Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Sunday encouraged residents in Breezy Point, N.Y., to “keep your courage up, keep your spirit up” as they rebuild and said his compatriots were behind them as they soldiered on through the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
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A swarm of bees disturbed by tree trimming crews attacked and killed a pit bull puppy on Saturday outside a North Hollywood home, according to a resident who was attacked and fire officials.
Turkish police have arrested the suspected killer of a tourist from New York whose whose body was found in Istanbul earlier this year, a provincial governor’s office said.
Two Ohio high school football players have been found guilty of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl in a case that roiled a small city and stirred reaction from activists online.
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — A judge planned to announce his verdict Sunday in the case of two high school football players charged with raping a 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party last summer. Prosecutors say the drunken girl was taken advantage of and treated like a toy.
A teenage race car driver taking warm-up laps at a California raceway careened off the track and into pit row, killing a 14-year-old boy and 68-year-old man, officials said.
A New Jersey Transit train was forced to make an unscheduled stop after a large brawl broke out inside one of the cars, leading to the ejection of several passengers.
A sheriff’s captain says two people were killed when a speeding race car ran off the track into pit row at a California raceway. Yuba County Capt.
A dog left behind at a checkpoint along the route of the Iditarod sled-dog race in Alaska was smothered by windblown snow, in the event’s first canine death since 2009, officials said on Saturday.
A hot air balloon carrying NFL wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth and his girlfriend hit power lines near Miami on Saturday. NBC’s Lester Holt reports. (Nightly News)
The prosecution and defense in the trial of two Ohio high school football players charged with raping an incapacitated 16-year-old girl rested their cases and the judge said he would announce his verdict on Sunday morning.
The trial of two Ohio high school football players accused of raping an incapacitated 16-year-old girl resumed on Saturday with two former friends of the accuser testifying that she had a reputation for dishonesty.
Nearly 20 years after being ripped apart from his foster parents, a 32-year-old man was officially adopted Friday in San Diego, Calif., by the woman he has always considered to be his mother. Maurice Griffin was abandoned as a baby.
BP launched its promised appeal against “fictitious” and “absurd” oil spill compensation payouts on Friday and asked a judge to temporarily halt those made on a so-called business economic loss basis.
Along Southern California’s pristine coastline, ailing sea lions are turning up in record numbers.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker sketched out a vision of conservative leadership during a Saturday morning speech to CPAC that could serve as the underpinnings of a future run for the White House.