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3 children killed in gas tank explosion in North Macedonia

Konstantin Testorides, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 10:50am

Three children were killed and seven other members of the same family were seriously injured when a gas tank exploded in their home Sunday in northern Macedonia, authorities said.

Dozens treated, evacuated after pipe ruptures in Mississippi

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 10:18am

Authorities say they're testing the air quality after a pipe ruptured, prompting the evacuations of more than 300 residents and sending dozens of people to hospitals.

B. Smith, a model turned lifestyle guru and restaurant owner, dead at 70 after battling early onset Alzheimer's disease

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 9:59am

B. Smith, a model turned lifestyle guru and restaurant owner, dead at 70 after battling early onset Alzheimer's disease.

Injured manatee, calf rescued in Florida waters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 9:57am

A female manatee named Marlin and its calf were rescued after wildlife specialists found them injured in Florida waters.

Michigan sex-misconduct claims mirror Ohio State doctor case

Kantele Franko and Larry Lage, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 8:38am

When the University of Michigan announced last week that allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct by a sports doctor were under investigation, former wrestler Mike DiSabato was stunned by the parallels to an abuse scandal at his alma mater, Ohio State.

For Virginia Tech parents, new gun laws a long struggle

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 7:29am

When Virginia lawmakers pass sweeping new gun control laws in the coming days, it will mark the culmination of nearly 13 years of often thankless work for two parents whose children were shot in one of the country's worst mass shootings.

US to lay out case against Assange at extradition hearing

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 7:16am

The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents.

More Russian weapons for Serbia despite US sanction threats

Dusan Stojanovic, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 4:51am

Serbia has received a sophisticated anti-aircraft system from Russia, despite possible U.S. sanctions against the Balkan state, which is formally seeking European Union membership.

Self-styled daredevil dies in crash after rocket launch

Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:15pm

A self-styled daredevil died Saturday after a rocket in which he launched himself crashed into the ground, a colleague and a witness said.

The Latest: Fury beats Wilder to reclaim heavyweight title

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:13pm

The Latest from the rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury (all times local)

Nevada law enforcement respond to reported prison riot near Wendover

Jen Riess, KSL.com and Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 8:10pm

Those who live near the Wells Nevada Department of Corrections prison camp are on alert for possible prison escapees.

2nd person in days killed by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:00pm

A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous Saturday night street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed along a parade route during this year's Carnival season, authorities said.

New Jersey governor reveals likely cancerous kidney tumor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 6:10pm

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has what is probably a cancerous tumor on his kidney and will undergo surgery next month to remove it, he said Saturday.

Small plane crashes at Hawaii airfield, killing 2 men

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 6:07pm

A single-engine plane crashed at an airport northwest of Honolulu on Saturday, killing two people, authorities said.

Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada, cementing front-runner status

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 5:47pm

Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada, cementing front-runner status.

3 Arizona students returning from car event killed in crash

Paul Davenport, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 3:54pm

Three Arizona high school students enrolled in an automotive technology program were killed when a college van went off a highway on the way back from a professional drag racing event near Phoenix, officials said Saturday.

California couple who vanished for nearly a week found alive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:16pm

An academic couple who got lost during a Valentine's Day hike in the woods of Northern California was found Saturday by rescuers who spent almost a week looking for them and had given up hopes of finding them alive.

TurboTax is still tricking customers with tax prep ads that misuse the word 'free'

Will Young, Propublica  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:11pm

Companies like Intuit, whose TurboTax is the top tax prep software, continue to confuse some customers who seek free tax prep into paying.

Charter bus rollover kills 3, injures 18 outside San Diego

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 1:58pm

A charter bus swerved on a rain-slicked Southern California highway and rolled down an embankment Saturday, killing three people and injuring 18 others, authorities said.