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.
Police confirmed they were "conducting SWAT operations" around Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas.
Remains in Ethiopia were originally said to be about 200,000 years old. Scientists now say they are at least 230,000 years old.
The assailant in the Texas synagogue hostage standoff demanded release of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist suspected of ties to al-Qaida.
Winter hazard alerts covered parts of more than a dozen states Saturday, extending as far west as Kansas and as far south as Georgia.
The entire eastern United States was bracing for a winter storm on Sunday as a furious weather front approached.
A 13-year-old was hospitalized after collapsing at a Connecticut middle school. Authorities said the teenager had overdosed on the opioid fentanyl
Omicron's contagiousness and low mortality rates have some hoping it may be the final wave of the pandemic. Latest COVID-19 updates.
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.
France passed a law Sunday that will exclude unvaccinated people from all restaurants, sports arenas, and other venues. Latest COVID-19 updates