National & International Newsin partnership with
The day’s top national and international news
26 minutes ago

"Heartbreaking": 8 Children Found Dead in Australia Home

Eight children, and an injured woman have been found dead inside a home in a suburb of the Australian city of Cairns, Australian police say. Causes of death for the eight children, who ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years old, were not immediately released but police are treating the home as a crime scene. The injured woman, who is the mother of seven of the victims, is cooperating with investigators and no arrests have been made. BBC News reported, citing police, that the woman found injured was hospitalized with stab wounds, and Australian news media reported that the children had been stabbed, though NBC News had not confirmed those reports. Prime Minister Tony Abbott called news of the crime heartbreaking. "These are trying days for our country," Abbott said. "Tonight, there will be tears and prayers across our country for these children." Check back for updates on this breaking news story. Read »
40 minutes ago

Pakistan Kills 59 Alleged Militants In Retaliation for School Massacre

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 9:58 PM

If N. Korea Was Behind Sony Hack, It Had Help: Expert

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 12:38 AM

Nebraska, Oklahoma File Suit Over Colorado's Marijuana Legalization

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 9:11 PM

CIA Spy Traded to U.S. ID'd as Mole in Cuban Gov't

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 9:01 PM

Death Row No More? Executions in U.S. Hit 20-Year Low

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:47 PM

SoCal Women Arrested on Burglary Charges Two Times in a Month

2 hours ago

Caught-on-Camera: Officers Fistfight With Shirtless Panhandler in Parking Lot Brawl

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 6:09 AM
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:08 PM

Security Experts on Sony Hack: "WWIII Looks Like This"

3 hours ago

Chevron: Large Flames Seen Over NoCal Refinery "Normal Flaring"

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 6:14 PM
By Justin Ray

Top News Photos of the Week

View weekly updates on the very best photos in domestic and foreign news. See Full Gallery »

2 hours ago

Suspected Thief Identified on Tinder

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 5:44 PM

After "Utter Devastation" of Sony Hack, Experts Ask: Who's Next?

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 12:50 AM

Arson Sparked Downtown Los Angeles Inferno: Officials

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »