(UPI) -- Two shallow earthquakes -- one a magnitude 4.0 and the other a magnitude 3.3 -- struck early Saturday off the California coast, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The magnitude 4.0 temblor occurred at 6:46 a.m. PDT, 17 miles off the coast of Rio Dell in northern California at a depth of 11.8 miles. The magnitude 3.3 temblor was recorded 12 miles from Ranchos Palos Verdes, south of Los Angeles, at 2:41 a.m., the Los Angeles Times said.
There were no reports of injuries or damage in e
Up to 60 people were hurt when a car hit a crowd during a parade in the US state of Virginia, officials say.
They say more than 10 people have been taken to hospital in a serious condition from the small town of Damascus.
The crash happened at about 14:30 local time (18:30 GMT) during an annual festival celebrating the Appalachian Trail.
US media reports suggest the driver may have had a medical condition.
The car appeared to come from a side street, hitting the crowds, according to
About 60 people have been injured, five critically, after a head-on, rush-hour collision between two commuter trains near New York City, officials say.
Some 250 people were on the trains involved in Friday evening's crash. No fatalities have been reported.
Officials said a train that left New York City's Grand Central Station en route to New Haven, Connecticut, derailed then was hit by another train.
Amtrak has suspended its service between New York and Boston.
(CNN) -- Possible tornadoes ripped through north Texas on Wednesday night, killing at least six people and injuring more than 100 others, officials said.
The fatalities occurred when the storm struck a Habitat for Humanity neighborhood in the Granbury area, Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds said. There were about 120 homes in the neighborhood and most of them were destroyed.
Fourteen people were still missing and the death toll could rise, according to Deeds.
About 100 people were injured
(CNN) -- The Army announced Tuesday that a sergeant first class assigned to an assault prevention program at Fort Hood, Texas, is under investigation for sexual assault.
The soldier, who was not named in an Army statement, has been suspended from all duties.
Specifically, the soldier is under investigation for "pandering, abusive sexual contact, assault and maltreatment of subordinates," the statement said. Special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command are conducting the
A boat carrying Rohingya Muslims has capsized off western Burma, aid agencies say.
The boat, said to be carrying up to 200 passengers, was evacuating people ahead of Cyclone Mahasen, which is expected to hit the area later in the week.
The boat sank off Pauktaw township in Rakhine state late on Monday, leaving an unknown number of people missing.
Tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims are living in temporary camps in Rakhine after violence last year.
The UN had called for an urgen
Nineteen people have been wounded in a shooting at a Mother's Day parade in the US city of New Orleans, police say.
The victims included two children who were grazed by bullets. Police say most injuries are not life-threatening.
It is unclear what sparked the shooting in the city's 7th Ward on Sunday afternoon. Police say three suspects were seen fleeing the area.
The incident happened at about 14:00 (19:00 GMT) at the intersection of Frenchmen and Villere streets.
Education Secretary Michael Gove would vote for Britain to leave the EU if there was a referendum today, he has said.
He told the BBC's Andrew Marr show "life outside would be perfectly tolerable, we could contemplate it".
But he said the best course was to follow David Cameron's plan to renegotiate powers and "lead" the change Europe needed.
And then to put the in/out question to the public in a referendum.
Mr Gove is the most senior Conservative to date to publicly cont
An Islamic community in the US state of Virginia is said to be in uproar after it emerged a Boston bombing suspect was buried at a nearby rural cemetery.
An imam said local Muslims were upset their loved ones would have to use the same graveyard as that where Tamerlan Tsarnaev was secretly laid to rest.
His body was interred on Thursday after protests at the Massachusetts funeral home where it was kept.
Officials fear the site might become a shrine for anti-US sympathisers
Prince Harry begins a seven-day visit to the United States later, starting with a trip to Washington and an engagement with a landmine clearance charity supported by his mother, Diana.
During the trip, which will also move on to New York, Harry will attend the Warrior Games, a sporting championship for injured servicemen and women.
He will also support British interests and promote his own charities.
It is his first return to the US since being pictured naked in Las Vegas.