Residents evacuated as large wildfire threatens homes in Northern California
A wildfire that has burned more than 320 acres is threatening homes in a Northern California city.
At least 10 injured after boat explosion in Maryland
At least 10 people were injured when a boat exploded off the coast of Maryland Saturday.
Family of woman killed at San Francisco pier not focused on suspect's past
The parents of a California woman killed in a seemingly random shooting at a San Francisco pier said Friday they are focused on healing and not the fact the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times.
Woman who tries to sneak onto planes arrested twice in 2 days
A woman who has repeatedly tried to sneak aboard airplanes has been arrested in Chicago twice in as many days, the latest incident while trying to get through security without a ticket at O'Hare International Airport.
At least 14 people injured in North Carolina deck collapse, police say
At least 14 people were injured, two critically, when a deck collapsed at a North Carolina beach house Saturday night as a family got set to take a group photo, authorities said.
Florida homeless ex-Marine piano man draws raves playing Bach, Styx
A homeless ex-Marine has got passersby feeling alright in downtown Sarasota, Fla., as he plays Bach, the Beatles and Styx on sidewalk pianos.
Magnitude-4.2 earthquake rattles parts of Oregon
Some Oregonians woke on the Fourth of July to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene.
Let freedom ring: America celebrates Independence Day
Americans across the country celebrated Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and movies Saturday as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation.
Woman known for trying to sneak on planes arrested in Chicago again at airport security
Police: 14 hurt in deck collapse at North Carolina beachhouse when family gathered for photo
Authorities say a deck collapsed at a North Carolina beachhouse as a family was preparing to take a group photo, leaving at least 14 people injured with at least two of those in critical condition.
Pope Francis flies to South America on 9-day pilgrimage, bring message of solidarity with poor
Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: ___ 9:30 a.m.
Top EU official reportedly says Greece on brink of disaster if referendum vote fails
Greece risks a slew of problems, ranging from the collapse of its medical system to widespread blackouts if Greeks reject creditor demands in Sunday’s vital referendum vote Sunday, the European Union’s top official has warned.
As Greeks vote in crucial referendum, it's not clear what the implications will be
The Greek people are voting on a future in which they face two painful prospects: the slow grind of years more of austerity cuts or the country's potentially catastrophic exit from the 19-nation eurozone.
Video purportedly shows ISIS militants executing troops at Syria archaeological site
A video posted online Saturday purportedly shows Islamic State fighters killing at least 25 Syrian government soldiers in the historic town of Palmyra in central Syria.
Greece votes on high-stakes bailout referendum with opinion polls showing evenly split nation
Greeks started casting ballots early Sunday in the closely watched bailout referendum, with opinion polls showing people evenly split on whether to accept creditors' proposals for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans, or defiantly reject the deal.
Lost boys: Moms of radicalized Western jihadists form support group
Islamic teaching states that “paradise lies at the feet of your mother,” and a group of Western moms who lost their sons first to radicalization and then on the battlefields of the Middle East are trying to use the lesson to stop other young men from turning to terrorism.
Malaysian leader faces risk of criminal charge in probe he got $700 million from state fund
Malaysia's leader is facing the risk of a criminal charge over allegations that millions of dollars were funneled from an indebted state fund to his personal bank accounts.
16 U.S. airstrikes destroy key sites in ISIS Syrian stronghold of Raqqa
Coalition forces conducted 16 airstrikes Saturday against key ISIS buildings and transit routes in the terror group’s stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, a U.S. Army official said in a statement.
3-nation tour on native turf gives Pope Francis pulpit for issues he holds dearest
History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home.
Shoe factory collapses in eastern China, killing 9 people and injuring more than 30
A shoe factory collapsed in eastern China during a weekend shift, killing at least nine people and injuring more than 30, officials said Sunday.