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Earthquake shakes Armenia’s capital

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YEREVAN, Armenia — An earthquake shook the Armenian capital on Saturday, prompting residents to flee buildings into the streets in fear of an aftershock. ...

Michigan man killed when cannon used at baby shower explodes

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GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 26-year-old Michigan man was killed in an explosion that occurred during a baby shower, according to Gaines Township authorities....

5 found dead after stabbings, fire at house in Germany

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BERLIN — Emergency services found five bodies after a fire at a house in western Germany, and investigators said Saturday they believe that a...

Swedes acquitted of desecrating sunken ferry with robot dive

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STOCKHOLM — Two Swedish nationals were acquitted Monday of desecrating a sunken ferry by sending down a robot in the Baltic Sea to film...

US Coast Guard searching for 6 boaters off the Florida coast

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FORT PIERCE, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard continued its search for six people Saturday, three days after their boat apparently capsized off Florida's...

Search ends for Filipino crew member lost off German coast

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BERLIN — Rescuers have ended their search for a 24-year-old Filipino crew member who fell from a cargo ship off the German coast during...

Mercedes recalls vehicles for emergency-call location error

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NEW YORK — Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 1.3 million vehicles because the software in their emergency-call systems could send responders to the wrong...

3 years’ probation issued in Puerto Rico cruise ship death

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A grandfather who pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the fall of his young granddaughter from an 11th-story window...

Wrong-way crash kills 3 people on Indianapolis freeway

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INDIANAPOLIS — Three people have died after a motorist driving in the wrong direction on an Indianapolis freeway struck another vehicle head-on. ...

Millie Hughes-Fulford, trailblazing astronaut, dies at 75

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SAN FRANCISCO — Millie Hughes-Fulford, a trailblazing astronaut and scientist who became the first female payload specialist to fly in space for NASA, died...