String of Bombings Kill at Least 40 in Iraq

A double truck bombing tore through a Shiite minority community near the northern city of Mosul, while a series of blasts struck Baghdad Monday in a wave of predawn violence that killed at least 40 people, according to Iraqi officials.

New York Crash Spurs Calls for Tighter Skies

Lawmakers Sunday called for tighter regulation of air operations over New York City, a day after a midair collision between a sightseeing helicopter and a small private plane killed as many as nine people.

D.C. Metro Safety System Failed Months Before Crash

A safety system designed to help subway lines avoid crashes had malfunctioned months before a deadly crash on the Washington Metro system in June.

Typhoon Floods China, Forces 1 Million to Flee

Typhoon Morakot churned toward China forcing the evacuation of nearly 1 million people Sunday, a day after lashing Taiwan with torrential rains that caused the worst flooding on the island in 50 years.

Seven Bodies Recovered in Deadly NYC Air Crash

Federal officials say divers suspended their search of the Hudson River Sunday evening for bodies and debris in the midair collision that killed nine.

Security Chief: Taliban's'Real Thug' Killed in Strike

Despite conflicting reports, U.S. believes Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud died in CIA attack

Strong 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Tokyo Area

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 has shaken the Japanese capital of Tokyo and surrounding areas, according to the US Geological Survey.

Activists: North Korea Lured U.S. Journalists Into Trap

Christian activists who work on the North Korean border believe two American television reporters may have blundered into a trap when they were detained in March and say their arrests led to a crackdown on refugees.

3 of 9 Presumed Victims Recovered

The National Transportation Safety Board says three of nine presumed victims of a helicopter-plane collision over the Hudson River have been recovered.