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Officials: Mayor shot, killed by wife
The mayor of a city in Los Angeles County, California, was shot and killed Tuesday, an official said.
Hikers' bodies moved from volcano
Efforts to recover bodies from an erupting volcano in central Japan resumed Wednesday, after search teams had been hampered by gas and hot ash shooting into the air.
35,000 walruses crowd one beach
Arctic ice is dwindling, the waters of the North Pacific Ocean are the warmest on record and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, "hauling out" on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before.