Preparations for China’s traditional Dragon Boat Festival races took a tragic turn on Saturday when 17 people died after two dragon boats flipped over, throwing dozens of paddlers into the churning water.
Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing are gathering Sunday for a solemn wreath laying ceremony marking five years since two bombs planted near the finish line killed three and injured hundreds more.
A mother-of-four and her two young daughters, a 14-year pastor’s daughter, Sunday’s stand-in preacher, his wife, their eight-months-pregnant daughter-in-law and three of her five children are among the 26 victims shot dead in the Texas church massacre.
Astronaut James Halsell Jr. seemed the very definition of someone with the right stuff. An Air Force Academy graduate and decorated test pilot, he commanded or piloted five space shuttle missions. NASA even turned to him for leadership as it was picking up the pieces […]