A look at today’s top headlines.
Almost all patients who were injured in the deadly New Zealand volcanic eruption have suffered extensive burns to their bodies and lungs, as questions mount over the circumstances surrounding the tragedy that has left at least six people dead.
House Democrats are hours from crossing a somber point of no political return as they get set to roll out articles of impeachment Tuesday accusing President Donald Trump of abusing power and obstructing Congress.
A Chilean Air Force plane that went missing Monday night on its way to Antarctica is presumed to have crashed, said the Air Force on Tuesday.
Nike’s Victory Swim Collection will include a full-coverage swimsuit and a swim hijab.
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” the highly anticipated conclusion to the Skywalker saga, contains several scenes that could affect those with photosensitive epilepsy, Disney said.
A social media influencer will serve 14 years in prison after his plot to take over a website at gunpoint backfired
A social media influencer was sentenced to 14 years in prison for plotting to hijack a website at gunpoint during a home invasion. Rossi Lorathio Adams II, 27, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received the sentence Monday after he was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to interfere with commerce by force, threats and violence, according to a statement from the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa.
French basketball player Guerschon Yabusele has been fined 10,000 yuan ($1,400) and given a warning for not raising his head during the Chinese national anthem before a game Friday, Chinese state media reported.
Written by Amy Woodyatt, CNN The world’s largest private collection of Scotch whisky will soon go under the hammer — and could fetch a staggering $10.5 million. Dubbed “the Perfect Collection,” the spirits were amassed by the late Richard Gooding — a private American collector from Colorado.
Boris Johnson grabbed a reporter’s phone and refused to look at a photograph of a four-year-old boy with suspected pneumonia, forced to lie on a hospital emergency room floor as he waited for a bed.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Abiy Ahmed has shaken up Ethiopia since becoming prime minister in April last year, but what ideas are guiding the man who receives the prize in Oslo on Tuesday? The BBC’s Kalkidan Yibeltal in Addis Ababa has been reading the book that outlines his philosophy.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said there are questions which “must be asked” after the volcanic eruption on White Island. Five people are dead and eight are missing on the island – though police say they are also likely to have died.
At least six people have been killed in a shooting at a teaching hospital in the Czech Republic, the local governor has said. The suspected gunman was still at large, police said on Twitter. Officers were called to the hospital in the north-eastern city of Ostrava at 07:19 (06:19 GMT) on Tuesday, they said.
The Cameroon government has shut down more than 260 schools that had been operating informally in the country’s francophone regions. The schools had been opened to help absorb students fleeing the separatist uprising in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions. I travelled to Douala where around 100 unregistered institutions have been closed.
Volcanologist Erik Klemetti has turned down opportunities to visit White Island, the New Zealand volcano that erupted Monday afternoon and killed at least five tourists. That’s because White Island, also known as Whakaari, is the top of an explosive volcano, and Klemetti didn’t like the risk.
The streets would be so much more interesting if concept car designs overflowing with far-fetched ideas, jutting angles, and disconcerting shapes made it into the everyday vehicles riding on our roads. Alas, back in reality all we get are endless Priuses crowding parking lots.
Amazon claims it lost out on a $10 billion defense contract because one man hated the company: Donald Trump. In the redacted complaint from its previously filed lawsuit, released Monday, Amazon said it lost the coveted JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure) contract because of “improper pressure from President Donald J.
When Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan duct-taped a real banana to the wall of the Galerie Perrotin at Art Basel Miami and listed it for a starting price of $120,000 dollars, it was par for the course in the art world.
Google may be working on a cool feature that’ll make your walking commute a bit safer: A new “lighting” layer in Google Maps that highlights brightly lit streets when traveling on foot. This is according to XDA Developers, whose experts dug up lines of code in Google Maps beta that indicate such a feature is coming.