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The parents of James Foley, the journalist whose brutal beheading by Islamic State militants shocked the world earlier this week, have released a letter they say was written by their son in captivity.
The father of a black 18-year-old shot to death by a white police officer in Ferguson pleaded Sunday for a "day of silence" as he lays his son to rest Monday.
A fast-growing wildfire in Northern California has forced the evacuation of about 150 homes near of the historic town of Weaverville.
Gen. Martin Dempsey said Sunday that once he determines that the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland or Europe, he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against the group in Syria.
The Coast Guard said late Sunday it was continuing a search for any more possible bodies or "anyone in distress" after four people were found dead in waters miles off the South Florida coast.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit Northern California near Napa Valley Sunday, injuring at least 172 people and causing extensive damage, including fires sparked by burst gas lines, in the largest tremor to rock the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta quake in 1989.
Authorities say a flight heading to San Diego has been diverted to Phoenix.
Police in Taiwan suspect carbon monoxide poisoning caused the deaths of two Mormon missionaries.
Winemakers in California's storied Napa Valley woke up to thousands of broken bottles and barrels as a result of Sunday's earthquake.
A magnitude-6.0 earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday.
This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years: 12:58 p.m. PDT The earthquake sent 120 people to Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, where officials set up a triage tent to handle the influx.
A New York bride-to-be is putting her wedding plans on hold while she searches for her father, who disappeared hours after being fitted for a tuxedo for her special day.
A Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals has been released from a Salt Lake City hospital.
Authorities say a New York City woman charged with killing a toddler in her care told police she threw the boy to the floor and stepped on him three times.
A Roman Catholic bishop in New Hampshire says slain U.S. journalist James Foley was living his faith by showing the world images of people affected by war.
Three people were fatally shot and two others injured early Sunday in three separate attacks within the span of an hour in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles. The attacks could be related, police said.
Three people are dead and two others are injured after three separate shootings within the span of an hour Sunday morning, and the Los Angeles Police Department says the attacks may be related.
Motorists in a New York suburb racked up $2.4 million in fines after they were caught on camera speeding at six school locations, but now those tickets are being forgiven after it was discovered that the cameras were catching motorists on days the schools were not in session.
As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a house survives or burns to the ground.
Operators of two Taco Bells in upper Manhattan thought “outside the bun” by counterfeiting money and forcing underage workers to give fake $20 bills to customers as change, a lawsuit alleges.