At least seven people are dead and dozens more were rushed to local hospitals after a tour bus collided with a semi-truck early Sunday morning in California, The Desert Sun reported.
Residents say official says Islamic extremist rebels recaptured a town in central Somalia after African Union and Somali troops pulled out Sunday.
Mexico’s federal judicial council says in a statement that a Chinese-Mexican businessman extradited here from the United States last week will face a dozen charges including for drug trafficking and weapons possession.
Burkina Faso’s police director-general says a police squad has killed a suspected Islamic extremist after a shootout in the capital.
Venezuela lawmakers have gathered at a special session as pro-government militia members rally outside the capitol building.
Authorities say seven men have been injured in a shooting in Oakland, California.
Senior military officers say 83 soldiers are missing after Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked a remote base in northeastern Nigeria.
The leader of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah says his parliamentary bloc will vote for former army commander Michel Aoun for president at the next balloting session in parliament.
A senior Palestinian official says four Palestinians were detained for attending a Jewish holiday celebration in a West Bank settlement.
Saudi Arabia says its oil minister is meeting with his Russian and Gulf Arab counterparts in Riyadh, as the kingdom pushes to convince major oil producing countries to cut production in order to increase prices.
French police have fired tear gas to disperse people throwing stones toward them amid rising tensions ahead of the planned dismantling of a slum-like refugee camp near the English Channel.
Game wardens are trying to find out who shot and killed an Oklahoma City great horned owl with millions of followers around the world, according to a report.
A Boston police officer shot while responding to a dispute between roommates has been released from the hospital.
Townspeople and farmers in Warngau, south of Munich, have donned traditional costumes for their annual procession in horse-drawn carriages to a local church in honor of St. Leonard, considered the patron saint of horses and livestock.
Thousands of Cameroonians have been flooding hospitals in the capital, Yaounde, and the largest city, Douala, looking for corpses and survivors after an overloaded train derailed Friday, killing more than 70 people and injuring 600.
A Somali pirate said Saturday that 26 Asian sailors held hostage for more than four years have been released after a ransom was paid, and international mediators said it "represents the end of captivity for the last remaining seafarers taken hostage during the height of Somali piracy."
Russian news reports say police have killed two suspected terrorists in a shootout in a central Russian city and that a bomb was found in the suspects' car.
Police officers were searching cars and boats for escaped prisoners on Sunday after recapturing at least a dozen of the 172 inmates who overpowered guards and escaped from a lockup in central Haiti, the prison's director said.
The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 5 p.m.
Opponents of Prime Minister Viktor Orban are using referee whistles to disturb the government's commemorations of Hungary's 1956 revolution.
Clarence Henderson was hailed as a hero nearly 60 years ago when as a young black man he participated in a sit-in at a segregated North Carolina lunch counter.
In the photos, Alejandra Salgado and her brother Francisco look like ordinary tourists strolling the streets of midtown Manhattan.
A Fresno man was sentenced to 1,503 years in prison for raping his teenage daughter over a four-year period.
Officials say a loose emu stopped traffic on Interstate 10 in Arizona Friday morning.
Two prominent candidates have announced they are running for leadership of Britain's fractious right-wing U.K. Independence Party — both warning UKIP faces extinction if it doesn't change.
It’s been six days since the offensive to retake Mosul began, and the going has been slow as ISIS fighters and snipers, seemingly immune to airstrikes, continue to pop up in towns and villages surrounding Iraq’s second-largest city and already thought “liberated.”
After her husband was killed by a Boko Haram suicide bomber late last year, Hajjagana Mbasaru was forced to pull her children from school and rely on friends to feed them.
German police say they're investigating allegations that onlookers encouraged a teenage Somali migrant to jump from an apartment block, but officers at the scene heard nothing of the kind and they've yet to find any solid evidence.
Aid workers in the port town of Calais are expressing worry over a lack of information ahead of Monday's scheduled dismantling of France's slum-like migrant camp.
Italian officials say that 14 bodies have been recovered in a two-day period on smugglers' boats packed with migrants making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says Filipino fishermen may be able to return to the China-held Scarborough Shoal in a few days after he discussed the territorial rift with Chinese leaders during his trip to Beijing this past week.
The first woman to climb Mount Everest didn't stop there; Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei, who died Thursday at 77, devoted her adult life to scaling peaks, climbing the tallest mountains in more than 70 countries.
Russian emergency officials say three people are dead and 13 others are injured after an explosion in a high-rise apartment building believed to have been caused by gas.
The pope says the cruelty of the fighting in the Iraqi city of Mosul "makes us cry, leaves us without words." Pope Francis told some 50,000 faithful gathered Sunday for the Angelus blessing that he was "pained by the murder in cold blood of numerous sons of this beloved land, among them many children." He expressed his closeness to the people of Iraq "in these dramatic hours," saying "our souls are shaken by the brutal acts of violence that are being committed for too long against innocent citizens, whether Muslims or Christians." Iraqi forces and their allies have launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city, from the Islamic State group.
The Latest on developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local): 1:11 p.m.
A leading northern Syrian rebel coalition is warning civilians in Aleppo to stay away from government positions ahead of an expected offensive on the contested city.
A corroded iron key to a locker on the Titanic has sold at auction for 85,000 pounds ($104,000).
The head of the British Bankers' Association says financial firms are planning to leave London within weeks because of uncertainty about the U.K.'s exit from the European Union.
Iraq's parliament has passed a law forbidding the import, production or selling of alcoholic beverages.
Spain's Socialist party is meeting to decide whether to help end the country's nearly 10-month political impasse and deliver another term to acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.
A little known Egyptian group has claimed responsibility for the killing of a senior Egyptian army officer outside his suburban Cairo home.
Lithuanians are voting in an election that could see a change of government after four years of power by a ruling coalition led by the Social Democrats.
Iraqi and Kurdish forces have launched a new offensive on a town near Mosul as part of a massive operation aimed at retaking the country's second largest city from the Islamic State (ISIS) group.
A Warsaw court had no questions when a landlord known for brutal evictions sought the return of an apartment house seized under communism from a Jewish woman.
Yemeni security officials say a Saudi-led coalition has launched a series of airstrikes around the capital Sanaa, just hours after a 72-hour cease-fire expired.
One person is dead and three others injured after two apparent explosions back-to-back in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya (oot-soo-noh-mee-ya).
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived Sunday in Irbil to get a closer look at the fight against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and likely expand his discussions about the role of Turkish troops in the region.
A new survey reports a 10 percent increase in opium poppy cultivation and 91 percent decrease in eradication across Afghanistan.
Kurdish forces have launched a new push on Mosul as part of a massive Iraqi operation aimed at retaking the country's second largest city from the Islamic State group.
Authorities in New Hampshire say a 16-year-old boy last seen walking home Friday night during a rainstorm may have been swept away into an open storm drain.