The National Park Service, citing dangerous conditions, halted a search for four Japanese climbers believed buried by an avalanche on Mount McKinley. The risk of ice falling made it too dangerous to keep digging, according to the service.
Thousands of protesters from civil rights groups marched down New York City's Fifth Avenue in total silence to demand the city's police department end its "stop-and-frisk" tactics. Critics say the NYPD's practice of stopping, questioning and searching people deemed suspicious is illegal and humiliating to thousands of law-abiding blacks and Hispanics. The NYPD last year stopped more than 630,000 people, mostly black and Hispanic men.
A standoff in a remote Alaska town left two state troopers wounded and the gunman taking his own life. Arvid Nelson Jr. of Kotzebue died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The standoff began after troopers responded to a report of shots fired. In the hours-long standoff, one of the troopers was seriously wounded and was flown to Anchorage from the Arctic Circle. The other trooper suffered less serious injuries.
Inmates in a prison in southeast Turkey set mattresses and blankets on fire, starting a blaze that killed 13 prisoners, authorities said. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the inmates set their bedding on fire following a fight that broke out inside a ward housing 18 prisoners. Five of the inmates in the prison in the mostly Kurdish- and Arabic-speaking city of Sanliurfa were hospitalized.
A maid found two Canadian sisters dead inside their hotel room on a resort island in southern Thailand, police confirmed, saying that the two did not appear to have been slain and that their belongings had not been taken. Police were working to determine the cause of death of Noemi Belanger, 25, and Audrey Belanger, 20, whose bodies were found at the Phi Phi Palm Residence Hotel on Phi Phi Island, an upscale area known for its partying.
A structure came crashing down before a Radiohead concert in Toronto, killing the band's drum technician, Scott Johnson, and injuring three other crew members. A 45-year-old man hospitalized with a head injury was improving and his life was not in danger, police said. The other two crew members were treated at the scene. Ontario Ministry of Labor officials searched through the wreckage for clues to the cause of the collapse Saturday in Downsview Park. Toronto police spokesman Tony Vella, said criminal charges could result but added that it's early in the investigation.