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Things to Know in the World for Sept. 20

Things to Know in the World for Sept. 20

MexicoKiller quake claims at least 119A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least 119 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many remained outside, f...
Published: 09/19/17
Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 20

Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 20

MissouriFaith leaders urge justice, peace Leaders of several faiths on Tuesday called for justice and peace amid the turmoil that followed the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the 2011 death of a black man. Several hundred peop...
Published: 09/19/17
Things to Know in the World for Sept. 19

Things to Know in the World for Sept. 19

BangladeshThousands protest MyanmarMore than 10,000 Muslims have marched toward Myanmar's embassy to protest that country's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. At least 412,000 ethnic Rohingya have fled from Buddhist-majority Myanmar in the past month and...
Published: 09/18/17
Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 19

Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 19

GeorgiaStudent fatally shot by officer had called campus cops to sceneA Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting their own description. Campus poli...
Published: 09/18/17
Key West's Hemingway cats survive Hurricane Irma

Key West's Hemingway cats survive Hurricane Irma

As day broke after Hurricane Irma swept through the Florida Keys, authorities began to assess the damage nature's brute force wrought on the delicate archipelago that makes up the Florida Keys.But it became clear that one beloved tourist attraction h...
Published: 09/18/17
Pumpkin spice: gateway drug to candy canes

Pumpkin spice: gateway drug to candy canes

Think Christmas creep, but orange: A slew of pumpkin-flavored products inspired by fall are turning up earlier each year, arriving in July and August as a harbinger of a season that this year doesn't officially begin until Friday.And, yes, there are ...
Published: 09/17/17
Updated: 09/18/17
Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 18

Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 18

HawaiiTeam returns from 'Mars'Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote volcano since January emerged from isolation Sunday. They devoured fresh-picked tropical fruits, vegetables and a fluffy egg st...
Published: 09/17/17
Things to Know in the World for Sept. 18

Things to Know in the World for Sept. 18

AustraliaUnintentional joyrideFor a stowaway who made a 10-mile journey squeezed in a wheel arch, a koala was lucky to escape with just scratches. The four-wheel vehicle's driver was unaware of the passenger until they arrived in the outskirts of Ade...
Published: 09/17/17
Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 15

Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 15

ArizonaLeaving the light on, for ICEMotel 6 is known for its slogan of hospitality: "We'll leave the light on." But for Phoenix attorneys, the chain is the site of troubling immigration arrests. Employees at two corporate-owned Motel 6 locations told...
Published: 09/14/17
Cassini to plunge into oblivion of Saturn

Cassini to plunge into oblivion of Saturn

The Cassini spacecraft that has orbited Saturn for the past 13 years would weigh 4,685 pounds on Earth and, at 22 feet high, is somewhat longer and wider than a small moving van. Bristling with cameras, antennas and other sensors, it is one of the mo...
Published: 09/14/17