WASHINGTON (AP) — In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.
Three of the four armed occupiers of a wildlife refuge in Oregon turned themselves in on Thursday as the remaining holdout refused to surrender to federal authorities. Jeff Banda, 46, of Nevada, Sean Anderson, 47, and his wife Sandy, 48, of Idaho, walked out of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in the morning. Meanwhile, Cliven […]
At least 52 inmates were killed in a Mexican prison brawl on Thursday, as prisoners fought with bats, sticks and blades and ignited a fire in the overcrowded penitentiary. Twelve others were injured during the "pitched battle" that lasted 30 to 40 minutes at the Topo Chico prison in the northern industrial city of Monterrey, […]