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The gruesome discovery of the sites thought to contain dozens or possibly hundreds of remains of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh, follows a similar find this month across the border in Thailand.Add your comments
One of Central America's richest and most eccentric former politicians, Ricardo Martinelli, may soon face charges for stealing millions of dollars from the government during his five years in power.
President Bashar Assad has suffered a series of recent military setbacks. But Hezbollah keeps fighting in alliance with Syria's army, and it scored a recent victory along the border with Lebanon.
The Nobel Prize winner who struggled with schizophrenia and was portrayed by Russell Crowe in the 2001 film, died with has wife in a taxi on the New Jersey Turnpike, officials say. He was 86.
The ceremony for Oscar Romero — who was gunned down during mass in the capital, San Salvador, in 1980 — is the last step before being declared a saint by the Vatican.
Investigators continued to work at the scene of shootout between police and cartel members.
Electoral figures announced today show that Irish voters have approved legalizing gay marriage by a landslide.
At least 43 people were killed in what is being described as the worst gun battle with drug gangs in recent memory.
Olympia Officer Ryan Donald reported he was being assaulted with a skateboard early Thursday before the shooting of two brothers suspected of stealing beer.
The CHP concluded the crash occurred when the truck driver made an unsafe turning motion. Five of the dead in the crash were students heading to visit Humboldt State.
The rejection by the U.S. means the entire blueprint for global nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation for the next five years has been blocked after four weeks of negotiations.
More than a thousand service members remain listed as Missing In Action from the Vietnam War. The brother of one of them still holds out hope.
The bombing of a Shiite mosque killed at least 19 people. The claim of responsibility is a first for the extremist group involving an attack inside the kingdom.
It's fairly light, costs $35 per student and could save lives in earthquake zones. But not everyone thinks this quake-proof desk is a good idea.
An appeals court reduced the sentence of former Korean Air executive Heather Cho. She demanded a plane return to the gate because her macadamia nuts weren't served in a manner to her liking.
An NPR analysis of equipment given to police agencies by the Pentagon since 2006 found a vast majority of it would fall outside the ban.