The gunman in the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre idolized the Columbine High School killers who became household names in 1999. The murderer who opened fire in a lecture hall at Northern Illinois University in 2008 had studied the Virginia Tech and Columbine killings. The 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter “obsessed” over Columbine, analyzed the
U.S. President Donald Trump played down any threat posed by racist white nationalism on Friday after the gunman accused of the New Zealand mosque massacre called the president “a symbol of renewed white identity.” Trump, whose own previous responses to the movement have drawn scrutiny, expressed sympathy for the victims
Fourteen people were killed in a plane crash in the Colombian plains province of Meta on Saturday, the country’s civil aviation agency said. The Special Administrative Unit of Civil Aeronautics said there were no survivors of the crash, which occurred after the DC-3 aircraft made a distress call at 10:40
An economic blueprint to save the planet from climate catastrophe. A moonshot mission to shift the U.S. power grid to 100 per cent renewable energy within 10 years. A hippy-dippy socialist plot to seize Americans’ hamburgers. Opinions and exaggerations abound when it comes to the Green New Deal. Progressives are split over whether to embrace or dismiss
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido returned to Venezuela on Monday after defying a travel ban last week. Guaido tweeted that he was heading back to Venezuela ahead of planned anti-government protests in Caracas, and video footage captured him arriving at the Simon Bolivar International Airport about 40 kilometres from the
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it is investigating a fatal Tesla Inc Model S crash in Davie, Fla., last Sunday that killed the driver and resulted in a massive vehicle fire, the second fatal crash this week the agency is probing. The agency and the U.S.
The main suspect in the theft of royal funeral artifacts from a Swedish cathedral confessed Friday to stealing them after his DNA was found on the items that were pulled out last week from a garbage bin north of Stockholm. Swedish broadcaster SVT, reporting Friday from a Stockholm court, quoted
Prince Philip won’t face prosecution after a car crash last month that injured two women, Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service said on Thursday. The Queen’s husband, 97, escaped without injury on Jan. 17 when the Land Rover he was driving flipped in a collision with a car close to the royals’ Sandringham residence in eastern