Police say body found on Long Island is MS-13 gang victim

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say they have recovered the body of a MS-13 gang victim who was buried in a shallow grave over two years ago. Newsday reports that detec...

Dead body begins to move, causes scare in Taiwanese funeral parlor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Early Friday morning (May 24), a citizen of Puli in Nantou County spotted a dead body floating in a canal, and immediately called the police around 5:30 a.m. After auth...

Car recovered from Oklahoma lake connected to 2 bodies

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities say a car discovered in an Oklahoma City-area lake may be connected to the bodies of two teens discovered there in less than two weeks. Police discov...

The Latest: Body of second person found at lake identified

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the discovery of three bodies around an Oklahoma City-area lake. (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities have identified the second...

Unidentified body washes up on New Taipei shore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At 9:00 a.m. Sunday morning, a dead body was discovered on the beach of Zhongjiao Shazhu Bay (中角沙珠灣) in New Taipei City. The body was badly decomposed, suggesting it ha...

The Latest: Costa Rica: Body is likely missing Florida woman

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The latest on the search for a Florida woman who went missing during a vacation in Costa Rica (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Authorities i...

Lost migrant, unidentified body: Missing in the Americas

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The brothers-in-law knew all too well that crossing the desert leading to the United States could be lethal. One had lost a father on the journey in 1995 and an uncle in 2004. And t...

Missing migrants, lost and dead: AP methodology

The Associated Press set out to count the number of dead and missing migrants worldwide since 2014, the year that Europe's deadly migration crisis prompted the U.N.'s International Organization for Mi...

Taiwan’s Keelung police successfully bring an unidentified body home after nine years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Keelung police officer successfully helped an unclaimed male body that remained unidentified for the past nine years to reunite with his family after sifting through more ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 31 The Washington Post expresses weariness at the prospect of more tax c...

Body found in waters off Trump golf course

NEW YORK (AP) — An unidentified body has been found in the water off a Trump golf resort in New York City. Police spokesman George Tsourovakas (zohr-uh-VAH'-kuhs) says the decomposed...

Police help father find the unclaimed body of his daughter after three years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The unclaimed body of a woman who committed suicide by jumping onto railway tracks in northern Taiwan three years ago finally finds her way home after police found her biolo...

Man thought to be migrant found dead on Greek-Turkish border

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have found the body of a man, believed to be a migrant, in a river that flows along the country's northeastern border with Turkey and which is on an i...

Family mystery solved decades after man was last seen

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — A painful family mystery has been solved after authorities in Ohio's Cuyahoga County recently identified a man killed by a train outside a Cleveland suburb nearly four decades ago u...

Within hours, wildfires set Tennessee mountain city aflame

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Tracey Mayberry told her boss to fire her. It was 2 o'clock Monday afternoon in Gatlinburg, and the sky was dark with smoke. Mayberry's shift as a manager at...