British woman swept away by wave while trying to save dogs is first Tonga tsunami death, family says British woman swept away by wave while trying to save dogs is first Tonga tsunami death, family says

Angela Glover, 50, was killed trying to rescue dogs after a volcanic eruption sent tsunami waves to the Pacific nation of Tonga, her family says.       

yesterday, 23:14
Oldest remains of modern humans are much older than thought, researchers say Oldest remains of modern humans are much older than thought, researchers say

Remains in Ethiopia were originally said to be about 200,000 years old. Scientists now say they are at least 230,000 years old.       

January 16, 2022, 20:31
FBI IDs assailant in Texas hostage standoff as British national; rabbi 'grateful to be alive' FBI IDs assailant in Texas hostage standoff as British national; rabbi 'grateful to be alive'

The assailant in the Texas synagogue hostage standoff demanded release of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist suspected of ties to al-Qaida.       

January 16, 2022, 20:29
San Francisco 49ers survive Cowboys' comeback attempt in NFC wild-card thriller San Francisco 49ers survive Cowboys' comeback attempt in NFC wild-card thriller

The Cowboys never gained sure footing against 49ers, who played a more physical, more disciplined game. Dallas was hurt by 14 penalties for 89 yards.       

yesterday, 5:25
Power outages, flight cancellations, thundersnow: Brutal snow, ice storm slams South Power outages, flight cancellations, thundersnow: Brutal snow, ice storm slams South

The entire eastern United States was bracing for a winter storm on Sunday as a furious weather front approached.       

January 16, 2022, 19:38
Connecticut teenager dies days after overdosing on fentanyl at school, police say Connecticut teenager dies days after overdosing on fentanyl at school, police say

A 13-year-old was hospitalized after collapsing at a Connecticut middle school. Authorities said the teenager had overdosed on the opioid fentanyl      

January 16, 2022, 22:02
It's an 'open question' whether omicron is final wave, Fauci says: Latest COVID-19 updates It's an 'open question' whether omicron is final wave, Fauci says: Latest COVID-19 updates

Omicron's contagiousness and low mortality rates have some hoping it may be the final wave of the pandemic. Latest COVID-19 updates.       

today, 14:18
Airline executives implore feds to keep AT&T, Verizon's 5G away from airports Airline executives implore feds to keep AT&T, Verizon's 5G away from airports

Airlines and shipping carriers say "commerce will grind to a halt" if AT&T and Verizon's new 5G service is allowed within 2 miles of airports.      

today, 2:14
Longtime Los Angeles nurse dies days after unprovoked attack at downtown bus stop Longtime Los Angeles nurse dies days after unprovoked attack at downtown bus stop

Sandra Shells was attacked at a bus stop on Thursday morning. Authorities said she died Sunday at the same hospital she worked at for 38 years.       

yesterday, 19:04
France passes strict COVID vaccination law; US students stage walkouts: Live updates France passes strict COVID vaccination law; US students stage walkouts: Live updates

France passed a law Sunday that will exclude unvaccinated people from all restaurants, sports arenas, and other venues. Latest COVID-19 updates       

yesterday, 11:01