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Knife-wielding man attacks schoolgirls in Japan, killing 2

Knife-wielding man attacks schoolgirls in Japan, killing 2

KAWASAKI, Japan — A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming "I will kill you!" attacked a group of schoolgirls near a school bus parked at a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, killing two people and injuring at least 17 before killing hi
German police: "Guardian angel" pigeon protected speeder

German police: "Guardian angel" pigeon protected speeder

BERLIN — Police in western Germany say divine intervention saved a speeding driver from getting a ticket, after a pigeon photobombed a traffic enforcement camera at just the right moment.
Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations

PORT KLANG, Malaysia — Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tons (3,300 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K.
California beach tribute for Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar

California beach tribute for Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Family members, friends and fans attended a Southern California beach memorial for Dick Dale, the late King of the Surf Guitar.
'Jeopardy' champ James Holzhauer nears Ken Jennings' record

'Jeopardy' champ James Holzhauer nears Ken Jennings' record

LOS ANGELES — James Holzhauer's "Jeopardy" winning streak is still going and he may be on track to surpass Ken Jennings' record earnings in the next month.
China deploys Confucius in bid to boost religion controls

China deploys Confucius in bid to boost religion controls

BEIJING — China has begun five-day Confucian culture immersion courses for religious leaders in the sage's hometown as part of a campaign to extend government control over faith communities through a process of sinicization.