U.S. & World

28 people killed by gunmen in Egypt

Cairo, Egypt (NBC News) – Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians traveling to a monastery in southern Egypt Friday, killing 28 people and wounding 24–with many children among the victims. Eyewitnesses said masked men opened fire after stopping the Christians, who …

Ground fissures growing in Japan

Bungo-ono, Oita Prefecture, Japan (NBC News) – Cracks in the ground are growing in southwest Japan, leading to more evacuation advisories. The fissures are in the Asaji area of Bungo-ono City, Oita Prefecture. 81 different cracks had been counted by Monday. And …

Massive emerald discovered in Brazil

Bahia, Brazil (NBC News) – A giant emerald measuring nearly four feet high and weighing a whopping 794 pounds was discovered in April in Brazil’s Carnaiba mining region. Sure, it may not look like much now, but this precious stone is valued …

Latest on Manchester attack

Manchester, U.K. (CNN) – U.K. police have identified the man they believe detonated an IED at a concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and injuring 59. They say the horrific crime was perpetrated by 22-year-old Salman Abedi. But authorities warn that coroner …

The life and legacy of Roger Moore

(CNN) – Actor Roger Moore, who played secret agent James Bond, has died. His family says Moore passed away after a short battle with cancer. Before he was Bond, Sir Roger Moore was just plain old Roger–the only child of a policeman …
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