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Published 2 hours ago
Carjacked SUV kills 3 young siblings
PHILADELPHIA — Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday as they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.

Updated 2 hours ago
Priest in Guam removed over L.A. allegations
LOS ANGELES — A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said today.

Published 2 hours ago
Defense Dept. employee gets 2 years in prison
SAN DIEGO — A federal judge has sentenced a Defense Department supervisor who oversaw construction and service contracts at a Southern California Marine Corps base to two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to bribery and other charges.

Updated 4 hours ago
Toledo F-16s escort plane back to Toronto
Two fighter jets based at Toledo Express Airport escorted a Canada-Panama charter flight back to Toronto today after a passenger threatened the aircraft.

Updated 5 hours ago
Carjacked SUV hits crowd in Pa.
PHILADELPHIA — Two men forced a woman into her sport utility vehicle at gunpoint and drove off but soon lost control of it and plowed into a group of people selling fruit at a street corner to raise money for their church, killing two young boys and their teenage sister, police said. Two women, including the children’s mother, were critically

Published 5 hours ago
Mich. girl killed while out with dog
ARMADA, Mich. — A 14-year-old girl who didn’t return home after a walk with her dog was found dead in a wooded area, the victim of a homicide in a small Michigan community, police said Friday.

Published 6 hours ago
300 homes torched in Wash. wildfire
TWISP, Wash. — A sheriff in Washington state says a massive wildfire has burned 300 homes, double the number previously estimated.

Updated 7 hours ago
Disappointment sends stocks sliding
NEW YORK — The stock market is ending lower after Visa and Amazon posted disappointing results.

Updated 9 hours ago
Earthquakes shake 3 parts of Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Seismologists in Alaska say earthquakes have jolted three different parts of the state.

Published 11 hours ago
Iran confirms it is holding 4 journalists
WASHINGTON — Iran confirmed today that it has detained four journalists, including a reporter for The Washington Post and two freelance photographers, but did not disclose details about why they were being held.