Stacey Abrams became Georgia's 1st woman gubernatorial nominee Tuesday after beating Stacey Evans in the Democratic primary. She could be the first black female governor in the US. Who is Abrams: The politician, author and businesswoman?
A suspected abduction at a Midlothian, Virginia, Walmart on Sunday turned out to be a staged hoax planned and videotaped by a group of people to post on social media, police said. They turned themselves in after seeing the abduction reported in local media, police said.
Virginia authorities say a 4-year-old boy thought a real gun was a toy when he fired it, killing his 2-year-old brother. The accidental shooting happened Tuesday while the children’s mother was at the home. Tyler Aponte died at a hospital.
Turkey's currency, the lira, has fallen to an all-time record low against the dollar amid fears of economic instability as the country heads toward snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month.
Perhaps it isn't surprising that the Eastern Elliptio – and other varieties of freshwater mussels – have disappeared from many streams and rivers in Maryland without a flicker of notice from the public.