A father drove his car over an opening drawbridge in a death-defying stunt to avoid plunging into the water below. Terence Naphys was crossing New Jersey's Middle Thorofare Bridge with his family when its steel ramp began to lift beneath them. Mr Naphys was reportedly already near the centre of the bridge and was forced to accelerate his Toyota RAV 4 to jump the 6ft gap out of fear the car would fall 65ft into the deep bay below.
Yhoana Arteaga was found bludgeoned to death in her family's mobile home with her clothing "in disarray", police said. There was no evidence of forced entry to the trailer in Nashville, Tennessee. The girl had suffered blunt force trauma to her body, police spokesman Don Aaron told a press conference.
Let's be honest: at this point, we're all pretty accustomed to President Donald Trump's early morning tweets. But the president's attempts at being more professional on the social media platform were set on fire on Aug. 15 by two ill-advised retweets that put into question all of the motives behind Trump's silence on Charlottesville, VA. While both retweets were later removed from the @realDonaldTrump feed, reporters across the country started their day with a frankly terrifying look inside the president's thought process. The first accidental retweet was not as damning as the second but still bizarre in its own right as it was of a response to a Fox & Friends story about Trump pardoning former
American citizen Jared Tucker was among at least 13 people killed in Thursday's vehicle-ramming attack in Barcelona, his family has confirmed. Tucker's wife, 40-year-old Heidi Tucker, told ABC News that the couple had been celebrating their first anniversary. After meeting a friend, the three were making their way through the city's famous Las Ramblas boulevard to walk on the beach when they decided to stop for sangria and to buy souvenirs, she said.
Several sailors have been relieved of their duties after the June shipwreck that killed seven U.S. Navy crew members.
This article first appeared on the Brookings Institution site. The racist violence in Charlottesville is an appalling chapter in the very long history of white supremacy in America. Watching marchers with torches and Confederate flags near the site of Thomas Jefferson’s university, I was reminded of Edmund Morgan’s classic history of the origins of black slavery in colonial Virginia.
Did Audrey Roloff have her baby? The Little People, Big World star is pregnant and expecting her first baby - a girl! - with her husband Jeremy Roloff, and she's inching closer and closer to her Sept. 1 due date! But even though she still hasn't given birth yet, she celebrated her daughter's upcoming arrival with a second baby shower and she dished about her possible baby name and her birth plan. Family and friends gathered again on what looks to be the family's farm in Hillsboro, OR on Friday, Aug. 18 - which is where her first baby shower was held last month. The major difference between her first shower and her second shower is that her mother-in-law and family matriarch Amy Roloff was in