The number of homicides soared to near 35,000 last year, far more than the 27,000 homicides during the last drug war's peak in 2011.
By Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
Most of the victims were workers at Kyoto Animation, known for mega-hit stories featuring high school girls, with places featured in the stories even becoming "pilgrimage sites" for their fans.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Pence is scheduled to meet with community leaders and parishioners of the three churches burned by an arsonist.
By Associated Press
Police have arrested a 23-year-old man for setting a California mosque on fire Friday as congregants were preparing for an afternoon prayer service. He is being held on $150,000 bail.
By Michael D. Regan
LAPD Urge Ongoing Vigilance After Arrest in String of Arson Fires…
The death toll has reached 166 in Australia's worst wildfires in its history, and police suspect arsons might have caused some of the fires in the southeastern part of the country. A reporter provides an update from Sydney.
The death toll has risen in Australia's worst wildfire disaster in history, and the extremely fast-moving fires caught many off-guard. Independent Television News correspondent Libby Weiner reports.
Crews made steady progress against the California wildfires Friday, with weather conditions that were more cooperative toward firefighting efforts. Jeffrey Kaye provides an update on the ongoing firefight and how residents are slowly returning home.
Southern California firefighters are still struggling to contain a fire that authorities say was set ablaze by an arsonist. NewsHour Correspondent Jeffrey Kaye of KCET, Los Angeles, reports on the California fire that has already claimed the lives of four…
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