Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) ? A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.
Man diagnosed with Lassa fever dies in US after Liberia tripNEW YORK (AP) ? A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever ? a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said.
NBA MVP Stephen Curry takes nasty fall, walks off court
HOUSTON (AP) ? MVP Stephen Curry was able to return to Game 4 of the Western Conference finals after a nasty spill where he flipped over in the air and his head crashed to the court against Houston on Monday night.
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Montoya takes $2.4 mln for Indy 500 win
Juan Pablo Montoya received $2,449,055 in an awards ceremony for his victory in the 99th Indianapolis 500 after the Colombian won the fourth-closest finish in race history. Montoya, whose only other Indy 500 triumph came as a rookie in 2000, took the lion's share of the overall purse of $13,397,315 for his Sunday triumph over 200 laps at the 2.5-mile (4km) Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. Montoya edged reigning IndyCar series champion Will Power of Australia by 0.1046 of a second at the checkered flag after the two and fourth-place Scott Dixon of New Zealand exchanged the lead five times over the final 11 laps.
Fire at China nursing home kills 38
A fire at a nursing home in central China has left 38 people dead and six injured, officials and reports said Tuesday. The fire broke out on Monday evening in an apartment building at a privately owned old people's home in Pingdingshan, the state news agency Xinhua said. It was put out an hour later, China News Service said.
US warplanes scrambled after bogus jetliner threats
US warplanes were scrambled to escort an Air France passenger jet flying from Paris to New York, following one of several threats against commercial aircraft that proved to be unfounded. Flight AF022 landed at JFK airport without incident after being escorted to land by two F-15 fighter jets ordered to accompany the aircraft as a precaution by NORAD, the joint US-Canadian monitoring force. The FBI said the plane was searched upon landing and the threat had turned out to be false.
Police: 3 kids hurt when waterspout uproots bounce house
MIAMI (AP) ? A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach Monday, but the youngsters were tossed to the sand before it flew above palm trees and over four lanes of traffic, police said.
Obama at Arlington: Never stop paying tribute to the fallen
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) ? President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war.
Malaysia: Human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graves
WANG KELIAN, Malaysia (AP) ? Malaysian authorities say a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to cage migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that preyed on some of Southeast Asia's most desperate people.