Mall victims include teen, probation officer, Boeing worker

AP Photo/Stephen Brashear SEATTLE (AP) — Five people died in the shooting at a Macy’s store in a mall north of Seattle. Authorities do not plan to make their identities public until Tuesday, but details about three of the victims have been reported by Washington state...

Runners sidelined by bomb blast take to streets of NYC

AP Photo/Craig Ruttle NEW YORK (AP) — A group of runners whose New Jersey race was canceled after a pipe bomb exploded on the route linked arms as they joined a New York City race Sunday, and said they had no fear about taking part. The racers, wearing matching white...

Residents evacuate Cedar Rapids homes ahead of flooding

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Several thousand residents of Cedar Rapids left their homes Sunday as floodwaters began to spill out of the rising Cedar River, and Iowa’s second-largest city worked to apply the lessons officials learned after the record 2008 flood. The...

2 small planes collide in air and crash in western NY

NORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says two small planes collided in the air, then crashed in western New York south of Buffalo. The FAA says it happened around 9:30 a.m. Sunday in North Collins, New York. One of the planes was a Cessna 120; the...

Mother uncovers lasting impact of baby son's organ donation

AP Photo/Rick Gentilo WASHINGTON (AP) — An ultrasound showed one of Sarah Gray’s unborn twins was missing part of his brain, a fatal birth defect. His brother was born healthy but Thomas lived just six days. Latching onto hope for something positive to come from...

Police: 5 shot, 1 dead, after fight at Illinois campus party

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — One man was killed and four other people were injured in a pair of shootings early Sunday, including one that happened on the University of Illinois campus. Police believe the two shootings in the eastern Illinois city of Champaign may be related....

US terror attacks common denominator: Anwar al-Awlaki

NEW YORK (AP) — Five years after Anwar al-Awlaki was killed by an American drone strike, he keeps inspiring acts of terror. Investigators say a bomb that rocked New York a week ago, injuring more than two dozen people, was the latest in a long line of incidents in which the...

Things to Know about deadly shootings at mall in Washington

AP Photo/Stephen Brashear BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities arrested a suspect Saturday evening in in the slayings of five people in the makeup department of a Macy’s store at a mall north of Seattle. Here are things to know about the shooting and the...

12 hurt when bus carrying Chinese teens crashes by Yosemite

OAKHURST, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol said 12 people were injured when a tour bus carrying Chinese teens struck a tree near Yosemite National Park and went down an embankment. Sgt. Michael Schwab told KFSN-TV two of the injured were flown to the hospital...

Funeral begins for unarmed man shot by Tulsa police officer

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners have packed a church for a funeral honoring an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer. Attendees filled the Antioch Baptist Church late Saturday to remember 40-year-old Terence Crutcher, who...