Former President George W. Bush successfully underwent a heart procedure in Dallas on Tuesday after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery during his annual physical.
As the U.S. and Britain evacuated embassy staff Tuesday, a suspected U.S. drone killed four alleged members of al-Qaida, and militants shot down a Yemeni army helicopter. Westerners flew out of the country and Yemeni authorities launched a wide investigation into al-Qaida threats.
An escape artist is taking things to the extreme when he’s pushed out of a plane at 14,500 feet handcuffed, chained and locked inside a wooden casket.
It may look like an iceberg, but there’s nothing cool about it.
Utility company Thames Water says it has discovered what it calls the biggest “fatberg” ever recorded in Britain — a 15-ton blob of congealed fat and baby wipes lodged in a sewer drain.
The Army psychiatrist accused in the deadliest mass shooting ever on a U.S. military installation told jurors Tuesday that evidence would “clearly show” he was the gunman during the attack on Fort Hood.
In the hand-written letter Hernandez states he is not guilty and at the ends asks his friend not to post the letter on social media.
Of course within hours it had been leaked to media outlets online.
People are attracted to Hawaii for its pleasant weather and aloha spirit, Alexander said. But they arrive and face the reality that living in paradise is very expensive. He said that he has seen people run through their vacation money and wind up “using nonprofit service providers almost like hostels.”
A gunman blasted shots through the wall of a Pennsylvania municipal building during a meeting on Monday and then barged into the meeting room and continued firing, killing three people, before he was tackled by a local official and shot with his own gun, a witness said.
A teenager charged with killing a Utah soccer referee because he didn’t like the man’s call during a game pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of homicide by assault in a case that brought new attention to the issue of violence and sportsmanship in athletics.
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post and other newspapers for $250 million. The longtime publisher, The Washington Post Co., announced the deal Monday. Bezos is buying the paper as an individual. Amazon.com Inc. is not involved.