(AP Photo/Nico Rodriguez). This photo provided by Nico Rodriguez shows a firetruck near the observation deck of 30 Rockefeller Plaza after a piece of camera equipment caught on fire in New York, Sunday, July 13, 2014.
Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper" that he blamed in part on...More Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor...More An 80-year-old man says he shot and killed a fleeing woman whom he had caught burglarizing his home, despite her plea that she was pregnant.More Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of...More A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S.More The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes.More Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus and say they have reports people have been injured and a suspect is in custody.More A psychiatrist who was grazed by gunfire from a patient at a hospital on Thursday helped stop the patient by apparently using his own weapon to shoot and wound him, but not before a caseworker was killed, authorities said.More
As battle rages, top US diplomat pushes for cease-fire, Gaza families plead for evacuationMore As battle rages, top US diplomat pushes for cease-fire, Gaza families plead for evacuationMore Federal judge to rule whether to overturn Colorado's gay marriage ban immediatelyMore Federal judge to rule whether to overturn Colorado's gay marriage ban immediatelyMore Rocket from Gaza lands near Israel's main airport; US and some European airlines halt flightsMore Rocket from Gaza lands near Israel's main airport; US and some European airlines halt flightsMore Obama bestows Medal of Honor on Ryan Pitts; Afghan vet kept fighting despite wounds to 3 limbsMore Obama bestows Medal of Honor on Ryan Pitts; Afghan vet kept fighting despite wounds to 3 limbsMore
Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with Hamas militants.More A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and...More Authorities in Aruba say they have detained a former Venezuelan intelligence official on a request from the U.S. government.More Authorities in Aruba announced Thursday that they arrested a close confidant of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who was sent as that country's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S....More Ukraine's government says 51 containers holding bodies and body parts of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash are ready to depart for the Netherlands aboard two military transport planes.More Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the...More The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.More An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso - the third major international aviation disaster in a...More