Missouri duck boat company was warned of design flaws

A private inspector said Saturday that he warned the company operating duck boats on a Missouri lake about design flaws putting the watercraft at greater risk of sinking, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people during a sudden storm. [Read More...]

Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikes

Gaza's militant Hamas rulers said Saturday they had accepted a cease-fire ending a massive Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead, once again pulling the sides back from the brink of a full-fledged war. Israel and Hamas have fought three such wars over … [Read More...]

1 dead after Trader Joe’s hostage standoff in L.A.

A man suspected of shooting his grandmother and girlfriend Saturday led police on a car chase that ended when he crashed into a pole and ran inside a busy supermarket as bullets from officers shattered the front doors. About three hours after he took hostages in the store, the suspect… [Read More...]