CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.
KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey — The 19-year-old Kurdish militant, who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, brought his family across the border into Turkey to safety Sunday. But in the tranquility of a Turkish tea garden just miles from the frontier, Dalil Boras vowed to head back after nightfall to continue the fight.
Chattanooga police responded at 8:22 p.m. tonight to 2300 Wilson Street after hearing reports of shots being fired.
BEIJING — Multiple explosions in a county in China's western region of Xinjiang have killed at least two people and injured many others, regional authorities said Monday.
TORRINGTON, Wyo. — Sheriff's officials in Goshen County are touting a grenade launcher as a useful tool for keeping the peace, even though they have never used it.
MEMPHIS — They came walking into the lobby at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, two towering figures with the size of many of the professional basketball players who sometimes visit.
DENVER — Hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway in Denver designed to show that pot can help ease their pain.
BEAR, Del. — Authorities say at least one person is dead after a bus crash in Delaware and several others are injured.
SEATTLE — Marshawn Lynch scored on a 6-yard TD run on the first possession of overtime and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 26-20 on Sunday in a Super Bowl rematch that lived up to expectations.
CANADENSIS, Pa. — Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a Pennsylvania state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail as he travels on foot through rugged forests.
NEW YORK — A 25-year-old rookie police officer was killed early Sunday and eight other officers were injured when their van crashed into a concrete barrier in the Bronx, police said.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president Sunday only hours after the leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country's new chief executive.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly Ebola disease, volunteers said.
KNOXVILLE — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.5 earthquake occurred in Monroe County Saturday night.