A Saratov Airlines plane carrying more than 70 people has crashed on the outskirts of the Russian capital of Moscow, killing everyone on board, local officials say. The cause of the crash was not immediately known.
A man has gone on a killing spree in a rural area of eastern Kentucky, killing four people at two locations before committing suicide, local officials say. It is one of the area's worst acts of violence in recent decades.
A tour helicopter carrying seven people has crashed at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, killing at least three people, local and federal officials say. The fate of the other people on board was not immediately known.
Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, who was well-known for music for movies such as "The Theory of Everything" and "Sicario," has unexpectedly died in Germany, his manager said on Saturday. He was 48 years old.
President Donald Trump has blocked the release of a classified memo that was written by Democratic lawmakers to counter Republican claims of anti-Trump bias in the FBI's Russia probe, the White House said on late Friday.
Tronc, Inc. has reached a $500 million deal to sell the Los Angeles Times and several other newspapers in California to local biotechnology billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, both parties announced on Wednesday.
A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 has struck just off the eastern coast of Taiwan, causing several buildings to collapse and killing at least two people, local officials and witnesses say. More than 100 people have been injured.
The British arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains valid, a court in London ruled on Tuesday, saying that he must surrender to the authorities before judges are able to consider his defense for jumping bail.
North Korean head of state Kim Yong Nam will travel to South Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics, making him the highest-ranking North Korean official to ever visit the South, both countries confirmed on Monday.
An Arkansas Amber Alert has been issued for 6-year-old Connor Roland Cannon after he was allegedly abducted from Washington County, officials say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately.