Photo of mourners carrying the dead body of Palestinian teen Nadim Nuwara

Sentence Doubled for Israeli Policeman Who Shot Palestinian

JERUSALEM — Israel's Supreme Court has doubled the sentence of a former border policeman who was convicted in the death of a stone-throwing Palestinian teenager in 2014. The court on Sunday upheld a state appeal for a longer sentence, extending Ben Deri's i...
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Radio Host Art Bell Died of Prescription Overdose

LAS VEGAS — Art Bell, a former syndicated AM radio host best known for nightly shows in the 1990s featuring paranormal themes and conspiracy theories, died of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs, autho...
Photo of bulldozers at the River Fire in Northern California

The Rush and Risks of Fighting Fires on a Bulldozer

Not all firefighters carry a hose or shovel. The adrenaline junkies who steer heavy bulldozers across steep ridges face serious hazards, from smoke and flames but also from unsteady dirt and steep terrain that can flip them over. The deaths of two bulldozer...
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Fire Turns Yosemite National Park Smoky, Hurts Businesses

MARIPOSA — A deadly wildfire near Yosemite National Park shrouded the popular destination in smoke and left some tourist-dependent businesses hurting Monday, but visitors still braved trails, campgrounds, lodges and restaurants in the California park, official...
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Diver Dies Trying to Rescue Thai Boys. Musk Offers Aid.

MAE SAI, Thailand — The rescuers trying to help a youth soccer team stranded in a Thai cave suffered a disheartening loss Friday with the death of a former SEAL diving in the flooded passageways to deliver supplies, as authorities raced against worsening weath...