The deaths sound like they come from the logs of a Civil War POW encampment, but all three are alleged to have befallen detainees at the Madison County Jail in Huntsville, Alabama, while they were awaiting trial.
TV host Bill Maher started his career as a standup comedian. But students at the University of California, Berkeley aren't laughing at his latest antics; they're petitioning to have him removed as their 2014 fall commencement speaker.
Witnesses say homecoming prince Jaylen Fryberg opened fire in a crowded lunchroom. Earlier, he sent a selfie posed with a gun to his ex-girlfriend. She died at the scene and another girl died late Sunday night.
Kyle Nolan, right, felt overshadowed by his brother and sister. He traveled to Peru in search of a psychedelic brew that his mother said he thought could help him "discover who he was." That trip ended in tragedy.
Lava flowing toward the village of Pahoa from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano picked up speed over the weekend, prompting emergency officials to close part of the main road through town and tell residents to be prepared to evacuate.
Army Major General Darryl A. Williams, commander of U.S. Army Africa, and approximately 10 other personnel are now in "controlled monitoring" in Italy after returning there from West Africa over the weekend, according to multiple U.S. military officials.