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Wildfires drive residents from homes in Washington state and Canada

Wildfires spanning almost 250,000 acres are driving hundreds of people from their homes in Washington state and across the border in Canada, officials said.

21 killed in attack on Egyptian border guards

Unidentified gunmen attacked border guards in southern Egypt on Saturday, killing 21 and injuring four, according to Egypt's state-run news agency MENA.

Body bags at scene of Malaysia Airlines crash; Ukraine accuses rebels of looting

Two days after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in the war zone of eastern Ukraine, the grim task began of gathering the remains of some of the 298 victims of the disaster in body bags ready for removal.

2 killed, dozens injured by blast in southwest Pakistan

Two people were killed when an explosive was detonated in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Saturday, police said.

43 killed when van carrying flammable liquid hits bus in China

A van carrying flammable liquid rammed into a bus in China early Saturday, sparking an explosion that left 43 people dead, state media reported.

Multiple car bombs kill 16 in Iraq

Car bombs tore through four Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad on Saturday, killing 16 people and wounding dozens, police said. One bomb exploded near a mosque and two were placed near commercial markets.

Triple murder suspect goes from guilty to innocent and back to guilty

Courtroom experts call it a one-of-kind murder mystery that some people believe has yet to be completely solved.

Report: Father beats up man sexually abusing his son

The picture of a battered inmate has gone viral after a father allegedly beat the suspect when he found him sexually abusing his child.

Charges to be dropped against AZ mom who left kids in hot car

Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery says he'll dismiss child abuse charges against an Arizona mother accused of leaving her children in a hot car while she interviewed for a job.

American student aboard Malaysia Airlines flight shot down

An Indiana University student was one of the passengers aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down Thursday in eastern Ukraine, leaving no survivors.