WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A 911 caller repeatedly tells a dispatcher that a man in a wheelchair who was shot and killed by police had a gun, according to a partial tape released late Friday by Wilmington Police.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With the bang of a gavel, international leaders approved an ambitious 15-year plan Friday to tackle the world's biggest problems, from eradicating poverty to preserving the planet to reducing inequality. Now comes the tough part: Drumming up support and money to achieve the goals and transform the world.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror still haunts them today. A revving engine and the sight of a car bearing down. There was little time to get to safety and almost nowhere to run among the throngs on the Venice Beach Boardwalk that summer afternoon.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A physician assistant who wasn't licensed or trained to perform surgery operated on hundreds of patients while the orthopedic surgeon who billed for the procedures schemed with colleagues to hide a massive insurance fraud conspiracy, Los Angeles prosecutors said.
NEW YORK (AP) — From the United Nations to the Sept. 11 memorial to Central Park to Madison Square Garden — and everywhere in between — there was no escaping Pope Francis this week in New York City. Catholics and non-Catholics alike strained to see the Pontiff, with mixed success. Some got close enough to receive blessings. Many had to settle for catching a glimpse of him tooling around by motorcade in his black Fiat 500. Here's a look at varied impressions made by the nonstop pope on his frantic two-day visit:
Former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald pleaded not guilty on Friday to a charge of rape by intoxication of a woman who reported being sexually assaulted at his home last December. McDonald, 31, has remained free on $100,000 bond since shortly after his arrest last month in the case, marking the latest criminal charges brought against a National Football League player. The eight-year NFL veteran, dressed in a pinstripe suit, was silent, except to answer, "Yes, your honor" to procedural questions put to him by the judge.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sweeping through the landmarks of America's biggest city, Pope Francis on Friday offered comfort to 9/11 victims' families at ground zero, warnings to world leaders at the United Nations and encouragement to schoolchildren in Harlem as he mixed the high and low ministry so characteristic of his papacy.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A rare confluence of a lunar eclipse and a supermoon set to happen this weekend has prompted such widespread fear of an impending apocalypse that the Mormon Church was compelled to issue a statement cautioning the faithful to not get caught up in speculation about a major calamity.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis spent a busy day in New York on Friday, addressing the United Nations General Assembly, traveling to the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, visiting a school, making a procession through Central Park and then celebrating Mass at Madison Square Garden.