Carl Reiner, the veteran comedy actor, writer, director and producer who created the classic sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and played second banana to Sid Caesar and straight man to Mel Brooks’ 2,000-Year-Old Man, died Monday evening. He was 98. The Associated Press reported his death Tuesday morning, citing...
An elderly California woman was injured last week when she was gored by a bison she was attempting to photograph. According to a news release from the National Park Service, the woman approached within 10 feet of a bison multiple times to take the bison’s photo. After she kept approaching,...
A cricketer who thought he was “God’s gift to women” when he raped a woman during a WhatsApp ‘sexual conquests’ game has failed in a bid to overturn his conviction. Alex Hepburn, 24, was jailed for five years last April for attacking the young woman in his Worcester flat, as...
Gunmen have attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in the city of Karachi, police said today, with four assailants reportedly killed. The attackers used grenades and guns in their assault, according to local media. Pakistan’s stock exchange in Karachi is in a high security zone and also hosts many private banks’...
China approved a contentious national security law that will allow authorities to crack down on subversive and secessionist activity in Hong Kong, a move many see as Beijing's boldest yet to erase the legal firewall between the semi-autonomous territory and mainland China’s authoritarian Communist Party system. Tam Yiu-Chung, Hong Kong’s...
These artworks are stained with the blood of Biafra’s children,” wrote Chika Okeke-Agulu, an art history professor at Princeton, in an impassioned Instagram post three weeks ago calling for a halt to the sale of two wooden statues made by the Igbo people of Nigeria. Mr. Okeke-Agulu believes the...
Jeremy Christian, the man who stabbed and killed two men and injured a third on a TriMet MAX train in 2017, was sentenced Wednesday to two life sentences in prison without the possibility of parole. “I believe that you are a creative, thoughtful person, intelligent, that you desire to...
A BLACK father has shared his heartache at seeing his 10-year-old son hiding from a passing police car as he played in his own front yard. Video shows Eliah Pierre-Louis — who was happily playing — hiding behind his family's parked car in his driveway in Trumbull, Connecticut. Eliah's father, Stacey...
A wealthy Ukrainian politician has made public a manuscript in his private collection that he says is a fragment of the Gutenberg Bible, the world’s first substantial printed book, although researchers said it would need to be authenticated. The Gutenberg Bible was produced using the moveable type printing press invented...
A San Diego police officer who saved twin 2-year-old girls and their father after their car plunged off Sunset Cliffs shared how he made the daring rescue -- and how much of a personal impact the incident had on him. San Diego Police K-9 Officer, Jonathan Wiese, said he was...