Park across from White House reopens after almost a year of being closed

Park across from White House reopens after almost a year of being closed

(WASHINGTON) -- After almost a year of being closed to the public, Lafayette Square, the park north of the White House, quietly reopened to the public on Monday. The park had been closed since the summer, following the forceful removal of peaceful protesters by law enforcement. Following the park's clearance,…
Last surviving Marine of USS Indianapolis dies at age 96

Last surviving Marine of USS Indianapolis dies at age 96

(NEW YORK) -- The last surviving Marine of the USS Indianapolis, the U.S. Navy ship that sank in July 1945, died this weekend. Edgar Harrell was 96 and lived at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Clarksville, Tennessee, the official Facebook page of the ship posted Saturday. Harrell was one…
What we know about the Colonial Pipeline ransomware cyberattack

What we know about the Colonial Pipeline ransomware cyberattack

(NEW YORK) -- A cybersecurity attack targeting operators of a major East Coast fuel pipeline has left the nation reeling, exposing the vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure to new threats while also leaving many Americans with more questions than answers. Colonial Pipeline said on Saturday that it was the victim of…
Fort Bragg sergeant charged in killing of fellow soldier Kelia Horton

Fort Bragg sergeant charged in killing of fellow soldier Kelia Horton

(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) -- A Fort Bragg sergeant has been charged in the murder of another soldier stationed at the military installation. Sgt. Tiara Nicole Vinson, 26, has been charged with first-degree murder and discharging a firearm into occupied property in the killing of Spc. Kelia Horton, 22. The fatal shooting…
NYPD officer rescues child during Times Square shooting

NYPD officer rescues child during Times Square shooting

(NEW YORK) -- A quick-thinking New York City Police Department officer responding to the shooting in Times Square wrapped a tourniquet around the tiny leg of a 4-year-old girl who was shot to stop her bleeding before instinctively sprinting through the area to a waiting ambulance. "This little girl is…
Seven people dead in Colorado birthday party shooting

Seven people dead in Colorado birthday party shooting

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- Six adults were killed early Sunday morning when a suspect opened fire at a birthday party in Colorado Springs, Colorado, police said. The suspect, who was allegedly the boyfriend of one of the victims, took his own life, according to police. Officers responded to a 911…
Ransomware cyberattack shuts down major US pipeline, company says

Ransomware cyberattack shuts down major US pipeline, company says

(NEW YORK) -- A cyberattack has forced the shutdown of a major gas pipeline in the U.S. that supplies 45% of all fuel consumed on the East Coast. The cyberattack against Colonial Pipeline, which runs from Houston to Linden, New Jersey, began 7 p.m. on Friday night, according to a…