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Hundreds go missing in Burkina Faso amid extremist violence

FADA N'GOURMA, Burkina Faso (AP) — The last time Polenli Combary spoke to her son on the phone she prayed for God to bless him. Shortly after, she called back but the line was dead. ...

FBI using Navajo language in campaign targeting hate crimes

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The FBI has begun a campaign to use the Navajo language on social media to combat hate crimes. The federal enforcement agency said Friday that it has an ad i...

DNA match IDs Alaska serial killer's victim after 37 years

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A woman known for 37 years only as Horseshoe Harriet, one of dozen or so victims of a notorious Alaska serial killer, has been identified through genetic genealogy and a DNA m...

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...

Body of NTNU student found after going missing while surfing in Taiwan’s Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of a National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) student, surnamed Lin (林), washed ashore on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 6) after he went missing while surfing with hi...

Turkish man reported missing joins search party seeking him

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a scene worthy of a comedy sketch, a Turkish man joined a search party for a missing person not realizing the individual being pursued was him. Beyhan Mutlu...

UK officer accused of citing COVID to detain slaying victim

LONDON (AP) — A serving London police officer handcuffed a woman on the pretext that she broke COVID-19 lockdown rules before he kidnapped and killed her, a prosecutor said Wednesday. ...

Agents search in Wyoming for woman, in Florida for fiance

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police searched a vast Florida wildlife reserve on Saturday for 23-year-old Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the disappearance of his girlfriend, Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, ...

Brian Laundrie's family tells police, FBI he is missing

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida said they are working with the FBI to find 23-year-old Brian Laundrie, whose girlfriend disappeared during a cross-country trek in a converted van. ...

Search for bodies concludes at Florida condo collapse site

MIAMI (AP) — Firefighters on Friday declared the end of their search for bodies at the site of a collapsed Florida condo building, concluding a month of painstaking work removing layers of dangerous d...

German railway: Floods caused $1.5 billion damage to network

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's national railway operator estimated on Friday that last week's flooding caused damage worth 1.3 billion euros ($1.5 billion) to its network, offering another glimpse of the ext...

EXPLAINER: How is technology aiding Miami rescuers' search?

Search teams have been using drones, sonar, highly sensitive microphones and a range of other new and established technologies to help search for people in the oceanside condominium building near Miam...

300 confirmed cases still unaccounted for in Taipei, New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has lost contact with over 300 confirmed coronavirus patients after they tested positive for COVID-19 At a press conference o...

31 confirmed COVID cases missing in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei police are searching for 31 city residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 but failed to provide adequate contact information. On Sunday (May 23), the Taip...