Boston police: Officer shot in face by suspect is improving after surgery to remove bullet
A decorated Boston police officer shot point-blank in the face by a suspect was in stable condition at a hospital Sunday and improving after surgery to remove a bullet lodged below his ear, police said.
After uproar, Utah restaurant owner removes prominent feature from bull statue
The small southern Utah town of Hurricane might become a little quieter after a statue of a copper bull lost its most prominent private feature this weekend.
Military planning to spend billions on new Air Force One
The Pentagon is considering spending billions of dollars on three new Boeing 747s to use as Air Force One, the aircraft that shuttles the United States president.
Authorities: Body found in rubble 3 days after apparent gas explosion in Manhattan
Police say a body has been discovered in the rubble of an apparent gas explosion that leveled three buildings in Manhattan's East Village.
Visitors take selfies at NYC building explosion site
Self-absorbed jerks are treating the East Village gas-explosion site like a tourist attraction, shooting grinning selfies of themselves even as rescuers search for life in the ruins where two bodies might still be buried.
JetBlue pilot who had midair meltdown suing airline
The JetBlue pilot who had a midair meltdown is suing the airline for allowing him to fly that day, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.
Cyclone roller-coaster stalls in season-opening run at Coney Island
Coney Island’s Cyclone roller-coaster opened for the season Sunday morning and gave its first riders a real fright -- but for the wrong reason.
2 bodies found at New York City building explosion site, police say
Two bodies were found Sunday at the site of a building explosion last week in Manhattan's East Village, the NYPD said.
Wounded veteran's custom-made golf clubs stolen in Virginia
A retired Marine shot in the face by a sniper during a tour in Iraq is facing another enemy at home: the thief who stole his custom-made golf clubs.
Ohio assisted living facility bares all for calendar
The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin.
Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches
Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be canceled in an oil-rich southern state Sunday as the count started for a presidential election too close to call.
Harsh Saudi response to Swedish criticism tests Europe's willingness to promote rights
Sweden's foreign minister is hardly the first diplomat to raise concerns about Saudi Arabia's human rights record, but when she used the word "dictatorship" in a speech last month she crossed a red line for the kingdom at a time of intense regional turmoil, igniting a diplomatic crisis.
ISIS beheads 8 Shiites in Syria
A new video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday shows its fighters cutting off the heads of eight men said to be Shiite Muslims. The video posted on social media said the men were beheaded in the central Syrian province of Hama.
Israel installs solar panels on roof of parliament to cut electricity use by 10 percent
Israel has installed solar panels on the roof of its parliament building, creating what it calls the largest solar field of any national assembly in the world.
Community stands by Germanwings co-pilot, family, hometown pastor says
The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz's hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the plane crash that killed 150 people in southern France.
Netanyahu accuses Iran of trying to 'conquer the entire Middle East' amid looming nuclear deal
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Sunday that Iran is trying to “conquer the entire Middle East” as the West appears close to signing a pending nuclear deal with Israel’s arch-enemy.
Leading suspect in Tunisia museum attack killed
Tunisia's prime minister said Sunday a leading suspect in a deadly museum attack on foreign tourists has been killed in anti-terrorist operations, as tens of thousands of Tunisians marched through the capital to denounce extremist violence.
Several injured after Air Canada plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing
An Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said Sunday 23 people were taken to a hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries.
Q&A: Arabs look to create joint force to intervene in regional hotspots
Arab League member nations formally announced on Sunday an agreement to form a joint military force.
Activists: Syrian security forces killed detainees before rebels captured northern city
Activists say members of a Syrian security agency killed more than a dozen detainees before evacuating a detention center in a northwestern city captured by opposition fighters.