Touching new U.S. stamp changes view of eclipse

/ Apr 28, 2017

Touching new U.S. stamp changes view of eclipse

The U.S. Postal Service is going all out for this summer’s total solar eclipse, with a first-of-its kind stamp. Just touch the stamp with your finger, and the heat transforms the image of the blacked-out sun into the moon. Remove your finger, and the ...

Arkansas holds fourth execution in eight days

/ Apr 28, 2017

Arkansas holds fourth execution in eight days

Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in eight days Thursday night, wrapping up an accelerated schedule of lethal injections that was set to beat the expiration date of one of the drugs. Kenneth Williams, 38, was pronounced dead at 11:05 p.m., 13 minutes after the ...

Protesters storm Macedonia parliament, rough up opposition leader

/ Apr 28, 2017

Protesters storm Macedonia parliament, rough up opposition leader

Demonstrators stormed Macedonia’s parliament Thursday and attacked MPs, including the opposition leader, in protest over a vote for a new parliamentary speaker. Zoran Zaev, who leads the main opposition Social Democrats, was seen with blood on his face amid the chaos, while Interior Minister ...

U.S. admiral says North Korea crisis is at its worst point

Apr 28, 2017

U.S. admiral says North Korea crisis is at its worst point

The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific said Thursday that the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he’s ever seen, but he declined to compare the situation to the Cuban missile crisis decades ago. “It’s real,” Adm. ...