Landslide In China Leaves At Least 40 People Missing
The tragedy occurred in the early hours of Wednesday when an estimated 1 million cubic meters of dirt and debris came tumbling down on the living quarters of a mining company in Shaanxi province, in the country's northwest region.
Two Killed In Knife Attack At Ikea Store In Sweden
The incident happened in the city of Vasteras, 70 miles west of the capital, Stockholm. Two people were arrested on suspicion of murder.
Wave Of Attacks In Turkey Kills At Least Eight People
Also on Monday, two unidentified attackers opened fire outside the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul. One of the assailants, a woman, was caught by police, but the other is still at large.
Man Charged With Murder After Texas Couple And Six Children Found Dead
Authorities said the 48-year-old man allegedly broke into a home, handcuffed the residents, and shot them in the back of the head.
FBI Won't Investigate Texas Police Shooting Of Unarmed Black Teenager
The victim, identified as 19-year-old Christian Taylor, was fatally shot by a trainee officer during a burglary call at a car dealership in the early hours of Friday in the city of Arlington. Taylor was a member of the Angelo State University football team.
Rescue Operation Underway After Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Libyan Coast
So far 367 people have been rescued, and 25 bodies have been found at sea.
Train Derailments In India Kill At Least 24 People
Two passenger trains derailed in the state of Madhya Pradesh only minutes apart. Wednesday's accidents happened on a flooded bridge, as vast swaths of the country continue to be hit by heavy monsoon rains.
More Than 2,000 People Have Died Crossing The Mediterranean To Get To Europe
That means 2015 is on pace to be the deadliest year for people trying to reach Europe from the shores of North Africa on unseaworthy vessels.
Four Years After The London Riots, This Is How It Feels To Be Black In Britain
“We are not held to the same rules and standards, we’re just not.”
Monsoon Rains In India And Myanmar Leave Hundreds Dead And Thousands Homeless
On Tuesday, a building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai after days of heavy rains -- 12 people were killed. In the wake of the heavy floods that have beset Myanmar in the past few days, the country's president, Thein Sein, declared several regions disaster zones.
Cecil The Lion's "Brother" Is "Alive And Well"
In an email to BuzzFeed News on Sunday, the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit at Oxford University said the 11-year-old lion was spotted in the early hours of Sunday "feeding off a giraffe."
Manhunt Begins After Memphis Police Officer Killed During Traffic Stop
Officer Sean Bolton, 33, was conducting a routine traffic stop when he was shot multiple times on Saturday night. On Sunday, police identified a suspect who remained at large.
Osama Bin Laden Family Members Killed In England Plane Crash
A jet carrying family members of Osama bin Laden overshot a runway in England Friday, bursting into a fireball when it slammed into parked cars. There were no survivors.
Obama Hails Progress Made By Africa But Warns There's Still Work To Be Done
Concluding his East African trip with an address to the 54-member African Union in the Ethiopian capital on Tuesday, Obama praised the progress in the continent over the years but also pointed out that the gains made rest on "fragile foundations."
10-Year-Old Boy Murdered In Human Sacrifice Ritual In Nepal
The killing in a remote village in the country's southwest came after the relatives of a sick boy consulted a local shaman, who said their loved one would only be cured if a human sacrifice was performed. A man, who's now in police custody, has confessed to the murder.
Afghan Wedding Ends With 21 Dead
The massacre took place in the northern province of Baghlan. Some of the victims were as young as 14.
Obama Praises Kenya But Warns Of Challenges Ahead
In a speech that concluded the first visit to the east African country by a sitting U.S. president, Obama said Kenya was going through "a moment filled with peril but enormous promise."
Tokyo Plane Crash Kills Three People
The aircraft went down in a residential area in the western part of the Japanese capital on Sunday. Five people have been injured.
Never-Before-Seen Photos Show The White House's Reaction Immediately After The 9/11 Attacks
The pictures were released on Friday by the U.S. National Archives in response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by documentary producer Colette Neirouz Hanna.
Ai Weiwei Gets His Passport Back Four Years After It Was Taken By The Chinese Government
The Chinese artist and activist left jail in 2011 after spending three months in solitary confinement for committing "economic crimes." Weiwei has not been legally allowed to leave Beijing since his release from prison.