Storm Bronagh: more wind and heavy rain expected across UK

Storm Bronagh: more wind and heavy rain expected across UK

Blustery winds and heavy rain will continue to pose a risk of disruption into Friday after Storm Bronagh blew in to Britain overnight with gales that reached 76mph. Coming hot on the heels of Storm Ali, the second named storm of the year threatens to cause more travel misery with fallen trees and flooding blocking […]

Underwater walls could stop glaciers from melting, scientists say

Underwater walls could stop glaciers from melting, scientists say

Using computer models to gauge the probable impact of walls on erosion of the Thwaites glacier in Antarctica, one of the world’s largest, Wolovick and Moore hoped to test the efficiency of “a locally targeted intervention”. They claimed the simplest designs would allow direct comparison with existing engineering projects. “The easiest design that we considered […]

Shooting at Syracuse, NY, memorial service leaves 5 injured, including children, 8 and 14

Shooting at Syracuse, NY, memorial service leaves 5 injured, including children, 8 and 14

Multiple people at a memorial service in Syracuse, New York were injured Thursday night after a suspect opened fire.  (Alex_Schmidt) Five people, including an 8-year-old and 14-year-old, were shot during a Thursday night memorial service in upstate New York, police said. Dispatch logs showed police responded to a shooting at a house in Syracuse after […]

The Mysterious 'Avengers 4' Title Has Become a Hilarious Meme

The Mysterious 'Avengers 4' Title Has Become a Hilarious Meme

Marvel fans have grown tired of waiting for Marvel Studios to unveil the long-awaited title of the Avengers: Infinity War sequel, which is expected to be the next big reveal following the premiere of the Captain Marvel trailer earlier this week. Fervently kept under wraps, the title has continued to fuel endless speculation — prompted […]

Thursday's high school football, volleyball results

Thursday's high school football, volleyball results

Published 11:31 pm CDT, Thursday, September 20, 2018 Running back Nigel Cervantes, left, celebrates with Highlands teammates Bradley Cavanaugh, top, and Eric Rodriguez after scoring a first-half touchdown against Jefferson at Alamo Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. less Running back Nigel Cervantes, left, celebrates with Highlands teammates Bradley Cavanaugh, top, and Eric Rodriguez after scoring […]

Young Africa: new wave of politicians challenges old guard

Young Africa: new wave of politicians challenges old guard

A wave of young politicians and activists are challenging ageing leaders across much of Africa, reflecting seismic shifts on the continent that are poised to dramatically change the lives of hundreds of millions of people. The new generation of politicians are in their mid-30s and can barely remember the cold war or the conflicts that […]

Baker Mayfield leads Browns to first win since 2016 in NFL debut

Baker Mayfield leads Browns to first win since 2016 in NFL debut

CLEVELAND — Thursday night football turned into a Baker’s Special for the Cleveland Browns. Rookie Baker Mayfield entered for his NFL debut late in the second quarter and brought the Browns back from a 14-0 deficit to prevail 21-17, snapping a 19-game winless streak dating back to Dec. 24, 2016 — a span of 635 […]