Accidents

Sister of murder victim hit by car outside Vegas courthouse

Sep 26, 2017

Officials say the sister of a murder victim was hit by a car on a sidewalk outside the Las Vegas courthouse where the man charged in the killing is standing trial and she is on a list of potential witnesses

More buildings, perhaps lives at risk following Mexico quake

Sep 26, 2017

Mexico City's mayor says as many as 360 buildings and homes are in danger of collapse or with major damage nearly a week after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake collapsed 38 structures

Catalan police say independence vote divides their loyalties

Sep 25, 2017

Catalan police say upcoming independence vote divides their loyalties

Fires

Turkey: Private jet goes off Istanbul runway, catches fire

Sep 21, 2017

A small private jet with four people on board ran off a runway at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport on Thursday and caught fire, Turkish media reports said

Fire on Cousteau's ship in Turkey delays restoration work

Sep 20, 2017

A fire on marine explorer Jacque Cousteau's iconic ship, Calypso, has delayed the vessel's restoration by 6-8 months, the Cousteau Society said Wednesday.

Neko Case's Vermont home is damaged by fire

Sep 19, 2017

Fire investigators are looking for the cause of the blaze that heavily damaged the 225-year-old Vermont home of indie musician Neko Case and destroyed a nearby barn

Floods

Puerto Rico is in the dark in wake of Hurricane Maria

Sep 25, 2017

It's already been five days with no lights or air conditioning, and Puerto Rico is looking at many, many more

The Latest: Puerto Rico blackout: Many more days in the dark

Sep 25, 2017

Puerto Ricans steel themselves for prolonged power blackout, days after losing lights and air conditioning to Hurricane Maria

EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won't say from where

Sep 24, 2017

EPA says it has recovered 517 containers of "unidentified, potentially hazardous material" from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey

Crime

Sister of murder victim hit by car outside Vegas courthouse

Sep 26, 2017

Officials say the sister of a murder victim was hit by a car on a sidewalk outside the Las Vegas courthouse where the man charged in the killing is standing trial and she is on a list of potential witnesses

The Latest: Graham defends McCain vote against health bill

Sep 26, 2017

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is defending his friend, GOP Sen. John McCain, against criticism from President Donald Trump

Police: Tennessee church shooting suspect sent suicidal text

Sep 25, 2017

Witnesses and police described a chaotic scene as a masked attacker armed with two guns shot seven people, killing one, in a Tennessee church before he was subdued

Religious Strife

Myanmar officials: Insurgents killed 45 Hindu villagers

Sep 25, 2017

Myanmar officials say they have discovered at least 45 slain Hindus in three mass graves in the Southeast Asian country's conflict-torn northern Rakhine state

The Latest: Thousands pack beatification mass for US martyr

Sep 23, 2017

Thousands have packed a Catholic mass to beatify an Oklahoma-born priest killed during Guatemala's civil war

The Latest: India Nobel laureate disappointed with Suu Kyi

Sep 23, 2017

Indian Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi says he is hugely disappointed with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Ky's stand on the Rohingya issue, calling it among this "era's biggest humanitarian crises."

Weather

The Latest: Trump notes Puerto Rico devastation _ and debt

Sep 26, 2017

President Donald Trump is finally tweeting about Puerto Rico _ but his message may not be well-received by residents struggling with the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria

Fight over young immigrants ensnares aviation bill

Sep 26, 2017

In a fight with the GOP over immigration, House Democrats on Monday blocked a bill to extend federal aviation programs and provide tax breaks for hurricane victims

Puerto Rico is in the dark in wake of Hurricane Maria

Sep 25, 2017

It's already been five days with no lights or air conditioning, and Puerto Rico is looking at many, many more

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
+6

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
+9

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
+7

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH