WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-06-15 00:30

New ‘window into the planet’ installed in Mount Everest’s ‘death zone’

Scientists can now access data from within Mount Everest's so-called death zone — the highest part of the mountain that sits over 26,000 feet above sea level where there isn't enough oxygen ...

New ‘window into the planet’ installed in Mount Everest’s ‘death zone’

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Scientists Just Installed the World’s Highest Weather Station in Mount Everest's ‘Death Zone’ Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount Everest’s flank. At 27,658 feet (8,430 meters) above sea level, the station is set to record some of t...
2019-06-14 02:30

Mount Everest death spike: Inexperienced climbers, competitive tour groups, bad weather window to blame, experts believe An American climber became the latest to perish after reaching the world's tallest summit on Monday amid concerns that overcrowding on Mount Everest is leading the highest number of deaths on the mountain since 2015....
2019-05-28 20:45

Congestion on Everest leads to backlog of climbers in 'death zone' Local media cites recent deaths of three people as cause for hours-long queue in freezing temperaturesHundreds of climbers hoping to make it to the summit of the world’s tallest mountain were forced to queue for hours in freezing temperatures at high...
2019-05-23 23:30

Ask the Captain: I have the window seat in Row 10 but where's my window? Pilot John Cox on why your window seat may be missing the window; plus, what's the deal with how airlines number flights?       ...
2019-06-15 10:15

Mount Everest death toll increases to 11 after Chris Kulish dies The death toll for this year's climbing season on Mount Everest rose to 11 on Monday after a Colorado attorney died while descending from the tallest peak in the world, Nepalese tourism officials said....
2019-05-28 01:15

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
2019-05-29 21:00

Mount Everest death toll rise not solely due to overcrowding, Nepal official says A recent spike in deaths atop the tallest mountain in the world doesn't solely have to do with recent overcrowding but includes a myriad of other factors, a top official in Nepal said Sunday....
2019-05-27 23:15

Opinion: 'No negative zone'? May this be the start of the 'no O.J. Simpson zone' On anniversary best forgotten, it's time to look for the 'no O.J. Simpson zone' and pivot to people we should care about on this infamous day.       ...
2019-06-13 04:00

Archbishop Gregory installed in Washington, DC The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory was installed Tuesday as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors. (May 21)        ...
2019-05-22 07:15

Wilton Gregory installed as new archbishop of Washington The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory has been installed as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors....
2019-05-21 23:30

Heathrow to end ban on liquids in hand luggage as new 3D scanners are installed Passengers will be able to carry liquids and laptops through security at Heathrow inside their hand luggage after new security scanners are installed....
2019-06-06 10:30

Warriors installed as Finals favorite over TBD Bucks-Raptors winner Golden State clinched a spot in a fifth consecutive NBA Finals and sportsbooks installed the Warriors as the favorites against an opponent to be determined from the Eastern Conference....
2019-05-21 18:45

This Wrenching Genius Installed Lawnmower Engines Into His Military Jeeps The Willys M38A1s that powered U.S. troops through Korea and Vietnam came from the factory with torquey “Hurricane” 134 cubic-inch four-cylinder engines. But one owner in Pennsylvania swapped his military Jeeps’ original engines out for off-the-shelf...
2019-06-12 16:45

New Huawei phones won't have Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed, report says Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones in order to comply with government restrictions.        ...
2019-06-07 17:15

Bundesliga: The summer transfer window The end of the Bundesliga season can only mean one thing: The summer transfer window is open! And several German clubs have already been busy. Keep on top of all the comings and goings with DW's transfer ticker....
2019-05-27 18:01

11-Foot Alligator Breaks Into Home Through Window A late-night intruder at her home woke up a woman on Friday - but it was no ordinary burglar that she found when she went to investigate. In her kitchen, the Florida woman found an 11-foot-long......
2019-06-03 21:15

Apple may have mistakenly leaked the Mac Pro launch window It’s often been said that the most powerful division within Apple — outside of Jony Ive’s design group — is the company’s marketing division. It may sound counter-intuitive at first glance, but given how seriously Apple ...
2019-06-11 09:45

The US DOC gives Huawei a 90-day window to support existing devices Enlarge (credit: Huawei) The Trump administration is working to ban Huawei products from the US market and ban US companies from supplying the Chinese company with software and components. The move will have wide-ranging consequences for Huawei's s...
2019-05-22 06:30

Angry alligator busts through kitchen window in Florida Honey, I’m home — for dinner! An 11-foot-long alligator busted through a kitchen window in Clearwater, Fla., early Friday, prompting terrified residents to call 911, according to police. Local cops posted photos on Twitter of the ungainly gator showi...
2019-06-01 04:15

How Willem Einthoven gave doctors a window on the heart Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invented the electrocardiogram (ECG), a way to record the heart’s electrical activity with electrodes on the skin...
2019-05-22 07:01

Gator busts through kitchen window, breaks bottles of wine CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-foot (3.4-meter) alligator busted through a kitchen window and broke several bottles of red wine in a Florida home before it was captured. Police tweeted that the gator was removed from Mary Wischhusen...
2019-05-31 23:45

Breaks in the perfect symmetry of the universe could be a window into completely new physics The bible of particle physics is dying for an upgrade. And physicists may have just the thing: Some particles and forces might look in the mirror and not recognize themselves. That, in itself, would send the so-called Standard Model into a tailspin....
2019-06-15 00:30

West Ham sign goalkeeper Roberto in first deal of the summer window West Ham have secured their first summer signing with Spanish goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez joining on a free transfer as a replacement for compatriot Adrian....
2019-05-31 15:30

Police chief gives driver $575 ticket for tossing cigarette out window in Canada Police chief Del Manak in Victoria, British Columbia, caught a driver flicking a lit cigarette out of the car window. It ended with a hefty fine.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Woman escapes 6-hour rape ordeal by jumping from second-floor window A battered woman escaped a terrifying six-hour ordeal at the hands of a violent rapist by leaping from the second-floor window of a Queens house, according to police. The 29-year-old was allegedly raped repeatedly while trapped in a house in Laurelto...
2019-06-02 23:45

US like a 'war zone' after 500 tornadoes in 30 days America has been hit with 500 tornadoes in the last 30 days, with Tuesday breaking a 40-year record by marking the 12th day in a row with at least eight tornado reports, according to US forecasters....
2019-05-29 16:45

Cameroon: Clear ‘window of opportunity’ to solve crises rooted in violence - Bachelet The UN human rights chief on Monday welcomed Cameroon’s willingness to cooperate over finding workable solutions to “major human rights and humanitarian crises”, caused by months of serious unrest and violence across the west and north of the country...
2019-05-21 15:00

Oft-delayed Samsung Galaxy Home smart speaker gets a confusing new launch window Samsung sure took its sweet time preparing the company's first-ever smart speaker for a public preview alongside the Galaxy Note 9 last year, but as if Amazon, Google, and Apple didn't get a substantial enough head start in this thriving market, the ...
2019-06-04 14:30

Sable release date window confirmed: PC and console indie hit will launch in 2020 One of the most beautiful-looking games we've seen for a while is set to launch next year, courtesy of Raw Fury and Microsoft. Here's what you need to know....
2019-05-28 19:15

Woman, 88, waved to students from her window for years. They gathered outside her home for one final goodbye Tinney Davidson gave her neighborhood 12 years of warm hellos. And now that she is moving to an assisted living facility, they got together to give her the sweetest goodbye....
2019-05-21 15:00

Asus ROG Phone 2 gets an official release window and high-profile gaming 'optimization' partner After announcing a shift in focus around six months back and unveiling its incredibly affordable new flagship handset just a few weeks ago, Asus is finally ready to reveal the first official details on the company's upcoming sophomore gaming smartpho...
2019-06-06 15:15

Notre-Dame's famed rose window spared but blaze harms priceless artworks Four-hundred-year-old paintings hung high inside Notre-Dame were damaged by the immense fire that engulfed the Paris cathedral, but emergency workers formed a human chain to whisk gem-studded chalices and other priceless artefacts out of harm's way....
2019-05-21 17:15

Woman jumps from window to escape brutal 6-hour rape in Queens, suspect on the loose _____ The New York Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man accused of brutally raping a female acquaintance multiple times at his home in Queens. The woman, who is 29, jumped out of a window to escape. Michael Hos...
2019-06-03 01:15

The new 'Twilight Zone' is available to stream in black and white CBS All Access just gave nostalgia-seekers something to watch this weekend. As promised, the streaming service has released a version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone series in black and white. It's an homage to the 1959 show, of cours...
2019-06-02 00:45

These Tornadoes Left Ohio Communities Looking Like a War Zone Few things in this world are as terrifying as tornadoes. The wrath of Mother Nature just shooting from above in a whirlwind of destructive winds and debris is nothing to underestimate. Read more......
2019-05-29 03:15

FROM THE FIELD: Enduring freezing winter in a war zone In Ukraine, extreme winter cold is making life harder for thousands of people whose lives have already been torn apart by conflict. Hoping to find safer places to live, families in the region have had to endure a battle for survival, in buildings wit...
2019-05-21 15:45

Baghdad's Green Zone reopens to the public Iraqi security officials say Baghdad's Green Zone area, the heavily fortified strip on the west bank of the Tigris River, is now open to the public around the clock....
2019-06-04 17:30

Woman escapes brutal 6-hour rape by jumping from window, police say; suspect identified, sought A 29-year-old woman who'd been brutally beaten and raped last week escaped by jumping out a second-floor window at her tormentors New York City home — where officials said she'd been assaulted for six hours....
2019-06-03 16:15

Baghdad's Green Zone reopens to public after 16 years Thousands of walls have been removed from area, which is now open ‘without exceptions’Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone has reopened to the public after 16 years.Maj Gen Jassim Yahya Abd Ali said the area, which houses the US embassy and Iraqi g...
2019-06-05 00:15

New Ukrainian President Zelenskiy visits eastern war zone MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s new president has visited military positions in the country’s east, where the army has been fighting Russia-backed separatists for five years. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who was inaugurated a week ago , went to two posit...
2019-05-27 22:30

Why The Hot Zone Left a Lasting Impression on Julianna Margulies The Hot Zone, Julianna Margulies' latest TV project, is vastly different from the ones you know her from. The miniseries, which is set in 1989 and features Margulies as Lt. Col. Nancy Jaax,......
2019-05-22 20:15

Baghdad’s Green Zone reopens to the public after 16 years Iraqi security officials say Baghdad’s Green Zone area, the heavily fortified strip on the west bank of the Tigris River, is now open to the public around the clock...
2019-06-04 18:15

YOUR MONEY - Do the math before you pick the expensive school zone For John Bohnsack, it was a classic parental dilemma: Get a small, expensive house in a high-quality school district, or pay less and get more house in a worse neighborhood....
2019-06-10 14:45

Chris O’Dowd goes gun-crazy on an offbeat Twilight Zone This week’s The Twilight Zone, “The Blue Scorpion,” is the second to be credited solely to writer Glen Morgan, who’s also an executive producer on this series—and who’s probably best-known to telephiles for being a regular contributor to The X-Files ...
2019-05-24 11:15

Madrid could become first European city to scrap low-emissions zone Region’s likely new president Isabel Díaz Ayuso believes congestion is part of city’s cultural identityMadrid may be about to become the first European city to scrap a major urban low-emissions zone after regional polls left a rightwing politician wh...
2019-05-31 17:30

Inside the abandoned remains of Chernobyl's 'exclusion zone' When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and s...
2019-06-12 07:15

The new Twilight Zone ends a mixed first season with a meta episode One of the biggest mysteries of this first season of The Twilight Zone hasn’t had anything to do with alien invasions or magical objects. Instead, there’s been a bigger question, hanging over the show like a shadow: What’s been the extent of executiv...
2019-05-31 05:01

The Hot Zone makes for a fine thriller and cautionary tale, and every so often works as both In a sense, there’s no way that The Hot Zone could avoid being somewhat anticlimactic. As anyone alive to read this can personally attest, the population of the United States was not decimated by a 1989 outbreak of the Ebola virus. That’s the threat ...
2019-05-28 03:15

Tornadoes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey catch many in the danger zone off-guard Tornadoes bore down on the western edge of New Jersey and the eastern edge of Pennsylvania this week, leaving some residents prepared for the worst, while others were caught off guard....
2019-05-31 07:45

'Unusual uncertainty' puts stocks in red zone, $50 billion manager says QMA chief investment strategist Ed Keon has significantly pulled back risk exposure during the past few weeks due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-22 18:30

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you realize it’s based on a true story, and then it becomes a horror movie,'' Julianna Margulies told Global...
2019-05-27 23:15

The Gulf of Mexico's 'Dead Zone' Could Balloon to Over 8,000 Square Miles This Summer The Midwest floods portended a bad year for the Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone way back in March—it was just a question of how bad things could get. Now with a few months more date, scientists have an answer.Read more......
2019-06-10 22:30

$2 trillion in tax-free Opportunity Zone investing could benefit rich and poor In an innovative addition to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, 8,700 low-income census tracts called Opportunity Zones could benefit investors with unrealized capital gains to sell existing investments and re-invest those gains in high-poverty areas....
2019-05-22 17:15

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels on Thursday from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State while repelling an attack in east Congo's Ebola zone, the army said....
2019-05-30 14:45

Near-record 'dead zone' forecast off U.S. Gulf coast, threatening fish A near record-sized "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening its huge stocks of marine life, researchers said....
2019-06-11 13:30

Geologists find new way volcanoes form from material in mantle's transition zone While studying the planet's layers deep beneath Bermuda, scientists found evidence of volcanic material rising from the mantle's transition zone, located 250 to 400 miles beneath Earth's crust....
2019-05-21 20:15

No-stopping zone in place on highway west of Jasper to allow bears to feed As a way to help protect animals and humans, Jasper National Park has implemented a no-stopping zone along a busy stretch of highway west of the town....
2019-06-07 23:45

Gulf of Mexico’s catastrophic ‘dead zone’ could be historically huge this summer Scientists warn that the “dead zone” wreaking havoc on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico will cover almost 9,000 square miles this summer. “A recent forecast of the size of the ‘Dead Zone’ in the northern Gulf of Mexico for late July 2019...
2019-06-12 07:00

Death penalty possible for man accused of teen’s death LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the kidnapping, rape and murder of a teenager last year. News sources report Robeson County District Attorney Matt Scott voiced his inte...
2019-06-07 00:30

Finally we can power the planet on renewables alone – here's how Ditching fossil fuels to go 100 per cent renewable is a dream within reach – thanks to new tech that keep things humming even when wind and sun aren’t there...
2019-05-21 18:45

Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet There have been several hints of a moon orbiting the exoplanet Kepler-1625b, but now researchers say these signals might actually point to a Jupiter-like planet...
2019-05-21 16:30

Planet Zoo is Frontier Developments’ next management sim Frontier Developments has excellent sims with Planet Coaster and Jurassic Park: Evolution, and now it's creating a modern zoo with Planet Zoo.Read More...
2019-06-10 20:30

Capitalism broke the planet. Here’s how it’s going to fix things The environment and high finance are strange bedfellows – but a new movement is raising billions to fight climate change. A breakthrough – or green hogwash?...
2019-05-21 18:45

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
2019-05-21 15:30

EU vote points to less ambitious euro zone integration, more Italy budget clashes The results of the European parliamentary election are likely to lead to less ambitious euro zone integration plans and set Italy up for more clashes with the European Commission over its fiscal policy, euro zone officials said on Monday....
2019-05-27 17:45

Islamic State claims deadly attack in east Congo's Ebola zone Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly overnight attack in an area of eastern Congo hit by an Ebola epidemic, although its account of the violence differed from local reports....
2019-06-04 22:45

Why 'Martian' Tanya Harrison loves everything about the Red Planet Tanya Harrison has been fascinated by space since she was 5 and now works on rocks and robots on Mars. But her hobby is about as far from space as you can get...
2019-05-21 16:30

'Journey to the Savage Planet' is surprisingly relaxing When I first heard the name 'Journey to the Savage Planet,' I tensed up. I've played tons of space exploration games that put a heavy emphasis on survival. They're brilliantly tense affairs, but I wasn't sure that my sleep-de...
2019-06-12 19:45

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
2019-05-21 17:45

We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet Discussions of population's impact on Earth have been off limits, but scientists and conservationists are challenging the taboo and politicians must do the same, says Graham Lawton...
2019-05-30 19:45

Supercharged geothermal energy could power the planet The next generation of geothermal plants will unlock more of Earth's bountiful, underground energy and could allow the technology to finally fulfil its promise...
2019-05-21 18:45

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
2019-06-13 17:30

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
2019-06-06 02:15

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
2019-05-21 18:45

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing well ahead of its July 2020 launch window, and NASA is now accepting names of hopeful Mars “...
2019-05-22 21:01

David Attenborough's Our Planet on Netflix is beautiful but empty The veteran naturalist lays the blame for Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem on humans, yet the stunning visuals in Netflix’s Our Planet add little to the genre...
2019-05-21 15:00

Ensuring the ‘lungs of the planet’ keep us alive: 5 things you need to know about forests and the UN Forests are vitally important for sustaining life on Earth, and play a major role in the fight against climate change. With the 2019 session of the United Nations Forum on Forests wrapping up on Friday in New York, we delve deeper into the subject, a...
2019-05-21 15:30

The Epic of Gilgamesh Unveiled: Searching For a Way to the Home Planet In contrast to many theorists, this unconventional retelling of key parts of the Epic explores the idea that Gilgamesh was not searching for life eternal on Earth, as has been suggested as the theme of the Epic, but was instead searching for the mean...
2019-05-21 16:30

Lonely Planet reveals Europe summer hot list Vevey in Switzerland and the Shetland Islands are among Lonely Planet's recommendations for summer travel in 2019. Find out which destination is the guide book publisher's top pick....
2019-05-21 17:15

Rogue 'forbidden' planet found in 'Neptunian Desert' Researchers have found a "forbidden" planet roughly three times the size of Earth in an area known as the Neptunian Desert, a place where it should not exist....
2019-05-30 02:45

Lonely Planet's top Europe destinations in 2019 Lonely Planet's annual list of top European destinations for this year is here, from Madrid, Spain, to Shetland, Scotland and more.        ...
2019-05-21 19:15

A Neptune-Like Planet Has Been Spotted in a Place Where It's Not Supposed to Exist An international team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a Neptune-like planet located some 920 light-years from Earth. Dubbed the “Forbidden Planet” by the researchers, this celestial object is locked in a freakishly close orbit with it ho...
2019-05-29 23:45

Special report: The new megaprojects changing the face of our planet Across the world, new roads, railways, dams and power lines are encroaching on previously virgin territory – with untold consequences for Earth’s wildlife...
2019-05-21 18:45

A Collision With a Dwarf Planet Likely Caused Our Moon to Become Lopsided Our Moon features a nearside and far side with dramatically different geological features. This anomaly has puzzled scientists for years, but new computer simulations suggest the Moon’s asymmetric disposition can be traced back to an ancient collisio...
2019-05-22 10:15

New planet habitability study is bad news for alien hunters If you’re hoping to one day wake up to news that life has been found hiding out on some distant planet, researchers from the University of California Riverside have bad news for you. In a new research paper published in the Astrophysical Journa...
2019-06-13 05:30

Beam Park in Dagenham: the £1 billion regeneration zone with thousands of new homes planned for first-time buyers Welcome to Beam Park, the £1 billion London regeneration zone you have probably never heard of. Yet it is getting a new train station offering a 20-minute commute to the City and has many acres of open space, while thousands of houses and flats are o...
2019-05-22 20:30

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observatory....
2019-05-31 12:15

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides rea...
2019-05-22 02:15

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with J...
2019-05-21 14:45

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
2019-05-21 18:45

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moon in five years....
2019-05-23 20:45

How will Mars explorers stop earthly viruses infecting the red planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring our visits to Mars, what, if anything, are we doing to prevent our bacteria, viruses and ...
2019-05-21 18:45

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
2019-06-05 00:15

A planet that shouldn’t exist was just found orbiting a distant star When astronomers search for exoplanets they rarely know what they’re going to find, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t rules that would-be planets are expected to follow. Depending on their distance from their host star, any given p...
2019-05-30 06:15

It is absurd to question whether we can afford to keep our planet liveable | Fiona Harvey The chancellor has warned against cutting UK emissions to net zero. But failing to act will have dire consequencesThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has written to the prime minister to warn against adopting the strict targets on greenhouse gas emission...
2019-06-06 21:30

We must transform our lives and values to save this burning planet | Susanna Rustin In decades to come we must rethink our agriculture, our love of consumption and our short-termist priorities. It won’t be easyThe case for action to tackle the climate emergency, on a scale far beyond anything that has yet been attempted, is increasi...
2019-06-15 08:00

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures came on board as official SDG Advocates on Thursday, committing themselves to the pursuit of the 17 goa...
2019-05-21 15:30

Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers Chilli, a gibbon native to Borneo, will soon be jumping from tree to tree in parks from New York to Nairobi as a character in a new augmented reality video game that aims to promote conservation of endangered species....
2019-06-05 17:30

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree.This podcast was amended on 18 May 2019. An earlier version incorrectly clai...
2019-05-21 19:15

'The planet is on fire': Bill Nye driven to F-bomb rant by climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Look out, because while you might not typically associate angry talk with the normally-mild-mannered “S...
2019-05-21 21:01

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, ...
2019-05-21 17:15

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resis...
2019-05-23 01:30

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrolo...
2019-05-21 16:15

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
2019-06-01 00:01

Robert Downey Jr. reveals plan to save the planet with robots and advanced technology Robert Downey Jr. is taking a page out of Tony Stark’s book to save the world. He says we can use robots and other tech to reverse climate change.        ...
2019-06-06 12:45

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and g...
2019-06-08 18:30

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake. ...
2019-05-21 15:30

Fin24.com | Nigeria keen to join Africa free trade zone, trade minister says Nigeria will sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement as soon as President Muhammadu Buhari approves an impact-assessment report he asked for, the country’s trade minister has said....
2019-05-22 05:30

Julianna Margulies wants to prove science deniers wrong with Ebola drama 'Hot Zone' Emmy winner Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife") returns to TV with National Geographic's "The Hot Zone," about a near-deadly Ebola outbreak in 1989.        ...
2019-05-24 08:30

New Star Wars Characters, Funky Planet Names, and Teases of Rey and Kylo's Force Bond in The Rise of Skywalker Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker centers around closing the decades-long Skywalker saga and paving the way for a new generation of heroes. Therefore, it only makes sense that the film is bursting with new and returning characters, including Keri Russ...
2019-05-23 05:30

Three more people die on Mount Everest Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday, increasing the death toll for the week to seven. Climbers hoping to make it to the top of the mountain are forced to wait for hours at 26,200 feet in freezing temperatures in what’s known a...
2019-05-25 15:15

How to Mount a TV Without Making a Mess Don’t underestimate the time and energy it takes to mount your TV on the wall yourself. Here’s how to do it and keep your wall — and your peace of mind — in one piece....
2019-05-22 17:30

The best lenses for Canon RF mount Many photographers keep a cheap compact 50mm lens in their bags, but that is not what Canon has made here. The Canon RF 50mm F/1.2 is over 2 pounds and costs more than $2,000, but what you're getting for that is an incredible sharp lens with an ...
2019-05-23 00:15

Four further deaths on overcrowded Mount Everest A narrow window of good weather has created a deadly overcrowding of climbers on Mount Everest. Most of the seven deaths this month happened after climbers spent too much time in the "death zone."...
2019-05-25 09:15

Utah climber, 4 others die on Mount Everest Nepalese officials say American climber Don Cash, who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents, died of probable altitude sickness on the way down from Mount Everest...
2019-05-25 04:45

Here's how much it could cost to climb Mount Everest The business of climbing Mount Everest generates more than $300 million a year, but experts say it could be in jeopardy. Garrett Madison, Madison Mountaineering and mountain guide/climber, and CNBC's Robert Frank join "The Exchange" to discuss t...
2019-06-12 21:45

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disp...
2019-06-02 13:45

Triumph and tragedy on Mount Everest Eleven people have died while attempting to summit Mount Everest and world records have been set this climbing season on the world's tallest peak.        ...
2019-05-28 18:15

Why so many people are dying on top of Mount Everest Mount Everest. It's big. It's dangerous — and, more and more, it's crowded. In fact, the world's tallest mountain is getting so crowded with climbers, spring 2019 is shaping up to be one of the mountain's deadliest climbing s...
2019-06-08 01:00

Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, and is in talks about the project with a Chinese and a Western company....
2019-05-21 14:38

Mount Everest on track for one of its deadliest years A narrow window of good weather has led to deadly overcrowding on Mount Everest. Most of the 10 deaths this month occurred after climbers spent too much time in the "death zone."...
2019-05-25 17:15

Climbers Did Not Die Due To Congestion On Mount Everest, Says Nepal Nepal's Department of Tourism (DoT) on Thursday claimed that high altitude sickness and other health reasons caused deaths on Mount Everest this spring season, not congestion....
2019-06-13 17:45

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake in 2015. This time however, climbers and guides are blaming a host of other factors for the spike in...
2019-05-31 10:30

Utah man dies during Mount Everest climb A 55-year-old Utah man died after reaching the summit of Mount Everest, becoming the fourth person to die on the world's tallest peak this climbing season, Nepali officials said....
2019-05-24 02:15

Colorado man dies after climbing to the top of Mount Everest Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old Boulder attorney, died Monday at a camp below the summit during his descent. The cause isn't yet known, said his brother, Mark Kulish of Denver....
2019-05-28 07:45

Mount Everest: What happens to your body at extreme altitudes? The traffic jams on Mount Everest cause extra time spent in a dangerous area where the chance of developing an extreme form of altitude sickness called cerebral edema is higher....
2019-06-01 03:45

Dreaming of climbing Mount Everest? This is what it takes Physical training and tens of thousands of dollars are just a few of the things adventure-seekers need to conquer Mount Everest. Experts say it takes much more than that to check it off your bucket list....
2019-05-29 03:45

70-year-old man rescued after falling off cliff in Mount Lemmon TUCSON – A 70-year-old man was rescued after he allegedly fell off a cliff on Mount Lemmon Tuesday. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents were training in the area when they heard the man calling for help. The ma...
2019-06-12 01:15

Deaths On Mount Everest Up Due To "Incompetent Climbers": Top Mountaineer Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared. But even this seasoned mountaineer could not......
2019-06-06 14:45

“Ride For The Wall” Makes Stop In Mount Sterling MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (LEX 18)– Hundreds of motorcyclists are making the journey across the nation to honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and for those were never recovered. Flags waved proudly at Mount Sterling...
2019-05-23 02:15

METALS-Copper rises as supply risks mount Copper prices rose on Friday, heading for their first weekly gain in nine weeks, on concerns that supply would tighten further as unionised workers at a Codelco mine decided to strike after a labour deal fell through....
2019-06-14 07:45

Climbers rescued from Mount Rainier summit after three-day ordeal Four climbers — including two from New York — were rescued near the summit of Washington’s Mount Rainier after being stranded for three days on the 14,410-foot peak, officials said. The men – Vasily Aushev and Constantine Toporov, both of...
2019-06-07 23:15

Ghaziabad-Based Mountaineer Scales Mount Everest A Ghaziabad-based mountaineer, Sagar Kasana, has scaled Mount Everest, the world's highest peak. He unfurled the Indian flag at the summit at 10.15 a.m. on May 22, his father Ajab Singh Kasana said.......
2019-05-26 18:30

First Black Woman To Climb Mount Everest Says It "Needed To Be Done" The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
2019-05-22 20:30

US Climber Dies On Mount Everest, Number Of Deaths Now 11 A US climber has died after descending from Everest, officials said Tuesday, taking this season's toll to 11 including several deaths blamed on overcrowding on the world's highest mountain....
2019-05-28 17:45

Colorado climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest A Colorado climber has died shortly after getting to the top of Mount Everest and achieving his dream of scaling the highest peaks on the seven continents....
2019-05-28 09:30

Helicopter rescues climbers from near Mount Rainier summit A helicopter has rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been stranded on the Cascade Mountain peak for several days....
2019-06-06 22:15

Three Indian climbers die on crowded slopes of Mount Everest Three Indian climbers and one Nepali guide died on Mount Everest in the past couple of days, taking to seven the total number killed or missing on the world's highest mountain in this year's climbing season, Nepali officials said on Friday....
2019-05-24 23:45

3 more die on Mount Everest as tour organizers pin blame on traffic jam Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday increasing the death toll for the week to seven, while officials believe the traffic jam going up the mountain is cause for concern....
2019-05-24 19:45

3 Indian Climbers Die On Crowded Slopes Of Mount Everest Three Indian climbers, two women among them, died of exhaustion while descending the slopes of Mount Everest, Nepali officials said on Friday, taking to 15 the total of mountaineers killed or missing......
2019-05-24 16:45

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
2019-05-21 23:30

Mount Etna erupts, creating stunning fiery display Europe’s tallest and most active volcano erupted overnight, spewing giant plumes of ash into the sky above the Italian island of Sicily on Friday. Mount Etna, a 700,000-year-old volcano, erupted at 3 a.m. local time after an increase in seismic...
2019-06-01 00:45

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest NAMCHE, Nepal (AP) — Seasoned mountaineers say Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to climb Mount Everest has caused dangerous overcrowding and contributed to a high death toll. Eleven people have died on the mountain th...
2019-05-28 13:30

Mount Everest Full Of Garbage. 24,000 Pounds Of Waste Just Removed The world's most famous peak is showing its wear and tear. Since it was first successfully topped in 1953, Mount Everest has become a sought-after destination for international daredevil climbers.......
2019-06-06 22:15

It Takes 2 Months To Climb Mount Everest. A US Climber Did It In 2 Weeks. Nearly as difficult as summiting Mount Everest for Roxanne Vogel was coordinating in a mere number of hours her trip home, a task like something out of a "Mission Impossible" movie mixed with......
2019-05-29 03:30

Dead bodies litter Mount Everest because it's so dangerous and expensive to get them down Reuters/Phurba Tenjing Sherpa 11 people have died summiting Mount Everest this spring. The deaths this year bring the total Everest death toll to more than 300 people since explorers first started climbing the mountain in the early 1900s. The bodies...
2019-05-28 22:15

Investors wade back in to U.S. stocks as trade concerns mount Investors jumped back in to the U.S. stock market for the first time since mid-April by sending roughly $3.7 billion into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week,......
2019-05-30 04:00

Nepal Says Overcrowding On Mount Everest "Not Sole Reason" Behind Deaths Nepal has denied accusations that the rise in the number of deaths of Mount Everest climbers is solely due to "overcrowding", adding adverse weather conditions also resulted in the deaths....
2019-05-27 16:45

Nepal Authorities Clear 11 Tonnes Of Trash From Mount Everest The Nepalese government on Monday concluded its clean-up drive of the Mount Everest and said it had collected nearly 11 tonnes of trash that had piled up on the peak for decades....
2019-05-27 17:15

Nepal Seeks Help Identifying Bodies Found on Mount Everest Four corpses were removed from the mountain this season, one of the deadliest ever. It’s unclear when the climbers died, and some of the bodies are unrecognizable, Nepalese officials said....
2019-06-07 19:15

Third horse dies in nine days as fatalities mount once again at Santa Anita Racing had been suspended in March due to spike in deathsTrack is due to host Breeders’ Cup in NovemberSanta Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing...
2019-05-27 19:45

Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time A 49-year-old sherpa reached the top of Mount Everest for a 23rd time on Wednesday, creating a new record for the most summits of the world’s highest mountain, Nepali hiking officials said....
2019-05-21 15:15

As Warriors’ injuries mount, Stephen Curry is picking up more of the slack In response to a rash of injuries to his Golden State teammates, Curry has shouldered an increasingly heavy workload against the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals....
2019-06-05 03:45

Colorado lawyer dies while descending Mount Everest, officials say A Colorado patent lawyer died Monday while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, the second American in as many weeks to die during the peak climbing season on the world's highest mountain....
2019-05-27 23:15

"Traffic Jam" On Mount Everest As 200 Trekkers Attempt To Reach Summit Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, on Wednesday witnessed a traffic-jam like situation as over 200 mountaineers attempted to reach the summit point, a media report said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 00:45

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data......
2019-06-13 01:45

Utah Man Is Among the Latest to Die Amid Traffic Jam of Hikers at Mount Everest A Utah man who had set off with a goal to climb the highest peak on all seven continents died Wednesday after reaching the summit of Mount Everest. Donald Lynn Cash, 54, fainted from high altitude sickness while taking photographs at the summit, acco...
2019-05-24 18:30

Mount Washington climber dies after hiking in freezing temperatures A woman attempting to hike up New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures died after suffering an unknown medical condition, officials said Friday. ...
2019-06-15 04:30

American Climber Dies On Descent From Summit Of Mount Everest An American climber died on the descent from the summit of Mount Everest on Monday, a Nepalese official said, taking the number of dead or missing mountaineers on the world's highest mountain to nine......
2019-05-27 23:30

British, Irish Climbers Die On Mount Everest, Toll Reaches 10 The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly week on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers and officials said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 10:45

Mount Everest: Sherpa breaks own record after 24th climb Kami Rita has extended his own record by successfully ascending the world's tallest mountain for the 24th time. The Nepalese Sherpa guide says he wants to climb the Everest one more time before retiring....
2019-05-21 15:15

Utah man dies after reaching Mount Everest summit: report A Utah man who had just climbed to the top of Mount Everest reportedly died on his way back down as a "traffic jam" hit the Asian mountain on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 20:30

Italy's Mount Etna fractures, spews lava Mount Etna, the tallest and most active volcano in Europe, has seen an increase in seismic activity.        ...
2019-05-31 15:15

India's Mount Everest of garbage set to outgrow the Taj Mahal India's highest dump is on course to outstrip the Taj Mahal in terms of height over the course of the next 12 months.        ...
2019-06-04 19:45

Mount Everest Is So Crowded That Climbers Are Perishing In Traffic Jams Anjali Kulkarni, an Indian mountain climber, trained for six years to make it to the top of Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world. She finally fulfilled her longtime goal when she......
2019-05-25 03:45

New Yorkers petition to change Mount Sinai Ambulance siren New Yorkers are wailing over the sound of these sirens. A petition asking Mount Sinai Health System to change the tone and lower the volume of its ambulance alarms had 677 signatures last week. “People stop me on the street to complain about them,” s...
2019-06-01 20:45

Telangana's 20-Year-Old Amogh Tukaram Scales Mount Everest After scaling Mount Kilimanjaro, a 20-year-old man from Ibrahimpatnam village in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district has now reached the peak of Mount Everest....
2019-05-26 05:15

Animal rescues across the globe featured on Animal Planet show Animal Planet's "Dodo Heroes," season two, which premiered June 1, features animal rescues across the globe.        ...
2019-06-12 02:45

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...
2019-06-14 16:45

Mandy Moore celebrates reaching Mount Everest base camp Mandy Moore posted about her and her friends hiking to Mount Everest's base camp around the time an American lawyer became the 11th person to die during the climbing season....
2019-05-29 20:15

Utah father dies on Mount Everest after joining ‘Seven Summits Club’ A “Seven Summits Club” mountain climber, who just completed his goal of scaling the tallest mountain on each continent, died while descending the summit of Mount Everest, base camp officials and his relatives said. Donald Lynn Cash, 55, of Sandy, Uta...
2019-05-23 22:30

Jerusalem Day marches prompt clashes as Jews enter Temple Mount Tens of thousands of Israelis marched through Jerusalem's Old City in celebration of Jerusalem Day on Sunday, prompting clashes and other tensions as they walked through Palestinian areas....
2019-06-03 08:45

Italy's Mount Etna volcano spews lava in new active phase Mount Etna, the largest of Italy's three active volcanoes, is spewing ash and lava once again, but officials say the activity is taking place at its summit and does not pose a risk to people and towns....
2019-06-01 20:45

Oil falls as trade worries mount, Saudi comments limit losses Oil fell on Monday as U.S. trade disputes with Mexico and China deepened concerns about weakening global crude demand, while a slump in equities also weighed on crude futures....
2019-06-04 00:00

He climbed the tallest mountain on each continent, then died as he descended Mount Everest Don Cash, 55, a sales executive from Sandy, Utah, collapsed Wednesday as his expedition was returning from Mount Everest's summit.        ...
2019-05-23 21:45

Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University installed the two weather monitoring stations at 8,...
2019-06-13 19:15

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, on fears that the escalating U.S.-China trade war would stymie global economic growth....
2019-05-24 01:30

O.J. Simpson living in 'no negative zone' 25 years after deaths of Nicole Brown Simpson, Ronald Goldman After 25 years living under the shadow of one of the nation’s most notorious murder cases, O.J. Simpson says his life has entered “no negative zone.”       ...
2019-06-10 16:15

NBA finals: Klay Thompson a game-time decision as injuries mount for Warriors Kevin Durant and Kevon Looney will not play in Game 3Golden State and Toronto tied 1-1 in best-of seven seriesThe Golden State Warriors will take the floor once more without two-time reigning NBA finals MVP Kevin Durant, counting on their depth and h...
2019-06-06 02:00

4 bodies recovered from Mount Everest as Nepal seeks help in identifying dead climbers Nepal seeks help to identify four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest during a particularly deadly climbing season.        ...
2019-06-10 21:45

BREAKING: WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....
2019-06-15 00:45

Climbers call for Nepal to limit Mount Everest permits as deaths rise NAMCHE, Nepal — Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said. During th...
2019-05-28 19:30

Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's Highest Volcano, Erupts, Spews Ash, Fire Mount Etna in southern Italy has burst into life, spitting molten lava high into the sky, though cloud cover Saturday ruined the view for those brave enough to venture up the flanks of Europe's......
2019-06-02 03:30

World's largest brewer opens Israeli cybersecurity unit as attacks mount Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world's largest beer maker, said on Thursday it was opening a cybersecurity unit in Israel to help protect itself from a growing number of attacks....
2019-06-13 12:15

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung spews huge column of ash during latest eruption – video Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, Indonesia, sent a huge plume of thick ash 7km high into the sky during an eruption on 9 June. Residents living near the volcano were urged to use masks when ash rains down and those living along the rivers upstream we...
2019-06-12 00:15

US video ‘shows Iran removing unexploded mine from tanker’ as WW3 tensions mount A US official has claimed it has a video showing Iran’s military removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese tanker, as tensions reach breaking point between Washington and Tehran....
2019-06-14 08:30

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters storm key road as extradition protests mount Hundreds of demonstrators tried to occupy an important arterial road near the offices of the Hong Kong government on Wednesday as protests mounted against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to China for trial....
2019-06-12 06:45

Expert climber says overcrowding, inexperience caused increase in Mount Everest deaths This year has been especially deadly for hikers on Mount Everest - with 11 people dying on the dangerous summit thus far this hiking season. Noted mountaineer and speaker Alan Arnette, who has climbed Everest four times, said that a number of factors...
2019-05-29 21:00

Mount Rainier climber killed in rock fall, 5 others rescued along peak's ‘most-dangerous’ route One climber was killed and five others had to be rescued by helicopter from Mount Rainier this week after the group was hit by a rockfall along a treacherous path the National Park Service warned has the “reputation of being the hardest and most-dang...
2019-05-31 17:15

Stanley Cup Final: Who's on the Mount Rushmore as the all-time best for the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues? Bobby Orr vs. Brett Hull. Al MacInnis vs. Ray Bourque. Who lands on the all-time Mount Rushmores for the Boston Bruins and Blues? We break it down.        ...
2019-06-03 15:15

Stunning video shows the packed peaks of Mount Everest amid deadly season At least 11 people have died on Mount Everest this season, and new video shared on social media showed the packed conditions climbers are facing.        ...
2019-05-30 22:45

Greed, Weather and Inexperience: See How Mount Everest’s Deadly Season Compares to Past Years For most of the year, Mount Everest is left alone to pierce the sky and slice the hurricane-speed winds that whip its summit. But for a few weeks every spring, the winds die down and mountaineers from all corners take a shot at reaching the top of th...
2019-06-12 02:00

Pollution and Climate Change Are Making Mount Everest More Dangerous for Climbers, U.S. Scientist Warns (KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for future climbers, a U.S. scientist who spent week...
2019-06-04 17:30

Mount Everest climbers trek past FROZEN CORPSE on peak that has claimed 11 lives in 9 days MOUNT Everest climbers have been pictured walking around a frozen corpse as they battle to conquer the peak that has claimed 11 lives in just nine days....
2019-05-28 14:15

A Trek to Remember: Mandy Moore Reflects on "Magical" Climb to Mount Everest Base Camp Mandy Moore just took her passion for outdoor adventure to new heights. The This Is Us star reached the base camp of Mount Everest earlier this week. On Wednesday, the......
2019-05-29 17:15

Mount Everest's historic climbing season ending after deaths, traffic jams of climbers Mount Everest blogger Alan Arnette wrote Thursday that one of the last known teams turned around during their summit attempt because of bad weather.        ...
2019-05-31 19:00

Mandy Moore completes trek to Mount Everest base camp amid deadly climbing season Mandy Moore reflected on the mountaineers who hiked Mount Everest before her and paid tribute those who have died on the immense mountain.        ...
2019-05-29 07:45

A dead planet is orbiting a dead sun in a distant dead solar system A piece of a planet that survived the death of its star has been spotted orbiting the stellar corpse. Planets in our solar system may look similar when the sun dies...
2019-05-21 16:30

Mount Everest deaths: Nepali climbers retrieve four bodies during clean up drive to remove decades of rubbish from mountain Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected 11 tonnes of decades-old rubbish from Mount Everest as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain....
2019-06-06 10:30

Mandy Moore shared photos from her Mount Everest 'viewing trek' amid record deaths and overcrowding at landmark Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Mandy Moore teamed up with clothing brand Eddie Bauer for a trekking trip to Mount Everest's base camp as part of their "Why I Hike" campaign. She's also working with The Juniper Fund through Eddie Bauer guide Melissa Reid,...
2019-05-26 02:30

Italy's Mount Etna erupts, clouding up Sicily's skies Mount Etna is once more in eruption, due to the opening of two eruptive fractures according to the volcanologists of the Ingv Etna Observatory.        ...
2019-05-30 22:45

'Passed away doing what he loved': Second American dies on Mount Everest in crowded year Christopher Kulish, 62, a Boulder, Colorado, attorney, became at least the eleventh death atop Mount Everest this climbing season amid overcrowding.        ...
2019-05-28 18:15

What's causing Mount Everest's deadly season? Overcrowding, inexperience and a long line to the top At least 11 people have died climbing Mount Everest this year. Many blame Nepal's permit system for overcrowding, though inexperience is also a cause.        ...
2019-05-29 21:30

Former Baylor coach Art Briles named head coach of Texas' Mount Vernon High School Art Briles, who was fired by Baylor in 2016 amid the school's sexual assault scandal, has been hired by Mount Vernon High School in Texas.        ...
2019-05-25 02:30

'Inexperienced climbers' held up hundreds trying to reach Mount Everest summit during fourth deadliest season on record Seasoned Mount Everest climbers have blamed inexperience rather than a record number of permits for a particularly deadly season on the world's highest peak....
2019-06-01 17:15

Death Stranding Will Be Out In November Death Stranding, the bizarre next game from Metal Gear Solid director Hideo Kojima, will hit PlayStation 4 on November 8, 2019, publisher Sony said today....
2019-05-29 18:45

How Best Buy came back from the brink of death and took on Amazon Best Buy was a behemoth in electronics retail that nearly died. It engineered a miraculous turnaround, and now a new CEO intends to keep the momentum....
2019-05-30 14:30

The race to stop the death of Venice Venice is straining under the huge numbers of visitors that flock to see its canals and architecture. The Italian city has plans to restrict them, but will these measures allay fears it will become a theme park?...
2019-06-15 15:15

'Kai the Hitchhiker' gets 57 years for beating man to death A man who gained internet fame as "Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker" has been sentenced to 57 years in prison for the beating death of a New Jersey man....
2019-05-30 21:45

'I still cannot believe he is gone' - Llorente racts to Reyes death "After the world of football was plunged into mourning following the death of former Spain and Arsenal forward Jose Antonio Reyes, former team-mate Fernando Llorente spoke of his sadness."...
2019-06-02 13:30

'Death Stranding' arrives on PS4 November 8th After an hours-long looping stream of handprint silhouettes covering footage from the game, Sony has revealed more details about its upcoming PS4 blockbuster, Death Stranding, which arrives November 8th. The new trailer for legendary Metal Gear Solid...
2019-05-29 20:15

Who Expected What When Bitcoin’s “Death” Was Pronounced? Dana Weeks talks to EWI's Currency Analyst Jim Martens, about what it REALLY means when headlines about financial markets turn extreme. Case in point: Bitcoin...
2019-05-22 04:15

Virginia man charged in death of dog that was set on fire RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An arrest has been made in the death of a pit bull that was tied to a fence in a Virginia park, covered in accelerant and set on fire. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 20-year-old Jyahshua A. Hill was arrested Monday by U.S. M...
2019-05-21 14:31

Judge sentences man to death for used car lot slayings CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has sentenced a man to death for the slayings of a couple at their Cleveland used car dealership. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County judge sentenced 32-year-old Joseph McAlpin on Tuesday. The jury that found McAlpin g...
2019-05-22 01:15

Pig brains have been partly revived after death - what does this mean? Pig brains have been partly revived after their bodies were killed. But what does this mean and how could it be used to help people in emergency situations?...
2019-05-22 07:01

New Death Stranding trailer to drop on May 29 Sony may not be attending E3 2019, but that doesn't mean we won't be getting any news on upcoming Sony exclusives anytime soon. In fact, following a series of cryptic tweets from Hideo Kojima, Kojima Productions has confirmed that a br...
2019-05-28 19:15

‘It Was Like a Zoo:’ Death on an Unruly, Overcrowded Everest This has been one of the deadliest climbing seasons on the world’s highest peak. Veteran climbers blame increased permits for climbers, including many who are inexperienced....
2019-05-27 01:45

Death Investigation Underway In Whitley Co. WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are investigating after a woman was found dead at a home in Whitley County Wednesday evening. Kentucky State Police say they received a shots-fired call at a home on Highway 1064. When trooper...
2019-05-23 05:15

Following Schrödinger’s cat to its death and giving it a reprieve Enlarge / Two-state cat. (credit: RBerteig on Flickr) One thing I dislike about quantum mechanics is that it encourages journalists to overuse words like "mysterious" and "spooky." Given that we can model quantum systems to an accuracy that would m...
2019-06-05 21:30

13 countries where being gay is legally punishable by death Same-sex sexual activity is a crime in 70 countries. Some of them, including six nations that are members of the U.N., impose the death penalty.        ...
2019-06-13 18:30

Lawyers working to avoid retrial of man just off death row Prosecutors and lawyers for a Jordanian man who spent two decades on Ohio's death row before his conviction was tossed said Thursday that they are trying to work out an agreement to avoid his retrial....
2019-05-30 21:45

Trial set for ex-Kentucky student charged in boy’s death LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student charged with driving under the influence and reckless homicide in the death of a 4-year-old boy. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the trial of 19-year-old ...
2019-06-10 08:30

Death Stranding will be released on November 8, 2019 Kojima Productions has just dropped a brand-new and lengthy trailer for Death Stranding which reveals the allusive title will release on November 8, 2019. The trailer sheds some light on what we can expect from Death Stranding. Well, a little bi...
2019-05-29 23:30

| WATCH: US man sentenced to death for killing his five children An American convicted of killing his five small children has been sentenced to death, even after his ex-wife asked jurors to spare his life because the kids loved him. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-14 12:15

Grumpy Cat’s death marks the end of the joyful Internet Enlarge / Grumpy Cat poses on the set as she makes her broadway debut in "Cats" on Broadway at The Neil Simon Theatre on September 30, 2016 in New York City. In 2012, America was halfway through President Obama's time in office. The first Avenger...
2019-05-21 17:30

Overall cancer death rates falling in U.S., NIH reports Each year, cancer death rates among men and women in the United States between ages 20 and 49 fell by 1.8 percent and 1.4 percent, the National Cancer Institute reports....
2019-06-01 01:45

More 'Death Stranding' details are coming on May 29th Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding has so far existed as little more than a collection of strange cutscenes and brief gameplay snippets, but it's about to make considerably more sense... hopefully. Kojima Productions has teased a countdown to a...
2019-05-27 21:15

Lauda's death has taken away heart and soul of F1, says Wolff "Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda had stripped Formula One of its heart and soul, leaving him feeling \u0027like a zombie\u0027 and struggling to contain his emotions."...
2019-05-23 14:45

How Blagoy Ivanov cheated death to become a UFC contender Nearly stabbed to death seven years ago, Blagoy Ivanov will face Tai Tuivasa on Saturday on the main card of UFC 238. Here's his story of a second life....
2019-06-04 18:45

The Latest: Phoenix man get 20 years in girlfriend’s death PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Phoenix man in killing of his girlfriend (all times local): 12:15 p.m. A Phoenix has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison for killing his girlfriend, and another seven years for an unrelated conv...
2019-05-31 22:45

Man, 63, jumped to his death from Lincoln Square building A man jumped to his death from a luxury Lincoln Square building Saturday morning, authorities said. The 63-year-old fell from approximately the 15th floor of 30 West 63rd Street around 6:45 a.m, police said. The 33-story building, located less than a...
2019-05-25 20:45

Swim instructor charged with neglect over boy's near death A Florida swim instructor has been charged with child neglect over the near death of a 3-year-old boy who slipped underwater for more than two minutes while under her supervision....
2019-05-31 14:45

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
2019-05-27 03:15

The Morning After: Ferrari's first PHEV and 'Death Stranding' Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. If you were looking for a fast car that's also a little more eco-friendly, we have a Ferrari you should see, and Google Maps is getting a lot better around the globe. Oh, and, of course, we saw another dual...
2019-05-30 13:45

Police arrest man in hit-and-run death of girl at bus stop Investigators say they've arrested a 19-year-old man who they say drove away after his pickup truck struck and killed an 8-year-old girl at a school bus stop in southwest Florida....
2019-05-24 18:00

Death by clubbing: the brutality of Thailand's pig slaughterhouses Humane killing practices are virtually unknown in the majority of Thailand’s abattoirs, say campaigners, with millions of pigs dying in pain All photographs by Jo-Anne McArthur/We AnimalsWarning: this article includes some graphic images that some re...
2019-06-12 00:15

Kentucky man acquitted in 4-year-old foster son’s death ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a Kentucky man who was accused of killing his 4-year-old foster son. News outlets report the Elizabethtown jury returned the verdict Wednesday for 34-year-old Billy Embry-Martin after deliberating for ab...
2019-05-23 17:15

Police ID man shot, driven around for hour before death Police have identified a man who was shot at a gas station in Mississippi and then driven around for at least an hour before being pronounced dead at a hospital....
2019-06-13 21:30

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
2019-06-03 23:45

AZGFD offering up to $1,500 in death of 2 horned owls TUCSON – Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Operation Game Thief program is offering up to $1,500 for information leading to an arrest regarding in the death of two horned owls. AZGFD says two young great horned owls were found dead May 28 in the 150...
2019-06-05 20:30

Police end mystery behind Leidy Asprilla’s death After days of wild speculation, first on where Colombian soccer player Leidy Asprilla had disappeared and then what caused the Olympian’s death, authorities have ruled it a simple, but tragic, traffic accident. Asprilla, a 22-year-old who’d played fo...
2019-05-24 21:15

'Shop Contest: Death Stranding Baby We finally have a release date for Death Stranding and it actually turns out this game is coming out and will soon be playable. WEIRD! The star of these past trailers hasn’t been Mads Mikkelsen or any other actors. Instead, the real star has been tha...
2019-06-02 22:30

Social media mourns death of Leo, the ‘Pet Sematary’ cat Leo, the poster boy for the horror flick “Pet Sematary,” has died. His passing was noted Thursday on his Instagram account, which, started by his owner Kirk Jarrett’s 12-year-old daughter, accrued 17.6K followers since the film opened in April. “It i...
2019-05-31 04:15

Man charged in death of daughter he mistook for intruder GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a man with killing his daughter, whom he mistook for a potential intruder. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Jermaine Pressley faces charges of murder, pos...
2019-05-24 05:30

According to Hideo Kojima, there is a countdown for Death Stranding that will end on May 29 for a wo According to Hideo Kojima, there is a countdown for Death Stranding that will end on May 29 for a worldwide reveal on PlayStation’s Twitch channel....
2019-05-29 14:01

Death on the Rio Grande: A Look at a Perilous Migrant Route President Trump’s immigration clampdown has pushed an increasing surge of migrants into the harsh river current as the fastest route to American soil....
2019-06-08 06:15

Dad, stepmom charged in starvation death boy in Indiana BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A man who carried his son’s lifeless body into an Indiana hospital has been charged with murder after an autopsy found that the 12-year-old had been abused and starved to death. Luis Posso and the boy’s stepmother...
2019-06-02 21:15

Former Japanese Bureaucrat Stabs 44-Year-Old Son to Death Tokyo metropolitan police arrested Hideaki Kumazawa, 76, on Saturday for attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his son with a knife. The stabbing followed an argument in which he scolded his son for......
2019-06-03 15:15

Nursing home, pharmacy to pay nearly $13M in judge’s death LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A nursing home and pharmacy agreed to give nearly $13 million to the family of a retired judge who died after they say he was not given his necessary medication. The Courier-Journal reports both companies and the judge’s...
2019-06-12 04:15

The Familiar Tragedy of Layleen Polanco's Death In New York State this week, lawmakers introduced a sweeping and unprecedented proposal to decriminalize sex work by amending a web of policies that target people in the sex trades. But as the bill was being announced on Monday, a parallel story was ...
2019-06-13 07:15

UK climber falls to his death from Matterhorn in Switzerland Police in southwestern Switzerland say a 24-year-old British mountain climber who was coming down from the country’s famed Matterhorn fell to his death in pre-dawn darkness, after a chunk of rock came loose during the descent...
2019-06-03 18:30

Texas man charged in death of trans woman, 2 more A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the slayings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention, police said Wednesday. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death BEIRUT (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, said the...
2019-06-03 15:45

The Internet Reacts To Whatever That Death Stranding Trailer Was We now know when the highly anticipated Death Stranding comes out and what it’s about (kind of), which ends some of the mystery around this absurd and fascinating-looking game. But not all of the mystery has been unraveled yet, so we can all still ma...
2019-05-31 08:15

Dad wants to sue NYPD over son’s subway station electrocution death A father whose son died during a run-in with cops says the NYPD gave him inconsistent accounts of what happened and then refused to provide information from its probe, according to new court papers. Guillermo Rene Moreira says in the Manhattan Suprem...
2019-06-14 23:30

A bad sense of smell predicts early death but we don’t know why A poor sense of smell in older adults is linked to a nearly 50 per cent higher risk of death in the next 10 years, but the reasons for this are unclear...
2019-05-22 07:01

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common in the Gulf kingdom....
2019-05-23 22:30

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
2019-06-11 03:15

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning. Walter Luebcke, who was in charge of the Kassel a...
2019-06-09 11:45

Man plunges to death from staircase in Trinity Building downtown A man visiting a law office at a Lower Manhattan office building Tuesday afternoon plunged five floors to his death from a staircase inside the building, according to police sources and the firm's attorneys....
2019-06-05 03:45

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60....
2019-06-05 08:45

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central Germa...
2019-06-09 16:15

Death Stranding: what can the play that inspired it tell us about Kojima's game? “In this short story, Abe states that the first tool mankind created is a stick,” Death Stranding creator, Hideo Kojima, told IGN in 2016. The story in question was The Man Who Turned Into A Stick, a one-act play by Kōbō Abe...
2019-06-07 18:15

3 Thai men sentenced to death for killing British expatriate A court in Thailand has sentenced three Thai men to death in the murder of a British expatriate and his Thai wife whose brother allegedly ordered the killings....
2019-05-31 11:30

Death roll rises to 100 as bodies found in Nile The death toll from Monday's attack on the sit-in of Sudan's pro-democracy protesters has risen to 100, after 40 bodies were recovered from the River Nile, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
2019-06-10 11:45

Toddler mauled to death by leopard in national park A 2-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard yesterday at his family’s staff quarters inside Kruger National Park in South Africa. The terrified toddler was bitten repeatedly on the neck and body, and despite his distraught parents rushing...
2019-06-07 02:45

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition forces....
2019-06-05 10:30

Mississippi investigates shooting death of official’s father JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The father of Mississippi’s agriculture commissioner has died, and authorities are investigating whether he was shot by a sheriff’s deputy. The Simpson County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday it had “an...
2019-06-07 00:30

Second US serviceman sentenced in Green Beret hazing death NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Marine has been sentenced to four years in military prison for his role in the 2017 hazing-related death of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa. News outlets report that Marine Staff Sergeant Kevin Maxwell Jr. pleaded guilty ...
2019-06-07 20:01

This teen’s death wasn’t euthanasia — but it was still deeply wrong When people are suffering mental anguish and want to kill themselves, should we simply let them die? Noa Pothoven was a troubled 17-year-old in the Netherlands. She had suffered sexual assault at 11 and rape at 14. She was afflicted with anorexia. Sh...
2019-06-08 21:30

Hitting the Books: The slow death of the strategy guide Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
2019-06-08 19:30

'Love, Death and Robots' gets a second season on Netflix with a new director Netflix announced today that its out-there, adult-oriented animated anthology series Love, Death and Robots will be coming back for another season. The show's second go-round will be helmed by supervising director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, best known...
2019-06-11 08:30

The Latest: Sudan protesters increase death toll to 108 Sudanese protest organizers are reporting seven more deaths in the country’s political turmoil, raising the death toll to 108 since security forces attacked a sit-in outside military headquarters in Khartoum at the beginning of the week...
2019-06-06 01:15

Jury recommends death penalty for man convicted in 2 deaths An Oklahoma jury has recommended a death sentence for a 36-year-old former oil worker convicted of raping and fatally beating a young mother and burning down her home with her child trapped inside....
2019-06-08 03:45

She Hit 'Record' Before Falling To Death. Footage Led To Husband's Arrest The 27-year-old had headed to Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Saturday to catch a baseball game with her new husband, Bradley S. Jenkins, and some of their co-workers from the Illinois Department of......
2019-06-06 07:00

Korean Air CEO says ownership discussions are ongoing after patriarch's death Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's chief executive on Monday said ownership discussions are ongoing with family members after their patriarch's sudden death in April raised questions about the future of the airline and parent Hanjin Group....
2019-06-03 13:15

Angola Ex-Rebel Leader Reburied 17 Years After Death Thousands of supporters of Angola's former rebel leader Jonas Savimbi rallied for his public reburial on Saturday, 17 years after he was killed by troops in a shootout that marked the end of the......
2019-06-02 09:15

Iraqi court sentences 2 French IS member to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a court in Baghdad has sentenced two French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group. The official said Sunday that the court sentenced Fadil Hamad Abdallah, 33, of Moroccan origin ...
2019-06-02 11:30

Wisconsin jury awards $15M to family in bicyclist’s death MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin jury has returned a $15 million civil verdict for the family of a woman struck and killed while riding her bicycle to work. Brian Hodgson was not charged in the crash that killed 23-year-old Emily Zhu, who moved to th...
2019-06-07 15:15

Serbia police detain 1 migrant in stabbing death of another BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police have detained a 17-year-old migrant from Afghanistan suspected of stabbing to death another Afghan national in central Belgrade. Police said on Thursday they are still searching for another 17-yar-old migrant al...
2019-06-06 13:45

'Shop Contest: Death Stranding Baby, Winners! Last week your wonderful readers took the baby from Death Stranding and took it on some grand adventures. I got a ton of entries this week and narrowing it down to 1 winner and just 10 runner-ups was a hard task. Maybe as hard as taking a baby across...
2019-06-09 02:00

Family haunted by avalanche of bills after son’s death: 'It’s continuous' After their seven-month-old son James died in hospice nearly three years ago, the Cavatores face hundreds of thousands in medical bills – despite having insuranceTwins Thomas and James Cavatore were only about a month old in winter 2016, still in the...
2019-06-04 17:30

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
2019-06-09 11:30

Saudi Teenager Faces Death Sentence for Acts When He was 10 The execution of the teenager, Murtaja Qureiris, now 18, would be what rights groups called one of the most egregious violations of international law....
2019-06-09 22:15

The Latest: Chief: 'Signs of homicidal violence' in death The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the North Texas o...
2019-06-04 06:15

Jury to be picked in man’s trial in Chinese scholar’s death PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Jury selection is expected to wrap up in the trial of a former graduate student accused of kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China. Brendt Christensen is charged in the 2017 death of Yingying Zhang. Her ...
2019-06-11 16:15

South Korean politicians mourn death of former first lady Politicians and key government officials on Tuesday expressed their condolences over the death of former first lady Lee Hee-ho, a political upholder for her late husband and pioneer for women's rights....
2019-06-11 15:15

French ISIS Supporters on Death Row in Iraq Ask for Mercy France is facing criticism from rights advocates that 11 of its citizens and one resident will hang in Iraq for supporting ISIS. Will it try to save them?...
2019-06-04 03:30

Police convicted after girl, 8, strangled and battered to death Six men, including four police officials, have been found guilty over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-controlled Kashmir....
2019-06-10 15:15

Ex-Five Finger Death Punch drummer now a police officer ROCKPORT, Ind. (AP) — The former drummer of the heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch has a new gig, as a southern Indiana police officer. Jeremy Spencer was sworn in Sunday with the Rockport Police Department. He grew up near that Ohio River comm...
2019-06-11 14:30

Man found stabbed to death in Long Island home A 32-year-old man was fatally stabbed at a Long Island home, cops said Sunday. The man, Evan Grablesky, had multiple defensive stab wounds to the arms and hands and there were signs of a struggle in multiple areas of the house on Elliott Street in Me...
2019-06-02 22:30

‘Jeremy Kyle Show’ Canceled After Death of Guest The man was found dead May 9 after failing a lie-detector test on an episode that had not yet aired. The incident has led to intense debate about British TV....
2019-05-21 14:31

Man charged with murder in death of daughter he mistook for intruder GREENVILLE, S.C. — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a man with killing his daughter, whom he mistook for a potential intruder. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Jermaine Pressley faces charges of murder, possessi...
2019-05-24 14:45

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. ...
2019-06-13 22:15

New trial for Nevada death row inmate will await appeal A 79-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was sentenced in 2010 to die may get a chance to again argue he's not guilty, after a judge in Las Vegas overturned his conviction and granted him a new trial....
2019-06-13 21:30

Thai media report death of ex-PM Prem Tinsulanonda BANGKOK (AP) — Prem Tinsulanonda (tee-NAH’-soo-lah-nohn), one of Thailand’s most influential political figures over four decades who served as army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace, has died at age 98. Thai media ...
2019-05-26 08:15

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
2019-05-26 18:15

Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boyd...
2019-05-27 03:45

"We Remember His Contributions": PM On Jawaharlal Nehru Death Anniversary Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning paid tribute to India's first Prime Minsiter Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary and remembered him for his "contribution in building strong,......
2019-05-27 06:45

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have prompte...
2019-06-13 14:30

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it Federal prosecutors detailed the brutal death of a Chinese scholar in opening statements of a federal death-penalty trial for a former University of Illinois graduate student. The defense admits he did it. (June 12)       &#...
2019-06-13 11:45

Death Stranding release date, trailers and news Death Stranding has been in development for years and we're still no closer to understanding what the allusive title from Hideo Kojima is actually about. What is the storyline? What's with the baby in the jar? And when is the game actually ...
2019-05-28 19:15

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cause celebre for animal rights....
2019-05-28 20:45

In death, 3D Touch shows Apple has innovated without an endgame One of Apple's biggest 2015 innovations, 3D Touch, has spent 4 years going nowhere -- for no good reason. Now it looks to be headed for the dustbin.Read More...
2019-05-28 21:15

Jury to soon decide if father gets death for killing 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jury is expected to begin deliberating whether a South Carolina father is sentenced to death or life in prison for killing his five children. Prosecutors and lawyers for Timothy Jones Jr. are scheduled to give closing argument...
2019-06-13 10:45

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have pr...
2019-06-13 10:45

Milwaukee pays nearly $7M to settle jail death lawsuit MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County paid nearly $7 million to settle a lawsuit from the family of a man whose dehydration death in jail was described by his attorneys as torture. Attorneys for 38-year-old Terrill Thomas called the settlement one of the...
2019-05-28 23:30

Dad shackled son in bathtub with K-9 shock collar before his death: cops An Indiana dad locked up his 12-year-old son in a motel bathroom — restraining him with shackles and a K9 shock collar — before he died last week, cops said....
2019-05-29 06:45

South Carolina dad sentenced to death for killing his 5 kids The South Carolina dad convicted of murdering his five young children was sentenced to death on Thursday, with jurors voting unanimously to kill him. Timothy Jones Jr., 37, had been convicted by the same Lexington County jury a week ago after being c...
2019-06-14 03:15

Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven The latest in a line of destructive storms pounding the central United States killed at least three people as tornadoes raked across Missouri while heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma, authorities said on Thursday....
2019-05-24 05:15

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. Felix Dorfin, 35, was arrested in September at an a...
2019-05-21 14:45

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
2019-05-21 15:15

Man charged in death of Virginia pit bull who was burned alive RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Richmond police have charged a suspect with the burning of a pit bull named Tommie, alive. Jyahshua A. Hill, 20, was arrested shortly after 3 p.m. on Monday by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force. Hill is c...
2019-05-21 15:45

Iowa officials investigating death of man in police custody MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — Eastern Iowa officials are investigating the death of a man in police custody. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says in a news release that the death happened Saturday morning after Jackson County Sheriff’s dep...
2019-06-16 01:30

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalties ranging from five years' imprisonment to death....
2019-05-21 18:30

John Oliver: 'A death certificate isn’t like a degree from USC. It means something' The Last Week Tonight host focused on the underfunded system of medical examiners and coronersThis Sunday’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver focused on death investigations. While portrayed glamorously on television, the field is suffering. Over ha...
2019-05-21 18:45

Death toll of gun violence in Agua Prieta increases to six DOUGLAS, Ariz. – The unofficial death toll from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora has grown to six, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday afternoon. According to the CCSO, initial information indicates that it...
2019-06-15 07:15

Five convicted for brutally stabbing Bronx teen to death NEW YORK (WNBC) – After a weeks-long trial filled with emotional testimonies, chilling revelations and graphic photos, the jury reached a verdict in the Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz murder trial. All five defendants were found guilty of murde...
2019-06-15 07:15

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her home. Arkansas State Police on Friday night said they arrested 48-year-old Rebec...
2019-06-15 02:45

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt’s top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on their execution...
2019-05-22 15:15

Another Boy Falls Into Borewell In Punjab, Days After 2-Year-Old's Death A four-year-old boy fell into a borewell in Punjab and remained stuck there for hours. This fresh incident comes days after Fatehveer Singh, a two-year-old boy died after he was stuck inside a......
2019-06-14 17:45

Ex-NFL player faces trial in death of girlfriend's child A former pro football player was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter soon after they moved into his Las Vegas apartment this year....
2019-05-23 02:45

Jamar Clark’s advocates call for $20M death settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Advocates for Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by police in 2015, are demanding that the city of Minneapolis settles a lawsuit brought by his family for $20 million, the same amount awarded in the 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Da...
2019-05-21 14:31

After Two Decades, Owen Hart's Death Is Still WWE's Darkest Hour If you were a wrestling fan on May 23rd, 1999, you were probably doing one of three things. One of those was watching WWE’s latest pay-per-view event, Over the Edge. Another was using “scramblevision” to listen to that event by tuning a TV or VCR wit...
2019-05-23 21:45

Fecal Transplant Is Linked to a Patient’s Death, the F.D.A. Warns The agency said two patients received donated stool that had not been screened for drug-resistant germs, leading it to halt clinical trials until researchers prove proper testing procedures are in place....
2019-06-14 05:30

The Latest: Death sentence for father who killed his 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A jury says a South Carolina father should be executed for killing his five children. The jury unanimously agreed on the death penalty ...
2019-06-14 05:30

Heeded alarms may have limited death in Ohio tornadoes CELINA, Ohio (AP) — Strong Memorial Day tornadoes that spun through Ohio and Indiana smashed homes and businesses and sent thousands of people cowering in basements and closets, but just a single death was reported. Hospitals said as many as 130 peop...
2019-05-29 12:15

Live Aid to Sonic Death Monkey – the best gigs at the movies As the Queen and Elton John biopics prove, great concert performances are at the heart of the best films about music. Here are 15 of the finestAs the elaborate live performance scenes in Elton John biopic Rocketman demonstrate, you can’t deny the pow...
2019-05-29 14:00

Man gets life in prison for Indiana deputy’s shooting death LEBANON, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty in the fatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy. Anthony Baumgardt of Lebanon agreed in April to plead guilty to murder in the Marc...
2019-05-29 19:45

Man off death row, faces deportation with case back in court CINCINNATI (AP) — A man now off Ohio’s death row after more than 20 years because his conviction was tossed is back in court and likely facing deportation to his native Jordan. Forty-nine-year-old Ahmad Fawzi Issa (AH’-mahd FOW’-zee...
2019-05-30 21:15

Women indicted in death of teen whose baby was cut from womb CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman has been indicted on charges alleging that she strangled a pregnant teenager and cut the baby from her womb. The grand jury indictment has been widely expected since 46-year-old Clarisa Figueroa was charged with first-d...
2019-06-12 20:15

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and spotlighted the challenges of dealing with captured foreign fighters....
2019-05-30 17:15

The vampires confront death itself in the What We Do In The Shadows season finale Well, friends, as four fine young men from Philadelphia once harmonized, now we’ve come to the end of the road. Tonight marked the season one finale of What We Do In The Shadows on FX, and overall I think the concept’s transition to television has be...
2019-05-30 04:30

Former Maryland and Delaware linebacker shot to death in Baltimore Former Maryland and Delaware linebacker David Mackall has been identified by Baltimore Police as the victim who was killed in a shooting Wednesday.        ...
2019-05-30 20:30

Hundreds of puffins are starving to death because of climate change Hundreds of dead seabirds have washed up on an Alaskan island – all apparently starved to death because the warming waters they forage from contain less food...
2019-05-30 19:45

After 2-Year-Old Boy's Death, 45 Open Borewells Sealed In Punjab Following the death of a two-year-old boy, who was stuck in a 150-feet deep borewell in Punjab for nearly 109 hours, about 45 open borewells in the state have been sealed to avoid more incidents....
2019-06-12 16:00

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges against the principal of her madrasa....
2019-05-29 19:45

USWNT celebration debate hijacked by death threats The full-blown debate over the US Women’s National Team’s blowout of Thailand in its World Cup opener is getting out of hand on both sides. While the Americans have faced plenty of criticism for continuing to celebrate their goals in a 13...
2019-06-13 01:30

Bangladesh to charge 16 with murder of woman, 19, burned to death Among accused is headteacher of Islamic seminary attended by victim Nusrat Jahan RafiBangladeshi police are set to charge 16 people, including the headteacher of an Islamic seminary, with the murder of a 19-year-old woman who was burned to death.The ...
2019-05-29 12:15

Meghan Trainor Is ''Devastated'' After Learning About Her Fan's Death: ''I'll Keep You in My Heart'' Meghan Trainor shared the heartbreaking news that one of her biggest supporters passed away. On Tuesday, the "Good Mornin'" singer took a moment to dedicate an Instagram post......
2019-06-12 04:45

Paris wants a ‘Princess Diana Square’ at site of her death PARIS (AP) — Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal. The site already holds a golden flame-shaped monument in her honor, adjacent to the Alma Tunnel ...
2019-05-30 14:45

Prince’s bodyguard deposed in wrongful death lawsuit CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Lawyers in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by relatives of Prince spent seven hours deposing his former bodyguard. The deposition took place Wednesday at the Carver County Courthouse where the family of the late rock star filed th...
2019-05-30 16:30

The Latest: Father won’t testify in death penalty trial COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The South Carolina father convicted of killing his five children won’t testify on his behalf or make a statement to a jury decidi...
2019-06-12 20:45

New Hampshire becomes 21st U.S. state to repeal death penalty New Hampshire abolished the death penalty on Thursday, becoming the 21st U.S. state to do so, after the state's Senate voted 16-8 to override the Republican governor's veto of a bill passed by the Democratic-controlled legislature...
2019-05-30 21:45

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 09:15

Mother jailed in death of baby she drunkenly fell asleep on A woman in Wales has been arrested and jailed in the 2017 death of her four-week-old baby, who she’d accidentally fallen asleep on after a night of drinking. “It is a mother’s responsibility, a mother’s duty, and her natural i...
2019-06-09 14:30

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term elections in the Philippines, further consolidating his power and popularity and paving the way for the ...
2019-05-22 19:30

A nurse pushed his patients to the brink of death. He just admitted to 55 killings. Former nurse Niels Hoegel, known as "resuscitation Rambo," is accused of murdering dozens of patients — injecting them with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then trying to revive them....
2019-06-06 01:15

Maricopa County: Metro Phoenix has 1st heat death this year PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County health officials say metro Phoenix has had its first death related to heat-related illness this year. The county health department announced the death Wednesday, saying the person who died was a homeless man who was deh...
2019-06-05 22:30

Massachusetts man suspected in death of girl, 13, now faces rape charges The Massachusetts man accused of drugging a 13-year-old girl and dropping her off outside at a hospital where she eventually died is now facing an additional charge of aggravated rape, officials said this week....
2019-06-05 22:15

‘Game of Thrones’ finale features shocking early death And now our watch has ended. “Game of Thrones” is wrapping up its eight season run with a bang. “Game of Thrones” series finale spoilers below: Well, that escalated quickly. Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) died just halfway...
2019-05-21 15:15

Family reveals another tourist’s mystery death in Dominican Republic The sudden death of yet another American tourist at a resort in the Dominican Republic is being called into question, some five months after he died. Jerry Curran, 78, passed away on Jan. 26, three days after arriving in the country with his wife Jan...
2019-06-14 15:30

| Hungary tourist boat disaster death toll reaches 11 Hungarian police have confirmed the discovery of two more South Korean victims of a sightseeing vessel which sank in Budapest last week, raising the toll to eleven tourists killed with 17 still missing....
2019-06-05 07:15

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an entertainment district canal. The Oklahoman reports that the council voted Tuesday to settle a claim fil...
2019-05-23 02:15

FDA issues safety alert over fecal transplants after patient’s death One person died from a fecal transplant, the US Food and Drug Administration announced on Thursday, as they issued a warning against the treatment. The idea behind the procedure, known as fecal microbiota transplatation, is to use stool from a health...
2019-06-14 07:15

Driver dodges death after runaway truck wheel destroys his car A motorist cheated death in England this week, escaping with only minor injuries after a detached truck wheel tore through his car’s windshield and roof, police said. The Lancashire Road Police called the driver “the luckiest person in the worl...
2019-05-23 18:30

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
2019-06-09 01:30

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died after being detained by the U.S. since last autumn. Her death had not been previously reported....
2019-05-23 09:45

Mercedes F1 boss Wolff feels "like a zombie" after Lauda's death Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says he feels like a "zombie" following the death of the team's non-executive chairman and three-time world champion Niki Lauda...
2019-05-23 13:45

A U.S. Citizen Detained in Vietnam Could Face the Death Penalty for Subversion A U.S. citizen, detained in Vietnam on charges of “attempting to overthrow the state,” is expected to face trial at the end of this month and could be sentenced to death if found guilty, Agence France-Press (AFP) reports. Michael Nguyen h...
2019-06-11 18:15

Uncle accused in girl’s death charged with sexual assault SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed new sexual assault charges against a Utah man accused in the death of his 5-year-old niece. Authorities say additional evidence from the state crime lab led to the counts of child rape and sodomy filed Wed...
2019-06-06 02:00

Media misreport Dutch teen Noa Pothoven's death as euthanasia The tragic end to a 17-year-old's long battle with pain and depression has been turned into a story about a controversial Dutch assisted suicide law. But the author's story is more complicated than has been portrayed....
2019-06-06 02:15

Sudan's government is minimizing the death toll in the Khartoum attack Two state agencies have a different, smaller, number of protesters killed than an independent panel’s countDeath tolls can be hard to calculate. Violence, whether it’s natural or manmade, can create chaos that makes counting difficult. And we rarely ...
2019-06-16 08:30

Dutch Teenager’s Death Sets Off Debate, and Media Corrections The Dutch case of Noa Pothoven, 17, who had written about being a rape victim and her experience with mental illness, ricocheted around the globe. But initial stories got it wrong....
2019-06-06 20:45

Ford Is Content to Give the Fusion a Long, Painful Death The Ford Fusion sedan, like all of Ford’s small cars aside from the rough, tough, still-selling Mustang, is fighting its inevitable death by inching along on a slow, indefinite conveyor belt that Ford will eventually decide to unplug. Slow and indefi...
2019-06-06 21:00

Country singer Granger Smith announces death of 3-year-old son Country singer Granger Smith announced on Twitter on Thursday that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, had died. The boy was 3.        ...
2019-06-06 21:30

Indiana boy was restrained with shock collar and starved before his death, authorities say Luis Posso and Dayan Median Flores face neglect charges in the death in Bloomington of a 12-year-old boy who showed signs of abuse and starvation.        ...
2019-05-30 22:45

Body of Etienne Tshisekedi returns to Congo two years after death The body of Congo's longstanding opposition figurehead and statesman Etienne Tshisekedi arrived home on Thursday to a packed and emotional welcome after a two-year wait in a Belgian morgue because of a ban on his return....
2019-05-30 22:45

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Saturday said she was suspending work...
2019-06-16 06:00

'Incompetent climbers' drive Everest death toll, top mountaineer says Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared. But even this seasoned mountaineer could not have imagined there would be so many fresh ones....
2019-06-07 00:45

The Health Issue: An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death In the early 20th century, the German biochemist Otto Warburg believed that tumors could be treated by disrupting their source of energy. His idea was dismissed for decades — until now....
2019-05-21 20:30

A pod of orcas is starving to death. A tribe has a radical plan to feed them The Lummi Nation is dropping live salmon into the sea in a last-ditch rescue effort: ‘We don’t have much time’Bobbing on the gray-green waters west of Washington state’s San Juan Island, Sle-lh’x elten Jeremiah Julius lifted a Chinook salmon from a 2...
2019-05-21 21:01

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana -- with potential penalties ranging from five years’ imprisonment to death....
2019-05-21 22:30

Ukrainian police officers arrested for murder in death of 5-year-old boy Two Ukrainian police officers were arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday, accused of fatally shooting a 5-year-old boy while drunkenly firing weapons at cans and bottles in the courtyard of an apartment building, officials said....
2019-06-04 22:45

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband...
2019-06-08 06:30

Love Island Star Mike Thalassitis' Cause of Death Revealed Coroners are revealing how Love Island star Mike Thalassitis took his life. The Coroner's Service for North London confirms to E! News that the cause of death was by hanging. A......
2019-06-06 03:15

Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death People with one copy of a sickle cell gene are thought to have no health issues, but other gene variants may place carriers at a higher risk of sudden collapse...
2019-05-22 03:45

Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15, with 13 of the 33 South Koreans on board and the two Hungarian crew members still missing. Seven South K...
2019-06-06 10:45

Dutch teen Noa Pothoven starved herself to death with parents’ consent The Dutch teen who suffered severe anguish over a childhood rape and sexual assault starved herself to death — with the consent of her parents and doctors. Noa Pothoven, 17, died Sunday in a hospital bed set up in the living room of her family’s home...
2019-06-06 10:45

Man blamed ‘brain surgery’ after allegedly stabbing wife to death A Queens man was charged Tuesday for allegedly stabbing his wife to death and bashing her with a cutting board — and tried to blame his “brain surgery” for making him snap, according to police sources. Isidro Pacheco, 56, turned himself i...
2019-05-21 22:45

| Bolivian referee death puts altitude matches under spotlight The death of a Bolivian referee officiating a match at more than 4,000 meters has reopened the debate about the safety of playing football at such altitude....
2019-05-21 22:30

Alabama police arrest suspect in shooting death of officer A man sought for the shooting death of an Auburn, Alabama, police officer and the wounding of two others was arrested without incident early on Monday after a brief manhunt that had the community on edge, authorities said....
2019-05-21 14:45

Report: Iranian cleric stabbed to death in country’s south TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A semi-official Iranian news agency says a cleric was stabbed to death in the country’s south and that police have identified a suspect in the attack. The report says cleric Mohammad Khorsand, a Friday prayer leader in the c...
2019-05-29 12:15

France seeks to save IS jihadis from death penalties in Iraq PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign minister says his government is working to spare four French former members of the Islamic State group from execution after Iraq sentenced them to death. However, France has made no effort to bring back captured Fr...
2019-05-28 13:30

At least 40 inmates strangled to death in Amazon prison gang clashes At least 40 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, authorities said....
2019-05-28 06:45

At least 42 inmates strangled to death in Amazon prison gang clashes At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, authorities said....
2019-05-28 02:45

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police operation on ferries....
2019-06-10 19:45

Dioramas of death: cleaner recreates rooms where people died alone Miyu Kojima creates miniature scenes based on Tokyo apartments her company has cleaned after solitary deathsWarning: this article contains images some people may find distressingIt was at a trade show for the funeral industry that Miyu Kojima had wha...
2019-06-10 16:15

Santa Anita investigating if malpractice led to latest horse’s death ARCADIA, Calif. — The owner of Santa Anita is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack. Kochees, a 9-year-old gelding, was euthanized Sunday after injuring his left front leg in a ...
2019-05-28 01:30