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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.

Mom accused of using salt to kill son no shows pretrial conference

 A New York mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old with salt to gain attention and sympathy was a no-show Wednesday at a pretrial conference where her defense was given an additional month for evidence discovery in the case.

U.S. business publication, Forbes, sold to Asian investors

Forbes, the iconic U.S. business publication that follows the rich and powerful, is being sold to a group of Asian investors.

Israel launches ground operation into Gaza

  The Israeli military launched a ground operation into Gaza late Thursday, the government said.

History Timeline: Commercial passenger airplane crashes

Here's a look at what you need to know about commercial passenger airplane crashes.