In Kenya town, night of cold-blooded executions

Jun 17, 2014

In Kenya town, night of cold-blooded executions

David Waweru was watching a World Cup match in a bar in the Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni when fighters from Somalia’s Islamist al-Shabab militants began their attack. The first target was the police station, where dozens of gunmen fought a fierce battle with ...

Marchers call for action after U.S. mass shootings

Jun 15, 2014

Marchers call for action after U.S. mass shootings

More than 1,000 demonstrators — including nearly 100 from Newtown, Connecticut, the site of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting rampage — marched across New York’s Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, demanding that action be taken to stem the recent wave of mass shootings ...

Pakistan brothers imprisoned for eating dead baby

Jun 12, 2014

Pakistan brothers imprisoned for eating dead baby

A Pakistani court on Wednesday sentenced two brothers to 11 years in jail for eating a dead baby in a case that has shocked the country, a year after they were freed over a similar offense. Farman Ali and his brother, Mohammad Arif, were ...

Blackwater shooters' state of mind focus of latest trial

Jun 11, 2014

Blackwater shooters' state of mind focus of latest trial

After years of delays, four former guards from the security firm formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide are facing trial in the killings of 14 Iraqi civilians and the wounding of 18 others in a violent assault on motorists and other passers-by at a Baghdad ...

Could Vegas killers have been stopped?

Jun 11, 2014

Could Vegas killers have been stopped?

Jerad Miller was ready to share his anti-government views with just about anyone who would listen, views that signaled his desire to kill police officers and willingness to die for what he hoped would be a revolution against the government. He told neighbors, television ...

Obama urges national 'soul searching' over gun violence

Jun 11, 2014

Obama urges national 'soul searching' over gun violence

In some of his strongest comments on gun control yet, U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for national “soul searching” over firearm violence, warning that mass shootings were “off the charts” in a way no other advanced country would tolerate. Obama vented frustration ...