May 19, 2018

All about Meghan Markle’s wedding dress

Richard Heathcote/Getty Images(WINDSOR, England) -- Meghan Markle was a vision in white as she walked down the aisle to Prince Harry. As the bride walked into St. George's Chapel on Saturday, in front of more than 2,000 guests and millions watching around the world, she wore Queen Mary's tiara -- lent to Markle by Queen Elizabeth -- complete with a veil. The actual tiara, which features a diamond bandeau, was crafted in 1932. Her signature messy bun was polished into a low chignon, and..
May 19, 2018

Extraordinary discovery of the archaeological site of Pompeii

Sanp Pompeii Handout/EPA/Shutterstock(POMPEII, Italy) -- Mt. Vesuvius, near the city of Pompeii, Italy, erupted in 79 A.D., wiping out an entire town. Hundreds of years later, archaeologists found a perfectly preserved city buried in ash and frozen in time. Just recently, an extraordinary discovery was unearthed in a large villa that stood just outside the walls of Pompeii, far from the known archaeological area, during a joint operation of the Carabinieri of the Cultural Heritage Protection Cen..
May 18, 2018

Eight dead, dozens injured from explosions at Afghanistan cricket tournament

FilmColoratStudio/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Three explosions targeted a cricket tournament in Afghanistan Friday, leaving eight people dead and dozens injured, according to a government official. The explosions took place in the eastern Jalalabad province and reportedly targeted the Naya Nazimabad Ramzan Cup cricket tournament. Nangarhar governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said Friday that eight people were killed in the blasts and 42 others were injured. Khogyani said that the org..
May 18, 2018

Former spy Sergei Skripal released from UK hospital after March nerve agent attack

Pablo_K/iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Sergei Skripal, the former Russian spy who was the target of a nerve agent attack in the United Kingdom earlier this year, was released from the hospital on Friday. Skripal was admitted to Salisbury District Hospital on March 4, along with his daughter Yulia and a police officer named Nick Bailey. All three have now been discharged. Salisbury District Hospital CEO Cara Charles-Barks called Skripal's discharge "fantastic news" in a statement. "That he, Y..