The gunman suspected of storming a Planned Parenthood clinic and killing a police officer and two others used the phrase "no more baby parts'' to explain his act, according to a law enforcement official, a comment sure to further inflame the heated rhetoric surrounding abortion.
A new study found that subjects who carried a genetic mutation in a serotonin receptor were more likely to engage in risky and impulsive behavior while under the influence of alcohol.Alaska Dispatch News
When a gunman opened fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic here on Friday just before noon, he turned a snow-covered shopping center bustling with post-Thanksgiving traffic into a scene of chaos and fear.Julie Turkewitz
The appearance of numerous large craters in Siberian permafrost has been attributed, at least by some, to the venting of large pockets of methane gas, possibly in a dramatic or sudden way. Chris Mooney | The Washington Post
The police in Chicago said Friday that they had made an arrest into the murder of a 9-year-old boy, who was shot to death after being lured into an alley early this month, one of the most notorious crimes in the city’s recent history.CHRISTINE HAUSER
The buses are coming. No one knows when, how many, or exactly who will be in them, only that they are coming -- buses filled with refugees who began their journeys thousands of miles away and will arrive any day now at their final destination, this remote town in the piney forest of eastern Finland.
Stephanie McCrummen and LInda Davidson | Washington Post
The buses are coming. No one knows when, how many, or exactly who will be in them, only that they are coming -- buses filled with refugees who began their journeys thousands of miles away and will arrive any day now at their final destination, this remote town in the piney forest of eastern Finland.Stephanie McCrummen | The Washington Post
Worldwide efforts to reduce human emissions of sulfur dioxide and other aerosols have been a victory for environmental and public health advocates. But those pollutants also protect Arctic ice from solar heat. Yereth Rosen