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Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

TORONTO — Police in Canada’s biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliber...
Updated: 29 minutes ago
Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to Maine

Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to Maine

HOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said. Jim McGrath said Monday on Twitter that the 93-year-old Bush is "responding to tr...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Police say 10 dead, 15 injured after van struck pedestrians in Toronto; driver in custody

Police say 10 dead, 15 injured after van struck pedestrians in Toronto; driver in custody

OTTAWA, Ontario — Nine people were killed and 16 injured when a white rental van drove onto a sidewalk in a busy district of Toronto on Monday, police said. Acting Toronto Police Chief Peter Yuen told a news conference that one man is in custo...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber struck a voter registration center in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 57 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majro said another 119 people...
Published: 04/22/18
Barbara Bush eulogized as ‘first lady of the greatest generation’

Barbara Bush eulogized as ‘first lady of the greatest generation’

HOUSTON — At the Episcopal church that has been her spiritual home for more than 50 years, former first lady Barbara Pierce Bush was celebrated at her funeral as one of the most beloved political matriarchs in U.S. history.Bush, the wife of the 41st ...
Published: 04/21/18
‘Imploding’: Lawsuits. Fundraising troubles. Trailer-park brawls. Has the alt-right peaked?

‘Imploding’: Lawsuits. Fundraising troubles. Trailer-park brawls. Has the alt-right peaked?

Eight months after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia ended in the death of a counterprotester, the loose collection of disaffected young white men known as the alt-right is in disarray.The problems have been mounting: lawsuits an...
Published: 04/21/18
Jeb Bush to eulogize mother, Barbara, in private service

Jeb Bush to eulogize mother, Barbara, in private service

HOUSTON — Some 1,500 guests are expected Saturday at a private funeral for Barbara Bush at the nation’s largest Episcopal church. First lady Melania Trump, former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary, and former President Barack Obama and his...
Published: 04/21/18
The Yellowstone supervolcano is a disaster waiting to happen

The Yellowstone supervolcano is a disaster waiting to happen

Yellowstone National Park sits squarely over a giant, active volcano. This requires attention.Yellowstone has been a national park since 1872, but it was only in the 1960s that scientists realized the scale of the volcano — it’s 44 miles across — and...
Published: 04/21/18
N. Korea: ‘We no longer need’ nuclear or missile test

N. Korea: ‘We no longer need’ nuclear or missile test

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, announced early today that his country no longer needed to test nuclear weapons or missiles and would close a nuclear test site."The nuclear test site has done its job," Kim said in an announcem...
Published: 04/20/18
President George H.W. Bush greets mourners honoring his wife

President George H.W. Bush greets mourners honoring his wife

HOUSTON — His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket holding his wife of 73 years. After a few moments, an ai...
Published: 04/20/18