Three girls, all younger than 10, were found slain Friday morning inside a home in Clinton, Maryland, police say.
An adult family member arrived at the home Friday morning and found the children dead in the house, located on the 6400 block of Brooke Jane Drive, Prince George's County police said.
Police announced late Friday night they arrested 24-year-old Antonio Williams in the killings. Williams is a resident on the same block of Brook Jane Drive, police said.
Authorities released no further details about Williams' arrest, but said the department would hold a news conference at 11 a.m. Saturday.
A suspect detained for allegedly stabbing two people to death in a knife attack in the western Finnish city of Turku is being investigated for murder with possible terrorist intent, police said Saturday.
The dead from the apparent indiscriminate attack on Friday are Finnish citizens, while the eight wounded include one Italian national and two Swedes, the National Bureau of Investigation said in a statement.
Police have identified the suspect, an 18-year-old Moroccan citizen who was subdued with a shot in the thigh, but have not released his name. He is hospitalized under guard.
Tech companies' efforts to banish extremist groups and individuals are continuing as a social network popular with extremists disappeared from Google's Android app store.
Gab had already been unavailable in Apple's store, though it remains accessible on the web.
Forty years after blasting off, Earth's most distant ambassadors -- the twin Voyager spacecraft -- are carrying sounds and music of our planet ever deeper into the cosmos.
Think of them as messages in bottles meant for anyone -- or anything -- out there.
This Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of NASA's launch of Voyager 2, now almost 11 billion miles distant. It departed from Cape Canaveral on Aug. 20, 1977 to explore Jupiter and Saturn.
Police are looking for an Uber driver who allegedly drove an intoxicated woman from Manhattan to his home in Queens and raped her, police say.
The driver picked up the 31-year-old victim on East 52nd Street at about 1:40 a.m. Thursday, according to police. She passed out at some point, and she awoke in the Uber driver's home on Sanford Avenue in Queens.
A special counsel is overseeing the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, which is also examining whether anyone in President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with the Russians.
Here's a look at some of the Americans whose names come up often in connection with the investigation.
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A cell of at least nine extremists meticulously plotted to combine vehicles and explosives in a direct hit on tourists, and managed to carry off most of their deadly plan, killing 14 people, authorities said Friday. Police in Spain and France pressed a manhunt for any remaining members of the group, which Islamic State claimed as its own.
A girl was hospitalized with broken bones after a driver plowed her vehicle into a Redlands, California, home while the 10-year-old was sleeping in her bedroom Thursday morning.
A 1997 Mercury Mountaineer was traveling westbound on San Bernardino Avenue when the driver lost control and crashed into the home, plowing through a bathroom and two bedrooms.
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Every year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Of those, nearly 1.5 million cats and dogs are euthanized due to overcrowding in shelters and another 2.3 million are adopted into forever homes. Click on the pets below to read their heartwarming adoption success stories and rescue tales.
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After his exit as Chief White House Strategist, Steve Bannon returned as the executive chairman for Breitbart News Friday, a spokesman for the site confirmed to NBC News. Confirmation from the company came shortly after the site published an article titled "'Populist Hero' Stephen K. Bannon Returns Home to Breitbart."
Bannon himself expressed excitement about his return, telling the Weekly Standard in an interview published moments after the company's announcement that he felt "jacked up," and referred to the site as one of his "weapons."
"Now I'm free. I've got my hands back on my weapons. Someone said, 'it’s Bannon the Barbarian.' I am definitely going to crush the opposition," Bannon said.
"And now I’m about to go back, knowing what I know, and we're about to rev that machine up," he added, referring to Breitbart. "And rev it up we will do.
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Charlottesville police have added charges against the man authorities say drove his car into a group of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally.
Police said Friday that they'd charged James Alex Fields Jr. with five additional felony charges — two counts of malicious wounding and three counts of aggravated malicious wounding.
Walmart has applied for a U.S. patent for a warehouse in the sky, which could make deliveries to shoppers' homes with drones.
CNBC reported that it could be the big-box retailer's latest move to take its e-commerce business to the next level.
Bloomberg first reported the news Friday, while the patent was first submitted in February.
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Molly stood on a small blanket in a shopping cart. The small pup's tail wagged at near the speed of light as everyone walking by gave her a smile and pat. No one showed worry as they walked by, even though Molly is a pit bull.
"Pit bulls, unfortunately, have a bad reputation, but they're so lovable," Pit Bull Crew founder Jeanette Jolly said.
Finland police said a man stabbed several people in Turku, Finland. Two people are confirmed dead and six others are injured. Police officers shot one suspect in the leg and took him into custody.