take them from Turkey ...

The Latest: Dale Jr. wants more "odd jobs" at Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 10:30 a.m. Dale Earnhardt Jr. can't step away from the Daytona 500...

Texans star J.J. Watt to serve as Daytona 500 grand marshal

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Houston Texans star J.J. Watt will serve as the grand marshal for the Daytona 500, making him the first NFL player to give the command for drivers to starts their engines be...

The Latest: Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on the arraignment for the suspected Pittsburgh synagogue shooter (all times local): 9:40 a.m. A truck driver accused of killing 11 peo...

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect due in federal court

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A truck driver accused of killing 11 people and wounding seven during an attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue in October is expected to appear Monday morning in a federal courtroom to be...

Truck hits bus with Taiwanese tourists in Hokkaido, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A truck hit a bus carrying 31 Taiwanese tourists and their guide on the Japanese island of Hokkaido Wednesday, but none of them was injured. All passengers had been wearing s...

The Latest: Standoff ends with machete-wielding trucker

GAUTIER, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on standoff that shut down part of Interstate 10 in Mississippi (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A standoff has ended between Mississip...

Country music singer Jake Owen to perform before Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Country music singer Jake Owen will perform a pre-race concert at the Daytona 500. Owen will take the stage ahead of the 61st running of the "Great America...