For some employees at the Washington Navy Yard, the first sign that something was wrong came when a fire alarm went off early Monday morning.
The nation’s capital went on high alert Monday after a shooting attack at the city’s U.S. Navy Yard that left at least 11 victims and one gunman dead.
Multiple shots were fired around 8:20 a.m. ET Monday in a building on the grounds of the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., the Navy confirmed just minutes later.
The three friends of the alleged Boston bomber pleaded not guilty to charges that they misled police to help Dzhokhar Tsarnaev evade capture.
Japan has sent a space telescope into orbit, as its new Epsilon rocket delivered its payload Saturday. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency says the successful launch is a step toward its goal “to lower hurdles to space” by simplifying rocket launches and making them more affordable. The launch was reportedly done via laptop.
The infamous Florida pastor, Terry Jones, was arrested in Mulberry, Fla., yesterday, right before he planned to burn 2,998 Qurans on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Amid reports that Syrian President Bashar Assad may be willing to give up his chemical weapons as his strongest ally has suggested he do, the Obama administration expressed skepticism Tuesday.
The LADEE spacecraft, which began its trip to the moon Friday night in a launch from Virginia’s coast, has run into some mechanical problems, NASA says. Officials say the robotic orbiter remains on track, however, and its problems can be resolved before it reaches the moon next month.
It will be Tokyo, not Istanbul or Madrid, who hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee and its president, Jacques Rogge, announced in Buenos Aires Saturday.
Montana prosecutors on Wednesday decided to appeal a 30-day jail sentence given to a former teacher who admitted to raping a 14-year-old student.