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Washington OKs 1st statewide missing Indigenous people alert

TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday signed into law a bill that creates a first-in-the-nation statewide alert system for missing Indigenous people, to help address a silent cr...

'Little Miss Nobody' identified over 60 years later with DNA

PHOENIX (AP) — “Little Miss Nobody” finally has a name. The Yavapai County Sheriff's office said Tuesday the previously unidentified little girl whose burned remains were found over...

Trial of ex-Idaho governor longshot ends with hung jury

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — The trial of a former longshot Idaho gubernatorial candidate charged in the killing of a 12-year-old Colorado girl ended Thursday with jurors unable to reach verdicts on the most...

Body of 8-year-old girl found after flash flood in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Search and rescue personnel on Thursday (Oct. 21) found the body of an eight-year-old girl, following a deadly flash flood in New Taipei City on Saturday (Oct. 16). At ...

Body of missing teen found after flash flood in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Search and rescue personnel on Wednesday morning (Oct. 20) found the body of a young female on the lower reaches of Jialing Pond, following a deadly flash flood in New Tai...

Four confirmed dead, two still missing in New Taipei river accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four people died and two are still missing in a river accident in the Hubao Pond area of New Taipei’s Shuangxi District, CNA reported. A total of 31 people went o...

Rescue team looking for children swept away by swollen north Taiwan river

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rescue workers were looking for four children and two adults who had been swept away by a swollen river in the New Taipei City district of Shuangxi, reports said Saturday ...

Trial starts in 1984 killing of girl shown on milk cartoon

DENVER (AP) — A former longshot Idaho gubernatorial candidate on trial in the 1984 killing of a 12-year-old Colorado girl wasn't even remotely considered a suspect to law enforcement until his obsessi...

Dutch crime reporter de Vries dies after Amsterdam shooting

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Peter R. de Vries, a renowned Dutch journalist who fearlessly reported on the violent underworld of the Netherlands and campaigned to breathe new life into cold cases, ha...

Chinese parents, abducted son reunited after 24 years

BANGKOK (AP) — After 24 years of heartache and searching, a Chinese couple were reunited with their son who was abducted as a toddler outside their front gate. Guo Gangtang and his w...

Witness: Dad didn't seem interested in missing son search

DENVER (AP) — A man charged in the death of his 13-year-old son in Colorado nearly a decade ago seemed uninterested in the search for the boy after he disappeared, a witness testified Monday. ...

Indigenous groups call for Canada to identify graves after remains of 215 children found

Indigenous groups in Canada are calling for a nationwide search for mass graves at residential school sites after the discovery of the remains of 215 children at one former school last week shocked th...

Mexican mothers march in capital for disappeared children

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of people observed Mothers Day in Mexico's capital Monday by marching to demand authorities find their missing children. Participants chanted slogans lik...

Afghanistan: Families mourn girls killed in Kabul school blast

Dozens of young girls were buried Sunday at a hilltop cemetery in the Afghan capital of Kabul, a day after a series of explosions outside a girls' school. Bodies in wooden coffins were lowered in...

Mother searches for son believed killed by Colombia soldiers

BUCARAMANGA, Colombia (AP) — Doris Tejada last heard from her son on New Year’s Eve 2007. Óscar Alexander had left her home in central Colombia to travel to a city on the border with Venezuela to earn...