The Supreme Court has placed a hold on a 2013 Texas law that was threatening to close most of the state’s clinics that perform abortions.
A worker in southern China was left hanging from 100 feet up the side of a high-rise apartment building when a 10-year-old boy, apparently annoyed at the construction racket outside his window, decided to cut the safety line on the man’s rappelling apparatus.
In a deal that would create the third-largest fast-food chain, Burger King announced on Tuesday that it intended to buy Canada’s Tim Hortons for about $11 billion.
A large tract of America can expect “a major icing event,” the National Weather Service says, predicting snow and ice in an area that includes at least eight states from Texas to the Ohio Valley.
Drivers will find this summer’s gas prices are lower than last year’s, the result of a spike in crude oil production. Government forecasters say a gallon of regular gasoline will cost about $3.50 this summer — a slide of more than 10 cents from last year.
Declaring it will be the safest cruise ship in the world and will have more than enough lifeboats just in case something goes wrong, the designer of what’s supposed to be a replica of the Titanic has unveiled images of what the Titanic II will look like, inside and out.