Report: N. Korea Readying Mid-Range Missile

North Korea is preparing to test-fire a medium-range missile capable of reaching all of South Korea and most of Japan, South Korea's Yonhap news agency quoted a lawmaker as saying on Tuesday after a defense briefing.

Another 'Black Man Did It' Hoax Sparks Outrage

An old lie was trotted out again last week when a white mother from suburban Philadelphia said two black men snatched her and her 9-year-old daughter from their SUV and abducted them in the trunk of a black Cadillac

Another 'Black Man Did It' Hoax Sparks Outrage

An old lie was trotted out again last week when a white mother from suburban Philadelphia said two black men snatched her and her 9-year-old daughter from their SUV and abducted them in the trunk of a black Cadillac

Recruiting Center Gunman Targeted U.S. Military

A man with "political and religious motives" killed a soldier just out of basic training and wounded another Monday in a targeted attack on a military recruiting center, police said. The shootings were not believed to be part of a broader scheme.

Louisville Zoo Train Derails, Injuring at Least 22

A small train carrying visitors to the Louisville Zoo fell off the tracks Monday, sending 22 people to hospitals including one child who was critically injured, officials said.

Vast Search of Atlantic Ocean for Air France Jet

An Air France jet with 228 people on a flight to Paris vanished over the Atlantic Ocean after flying into towering thunderstorms and sending an automated message that the electrical system had failed.