A man opened fire inside a New Orleans-area mall still busy with shoppers on Christmas eve, killing a man before he was taken into custody, police said on Wednesday.
Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command pretended to monitor Santa Claus as he made his storybook Christmas Eve flight, saying they used the heat signature from Rudolph’s nose to “track” St. Nick over spots ranging from Australia to the Americas.
It was a frustrating day for many holiday fliers as almost 3,000 flights were postponed due to rain and poor visibility.
A laboratory technician for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been placed under observation for possible exposure to the deadly Ebola virus due to an apparent mix-up in lab specimens, the Atlanta-based agency said on Wednesday.
Amid a swell of controversy, backlash, confusion and threats, Sony Pictures broadly released “The Interview” online Wednesday — an unprecedented counterstroke against the hackers who spoiled the Christmas opening.
After a Jordanian military plane crashed over Raqqa province in Syria, ISIS took the pilot hostage, Jordan’s state-run news agency Petra said.
The mayor of the St. Louis suburb of Berkeley urged calm Wednesday after a white police officer killed a black 18-year-old who police said pointed a gun at him, reigniting tensions that have lingered since the death of Michael Brown in neighboring Ferguson.
A road rage incident was captured in a dramatic cellphone video that showed two women frantically trying to escape a vehicle that chased them and repeatedly tried to force their car off a mountain highway.
This Christmas, you have your choice of a musical, a dark drama, a historical tale you’d never believe was true, a historical tale you’d really never believe was true and a historical tale you’d absolutely, positively never believe was true.
A Los Angeles judge has declined a bid from attorneys for Roman Polanski to close the 1977 child sex case against the Oscar-winning director, a court spokeswoman said on Wednesday.