A suicidal man rescued from top of ledge

Sheriffs deputies in Sacramento, California pulled a suicidal man from the ledge of a hospital parking garage Monday…

Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis

Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis

California mortuary buries wrong woman

A mortuary in Inglewood has acknowledged it made a mistake by putting a woman in the wrong casket and burying her…

LA archdiocese settles 4 sex abuse cases for $10M

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles will pay nearly $10 million to settle four cases…

14 year-old facing charges for shooting parents

A 14 year-old in Washington state is facing charges for shooting his parents…

Google pays $7M fine to settle Wi-Fi privacy case

Google will pay a $7 million fine to settle a multistate investigation into the Internet search leader’s interception of emails…

Rodman plans to vacation with North Korean leader

Former professional basketball star Dennis Rodman says he plans to return to North Korea to vacation with Kim Jong Un…

Lawyers: Close hearing in Canada body parts case

Lawyers for the Canadian porn actor who is accused of dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to political parties…

China pulls out 5,916 pigs from Shanghai river

The number of dead pigs found floating in a river flowing into Shanghai has reached nearly 6,000…

Navy: 3 dead in E. Wash. military plane crash

A U.S. Navy aircraft from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island crashed in Washington state on Monday morning…

Harvard explains searching deans’ email accounts

Harvard University administrators have issued an explanation for their efforts to secretly search the emails of 16 deans…

One dead after So. CA boat race

Storm-churned seas during a sailing race off Southern California smashed a boat into island rocks, leaving one sailor dead…

Six teens killed in Ohio crash

Police say eight people were crammed in an S-U-V Sunday when it hit a guardrail, flipped over and landed in a pond…

China plans to abolish Ministry of Railways

People took pictures in front of the main building of the Ministry of Railway in downtown Beijing on Monday as the institution will not exist in the future.

2,800 pigs dumped in Shanghai river raises concern

A surge in the dumping of dead pigs upstream from Shanghai ?with more than 2,800 carcasses floating into the financial hub through Monday …

Tubby tabby finds home with couple, fellow fat cat

A St. Louis-area animal shelter has found a home for a 37-pound (16.7-kilogram) cat named Biscuit…

100-plus fall ill while on Caribbean cruise

A cruise ship has returned to South Florida after concluding a Caribbean voyage that saw more than a hundred people develop a gastrointestinal illness on board…

California lion attack case under investigation

The investigation into a lion attack that killed a 24-year-old is focusing on a cage door that the 550-pound animal managed to escape…

Lion kills intern after escaping cage

Authorities believe a lion broke the neck of a young intern at a U.S. animal park after opening its cage with its paw and attacking as the woman cleaned its holding area…

US jobless rate falls to lowest in 4 years

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in four years, indicating Friday that employers are confident about the economy…

Five-year-old kidnapped boy rescued by Chinese police

A five-year-old boy who was stolen by a 53-year-old woman in Nanchang city, East China’s Jiangxi Province…

Lion kills person at California animal sanctuary

Authorities say a lion has killed someone at a private animal sanctuary in Central California…

Family: Woman denied CPR wanted no intervention

The company whose employee refused to administer CPR to a dying woman said Tuesday that the employee wrongly interpreted its policy…

Social media becomes recruiting grounds for pimps

Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have become recruiting grounds for pimps…

George Lucas proposes museum in San Francisco

“Star Wars” creator George Lucas wants to build a museum dedicated to visual storytelling in San Francisco’s Presidio that would house…

Nation’s capital gets snowstorm

Residents in and around Washington, D.C. are bracing for possible power outages, as a storm dumps some wet, heavy snow on the region…

China missing baby killed by car thief

Changchun police have launched a city-wide hunt for a two-month-old baby left in a car which disappeared Monday morning….

China to issue specific regulations on baby formula

The Chinese mainland will issue specific regulations on baby formula products in the near future, an official said on Monday…

China destroys Ikea cake, Nestle chocolate

中國官方消息,近兩頓瑞典宜家進口的巧克力蛋糕因違反中國食品質量標準被銷毀。另外,上海檢驗檢疫局本週表示,包括卡夫奶油乾酪、2.7噸雀巢巧克力棒在內的多種進口食品因質檢不過關被銷毀。Chinese authorities say they have destroyed nearly two tons of chocolate cake imported by Sweden’s Ikea for violating food quality standards.

CA nurse cleared of any crime

Police in Bakersfield, California say they did not find any signs of “criminal misconduct” after a nurse at a senior living facility refused to…