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  • Blast kills 29 near Sakhi shrine in Kabul, Afghan officials say

    A suicide bomber killed 29 people Wednesday in Kabul, the latest in a string of attacks to rock the Afghan capital since the start of the year. Another 52 people were injured in the blast, according to Ministry of Public Health spokesman Wahid Majroh. A spokesman for Kabul city police, Basir Mojahid, said the attacker was trying to reach the capital’s Sakhi shrine, where people had gathered to celebrate the Persian new year, known as Nowruz. Before reaching the shrine, […]

  • These are the victims of the Austin bombings

    Two lives were cut short when explosive packages arrived on their doorsteps in Austin, Texas. Anthony Stephan House was a senior project manager at Texas Quarries, a supplier of limestone from the state, according to his LinkedIn page. Draylen Mason was a talented student and bass player accepted into the selective Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin, CNN affiliate KXAN reported. Three package bombs were left on the victims’ front porches or in their yards […]

  • Congress unveils $1.3 trillion spending package, includes background check bill

    Congress unveiled a massive bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending package Wednesday evening that will keep the government funded until the end of September, and the White House and GOP leaders say the plan has President Donald Trump’s support. But questions remain whether the proposal can pass Congress without shutting down the government. Lawmakers have agreed on funding levels for every corner of the government with $700 billion budgeted for defense and $591 billion slated for non-defense spending, but the legislation also […]

  • Police: Austin bomber left 25-minute confession video on phone

    As the Austin bomber sensed that authorities were closing in on him on Tuesday night, he took out his cell phone and recorded a 25-minute video confessing to building the explosive devices — but didn’t explain why he targeted his victims, interim Austin police Chief Brian Manley said. “It is the outcry of a very challenged young man talking about challenges in his life that led him to this point,” the interim chief said. “I know everybody is interested in […]

  • ‘Sex and the City’ star Cynthia Nixon announces New York gubernatorial bid

    After much speculation, actress and activist Cynthia Nixon announced Monday that she is officially throwing her hat in the New York gubernatorial race. “I love New York, and today I’m announcing my candidacy for governor,” she tweeted Monday, along with a video. “I’ve never lived anywhere else,” Nixon says in the video. “But something has to change. We want our government to work again, on health care, ending mass incarceration, fixing our broken subway. We are sick of politicians who […]

  • Most of kidnapped schoolgirls freed, Nigeria says

    Most of the 110 schoolgirls kidnapped last month in Nigeria by the terror group Boko Haram have been released and returned to their hometown of Dapchi, a Nigerian minister said Wednesday. According to an ongoing head count, 104 of the girls abducted by militants from their boarding school on February 19 were “dropped off” Wednesday in Dapchi in northeast Nigeria, Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed said in a statement. Those schoolgirls and one boy were among those […]

  • 16-year-old girl still walks and eats tacos while on life support

    Zei Uwadia was the girl next door who would get lost in a good book, took quiet hikes in nature and preferred being alone in her room to socializing at another teen party. With her determined spirit and independent attitude, the 16-year-old student at North High School in Wichita, Kansas, was on track to graduate early and pursue a career in dermatology. But suddenly, in late October, she felt herself gasping for air. With each passing day, she had more […]

  • Holocaust denier officially GOP nominee in Chicago-area House race

    CHICAGO – A Holocaust denier is now officially the Republican nominee in a Chicago-area House race after running unopposed in Tuesday’s primary. Arthur Jones’ campaign website includes a section titled “Holocaust?” and he has been involved with anti-Semitic and racist groups since the 1970s, according to the Anti-Defamation League. The Illinois Republican Party denounced Jones’ campaign earlier this year, saying there is “no place for Nazis like Arthur Jones” in the GOP or the country. “The Illinois Republican Party and our country have […]

  • 6-year-old girl goes digging in dirt at her sister’s soccer game – and finds 65 million-year-old fossil

    Naomi was bored. A 6-year-old can stay riveted by her older sister’s soccer game for only so long. So, she went over to some sagebrush by the soccer field, poked around in the dirt and picked up a small rock. Something about its swirls reminded her of the mystical necklace from Disney’s ‘Moana.’ That was October. Earlier this month, Naomi’s family learned what the rock really is: a rare, 65 million-year-old fossil. This little girl got bored at her sister’s […]

  • Austin bomber identified as Mark Anthony Conditt, source says

    Police have identified the Austin serial bombing suspect as Mark Anthony Conditt, according to a source with direct involvement in the investigation. Little additional information about the man has been released, but police have previously said he was a 24-year-old white man capable of making sophisticated explosive devices. Conditt killed himself when police, who had been staking out his hotel, followed him onto Interstate 35, where he pulled into a ditch and detonated an explosive device as Austin Police Department SWAT team […]

  • The Texas bomb suspect is dead after 5 blasts in 19 days, police say

    The bomb maker who terrorized Texas’ capital for weeks killed himself early Wednesday, police said, ending a frantic manhunt and calming a panicked community even as authorities warned more explosive devices could be out there. Five bombs exploded over 19 days, leaving two people dead and injuring others. The first three were package bombs left on doorsteps or porches; the fourth, which may have been triggered by a tripwire, was left on the side of a road; and the last bomb went off […]