NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines says a flight leaving Israel for New York developed a mechanical problem and had to return to Tel Aviv and make an emergency landing.
An airline spokeswoman says Delta Flight 469, with 370 passengers and 17 crew members aboard a Boeing 747, returned safely to Ben Gurion Airport early Sunday local time. Spokeswoman Jennifer Martin says the emergency landing was made "out of an abundance of caution."
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been shot and killed at a home in Pasadena, California, and a suspect is in custody after shooting at police cars.
Pasadena Fire Department spokeswoman Lisa Derderian says the shooting occurred late Saturday afternoon inside a home in the Los Angeles suburb. The suspect surrendered and was taken into custody after barricading himself inside the home, shooting at two police cars and exchanging words with...
ENTIAT, Wash. (AP) — A wildfire burning grass, brush and scattered timber in central Washington has grown by about 2 square miles, but officials reported good progress in protecting homes in the area.
Fire operations spokesman Rick Acosta said 763 personnel continued fighting the Mills Canyon fire, which by Saturday morning had grown to about 34 square miles near Entiat, roughly midway between Seattle and Spokane.
HOUSTON (AP) — A 15-year-old girl suburban Houston girl who survived an attack in which her parents and four younger siblings were killed says she's on the road to recovery.
Cassidy Stay thanked first responders Saturday while speaking to a crowd at an elementary school in her hometown of Spring, the Houston Chronicle reported. It was her first public appearance since the shootings.
"Happiness can be found even in darkest of times, if one remembers...
On July 13 in World Cup history: First ever tournament starts in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1930.
When France faced off against Mexico, and the United States met Belgium in matches at different venues in the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo, few people could imagine what had been unleashed on the world. A quarter of a century or so after the idea of a global footballing tournament was first mooted, 13 teams, including the host, gathered in Uruguay. Many European countries,...
BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — Nearly 500 divers and snorkelers submerged in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary on Saturday for a "concert" beneath the sea broadcast by a local radio station.
The 30th annual Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival, held at Looe Key Reef along the continental United States' only living coral barrier reef, featured four hours of commercial-free music piped below the surface via a series of underwater speakers.
Because our celestial neighbor is relatively close to Earth, these full moons will appear to be unusually large. That distance varies because the moon follows an elliptical orbit. When it's close and full, it appears bigger and brighter than normal, although the difference can be hard to detect.
The full moon Saturday may seem huge, but it's just an illusion caused by its position in the sky.