WWE legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at 61: Chicago Tribune: Legendary pro wrestler “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died after suffering a heart attack in his Hollywood home, his agent said.
Not guilty plea entered for Dylann Roof on hate crimes charges: The Post and Courier: Dylann Roof plead not guilty to federal hate crime charges in the Charleston, S.C., church shooting.
IOC awards 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing: Follow updates on the Olympics with Breaking News
Palestinian baby reportedly burned to death after settlers set fire to home - Israel: Haaretz: An 18-month-old Palestinian baby was burned to death and three others were seriously wounded late Thursday night in the West Bank in a fire suspected to have been set by Jewish extremists, witnesses say.
Reunion island scoured for clues after debris washes ashore NBC News: An air, land and sea search was launched around an island in the Indian Ocean on Thursday following the discovery of an airplane fragment deemed to be a “major lead” in the hunt for missing Flight MH370.
Myanmar pardons China loggers among nearly 7,000 prisoners: Associated Press: An Information Ministry statement said 6,966 prisoners, including 210 foreigners, will be freed across Myanmar “on humanitarian grounds and in view of national reconciliation.” Follow updates at Breaking News.
AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filth: The Associated Press: Athletes competing in next year’s Summer Olympics in Brazil will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Debris found in search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane AP and CNN are reporting, via unnamed US officials, that debris found on island in western Indian Ocean belongs to the same type of aircraft as the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
Russia vetoes UN resolution to set up tribunal for downed MH17 Reuters: Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N.
A spokesman for Afghanistan’s intelligence agency has confirmed recent reports of Taliban leader Mullah Omar’s death, and says in fact the reclusive al-Qaida ally died two years ago in a Karachi, Pakistan, hospital.
Prison worker Joyce Mitchell pleads guilty to 2 charges related to inmate escape: WPTZ: A New York prison employee accused of helping two murderers break out by smuggling in tools has accepted a plea agreement at her arraignment.
Boys Scouts of America board votes to end ban on gay scout leaders NBC News: The Boy Scouts of America board voted on Monday to end its decade-long ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees, concluding that the policy “was no longer legally defensible.” Follow updates on BreakingNews.com.
Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at age 22, family confirms NBC News: Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, died Sunday at age 22, nearly five months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub of her home, her family said.
Chris Froome wins 2015 Tour de France: Sports Illustrated: Chris Froome has won the 2015 Tour de France, making him the first British cyclist ever to win the race twice.
At least four dead in attack on Somali hotel by Islamists: Reuters: At least four people were killed on Sunday when Somalia’s al Shabaab Islamist militant group drove a car packed with explosives at the gate of a hotel, police and the rebel group said.
Light plane crashes into Tokyo residential area: The Straits Times: A light plane crashed into a residential area in Tokyo Sunday morning, setting fire to several houses and reportedly killing three people, according to officials and local media.
Fire breaks out at Las Vegas' Cosmopolitan Hotel: 13 News Now: A massive two-alarm fire broke out on the 14th floor rooftop pool of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Man shoots at trooper, triggers I-75 shutdown: My Fox Orlando: A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was investigating a disabled vehicle on Interstate-75 in Alachua County, Fla., when he was fired at by a man hiding in a ditch.
Turkey sets parts of Syria to be ISIS ‘safe zones’ Al Jazeera English: Foreign minister says areas cleared of fighters belonging to Islamic State can become haven for Syrians displaced by war.
Wall Street Journal: The Obama administration is preparing to release convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, according to U.S.