GANGNEUNG, South Korea -- Finland beat South Korea 5-2 on Tuesday to reach the men's Olympic ice hockey quarterfinals as the hosts bowed out of the tournament after a spirited performance in their final game. Finland opened a commanding lead near the game's halfway point but the South Koreans battled back, closing to within a goal to give the Finns, ranked fourth in the world versus the hosts' 21st, a genuine scare.
Television comedy "Will & Grace," the show that brought gay men and women into mainstream pop culture, is returning to U.S. television with 10 new episodes, broadcaster NBC said on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Emmy-winning stars Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally all will reprise their roles for the limited run that will air later in the fall of 2017 or early 2018.
Three protesters were arrested on Monday for trespassing along the Dakota Access Pipeline construction site, police said, where a fierce months-long demonstration has unfolded against the building of a multibillion-dollar pipeline. The site of the $3.8 billion project in southern North Dakota had been the scene of demonstrations by Native Americans and environmentalists, who say the pipeline would damage sacred lands and any leaks could pollute the water supply of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.
A mall near Appleton, Wisconsin, was evacuated on Tuesday, Dec. 26, as a precaution due to "an unsubstantiated threat," a county official said, adding the incident does not appear to be linked to fights that broke out at several U.S. malls a day earlier. There was a heavy police presence at the Fox River Mall in Grand Chute, an official with Outagamie County said. There have been no reports of injuries and further details on the nature of the threat were not immediately available.
HOUSTON—Cleanup crews have recovered about 1,250 barrels of the 3,100 barrels of oil that leaked into a North Dakota creek last week following a spill on the Belle Fourche Pipeline , a spokeswoman for the pipeline company said on Thursday, Dec. 15.
(Reuters) - John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest heroes as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world's oldest astronaut, in addition to a long career as a U.S. senator, died on Thursday at age of 95, Ohio's governor said. Glenn was the last surviving member of the original seven "Right Stuff" Mercury astronauts. "John Glenn is, and always will be, Ohio's ultimate hometown hero, and his passing today is an occasion for all of us to grieve," Ohio Governor John Kasich said in a statement.
A Somali immigrant who injured 11 people at Ohio State University in a vehicle and stabbing attack before he was shot dead may have followed the same path to self-radicalization...
At least 10 people were injured, one critically, at Ohio State University, in an attack that was carried out by an assailant who used a knife and a vehicle to...
U.S. authorities said on Sunday they had no plans to forcibly remove activists protesting plans to run an oil pipeline beneath a lake near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota, despite telling them to leave by early December. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which manages the federal land where the main camp protesting the Dakota Access pipeline is located, said last week it would close public access to the area north of the Cannonball River on Dec. 5
A Somali-American man in Minnesota was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday for conspiring to support the Islamic State militant group, according to local media. Senior U.S. District Judge Michael Davis sentenced Hamza Ahmed, 21, at a Minnesota courthouse, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper. In November 2014, Ahmed was pulled off a plane traveling from New York to Turkey, which people who have fought for Islamic State have used as a gateway to Syria.