CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Police arrested a Chattanooga school bus driver on charges including vehicular homicide after a bus crash killed five students.
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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish authorities on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant for the leader of a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish group while President Recep Tayyip Erdogan renewed a threat to oust Syrian Kurds from a town in northern Syria.
NEW YORK — A painting by Norman Rockwell that depicts the undecided voter sentiment during the 1944 presidential election ‚Äî much like the 2016 race ‚Äî has sold for $6.5 million at an auction of American art in New York.
VIENNA, Va. — This year’s class of Rhodes scholars from the U.S. includes students who have used data to visualize sea level rise, some who speak several languages and the son of undocumented immigrants.
WASHINGTON — Some varieties of Sabra hummus are being recalled amid concerns over possible listeria contamination.
The Food and Drug Administration says the voluntary recall announced by Sabra Dipping Company includes hummus products with a “Best Before” date of Jan. 23, 2017, or earlier. The products were sent to retailers in the U.S. and Canada.
NEW YORK — What’s in a name? For three New York City apartment buildings, it’s no longer “Trump.”
Workers pried 3-foot-high gold letters spelling “Trump Place” off the buildings Wednesday.
In some places, a shadow of the old name lingered. The workers scraped and power-washed the surface where the letters had been.
New signage displays the buildings’ street addresses.
LONDON — Oxford dictionary editors have chosen their word of the year: “post-truth,” a term sometimes used to describe the current political climate.
Oxford Dictionaries said Wednesday that use of the term rose 2,000 per cent between 2015 and 2016, often in discussions of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union and the campaign of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
BEIJING — The brightest moon in almost 69 years will be lighting up the sky this week in a treat for star watchers around the globe.
BOSTON — A father determined to help his 3-year-old daughter enjoy Halloween even though they were on a Boston-to-San Francisco flight decided to take her trick-or-treating on the plane.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and the first lady were welcoming scores of superheroes and princesses, one child dressed as Prince and another as the president himself as part of Monday’s Halloween festivities.
Some 4,000 people were expected to visit the White House for Halloween. Students from local schools and children from military families dressed up for the occasion.