A firefighter who responded to a report of a gas leak Tuesday morning was killed in a house explosion shortly after authorities discovered what appeared to be a drug lab.
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Keith Lamont Scott, the 43-year-old North Carolina man shot and killed after a confrontation with Charlotte police, allegedly hit his child in the head, kicked his wife and threatened to kill both of them, his wife claimed a domestic violence protective order she filed last year.
The Latest on flooding in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where the Cedar River is expected to crest Tuesday (all times local): 9:10 a.m.
More California residents were ordered from their homes Tuesday as a growing wildfire threatened remote communities in California's Santa Cruz Mountains.
A jury on Monday found a former South Dakota police chief guilty of first degree murder in the death of his pregnant fiancee in 2009.
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The Fire Department of New York says a firefighter has died in a Bronx house explosion after a report of a gas leak and a drug lab.
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A patron who survived the Pulse nightclub massacre in Florida wants a temporary stop to the distribution of money raised for the victims until an audit is done.
The Latest on the deaths of two children whose bodies were found in a vehicle in northern Indiana (all times local): 9:40 a.m.
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Fire crews in Northern California turned their attention to a blaze in the Santa Cruz Mountains that has destroyed one home and is threatening hundreds of others.
Residents of Cedar Rapids are watching anxiously as the quickly rising Cedar River threatens to inundate their city with devastating floodwaters for the second time in just over eight years.
U.S. home prices rose modestly in July, pulled up by strong gains in Portland, Seattle and Denver, a private index says.
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Malaysia's prime minister says his country remains committed to bringing to justice those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 two years ago.
Preliminary referendum results show a sweeping majority of voters in Azerbaijan support extending the presidential term in the ex-Soviet nation.
Some shops in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, closed down as running battles between police and street vendors turned violent.
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Another fraternity at the College of Charleston has closed amid allegations of misconduct.
Shell says a fire has forced it to close a key oil pipeline feeding Nigeria's strategic Bonny Export Terminal, which militants attacked last week.
Iran is playing down hopes of a deal among oil-exporting countries meeting in Algeria this week to limit production and boost energy prices.
A Georgia sheriff is offering a $10,000 reward for information that results in an arrest and conviction after someone opened fire on the home of one of his deputies.
A Europe-bound boat that sank while carrying hundreds of migrants, killing at least 170 of them, has been lifted from the bottom of the sea.
Somalia is pushing back its upcoming presidential election by a month amid concerns by the international community, which has called on all parties to implement the electoral calendar without delay.
Police are looking for a man who showed up naked to a woman student's exercise routine on the University of Maryland campus.
A Southern California man convicted of trying to become a fighter for the Islamic State terrorist group was sentenced Monday to 30 years prison.
The Russian military has denied allegations that its bombers jeopardized air safety during a patrol mission over the Sea of Norway.
China's state broadcaster says that nine people have been killed in a gas explosion at an underground mine.
An overcrowded bus slipped off a mountain road in Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people, an official said.
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says his Turkish hosts have not brought up the controversy caused by a rude poem he composed mocking Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Strong winds felled trees and scattered construction debris that injured dozens of people Tuesday as a large typhoon crossed over Taiwan.
Syrian state TV is reporting that government forces are advancing in the old quarter of the northern city of Aleppo and have captured several buildings.
The Israeli leader says the days when the United Nations "automatically votes against Israel" are numbered.
Four men acquainted with a gunman who killed two people in attacks against a free-speech seminar and a synagogue in Copenhagen have been acquitted of abetting terrorism.
Angry Charlotte residents verbally lashed City Council members for hours, complaining about what they called unaccountable police officers and civilian leaders who have failed to force change as the city marked a week of protests since a police officer fatally shot a black man.
An international court has found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu.
An alleged timber smuggler in Cambodia has given journalists a lesson in ethics: People who take bribes should honor their commitments — or be prepared to die.
The head of Homeland Security says recent attacks in New York and Minnesota underscore that homegrown attacks inspired by violent extremists are as much a threat to the United States as those directed by terrorists.
Pakistan's military says it has arrested seven militants accused of carrying out attacks on a Christian colony and a court house in which 13 people were killed.
Some South African universities that have closed because of student protests for free education are warning that they might not be able to complete the academic year if unrest persists.
An adviser to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's former hard-line president, says the politician won't seek re-election in next year's presidential vote after apparently being discouraged by the country's supreme leader.
A series of minor earthquakes has rattled a rural area of Southern California near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Ten-year-old Anna Thulin-Myge's passport shows what looks like an ordinary Norwegian girl wearing her long, blond hair fastened with a clip.
The Cyprus Football Association has condemned a bomb attack against the car of a top referee, calling it a blight on the island's footballing family and society in general.