FORT WORTH, Texas — Lisa Asberry Davis said Saturday that she and her three children waded to safety in water up to their chins after torrential rains swamped an East Texas cul-de-sac during the night, forcing some residents onto rooftops.
BOSTON — A 29-year-old woman was killed and her passenger was injured after the scooter she was driving was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle, known as a duck boat, Saturday in downtown Boston.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber and advocates for the blind have reached a lawsuit settlement in which the ride-hailing company agrees to require that new and existing drivers confirm they understand their legal obligations to transport riders with guide dogs or other service animals, an advocacy group announced Saturday.
PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — The long goodbyes to eight members of a rural Ohio family killed more than a week ago continued Saturday with a funeral for a young mother as authorities remained silent in what they’ve said will be a lengthy investigation.
BEIRUT — Nearly 30 airstrikes hit rebel-held areas of Aleppo, Syria, on Saturday as government forces try to wrest control of the city; meanwhile, a temporary “calm” declared by Syria’s military took effect around Damascus and in the northwest.
OMAHA, Neb. — Berkshire Hathaway’s idiosyncrasies were on display this weekend, as tens of thousands of people filled an arena to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for several hours Saturday at the conglomerate’s annual meeting.
BEIJING — China laid out firm conditions Saturday for improved ties with Japan, telling Tokyo’s visiting foreign minister that there could be “no ambiguity or vacillation” in meeting Beijing’s demands over historical interpretation, relations with Taiwan and other key matters.
BURLINGAME, Calif. — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity. But the prospect of Donald Trump clinching the nomination in the Golden State has scrambled the party’s political fault lines in advance of its pivotal June primary, forging unexpected alliances that blur those longstanding divisions.
BAGHDAD — Anti-government protesters tore down walls and poured into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Saturday, where they stormed parliament in a major escalation of a political crisis that has simmered for months.