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  • Parents of Woman Killed at San Francisco Pier Focused on Healing, Not 'Sanctuary'

    The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they're focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times. Kathryn Steinle's father, Jim Steinle, told reporters he hopes justice reigns in the case against Francisco Sanchez, 45....

  • In this photo provided by Orange County Fire Rescue, a technical crew with The Orlando Eye Ferris wheel work to evacuated passengers after it stopped in Orlando 66 Riders Safely Evacuated after 400-Foot Ferris Wheel Stops

    The largest Ferris wheel on the East Coast reopened Saturday, one day after 66 riders were stranded on The Orlando Eye and had to be evacuated from the towering 400-foot attraction. No one was hurt in the Friday afternoon stoppage and all were taken off in an operation lasting about three hours with help from firefighters....

  • Some Troops Overseas Getting Pizzas as Holiday Treat

    Hot dogs and burgers may be on the menu for many Americans celebrating the Fourth of July, but for some troops serving overseas, a different treat awaits - pizza. Pizzas4Patriots, an Elk Grove, Illinois-based group founded by a veteran, has arranged for 5,000 pies to be shipped to Afghanistan, and a thousand to Kuwait...

  • People surround and attend to a 68-year-old man that was bit by a shark in waist-deep water off Ocracoke Island, N.C., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. North Carolina's Gov. May Restrict Fishing on Beaches Following Shark Attacks

    North Carolina's governor said he is considering putting restrictions on fishing near popular swimming areas. Experts say that a coastal drought is causing saltier waters, which is prompting a surge in fish and sea turtles. This attracts more sharks...

  • Fireworks Shoot into Colorado Crowd; 9 Suffer Minor Burns

    Officials say nine people suffered minor burns during an accident at a fireworks show in Colorado. Virginia Egger, the town manager in Avon, says a malfunction caused a fireworks shell to explode in its tube rather than firing into the sky Friday night. She says the misfired shell caused a rack of shells to tip, causing two or three shells to go off toward the crowd...

  • This photo taken April 13, 2015, shows exterior of the grand rotunda entry to the historic Black Hills VA in Hot Springs, S.D. VA Hospital that Once Treated Civil War Veterans Could Close

    Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has provided recovering soldiers a bucolic haven for more than a century...

  • Rescuers help passengers from a capsized ferry boat, center, in Ormoc city on Leyte Island, Philippines, Thursday, July 2, 2015. All Aboard Capsized Philippine Ferry Accounted for; 45 Dead

    Rescue workers are winding down the search for survivors and bodies aboard a ferry that capsized shortly after departing from a central Philippine port, leaving 45 people dead. Coast guard spokesman Armand Balilo said Friday all 187 passengers and crew members of the M/B Kim Nirvana have been accounted for...

  • US Drone Strike Kills Islamic State Leader

    The Pentagon says a coalition airstrike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State leader, who has been responsible for moving fighters and weapons from Libya to Syria. A senior U.S. official says Tariq bin Tahar al-'Awni al-Harzi was killed by a U.S. drone strike...

  • Alligator Kills 28-Year-Old Texas Man During Late-Night Swim

    A man has died after an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim at a Southeast Texas marina. Police in Orange, near the state line with Louisiana, say the unidentified 28-year-old man was swimming in a bayou early Friday morning when the attack occurred...

  • People surround and attend to a 68-year-old man that was bit by a shark in waist-deep water off Ocracoke Island, N.C., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Says He's Fortunate to Survive

    The latest survivor in a record-breaking string of seven North Carolina shark attacks said Thursday he's very fortunate to be alive and thankful for the emergency help he received after struggling ashore...

  • This booking photo provided Friday, July 3, 2015, by the Fayetteville (N.C.) Police Department shows Bryan Scott Wolfinger, charged with creating a panic at a North Carolina mall after appearing there with an assault rifle and other military gear. Police Say Armed Man at North Carolina Mall is Soldier

    Authorities say a Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a North Carolina mall after appearing there with an assault rifle and other military gear. Fayetteville police say Bryan Scott Wolfinger, 25, was arrested and charged with "going armed to the terror of the public" in connection with Thursday's incident at Cross Creek Mall in Fayetteville...

  • A damaged rail bed is seen near a CSX train following the derailment of a tanker car carrying a flammable and toxic substance in Maryville, Tenn., prompting the evacuation of thousands of people within a 2-mile radius, Thursday. Officials to Begin Lifting Evacuation after Train Derailment

    Preparations began Friday to allow thousands of eastern Tennessee residents to return to their homes after a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire. About 5,000 people within a mile-and-a-half radius of the crash site were evacuated, along with several businesses, Thursday morning in Maryville...

  • In this June 5, 2010 file photo, oil slicks move toward the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala. BP and five Gulf states announced a record $18.7 billion settlement Thursday. BP to Pay Record $18.7 Billion to States Affected by Spill

    More than five years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history fouled beaches, coated seabirds in thick goo and threatened delicate marshes, BP has agreed to pay a record settlement to affected states in hopes of bringing an end to a legal drama that has cost the company billions...

  • Embassy staff and members of the Tunisian community living in Britain stand together before observing a moment of silence outside the Tunisian embassy. Britain, Tunisia Honor 38 Victims of Beach Resort Attack

    Flags have been lowered to half-staff at Buckingham Palace and U.K. government buildings as Britain and Tunisia honor the 38 victims of an Islamic extremist's rampage at a Tunisian beach resort...

  • Dutch Back UN Tribunal for Malaysia Airlines Crash

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he supports moves to set up an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysian Airlines plane over Ukraine last year...










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