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Del. authorities: Bus overturns, 1 dead, injuries

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

A bus carrying dozens of people crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving one woman dead and several other people injured, authorities said.

Gov. Brown signs clean-air vehicle legislation

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.

NYPD: 1 officer killed, 8 hurt in van crash

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

A 25-year-old rookie police officer was killed early Sunday and eight other officers were injured when their van crashed into a concrete barrier in the Bronx, police said.

Citing Joan Rivers, Texas' Perry backs clinic law

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday invoked comedian Joan Rivers' death at a surgical clinic while defending a law he signed that would close the majority of abortion facilities in the nation's second-most populous state.

More drought forecast next year across West

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Forecasters say severe drought or worse will continue into next year across much of the West, including parts of western Utah, most of Nevada and practically all of California.

Nelsons to debut as BSO music director this week

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

A new era begins this week for the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Man seen with UVa student faces driving charge

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

A man believed to be the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared was being sought on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving, a police chief said Sunday, adding authorities also want to ask him about the missing teen.

France's Sarkozy makes comeback TV appearance

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Nicolas Sarkozy says he's learned a few things about himself in the two-and-a-half years since his bitter defeat in France's 2012 presidential elections.

32 structures destroyed in California wildfire

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Light rain and cooler temperatures helped firefighters makes advances Sunday against a huge Northern California wildfire that has destroyed nearly three-dozen structures.

Southwest flight makes emergency landing at LAX

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

A Southwest Airlines flight from Sacramento, California, had to make an emergency landing in Los Angeles Saturday after its wing flaps malfunctioned.

Woman gives birth on California freeway shoulder

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Marine Corps veteran Bolivar Vilchez was terrified as he helped his wife deliver their daughter on the side of a Southern California freeway.

Western Mexico state reports new mine spill

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Authorities in northern Mexico have issued a new alert of a toxic spill in the Sonora River basin from a copper mine operated by Grupo Mexico, the state director of civil protection said Sunday.

UN General Assembly to focus on war on extremists

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

A brutal terrorist organization that calls itself a state but lacks recognition from any government will take center stage when more than 140 heads of state and government convene for the annual ministerial meeting of the U.N. General Assembly this week.

Ship saves 55 migrants off Libya; several die

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

The Italian coast guard says a cargo ship has rescued at least 55 migrants from Libyan waters after their rubber dinghy capsized. They say several bodies were spotted in the sea and up to 30 people might be missing.

'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases.

Judge: Man in 9/11 airport hoax should be freed

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

A Pennsylvania man accused of creating a hoax that closed down a busy terminal at Kansas City International Airport on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks might go free without ever standing trial, after a federal judge recommended the court allow the mentally ill man to be released.

More than a dozen dead horses found in barn

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Authorities say a special unit that responds to animal abuse will handle a case involving more than a dozen dead and malnourished horses found in a Colorado barn.

Police: 4 kids killed in crash weren't restrained

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Four children killed in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania were not in booster seats or wearing seatbelts when the car in which they were traveling caused a high-speed, four-car crash, police said Sunday.

2 al-Shabab suspects arrested in Frankfurt

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

German authorities have arrested two suspected members of the Somali-based extremist group al-Shabab after they landed at Frankfurt airport Saturday.