OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - A commuter train slammed into a truck stuck on the tracks early Tuesday, sending three rail cars tumbling onto their sides and injuring 28 people in the fiery crash in California.
The World Cup in Qatar keeps provoking outrage and breaking taboos.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has vetoed a Republican bill forcing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald drew expressions of disappointment but no demand for his resignation Tuesday, one day after he apologized for erroneously claiming he served in the military's special forces.
PRAGUE (AP) - A man opened fire Tuesday in a restaurant in the Czech Republic, an attack that left at least eight people dead, the town's mayor said. It was the worst shooting attack in the country's history.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A key committee chairman and the head of the American Legion expressed disappointment Tuesday with Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald, who erroneously claimed he served in the military's special forces.
OXNARD (AP) - A Metrolink train crashed into a truck and derailed early Tuesday, injuring dozens of people.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As California's drought drags on, officials are cracking down on thieves who wrench open fire hydrants and ignore or tamper with meters to access one of the state's precious commodities - water.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority backed a series of terrorist attacks in the early 2000s in Israel that killed or wounded several Americans, a U.S. jury found Monday in awarding hundreds of millions of dollars in damages at a high-stakes civil trial.
NEW YORK (AP) - The number of U.S. measles cases this year has risen to 154, with new cases scattered across five states, although the pace seems to have slowed.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Northern California water districts are looking to hike fines for meter cheaters and other people who steal water as the state enters its fourth year of drought.
NORWALK, Calif. (AP) - Authorities are searching for the driver of a party bus that struck a pedestrian in California and dragged the man for more than 200 feet, leaving him seriously injured.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security would have a direct impact on state economies and the nation's security.
DALLAS (AP) - Winter hasn't loosened its grip on the U.S. just yet, as evidenced by freezing rain in North Texas and more arctic air in New England and New York on Monday.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Californians who visit crisis pregnancy centers must know whether the facility is licensed and that abortion is an option under legislation advanced Tuesday by the state Assembly.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A major water wholesaler on Tuesday added $350 million to its budget to replenish a cash-for-grass program that has gained popularity during the California drought with homeowners, landlords and businesses looking to replace water-draining lawns.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - An Idaho woman who was having an affair orchestrated a gruesome Las Vegas hatchet attack that left her husband dead with his head nearly severed while they were on a family trip on Memorial Day, police said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Most theater professionals like to say that whatever they're working on is very relevant to what's going on in the real world. That was not possibly more true than in Baltimore this spring.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Fighters backing Yemen's exiled government captured a key city on the road to the port city of Aden, officials said Tuesday, the pro-government forces' first significant victory since a Saudi-led coalition began targeting Shiite rebels in airstrikes.
NEW YORK (AP) - As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But they didn't follow up because they assumed French authorities were handling it, statements marked "strictly confidential" show, even as France pressed the U.N. for more information about the case.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - A 22-year-old Oxnard resident was saved after a motorcyclist passed and saw a man struggling in the surf.
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) - Recovery teams resumed the search Tuesday for 12 people who are missing after a rain-swollen river carried a Texas vacation home off its foundation and slammed it into a bridge downstream.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, following a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the engineer's actions just before the crash.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - An international gathering about the plight of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims boasts a star-studded cast, with three Nobel Peace Prize laureates among those calling on the world to wake up to the unfolding tragedy.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it sing its praises, hinting at the reception it could receive if rolled out nationally.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - A United Nations-sponsored Yemeni peace conference that was to start Thursday in Geneva has been indefinitely postponed, officials said.