First House Dem Calls On Rep. Conyers To Resign
North Korean defector recovering after daring escape
Man who claims Earth is flat says he'll prove his belief by taking flight in a DIY rocket
Deadly mosque attack kills hundreds in North Sinai, Egypt
A bomb explosion ripped through the Rawda mosque frequented by Sufis roughly 40 kilometers west of the North Sinai capital of El-Arish before gunmen opened fire on those gathered for weekly Friday prayers.
Baltimore Detective Killed A Day Before Testifying In Federal Case Against Fellow Cops
The Baltimore police detective who was fatally shot in the line of duty last week was scheduled to testify in a federal case against officers indicted earlier this year, the Baltimore Police Department confirmed Wednesday.
Anti-Pipeline Activist Found Guilty After Being Barred From Mentioning Climate Change
After a short trial lasting just a day and a half, climate activist and retiree Leonard Higgins was found guilty on Wednesday of a serious felony charge for his role in the ?valve turner? protest last year that resulted in the brief shutdown of a tar sands pipeline in Montana.
U.S. Afghanistan General: We've Reached Stalemate Against Taliban
Cows rain down on drivers after crash in Utah
Drivers in Riverdale, Utah experienced some unexpected bumps on their morning commute when cows began raining down on them from the road above. The freeway ramp was temporarily closed in the aftermath, as crews attempted to clear the scene of cattle. The driver was speeding in the 45-mph (72-kph) area, Riverdale Police Lieutenant Mike Loveland told The Independent.
Zimbabweans Prepare to Greet Their New President
Exuberant Zimbabweans converged on a stadium for the presidential inauguration Friday of Emmerson Mnangagwa, who will become the country?s second leader since independence from white minority rule in 1980.
Police Storm Detention Center As Australia Slammed Over 'Humanitarian Crisis'