March 9, 2017

Marines arrive in Syria to provide artillery support in fight against ISIS

dangutsu/iStock/Thinkstock(RAQQA, Syria) — A contingent of several hundred Marines has arrived in Syria to provide artillery support to U.S.-backed Syrian rebels preparing to retake Raqqa, ISIS's […]
March 8, 2017

Offensive to retake Mosul from ISIS highlights quiet efforts to save animals, cultural artifacts in war zones

dk_photos/iStock/Thinkstock(MOSUL, Iraq) — When veterinarian Amir Khalil arrived at a zoo in eastern Mosul last month, just weeks after Iraqi forces drove ISIS militants from the […]
March 8, 2017

Nineteen killed in fire at Guatemala children’s home

goralikus/iStock/Thinkstock(GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala) — Nineteen teens were killed and about 25 more were injured in a fire at a children's care home in Guatemala.According to BBC […]
March 8, 2017

Disinfecting agent turns Canada city’s water bright pink

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Hundreds of people in Canada arrived home Monday evening to an unusual sight: Bright pink liquid running out of their faucets.Despite its unusual […]