• Asher Klein Jan 16, 2019

    Al-Shabab Extremists Claim Deadly Attack on Nairobi Hotel

    Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya’s capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa’s deadliest Islamic militant group. A police officer said at least 15 people had died. “It is terrible. What I have seen is terrible,” said Charles Njenga, who ran from a scene of blood,...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jan 15, 2019

    ‘Attack Incident' at Upscale Complex in Kenya

    Authorities say an upscale area in Nairobi, Kenya, was under attack Tuesday. People were rushed from the scene after a blast and heavy gunfire.

  • Florida Jan 14, 2019

    Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger Are Engaged

    Wedding bells are in Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger’s future!...
    The actor took to Instagram Sunday evening to announce that he had proposed to his girlfriend of several months....
    “Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes! I’m thrilled to be marrying you,” he wrote alongside a photo of the two hugging shortly after the proposal. “Proud to live boldly in faith with...

  • BOSTON Apr 17, 2018

    Linden Wins Boston Marathon, 1st US Woman in 33 Years

    Desiree Linden splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to a Boston Marathon victory on Monday, the first American woman to win the race since 1985.

  • DONALD TRUMP Apr 9, 2018

    Suspected Poison Gas Kills at Least 40 in Damascus Suburb

    Suspected poison gas was used to attack the last remaining foothold for the Syrian opposition in the eastern suburbs of Damascus, killing at least 40 people, including families found in their homes and shelters, opposition activists and local rescuers said Sunday. The attack on the besieged town of Douma came almost exactly a year after a chemical attack in the...

  • Governor Mar 23, 2018

    Hunt for Austin Bomber Frustrated Police Before Breakthrough

    The suspected Austin bomber is dead after terrorizing Texas’ capital city for three weeks. And in the end the manhunt wasn’t cracked by hundreds of phoned-in tips, the big pot of reward money or police pleading to the bomber through TV. One of the largest bombing investigations in the U.S. since the Boston Marathon attacks in 2013 came to an...

  • BOSTON Dec 16, 2017

    2-Time Terror Survivor Says He's Forgiven the Attackers

    A man who survived two terror attacks has a message for the assailants: I forgive you.

  • Florida Sep 14, 2017

    SpaceX's Bloopers Show ‘How NOT to Land an Orbital Rocket'

    SpaceX has put together a bloopers video showing “How NOT to land an orbital rocket booster.” Set to rousing marching music, the two-minute video posted Thursday shows rockets exploding at sea and over land. The opening blast, from 2013, is even synchronized to the music. SpaceX chief Elon Musk can afford to poke fun at his early, pioneering efforts at...

  • NBC Aug 9, 2017

    What Should You Do in Case of Nuclear Attack? ‘Don't Run. Get Inside,' Experts Say

    North Korea’s consistent nuclear bravado over the last few months has given American emergency response planners reason to prepare the public for a possible nuclear attack, NBC News reported in April. Their simplest warning is this: “Don’t run. Get inside.” The best shelter would offer layers of protection, like dirt, walls and concrete, to prevent direct exposure to radiation that...

  • New York Apr 17, 2017

    121st Boston Marathon Is Meb's Last Run, Rupp's First

    Meb Keflezighi’s last Boston Marathon. Galen Rupp’s first. Two defending champions on the women’s side (sort of), and Lemi Berhanu Hayle returns to go for his second straight men’s title. Also: puppies! The 121st edition of the Boston Marathon will leave Hopkinton on Monday morning for the 26.2-mile trek to Copley Square, with more than 30,000 runners expected to line...

  • DONALD TRUMP Apr 9, 2017

    US Threatens More Pressure on Syria After Missile Strikes

    The United States is vowing to keep up the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from U.S. ships, despite the prospect of escalating Russian ill will that could further inflame one of the world’s most vexing conflicts....
    Standing firm, the Trump administration on Friday signaled new sanctions would soon follow the missile attack, and the Pentagon...

  • DONALD TRUMP Apr 8, 2017

    Warplanes Strike Syrian Town Hit by Chemical Attack

    Warplanes on Saturday struck the Syrian town where a chemical attack had killed scores of people earlier this week, as Turkey warned that a retaliatory U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base would only be “cosmetic” if greater efforts are not made to remove President Bashar Assad from power. The airstrikes on the opposition-held northern town of Khan Sheikhoun,...

  • DONALD TRUMP Apr 8, 2017

    US ‘Prepared to Do More' After Airstrike on Syria: UN Ambassador

    World leaders and U.S. lawmakers on Friday rallied around President Donald Trump’s surprise decision to launch a missile strike against a Syrian air base, the most significant military action of Trump’s young presidency. However, Russia, one of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s most important patrons, condemned the move as an act of “aggression.” Trump, who has long warned against the U.S....

  • DONALD TRUMP Apr 7, 2017

    US Launches Missile at Syria After Chemical Attack; Syrian Officials Say 7 Killed

    The United States launched dozens of cruise missiles Thursday night at a Syrian airfield in response to what it believes was Syria’s use of banned chemical weapons that killed at least 100 people, U.S. military officials told NBC News. Two U.S. warships in the Mediterranean Sea fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles intended for a single target: Shayrat Airfield in Homs...

  • DONALD TRUMP Apr 6, 2017

    Syria Gas Attack Could Be Enormous Political Gamble: Analysis

    President Bashar Assad took an enormous gamble if his forces were behind the chemical weapons attack that killed dozens in northern Syria: committing an overt war crime just as the Trump administration and most Western leaders had made clear they are no longer seeking his immediate removal. Although Assad can count on the backing of his top allies, Russia and...

  • administrator Mar 15, 2017

    EPA Delays Chemical Storage Rule Amid Terrorism Fear

    The Trump administration is delaying a new rule tightening safety requirements for companies that store large quantities of dangerous chemicals. The rule was imposed after a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, exploded in 2013, killing 15 people. Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, delayed the effective date of the Obama-era rule until June. Pruitt’s action late Monday came...

  • Florida Oct 12, 2015

    5 Hurt in 2013 Explosions at Central Florida Plant Sue Blue Rhino

    Five employees injured at a central Florida propane plant in 2013 are suing its owner, alleging that negligence and unsafe working conditions led to a series of explosions.

  • North Carolina Jun 7, 2015

    Marriage Today: Rich-Poor Gap, Later Vows, Gays Gain Access

    Through two decades of debate on whether America’s gays and lesbians should have the right to marry, opponents of such unions depicted their resistance as “defense of marriage.” Now, on the cusp of a Supreme Court ruling that could legalize same-sex marriage nationwide, the underlying institution is under scrutiny anew.

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