SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A gunman dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a small South Texas church, killing 26 people in an attack that claimed tight-knit neighbours and multiple family members ranging in age from 5 to 72 years old.
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HELSINKI — As the Islamic State group loses its remaining strongholds in Iraq and Syria, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis is facing a growing chorus of questions from NATO allies and partners about what the next steps will be in the region to preserve peace and ensure the militants don’t rise again.
TOKYO — President Donald Trump on Monday refused to rule out eventual military action against North Korea and declared that the United States “will not stand” for Pyongyang menacing America or its allies.
WASHINGTON—The ozone hole over Antarctica shrank to its smallest peak since 1988, NASA said yesterday.
The huge hole in Earth's protective ozone layer reached its maximum this year in September, and this year NASA said it was 7.6 million square miles wide.
The hole size shrinks after mid-September.
MADISON, Wis.—Residents of any age—even toddlers—can legally hunt in Wisconsin under a bill the Assembly passed that eliminates the state's minimum hunting age.
Currently, a resident must be at least 12 years old to purchase a hunting licence or hunt with a gun unless they're participating in a mentored hunt.
Children as young as 10 can hunt under that program.
LOS ANGELES—From laughingstock to lift-off.
George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy last night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the L.A. Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7.
WINTER PARK, Fla.—A Florida couple got an extra treat on Hallowe'en: a baby Frankenstein.
Make that Oskar Gary Frankenstein, who made his entrance into the world four days late and after 14 hours of labour on Tuesday at Winter Park Memorial Hospital.
CAIRO — Scientists have found a hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza, the first such discovery in the structure since the 19th century and one likely to spark a new surge of interest in the pharaohs.
NEW YORK — Investigators worked through the night to determine what led a truck driver to plow down people on a riverfront bike path near the World Trade Center, brandishing air guns and yelling “God is great” in Arabic as his deadly route of terror ended with a crash, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES—The Dodgers were baseball's best team during the regular season, piling up 104 wins, blasting 53 homers in June, and finishing up a 43-7 run in August.
Now, they're one loss away from being eliminated in their first World Series appearance since 1988.
Riding high in summer, potentially knocked out in fall.