No signs of life on fourth day of Italian avalanche rescue
Rescuers combing the wreckage of an Italian hotel in a bid to find survivors of a devastating avalanche detected no signs of life overnight, officials said Sunday. As the painstaking rescue operation entered a fourth day, firefighters and mountain rescue experts again had to battle extreme weather conditions as they tried to locate the 23 people thought to be trapped under a vast pile of snow and the mangled ruins of the Hotel Rigopiano. Nine people have been pulled alive from the rubble since rescuers first reached the remote hotel in the mountains of central Italy early on Thursday.
4 dead mourned in Mississippi storm as living begin recovery
Cynthia Holland has to repair her liquor store. William Carey University has to find a place to hold classes. Michelle Kirk has to allay her 11-year-old daughter's anxieties while living in a damaged house. ...
Trump turns to routine matters after day of bashing media
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump, who spent his first full day in office berating the media over their coverage of his inauguration, will spend Sunday engaged in more routine matters, like overseeing the swearing in of high-level staffers.
Defiant women to Trump: Your agenda won't go unchallenged
WASHINGTON (AP) ? In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message on his first full day in office that they won't let his agenda go unchallenged.
Murray stunned by Zverev in latest Australian Open shock
World number one Andy Murray was sensationally dumped out of the Australian Open by German Mischa Zverev in a fourth-round classic on Sunday. The 50th-ranked Zverev played unbelievable sustained tennis to down Murray 7-5, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 and will play either Roger Federer or Kei Nishikori in the quarter-finals. Left-hander Zverev's stunning upset means that both top seeds are now out of the tournament before the quarter-finals after Novak Djokovic's shock third-round loss.
No 1 Murray loses to Zverev in 4th round of Australian Open
In midst of Aleppo wreckage, a Syrian family returns home
ALEPPO, Syria (AP) ? The street looks as if it was hit by an earthquake and the bombed-out building in a former rebel-held northeastern neighborhood of Aleppo is deserted ? except for the second-floor apartment where Abdul-Hamid Khatib and his family are staying.
Russia set to move closer to decriminalize domestic violenceMOSCOW (AP) ? In Russia, giving one's spouse a slap is nothing extraordinary for many people. This week, the Russian parliament is expected to take a step closer toward decriminalizing it altogether.
Strong quake hits Solomons; some damage but no tsunamiCANBERRA, Australia (AP) ? A powerful magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck deep under Papua New Guinea on Sunday, causing damage and blackouts but no tsunami hours after the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued an alert for nearby islands.
French voters choosing left-wing presidential nomineePARIS (AP) ? French left-wing voters are casting ballots in a nationwide presidential primary aimed at producing a candidate strong enough to confront formidable conservative and nationalist rivals in the April-May general election.