Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom
A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.
Rocky landslide slowly devours part of Wyoming resort town
What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.
Hate crime arrest in NY attack on Sikh professor
A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor before a group of young men who had called the professor "Osama" and a "terrorist" attacked him, has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, police said Saturday.
Man police say pulled beard of Sikh professor in New York City attack charged with hate crime
A man police say pulled the beard of a Sikh professor last year in New York City has been charged with a hate crime.
Man detained for making threats, forcing lockdown of Los Angeles Times building
Police say a man who allegedly made threatening statements, forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building, is being held for a mental health evaluation.
Western official: US considering deploying Army company to Poland and Estonia for exercises
A Western official says the United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks.
What's on the menu? From ribs to cupcakes, mayor spends day eating at town's 24 restaurants
The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry.
Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast even after 70 years of marriage die 15 hours apart
A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
Body found by highway is missing Mass. boy, police say
The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.
Body found by highway is confirmed to be 5-year-old Massachusetts boy last seen in September
The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway in Massachusetts has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old.
Divers pull bodies from sunken South Korean ferry as death toll hits 50
Divers have begun to pull bodies from a ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday. As of 1:30 p.m. local time Sunday, officials said the confirmed death toll had increased to 50, with more than 250 people still missing.
Hometown of students caught in ferry disaster observes somber Easter Sunday
"The sea. The cold sea of Jindo. Why, why have you drowned our innocent sons and daughters with your water?"
4 French journalists freed from Syrian captors return home to joyful families
Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria have returned home to France.
Japanese Cabinet minister visits controversial shrine to war dead
A Japanese Cabinet minister on Sunday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including war criminals, a gesture that has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbors.
Robotic sub covers half of narrowed search area with no sign of missing Malaysia plane
A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane continued to dive Sunday after completing about half of its search on the bottom of the Indian Ocean with no luck, prompting an official to express the urgent need to find something that can help solve the mysterious disappearance six weeks ago.
Egyptian Interior Ministry says gunmen kill intelligence officer and policeman
Egypt's Interior Ministry says gunmen have killed a captain from the intelligence services and a policeman on a desert road outside Cairo.
Four French journalists freed after ten months of captivity in Syria
Four French journalists returned to their home country Sunday, one day after they crossed the border between Syria and Turkey and ended ten months of captivity.
Passenger bus hits flatbed trailer in southern Pakistan, killing 36 and injuring 20
Pakistani police say a passenger bus has rammed into a disabled flatbed trailer parked on the side of a highway in the south, killing at least 36 people, including 17 women and children.
4 French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safely in Turkey while others remain held
Ten months after their capture in Syria, four French journalists crossed the border into neighboring Turkey and reached freedom Saturday, though dozens more remain held in the country's chaotic civil war.
Japan Cabinet minister visits shrine at center of controversy for honoring war criminals
A Japanese Cabinet minister on Sunday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead including war criminals, in what has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbors.