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Gene Cernan, last man to walk on the moon, dead at 82

Jan 17, 2017

Gene Cernan, last man to walk on the moon, dead at 82

Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of “peace and hope for all mankind,” has died. He was 82. Cernan died Monday following ongoing heath issues, his family ...

Eight men hold the wealth of half the planet: Oxfam

Jan 16, 2017

Eight men hold the wealth of half the planet: Oxfam

The gap between the superrich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday. ...

Jan 16, 2017

Kyrgyzstan says 37 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits village

A Turkish cargo plane crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan’s main airport Monday, killing at least 37 people and destroying houses after attempting to land in thick fog, authorities said. A massive section of the aircraft’s tail billowed smoke as rescuers worked in the ...