May 11, 2017

New Orleans removes Confederate statues that honor ‘Cult of the Lost Cause’

Redheadedhornet/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) — As New Orleans began the process Thursday of removing the remaining Confederate-era monuments in the Louisiana city, officials said they are facing “intimidation, […]
May 11, 2017

Effort to clean up ocean plastic to begin in 12 months, years ahead of schedule

104kelly/iStock/Thinkstock(UTRECHT, Netherlands) — A Dutch foundation dedicated to removing plastic pollution from the world’s oceans announced a new system design today that will allow them to […]
May 11, 2017

Police plead with Trenton man to surrender after 30-hour standoff

iStock/Thinkstock(TRENTON, N.J.) — (TRENTON, N.J.) — Armed police in Trenton, New Jersey, are hoping for a peaceful resolution as they engage in a deadly standoff with […]
May 11, 2017

Deadly standoff in Trenton ends after 35 hours

iStock/Thinkstock(TRENTON, N.J.) — A deadly standoff in Trenton, New Jersey, has ended this evening after 35 hours.The incident began Wednesday morning in a residential neighborhood in […]