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Motive elusive in Alabama boy's slaying of his family

04 Sep 2019

A 14-year-old Alabama boy was charged with five counts of murder on Tuesday in the shooting deaths of his family including three younger children, Limestone County Sheriff's officials said, in the latest high-profile gun crime.

Texas gunman fired from job before massacre; victim IDs emerge: media report

02 Sep 2019

The man who killed seven people and wounded 22 others in a rolling rampage across West Texas on Saturday was fired from his trucking job hours before the massacre, media and officials reported.

Hurricane Dorian gains might as it takes aim at Florida

29 Aug 2019

Aug 29 Hurricane Dorian churned in the Atlantic, picking up speed early on Thursday, fueled by warm waters as it took aim at the U.S. coast and threatened to become a dangerous category 3 storm.

U.S. authorities investigate as many as 11 deaths at veterans hospital

28 Aug 2019

U.S. authorities are investigating suspicious deaths at a veterans hospital in West Virginia, the Veterans Affairs department said on Tuesday, and a U.S. senator said the probe may involve up to 11 deaths. | Video

U.S. authorities investigate deaths at veterans hospital

28 Aug 2019

Aug 28 U.S. authorities are investigating suspicious deaths at a veterans hospital in West Virginia, the Veterans Affairs department said on Tuesday, and a U.S. senator said the probe may involve up to 11 deaths.

U.S. abortion rights groups fight new Missouri law in court

26 Aug 2019

Opponents of a new law in Missouri restricting most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy will ask a federal judge on Monday to stop the law from taking effect this week.

Smoke forces Hawaii Airlines Airbus to make emergency landing

24 Aug 2019

A Hawaiian Airlines jetliner made an emergency landing in Honolulu on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and cargo hold, and seven people were taken to hospital, officials said.

California train derails, 27 injured

23 Aug 2019

A light-rail passenger train derailed in Sacramento, California, late Thursday night, injuring 27, officials said. | Video

Smoke forces Hawaii Airlines Airbus to make emergency landing

23 Aug 2019

Aug 23 A Hawaiian Airlines jetliner made an emergency landing in Honolulu on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and cargo hold, and seven people were taken to hospital, officials said.

Police search for sniper who shot Los Angeles County deputy sheriff

22 Aug 2019

A sniper opened fire at a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding a deputy and sending police SWAT teams hunting for a gunman on the loose in buildings nearby.

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