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The Afghan intelligence agency said the large quantity of potassium chlorate — a key component in bomb making — was hidden in 384 cans of baby powder.
A computer security expert told the FBI he hacked into a plane's computer system and briefly took over the controls, causing it to pitch sideways.
Ireland will become the first country in the world to vote on same sex marriage Friday in a referendum.
A brawl-turned-shootout between rival biker gangs left nine people dead and 18 injured outside of a crowded sports bar in Waco, Texas.
More than one-third of employers around the world are experiencing difficulty filling job positions, a new survey shows.
The average price per gallon, which has now jumped 35 cents since April 10, is the highest seen by the survey since late November.
A Marine was killed when a military helicopter carrying 22 people went down Sunday at Bellows Air Force Base, Hawaii, the Marine Corps said.
An angry husband fatally shot a friend after discovering him with his wife in their home in Chesapeake, Ohio,, police said.
Air strikes by Saudi-led forces hit Houthi rebel positions in and around the southern Yemeni city of Aden overnight after a truce expired.
Sightseers were cleared from the World Trade Center Memorial while hazardous material specialists investigated a strong odor at the site.
After seven seasons delving into New York's advertising industry and American culture in the 1960s and 1970s, "Mad Men" aired its final episode.
Extreme athlete Dean Potter and another man have died in a BASE jumping accident in Yosemite National Park, California, a park spokesman said Sunday.
A Russian woman was attacked and severely wounded by a bear that covered her in earth and leaves, possibly planning to come back and eat her later.
Swift won top Billboard 200 album for "1989" and top female artist at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards. Rapper Kanye West got booed for his performance.
The family of Giuseppe Piras, who was killed in last week's Amtrak derailment, says they face a bureaucratic nightmare getting his body home to Italy.