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  • Dozens Dead After Kabul Bomb Attack

    KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 24 people have been killed in a car bomb attack in Kabul on Monday morning, according to an Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman. At least 42 others were injured in the blast. The blast occurred around 6:40 a.m. local time (10:10 pm ET), when a Toyota Corolla exploded in the city’s Police District 3, Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish told CNN. In a statement to local journalists, the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. The group […]

  • 90 Hospitalized During Chance the Rapper Concert

    More than 90 people were hospitalized in Connecticut during a concert headlined by musician Chance the Rapper, authorities said. Hartford Police officers made 50 underage drinking “referrals” at the event Friday night, Deputy Chief Brian Foley tweeted. He described it as a “busy night, saying most patients were underage concertgoers who suffered severe alcohol intoxication. “Additional steps will have to be taken to address these issues at these concerts,” he said. The three-time Grammy Award winner was part of the […]

  • Hospital Treating Baby Charlie Gard is Receiving Death Threats

    The London hospital where baby Charlie Gard is being treated for a rare genetic disorder has been receiving death threats. “The GOSH community has been subjected to a shocking and disgraceful tide of hostility and disturbance,” Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Chairman Mary MacLeod said in a statement released Saturday. The terminally ill infant is at the center of an international legal controversy over whether the hospital should support experimental efforts to extend his life. “Staff have received abuse both […]

  • Honorary Alaska ‘Mayor,’ Stubbs the Cat, Dies at 20

    In today’s political climate, catty politicians claw for every vote, but the mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, was different. His ability to unite through cuddles and his fondness for naps made him remarkable, and this mayor — Stubbs the cat — also proved that opposable thumbs aren’t necessary for success in politics. The honorary mayor of the small Alaska town, elected as a write-in in 1997 due to a paucity of viable human candidates, died at age 20, according to a […]

  • Lives of Families Intertwined in Homeless Men’s Burial Mix-Up

    Ever since her son disappeared almost 30 years ago, led someplace by his mental illness, Karen Bilyeu waited for him to call. She came up with theories: Maybe he witnessed a crime and was now hiding in a witness protection program. Maybe he was dead. His name was John Dean Dickens, and he was stocky and blue-eyed, with a baritone voice. “One day, you want to think he’s alive,” the 72-year-old Cherryvale, Kansas, woman said. “The next day you don’t […]

  • Huckabee Sanders: White House Supports Sanctions Bill

    WASHINGTON — A day after congressional negotiators announced an agreement on a Russian sanctions bill, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the administration was also on board. However, White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said in an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” that President Donald Trump was still considering it. “My guess is that he’s going to make that decision shortly,” Scaramucci said, noting that he had just started the communications job. Scaramucci went on to […]

  • U.S. Golfer Jordan Spieth Wins His First British Open

    ROYAL BIRKDALE — The greats find a way to get it done, Jordan Spieth’s hard-fought third major title suggests he is on an exalted path in the game of golf. In 40 agonizing and exhilarating minutes, the 23-year-old almost blew another major in scenes reminiscent of his Masters meltdown last year, before scrapping back in majestic fashion to win the 146th Open at Royal Birkdale. The Texan clinched his first Claret Jug by three shots from countryman Matt Kuchar to […]

  • Princes William and Harry Recall Their Last Words with Princess Diana

    Prince William and Prince Harry have spoken of their regret at the brevity of their final phone call with their mother, Princess Diana, just hours before her 1997 death in a car crash in Paris. In a new documentary set to release on Monday by ITV in Great Britain and HBO in the United States, Prince Harry recalls how quickly he got off the phone with his mother. The two brothers were at Balmoral Castle in Scotland when Diana called […]

  • Colorado Father Arrested in Connection with 2012 Killing of 13-Year-Old Son

    The father of a missing Colorado 13-year-old was arrested Saturday in connection with the boy’s 2012 death, the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office said. A grand jury had issued an indictment for Mark Redwine after establishing probable cause in connection with the killing of his son, Dylan Redwine. “The investigation into Dylan’s disappearance and death spanned four and a half years, culminating in Saturday’s arrest,” the sheriff’s office said. Dylan was 13 when he went missing in November 2012 while […]