Tsunami warning after major earthquake strikes the Gulf of Alaska

          A major earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 has struck the Gulf of Alaska, centered southeast of Kodiak City, seismologists say. A tsunami warning has been issued for Alaska and Canada.   

  21 mins ago

   United States     


Indonesia earthquake: 6.1 tremor strikes southwest of Jakarta

          A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, with shaking felt widely across the capital Jakarta. Only few details were immediately available.   

  3 hrs ago

   Jakarta, Indonesia     


Man arrested for threatening to kill CNN employees

          A man accusing CNN of "fake news" has been arrested in Michigan after he called the network nearly two dozen times and threatened to carry out a mass shooting at CNN's headquarters in Atlanta, investigators say.   

  4 hrs ago

   Novi, MI     


Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, take hostages

          A group of gunmen have attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul, causing multiple casualties and taking an unknown number of hostages, witnesses say. Multiple explosions have been heard.   

  2 days ago

   Kabul, Afghanistan     


WATCH LIVE: Police provide update on Las Vegas massacre

          UPDATE: This live event has ended.   

  3 days ago



Strong earthquake hits the Gulf of California, no tsunami alert

          A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 has struck the Gulf of California in northwest Mexico, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. No tsunami warnings have been issued.   

  3 days ago

   Loreto, Mexico     


North Dakota Blue Alert: Ulises Villalobos wanted in Bismarck

          A North Dakota Blue Alert has been issued for 22-year-old Ulises Villalobos after he allegedly attempted to run over a police officer in the city of Bismarck, local officials say. Anyone who sees him is urged to call 911 immediately.   

  4 days ago

   Bismarck, ND     



13 siblings held captive at California home, parents arrested

          Thirteen siblings who were chained and held captive at a home southeast of Los Angeles have been rescued after one of them managed to escape, officials said on Monday. Their parents have been taken into custody.   

  1 wk ago

   Perris, CA     


Shooting at Providence Place Mall in Rhode Island, at least 1 victim

          Police and other emergency services in Rhode Island are responding to reports of a shooting with 1 victim at the Providence Place Mall. The mall has been put on lockdown as a precaution but there is no active shooter.   

  1 wk ago

   Providence, RI     



Building collapses after explosion in Belgium, injuring at least 11

          An apparent gas explosion has ripped through a multi-story building in the Belgian city of Antwerp, causing a part of the building to collapse and injuring at least 11 people, officials say. Several people are still trapped under the rubble.   

  1 wk ago

   Antwerp, Belgium     


College of Idaho in Caldwell on lockdown due to ‘armed suspects’

          The College of Idaho in Caldwell was put on lockdown as a precaution after two armed persons were reported on or near the campus, school officials say. The lockdown was later lifted and there were no reports of injuries.   

  1 wk ago

   Caldwell, ID     


Moderate earthquake hits Greece, felt widely across Athens

          A moderate earthquake (σεισμός) with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 has struck Greece, centered just northeast of the capital Athens, seismologists and residents say. Shaking has been felt widely across the capital. (more)   

  1 wk ago

   Athens, Greece     



‘The Cranberries’ singer Dolores O’Riordan dead at 46

          Irish singer Dolores O'Riordan, who was well-known as the lead singer of the "The Cranberries" as it became one of the most popular bands of the 1990s, has died in London, her publicist says. She was 46 years old.   

  1 wk ago

   London, England     


Fire breaks out on casino shuttle boat off Florida, injuring 15

          A fire has broken out on a casino shuttle boat just off the coast of Florida, forcing the 50 people on board to jump into the Gulf of Mexico and swim to the shore, officials say. At least 15 people were taken to hospital.   

  1 wk ago

   Port Richey, FL     


Passengers safe after ‘hostage situation’ on bus north of Chicago

          Police and other emergency services in Illinois are investigating a "possible hostage situation" on board a Greyhound bus in Lake County, just north of Chicago. All passengers have now been safely evacuated.   

  1 wk ago

   Wadsworth, IL     


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