“Scientists have discovered the oldest black hole yet,” reports the CBC, calling it “a cosmic beast formed a mere 470 million years after the Big Bang.” “The findings, published Monday, confirm what until now were theories that supermassive black holes existed at the dawn of the universe…” Given the universe is 13.7 billion years old, […]

An 11-year-old boy, who was shot by a police officer in the US state of Mississippi., suffered a collapsed lung, fractured ribs and a lacerated liver.Nakala Murry, the boy’s mother, said her son, Aderrien Murry, was shot once in the chest. It was reported that the officer, who is now on suspension, shot the black […]

CNN  —  A commercial airplane whose landing gear collapsed upon arrival Tuesday at Miami International Airport caught fire, officials said, sending passengers and crew scrambling to get to safety. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Dominican Republic-based airline Red Air said there . . .

Placeholder while article actions load ORANGE COUNTY, Va. — James Albert French stood on his family’s ancestral land, on a mountain ridge in Orange County, Va. Six miles away was Montpelier, the plantation that belonged to the country’s fourth president, James Madison, known as the father of the Constitution. French’s great-great-great-grandparents were . . .

CNN —   A Kentucky prisoner who pulled people from the rubble of a collapsed candle factory in December was honored by a local sheriff last week for going “above and beyond” to help people.

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