Tag: US

TWA Flight 800 wreckage to be destroyed years after explosion

All 230 people on board the Paris-bound flight were killed. The Boeing 747 was destroyed, and the wreckage fell into the waters of the Atlantic...

John Geddert, ex-USA Gymnastics coach found dead after being charged with human trafficking and sex crimes, officials say

The 63-year-old was facing charges that included human trafficking, criminal sexual conduct and lying to a peace officer, a release from Nessel’s office read. Geddert...

Angelo Quinto: Man dies after police kneel on his neck for nearly 5 minutes, family says in wrongful death claim

Angelo Quinto had been “suffering from anxiety, depression, and paranoia for the previous few months,” his family’s attorneys said in a wrongful death claim, filed...

Tiger Woods has non-life-threatening injuries after single-vehicle rollover crash near LA, source says

But according to a tweet from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Woods was in serious condition when he was taken to a hospital. “One,...

Sugar Land house fire: Three children and their grandmother died in a Texas fire after trying to stay warm during power outages. Their mom, Jackie Nguyen, survived

Jackie Pham Nguyen and her three kids, Olivia, 11, Edison, 8, and Colette, 5, affectionately nicknamed Coco by her family, still had power and were...

Scam artists lurking on dating apps and social media made away with a record haul in 2020

Scammers lurk on dating apps and social media, striking up conversation with strangers until they build up trust to eventually ask for money. The prevalence...

Denver plane: United Airlines flight suffers engine failure, sending debris falling on neighborhoods outside Denver

United Flight 328 returned to the airport around 1:30 p.m. after suffering an engine issue, an airport spokesperson told CNN. The flight had been bound...

The US deported a 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard

Friedrich Karl Berger, a 95-year-old German citizen, was ordered removed from the US in February 2020, when a US immigration judge determined his “willing service”...

New York nursing home Covid-19 deaths: Cuomo’s explanations don’t comfort families who lost loved ones

“Every day you think of her and you miss so much, it’s just terrible,” he told CNN at his home in Albany. Agnes Minissale died...

Buffalo, Minnesota: Shooting supect Gregory Ulrich is familiar to police, authorties say

One of the five people who was wounded Tuesday at a shooting at a health care clinic in Buffalo, Minnesota, has died, Hennepin County Medical...

Jeffrey Epstein’s US Virgin Island properties may be sold to help pay victims’ fund

Epstein maintained a home on Little St. James, which he acquired in 1998, and purchased nearby Great St. James in 2016, according to a lawsuit...

Aaron Rodgers named NFL MVP while Peyton Manning headlines Hall of Fame class of 2021

Normally, the event on the eve of the Super Bowl — a two-hour prime-time awards special in which the league and the Associated Press name...

Mardi Gras parades got canceled by Covid-19. So, New Orleanians turned their houses into floats

Like so many, the mom and insurance manager had known in her gut that the weekslong fête would take 2021 off. Revelers of all ages...

Here’s how to tell the difference between a fake N95 mask and a real one

Between the time the pandemic began and the year ended, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized over 14.6 million counterfeit face masks entering the...

Wisconsin teachers put on administrative leave after asking students how they would ‘punish’ slaves

Sixth graders at Patrick Marsh Middle School in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, received an assignment about ancient Mesopotamia that asked a question about how a slave...

US, Russia extend nuclear treaty for 5 more years

Washington: The United States on Wednesday extended the nuclear arms control treaty known as the New START with Russia for the next five years. “Today,...

Rochester police officers handcuff and pepper-spray a 9-year-old girl after call of ‘family trouble’

Two body camera videos of Friday’s incident released by the police department on Sunday show officers restraining the child, putting her in handcuffs and attempting...

NASA astronauts conduct the second spacewalk of 2021

Although the astronauts began the spacewalk later than expected at 7:56 a.m. ET, they worked through their list of tasks quickly and even accomplished some...

9 nuns die of Coivd-19 after outbreak at Adrian Dominican Sisters campus in Michigan

Now, nine are dead of the disease after an outbreak with 48 of the campus’ 217 residents testing positive. Thirteen active Covid-19 cases remain and...

In first call to India, US Defence Secretary Llyod Austin pledges to build, consolidate ties

NEW DELHI : The United States has reaffirmed its support to India, vowing to take it to new levels, in the first top-level conversation between...

senate: Biden’s Commerce department pick stresses investment in COVID-19 recovery

Washington: President Joe Biden‘s pick to oversee the Commerce Department says investments across the country are needed to provide Americans with a pathway to a...

US flexing its muscles by deploying military in South China Sea: China

Beijing: Despite a change at the White House with a new commander-in-chief, tensions between Washington and Beijing continued to escalate with China slamming US military...

Xi Jinping: China’s Xi warns Davos World Economic Forum against ‘new Cold War’

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping warned global leaders at an all-virtual Davos forum Monday against starting a “new Cold War“, and urged global unity in...

Capitol riot: Army vet who tended bar accused by FBI of conspiring in insurrection 

To the FBI, she’s a militant leader who traveled to Washington, DC, and stormed the US Capitol, encouraging others to do the same.   The two worlds of...

NFL Championship games: What you need to know

Whether one of your teams is playing on Sunday, both games have historic value, and will be exciting match-ups to watch. NFC Championship: Tampa Bay...