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Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 07:30 PM CST

Texas Officials: Church Shooter Had 'Mission and Purpose'

Texas Officials: Church Shooter Had 'Mission and Purpose'

The gunman who killed 26 at a Texas church had a “mission” and a “purpose,” law enforcement officials said. The gunman was shot twice before shooting himself in the head, officials said.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 02:50 PM CDT

President Trump Calls Terrorism Suspect an 'Animal'

President Trump Calls Terrorism Suspect an 'Animal'

During a cabinet meeting Wednesday, President Trump referred to terrorism suspect Sayfullo Saipov as an "animal," and called for "swift justice" instead of regular due process.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 07:33 PM CDT

‘Cowardly Act of Terror’: 8 Dead After Truck Rams Crowded NYC Bike Path

‘Cowardly Act of Terror’: 8 Dead After Truck Rams Crowded NYC Bike Path

At least eight people were killed and at least a dozen were injured after a truck driver deliberately mowed down pedestrians, cyclists and a school bus in lower Manhattan Tuesday in what authorities called a...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 10:35 AM CDT

American-Canadian Family Out of Captivity After 5 Years

American-Canadian Family Out of Captivity After 5 Years

American Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle and their three children have been released by a Taliban-linked group after being held captive for five years. The couple was captured while hiking...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 06:02 PM CDT

Video Captures Dramatic Moment During Mexico Quake

Video Captures Dramatic Moment During Mexico Quake

Ana Paula Hernandez captured the moment a deadly 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico as she attempted to hide under her office desk.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 11:26 AM CDT

Deadly 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico

Deadly 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico Tuesday in the state of Puebla, which is about 80 miles southeast of Mexico City. This latest quake comes less than two weeks after an 8.1 earthquake hit the country,...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:26 PM CDT

Japan Reacts to North Korean Missile Fired Over Country

Japan Reacts to North Korean Missile Fired Over Country

North Korea fired another missile over Japan Friday. The missile flew over the island of Hakkaido and landed in the Pacific Ocean. Experts estimate the ballistic missile flew over 2,300 miles, which would mean...

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 02:53 PM CDT

Hurricane Irma’s Path of Destruction

Hurricane Irma’s Path of Destruction

Hurricane Irma has cut a huge path of destruction through several Caribbean islands on its path toward the United States. See what the aftermath looked like as some of those islands began to recover.

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 03:25 PM CDT

Ahead of Irma, Florida’s Key Largo Is a Ghost Town

Ahead of Irma, Florida’s Key Largo Is a Ghost Town

A time-lapse video of the drive north on US-1 from Key Largo shows near-empty roads after Floridians evacuated ahead of Hurricane Irma. The storm is expected to slam into the area early Sunday morning as a...

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 09:33 AM CDT

Cellphone Video of Hurricane Irma Over Turks And Caicos

Cellphone Video of Hurricane Irma Over Turks And Caicos

Dramatic cellphone video captures Hurricane Irma as it approached Turks and Caicos. The storm is responsible for at least 11 deaths and is expected to hit Miami early Sunday morning.

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