In his mind, the full moon meant the end of days and was a call for a hero to slay the werewolves and vampires at the party – a call he answered. Now Matthew de Grood’s trial for the admitted slayings of five people at a lunar eclipse party on April 15, 2014, in Calgary has Canada riveted.
Earth is occasionally called a “pale blue dot,” a speck of rare life in vast swaths of space. But a NASA study last week suggests that the same chemical energy that powers life on Earth might also exist elsewhere in our solar system.
After a weekend of furious lobbying by local and national gay-rights groups, the Democratic-controlled Charlotte City Council decided Monday against taking any vote on repealing its own nondiscrimination ordinance.
For Maria Strydom and her husband Robert Gropel, climbing Everest while adhering to a strict vegan diet was their “own personal Everest.” She died Saturday on the mountain of high-altitude pulmonary edema.
A .38 Colt Cobra revolver used by Jack Ruby to kill JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. A .38 special and Colt .45 carried by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. And now, a 9mm pistol used by George Zimmerman to kill Trayvon Martin. They’re all part of the darker side of memorabilia collecting.
Police are trying to use Spain's public security law to fine a woman for carrying a bag bearing the initials A.C.A.B., which they interpreted to stand for "All Cops Are Bastards" and not "All Cats Are Beautiful," as was written on the bag.
Relatives of a dozen primary-school girls who died in a dormitory fire in northern Thailand are awaiting the results of DNA tests, because all but five of the bodies were too disfigured to be identified by sight.
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This new spot from NHTSA examines the impact a simple text can have on you and those you love. Drivers are encouraged to join the conversation by using the hashtag #justdrive. "If you're texting, you're not driving."
US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Don't let a text wreck your life
Tourist tests her luck by petting a bison in Yellowstone Park