Maine fishing community mourns loss of 4 fishermen at sea

BOSTON (AP) — Maine's commercial fishing community is mourning the loss of four fishermen who went missing when an 82-foot (25-meter) fishing vessel sank off Provincetown, Massachusetts. ...

Police: Brazil man admits raping Japanese woman before death

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian man who previously confessed to killing Hitomi Akamatsu in Brazil's Goiás state has admitted that he also raped the Japanese woman, according to a statement from lo...

Taiwanese man killed on highway inspecting damage of previous accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man surnamed Lee (李) was killed on a freeway in Hsinchu Wednesday morning (Nov. 25) when he was hit by an SUV after exiting his vehicle to inspect the damage from a prec...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishing vessel crew

BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard said Tuesday it called off the search for the four-member crew of a Maine fishing boat that sank off Massachusetts. The Coast Guard searched an area of ...

Jaguars place starting defenders Allen, Hayden, Thomas on IR

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars placed defensive end Josh Allen (knee), cornerback D.J. Hayden (hamstring) and safety Daniel Thomas (arm) on injured reserve Tuesday. ...

Passenger truck crash kills at least 17 in Nicaragua

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — An aging passenger truck plunged off a road in a mountainous part of northeastern Nicaragua on Monday, killing at least 17 people and injuring 25 more, according to police. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 29, the 334th day of 2020. There are 32 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, ...

Mississippi hunting stand accident kills North Carolina teen

IUKA, Miss. (AP) — A North Carolina teen died when his hunting stand shifted and he fell onto his rifle barrel, Mississippi authorities report. Justin Lee Smith, 17, of Supply, North...

Ronald Jones proving his worth to surging Buccaneers offense

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ronald Jones may be the least heralded component of the success of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' star-filled offense, but the third-year running back is also emerging as one of the most...

Grounded Baltic Sea ferry pulled off seabed, resumes trip

HELSINKI (AP) — A passenger ferry that ran aground in heavy winds in a Baltic Sea archipelago between Finland and Sweden was dragged off the shore and towed early Sunday to a port, where some of its o...

Smith, No. 1 Alabama rout short-handed Kentucky, 63-3

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — DeVonta Smith caught nine passes for 144 yards and set the Southeastern Conference career record with two more touchdowns in No. 1 Alabama's 63-3 victory over short-handed Kent...

Japanese woman killed in Brazil died from blow to the head

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Japanese woman whose body was found next to a waterfall in Brazil’s Goiás state died as a result of a blow to the head, probably from a blunt rock, according to the detective...

Truck plows into funeral procession in China, killing 9

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in central China said nine people were killed after a truck plowed into a funeral procession early Friday morning. The accident in Henan province’s Huabin...

Police: Steam 'pressure event' killed workers at VA hospital

WEST HAVEN (AP) — Two workers who died at a Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital last week were killed by the rapid release of hot water vapor during maintenance work on the steam system, state polic...

Isolated for months, island crew sees pandemic for 1st time

HONOLULU (AP) — Just as the coronavirus pandemic began to take hold, in February, four people set sail for one of the most remote places on Earth — a small camp on Kure Atoll, at the edge of the uninh...