BEIJING — China's legislature on Sunday ruled out allowing open nominations in the inaugural election for Hong Kong's leader, saying they would create a "chaotic society."
ERIE, Colo. — All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
KIEV, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Lava fountains danced along a lengthy volcanic fissure near Iceland's subglacial Bardarbunga volcano Sunday, prompting authorities to raise the aviation warning code to the highest level and close the surrounding airspace.
ATLANTA — Alex Wood struck out 12 in eight dominant innings and Evan Gattis homered to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Sunday.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.
Today at approximately 12:15 p.m., a vehicle was traveling north on Highway 27 when another vehicle pulled out from Dayton Pike in front of the northbound vehicle, resulting in a crash.
NEW YORK — Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.
TRIPOLI, Libya — An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The worst day of John Morgan's life was when his brother snapped his neck diving into a Walt Disney World lagoon while working as a lifeguard. It left him a quadriplegic.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — A Franklin father of three has created a smartphone app that reminds parents not to leave their children in a hot car.
ISLAMABAD — Anti-government protesters armed with slingshots and hammers clashed repeatedly with police Sunday in the Pakistani capital, and the powerful military cautioned the prime minister against further use of force in the crisis that has triggered the biggest challenge yet to his authority.
FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. — With two new deaths this year and no new calves since 2012, the population of endangered killer whales in the Puget Sound continues to decline.
WASHINGTON — Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.