A hostage who died during a siege in a downtown Sydney cafe was killed when she was struck by fragments of a bullet fired from a police officer's gun as authorities stormed in to end the 16-hour standoff, a lawyer told an inquest on Thursday.
The Evergreen High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student made her first appearance in a Clark County court on Wednesday.
A decision to ban openly carried weapons in the House and Senate public viewing areas also applies to the public hearing rooms at the Capitol's legislative office buildings, officials from both chambers told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
The United States Army says reports by Fox News and NBC News indicating that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion are "patently false."
The Grammy Awards will feature a number of collaborative performances, including Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett and Adam Levine with Gwen Stefani.
Elrey "Bud" Runion and his wife, June, took their charitable efforts all over the South: from storm-damaged Alabama towns and impoverished pockets of West Virginia to a donation center run from their backyard in suburban Atlanta.
Funk legend Sly Stone was awarded $5 million on Tuesday in a breach-of-contract suit that claimed his business partners and his own company cheated him out of royalties.
A teacher from Evergreen High School has been arrested on four counts of child rape, according to Vancouver Police.
For some reason, people dump unwanted cats in the Santa Clara neighborhood.
Renovations to Straub Hall on the University of Oregon campus started in 2013. Now they are nearly done.
Dave Fidanque opened the Eugene branch office of the ACLU in 1982. He retires as the organization's state director this March.
Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram.com accounts were briefly taken over by hackers, who threatened to release nude photos of the pop superstar, on Tuesday.
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch constantly repeated "I'm here so I don't get fined" for five minutes before leaving the podium at Super Bowl's Media Day.
A wrongway driver hit an oncoming car in the fog Monday evening, killing one person and sending two others to the hospital, Oregon State Police said.
A Cedar Mill woman was sold a puppy that was sick with parvovirus, and she said she had to have the dog put down within a day because of the illness.
Thieves in an SUV smashed through the glass doors of the Wells Fargo History Museum in downtown San Francisco and made off with gold nuggets on display.
Fire burned through a paint booth at Western Star Trucks in North Portland on Tuesday morning.
An unoccupied Federal Way police car rolled down a hill and crashed into a home Monday evening when the officer forgot to put the car in park.
Chris Brown has postponed his upcoming tour after his probation was revoked by a judge earlier this month.
A howling blizzard heaped snow on Boston, the rest of eastern Massachusetts and parts of Long Island on Tuesday, delivering wind gusts topping 75 mph, but it failed to live up to the hype farther south in Philadelphia and New York City.
A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding coastal eastern Long Island into Maine with high winds and heavy snow, but it failed to live up to the hype in big cities like Philadelphia and New York, which canceled its travel ban amid better-than-expected weather conditions.
More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.
"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," a fiery, evocative and deeply felt look at one of rock's most misunderstood and tragic figures, presents a portrait of a man and an artist in despair with the aid of never-before-seen home videos, personal notes and archival footage.