A New York Museum research team discovered a "ghost" bird that hadn't been seen in half a century in the remote highlands of Solomon Islands’ Guadalcanal. Then they killed the bird to collect as a specimen for additional study.
Jurors who convicted accused 2013 Boston Marathon bomber Dhzokhar Tsarnaev of multiple counts of murder last week will reconvene April 21 to decide whether he should be put to death or spend the rest of his life in federal prison.
Trial began March 2 for surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who could faces the death penalty if convicted of killing three people and injuring 264 with bombs planted near the finish line of the famous race in 2013.
U.S. President Barack Obama has called for more forceful intervention in the Syrian conflict — but groups on the ground say that America's misguided actions aren't just not helping — they're making things worse.
Gasps and screams filled a Gwangju courtroom Tuesday after the captain of a passenger ferry that killed more than 300 -- mostly high school students -- when it sank off South Korea last year was sentenced to 36 years in prison for negligence.
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The husband and family of a San Francisco woman who was struck and killed by a city truck last year while sunbathing with her baby in a park will receive $15.1 million in a settlement approved Tuesday.
Police in Dresden, Germany, say that they arrested a police officer on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found in the Erz mountain. The suspect and the victim met via a fetishist website for cannibalism.
It happened in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A photographer was taking shots at sunrise in the Cataloochee Valley when a bold young bull elk started sniffing his camera. The whole thing was caught on video, which led to the elk's death.
Spain's National Police on Monday arrested a 39-year-old Palma de Mallorca man, who allegedly killed and dismembered his own brother. The prisoner handed himself in at police headquarters on the island.
Protests lit by Muslim Brotherhood clashes with Egyptia security forces caused the deaths of up to 95 people on a "day of rage" launched by Islamist followers of ousted President Mohammed Morsi to denounce a police crackdown.
Smoke rises from the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon after two bombs exploded, killing three and injuring more than 250 people.
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TRIBUTE: Late Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras gets his cuts during a spring training game with the Houston Astros last year.
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Relative of three-years-old Palestinian girl Hala Bhairi, who medics said was killed by shrapnel during an Israeli air strike on the Bureij facility, shows her body to the media at a hospital morgue in the central Gaza Strip December 24, 2013
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Laotian Defense Minister Douangchay Phichit is seen in this file photo during a visit to Moscow in this 2004. He was killed in a plane crash on Saturday, May 17, 2014
Common garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) at Tommy Thompson Park. Dead, probably killed by a cyclist.
men wearing skirts at demonstration in Turkey for women's rights.
Children of the same family killed
Nader Ben Raween, 24, killed on August 23, 2011 during Libyan rebels' assault on Gadhafi's compound.
Ranger Margaret Anderson
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US Military claims they saw rocket propelled launchers in the hands of the people on ground. Opponent's to this story say that what they saw based on the leaked video was this camera lens which slightly resembles the RPG weapon.
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This photo of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo (on left) guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National Memorial in Ottawa, was taken on October 22, 2014, moments before he was shot and killed by a man who later attacked the Parliament buildings