The worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years has reached South Sudan, a country where roughly half the population already faces hunger after years of civil war, officials announced Tuesday.
Tom Hays and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press | PostedFeb 18th - 6:51am
Jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial started deliberating on Tuesday, weighing charges in the landmark #MeToo case that could put the once-powerful Hollywood mogul behind bars for the rest of his life.
Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has qualified for the upcoming Democratic presidential debate, marking the first time he’ll stand alongside the rivals he has so far avoided by bypassing the early voting states and using his personal fortune to define himself through television ads.
Michael Rezendes, Associated Press | PostedFeb 18th - 5:25am
The notorious crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger terrorized Boston from the 1970s into the 1990s with a campaign of murder, extortion, and drug trafficking, then spent 16 years on the lam after he was tipped to his pending arrest.
Authorities say they plan to reveal how a 6-year-old South Carolina girl was killed after disappearing from her front yard, and how evidence about her disappearance was found in the trash of a deceased neighbor whose body was found soon after the girl’s.