The back-to-back vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort had been planned for a long time by an Islamic terrorist cell — and could have been far deadlier had its base not been destroyed by an apparently...
Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 11:33 AM EDT
South Florida Keeping An Eye on Tropical System In Atlantic
The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world — men, women and children from nearly three dozen nations — testifying to the huge global appeal of the sun-kissed city.
Families, friends and...
Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 11:02 AM EDT
Couple Renewing Vows They Took at Mall as Strangers in 1998
David and Elizabeth Weinlick's life together began like a reality TV show, blossomed into two decades out of a romance novel, and now seems destined to end in tragedy.
David Weinlick and Elizabeth Runze were...
A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland's western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said. Authorities were looking for more potential suspects...
Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:08 AM EDT
NASA Launches Tracking Satellite From Cape Canaveral
The Center City statue of Frank Rizzo, Philadelphia's polarizing former police commissioner and mayor, was defaced late Thursday with the words "Black Power" written in white spray paint.
Vandalism of the...
Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:31 AM EDT
California's 1st Statewide Tally Finds 157 Killed by Police Last Year
Violent police encounters in California last year led to the deaths of 157 people and six officers, the state attorney general's office said Thursday in a report that provides the first statewide tally on police...