The United Nations has honoured 115 U.N. peacekeepers and staff from 43 countries who lost their lives working for the global organization, standing in silent tribute to their sacrifice at a memorial service.
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PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — Sheriff’s officials say a Florida woman pulled a small alligator from her yoga pants during a traffic stop.
DALLAS—Colton Parayko was shooting to score for the St. Louis Blues, and delivered a stunning blow to the Dallas Stars even without getting the puck in the net.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station earlier today following a weekend launch.
The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of equipment and experiments.
RALEIGH, N.C.—The Carolina Hurricanes put an old goalie in net and welcomed back their teenage draft pick. With the game tied, another young star set up their greying captain's go-ahead goal.
That blend of young and old has the surging Hurricanes on the verge of a sweep.
MINNEAPOLIS—Jake Odorizzi punched out Yuli Gurriel looking, and the usually stoic right-hander couldn't help but clench his fist and let out a yell.
Odorizzi and the Minnesota Twins made another early season statement.
Odorizzi pitched seven solid innings to outduel Justin Verlander, Ehire Adrianza homered off Houston's ace and Minnesota beat the Astros 1-0 last night.
DALLAS—Pat Maroon paused briefly before thrusting both of his arms into the air, unsure if he had gotten the puck into the net to put the St. Louis Blues back in front late in a wild third period.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Student pranksters at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have struck again, this time drawing inspiration from America's hottest movie.
MIT students over the weekend draped the university's signature Great Dome with a giant cloth version of Captain America's red, white and blue shield.
BEIJING — A court in southern China has handed down sentences to at least six foreigners involved in a global methamphetamine operation, including a Canadian sentenced to death.
The Jiangmen Intermediate People’s Court on Tuesday sentenced 11 people who produced more than 63 kilograms (139 pounds) of the illegal drug. Among them were one American and four Mexicans.
SAN JOSE, Calif.—Trailing in the second period and in danger of going down 2-0 in the series, Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar put his three top scorers back on a line together and got the results he sought.