A meteor streaks across the sky in central Russia causing loud explosions and injuring nearly a thousand people. - Meteors typically cause sizeable sonic booms when they enter the atmosphere because they are travelling much faster than the speed of sound.
A suicide bomber blew up a mini-bus carrying foreign and local contract workers near Kabul airport in Afghanistan on Tuesday, with at least nine bodies lying near the wreckage, a witness at the scene said.
The US Northeast was digging out on Sunday after a blizzard dumped up to 40 inches (one meter) of snow with hurricane force winds, killing at least nine people and leaving hundreds of thousands without power.
A group of 700 former special operations troops has called on Congress to create a special committee to investigate the Obama administration’s handling of the terrorist attack on diplomatic and intelligence posts in Benghazi.
The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, a key suspect in the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks, shows America will do “whatever it takes” to find people who harm Americans and hold them to account, President Barack Obama said Tuesday.