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Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 02:54 PM EDT

Syphilis Is Invading Rural America

Syphilis Is Invading Rural America

When Karolyn Schrage first heard about the "dominoes gang" in the health clinic she runs in Joplin, Mo., she assumed it had to do with pizza. Turns out it was a group of men in their 60s and 70s who held a...

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 07:23 PM EDT

Condition of Topeka Zookeeper Attacked by Tiger Improving

Condition of Topeka Zookeeper Attacked by Tiger Improving

The director of the Topeka Zoo says a zookeeper who was attacked by a Sumatran tiger remains in intensive care but her prognosis for recovery is good. The zookeeper was attacked Saturday while in the outdoor...

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 02:26 PM EDT

Ex-Marine Arrested in North Korea Embassy Attack in Madrid

Ex-Marine Arrested in North Korea Embassy Attack in Madrid

A man suspected of involvement in a mysterious dissident group's February raid on North Korea's Embassy in Madrid was arrested in Los Angeles by U.S. authorities. Christopher Ahn, a former U.S. Marine, was...

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 11:58 PM EDT

Crew Rescues Woman from Under Train at South Station

Crew Rescues Woman from Under Train at South Station

A person was struck by a Red Line subway train at South Station Saturday, according to the MBTA. At approximately 12:15 p.m. a Boston Fire Dept. rescue crew arrived on the scene and was able to crawl under the...

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 11:42 PM EDT

Police Shoot Hopedale Man Who Allegedly Brandished Knife

Police Shoot Hopedale Man Who Allegedly Brandished Knife

Police shot and wounded a man in a Hopedale home last night after he threatened to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 12:29 PM EDT

Attackers Raid Family Party, Kill 13 in Mexico

Attackers Raid Family Party, Kill 13 in Mexico

Police in eastern Mexico say gunmen broke into a family party and opened fire, killing 13 people and wounding at least four others. The Veracruz state Public Security Department says seven men, five women and a...

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 12:47 PM EDT

One Dead After Vehicle Strikes Two Pedestrians in Chicopee

One Dead After Vehicle Strikes Two Pedestrians in Chicopee

One of two pedestrians struck by a vehicle Friday night in Chicopee, Massachusetts, has died, police said.

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 12:12 PM EDT

Afghan Official: Blast Rocks Country's Capital, Kills 7

Afghan Official: Blast Rocks Country's Capital, Kills 7

A suicide blast rocked Afghanistan's capital Saturday during a gun battle with security forces, officials said, killing at least seven people a day after hopes for all-encompassing peace talks collapsed. At...

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 05:23 PM EDT

Egyptian Voters Urged to Allow el-Sissi Rule Until 2030

Egyptian Voters Urged to Allow el-Sissi Rule Until 2030

Egyptian pro-government media, business people and activists urged a "yes" vote Sunday on constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. Some voters were...

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 01:30 PM EDT

Soggy Start to Easter Weekend

Soggy Start to Easter Weekend

Waves of rain continue to work through New England, falling heavily at times. Rivers also continue to rise, increasing the risk of flooding. A swath of 1-2 inches of rain will fall in parts of Connecticut,...

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