Police: Harlem Fire Claims 6 Lives, Including 4 Children
The New York Fire Department says six people, including four children, were killed in an early morning blaze in a Harlem apartment building.
Kamala Harris’ Bill Seeks to Ease Burden on Public Defenders
Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California is introducing legislation, including a $250 million grant program, to ease the burden on public defenders around the country.
Cambodian Court Summons Members of Defunct Opposition Party
A court in northwestern Cambodia has summoned for questioning more than two dozen regional members of the defunct opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party, accusing them of engaging in politics even though their party was dissolved by the Supreme Court a year and a half ago.
Honda Reports Fiscal Quarterly Loss, to Streamline Models
Honda has reported a loss for January-March, despite growing sales, as an unfavorable exchange rate, income tax expenses and other costs hurt results.
Israel Marks Somber Memorial Day With Wailing Siren
Israelis came to a two-minute standstill on Wednesday to honor the memory of fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism on the country’s Memorial Day.
DC-Area Radio Station Told to Register as Russian Agent
The owner of a Washington, D.C., area radio station that broadcasts Sputnik International 24/7 has been ordered to register his Florida-based broadcasting company as a Russian federal agent.
Siemens to Cut Thousands of Jobs in Major Overhaul
German industrial equipment maker Siemens says it will cut some 10,000 jobs in a major restructuring that will involve spinning off its oil, gas and power generation business and creating new areas of growth.
Louisiana Tests Unapproved Anti-Addiction Implant on Inmates
Some Louisiana inmates struggling with opioid addictions may soon find themselves sporting addiction fighting implants that haven’t yet been approved by federal regulators.
Principal Resigns Amid Probe of Maryland Locker-Room Attack
The principal of Maryland high school has resigned months after several junior varsity football players were accused of raping or attempting to rape teammates with a broomstick.
Taliban Attack Aid Group Office in Afghan Capital, 9 Wounded
The Taliban attacked the offices of an international NGO in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, setting off a huge explosion and battling Afghan security forces in an assault that wounded at least nine people, officials said.