Wild winds lifted three inflatable bounce houses - with kids inside - into the air, and then tumbling end-over-end on a Long Island soccer field.
The bizarre incident at the Oceanside United Soccer Club event sent 13 people, including several children, to area hospitals Saturday.
Four people died Wednesday when at least at least two tornadoes swept through western and central parts of Massachusetts, Gov. Deval Patrick said. The storms did extensive damage in Springfield, the state's third largest city.…
An experiment in Guatemala in the 1940s that included U.S. doctors now has victims there seeking legal recourse. People were infected with syphilis to test the effectiveness of penicillin. It’s better late than never, they say. Via phone conversation with Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom,… Continue
An Iowa man is believed to have fatally shot his two young sons, their mother and her sister in an eastern Idaho home before setting fire to the house and then shooting himself, authorities said Friday.
A neighbor reported a small fire at the house in Ammon at about 3 a.m., leading… Continue
A deadly wave of tornadoes swept through six southern states, killing 248 people in the deadliest outbreak of its kind in nearly 40 years, officials said Thursday.
Alabama bore the burnt - with a staggering 162 confirmed deaths so far and the city of Tuscaloosa leveled by a massive,… Continue
Two days of deadly storms barreling through the South killed at least 17 people in four states - some of them parents and children asleep in their beds, officials said Saturday.
Deaths were reported in Alabama, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Mississippi, making it the nation's deadliest storm of… Continue
Police around the globe smashed an international pedophile ring -- the largest ever found by law enforcement.
As many as 70,000 people in 30 countries appear to have been involved in the horrific network of abuse, European Union police chief Rob Wainwright announced Wednesday at a press conference at The… Continue
Eighty-three people, including Sunday Night Football commentator Cris Collinsworth, are thrilled to be on dry land after a floating restaurant broke off from a pier and drifted 100 yards down the Ohio River on Friday night.
Diners were rescued by emergency crews using a combination of ladders and ropes,… Continue
There are many words to describe conservative prankster James O'Keefe's plan to secretly record NPR fundraiser Ron Schiller over lunch and release the (heavily edited and pretty embarrassing) tape on the Web, costing Schiller his job: wrong, deceitful, cruel, unfair, juvenile, and just plain rude. But it's not… Continue
GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Armed men opened fire and hurled a grenade into a crowded nightclub early Saturday, killing six people and wounding at least 37 in a western city whose former tranquility has been shattered by escalating battles among drug cartels.
A suicide bomber packing powerful explosives waded into a baggage area at Moscow's busiest airport and set off a deafening blast Monday that massacred almost three dozen people and wounded 130 more.
In the aftermath, blood and body parts littered the Domodedovo Airport terminal… Continue
Added by Raquel Sweets on January 24, 2011 at 9:30am —
The club drug ecstasy may help people who have trouble connecting to others, according to a new study.
The drug, also known as MDMA, has long been known to encourage feelings of happiness and playfulness in people - despite its dangers. But now doctors say, in addition to encouraging casual hookups, it… Continue
Added by Raquel Sweets on January 1, 2011 at 1:47pm —