Accidents

Landslide in southern Chile leaves 5 dead, 15 missing

Dec 17, 2017

Officials in Chile say heavy rains fueled a landslide that swept over a village in the country's south, killing at least three people and leaving another 15 missing

Helicopter crash kills Honduran president's sister, 5 others

Dec 17, 2017

The sister of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez has died in a helicopter crash along with five other people

Sen. Schumer: Bomb-detection units needed at transit hubs

Dec 17, 2017

Screening devices that detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel are being tested in a Los Angeles transit station

Lindsey Vonn takes WCup super-G race, 1st win of season

Dec 16, 2017

With her father proudly watching from the bottom of the slope Lindsey Vonn speeds to an emotional win in a World Cup super-G race on Saturday. It brought both of them to tears.

Strong earthquake rattles Indonesia's Java island; 2 dead

Dec 16, 2017

A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and causing severe damage to dozens of homes near the epicenter

Fireworks explosion kills 4, injures 5 in Mexico State

Dec 16, 2017

A fireworks explosion in Mexico has killed four people and sent five more to the hospital days after the country's holiday season kicked off in earnest

NASA drops replica Orion spacecraft to test parachutes

Dec 16, 2017

NASA says it successfully tested the Orion spacecraft's parachutes by dropping a replica spacecraft from an Air Force transport aircraft over a desert test site in southwestern Arizona

Utah dog that bit girl wins reprieve, won't be put to death

Dec 16, 2017

A plea deal will spare the life of a dog named Dexter that was ordered put to death after he bit a 12-year-old girl in a case that sparked the ire of the Utah Humane Society

2 rare sea lion attacks shut down cove in San Francisco Bay

Dec 15, 2017

Two unusual sea lion attacks in a San Francisco Bay cove have led authorities to close the popular area to swimmers

The Latest: Man bitten by sea lion says animal trailed him

Dec 15, 2017

A swimmer bitten by a sea lion in San Francisco says he believes the animal trailed him as he swam from the beach to the mouth of a cove where he was attacked

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