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Kentucky's Mall St. Matthews Shuts Down After Brawls Involving Up to 2,000

Chain-reaction brawls involving up to 2,000 people erupted in one of Kentucky's largest malls Saturday night, forcing the entire mall and businesses in the surrounding area to shut down, police said.<p>The hours-long chaos at Mall St. Matthews began about 7 p.m. ET when the six St. Matthews police …

Bernie Sanders: Why Trump voters should back me

<b>(CNN) —</b> Trailing Hillary Clinton among Democrats, Bernie Sanders could be looking across the aisle for new support -- specifically at down-on-their-luck voters drawn to Donald Trump's populist economic message.<p>In a taped interview with CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sunday, the Vermont senator -- a …

Mexico: parents of 43 missing students protest

The parents of 43 college students who disappeared 15 months ago protested in Mexico City on Saturday (December 26) demanding to know what happened to their children.<p>They are not satisfied with the government’s account that police in the town of Iguala handed the students over to a drugs cartel who …

Mexico

Storms Tear Through the South: Pictures

Librarianship

Historic Indiana Bridge Collapses Under Weight of Semitrailer

A historic iron bridge in Indiana collapsed after a semitrailer carrying nearly six times the posted weight limit tried to cross it, police said.<p>The …

Alaska's Inuit link steady food supply to environment health

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Inuit hunter John Goodwin for decades has hunted oogruk, the bearded seal, a marine mammal prized for its meat, oil and hide.<p>The largest of Alaska's ice seals uses sea ice to rest and birth pups, and after the long winter, when ice breaks into floes, there's a window …

Gonorrhoea could become untreatable, says chief medic

Gonorrhoea is at risk of becoming an untreatable disease, England’s chief medical officer has said.<p>Dame Sally Davies has written to all GPs and pharmacies to ensure they are prescribing the correct drugs after the rise of a highly drug-resistant strain of the infection.<p>The warning comes after a …

Public Health

Northern UK grapples with massive flooding; more rain to come

<b>(CNN) —</b> Swaths of northern England have disappeared under mammoth flooding, prompting evacuations and dozens of urgent warnings.<p>A month's worth of rain fell in just one day over some areas, CNN affiliate ITN reported.<p>The swollen, raging currents of the River Irwell were so intense that they …

Frozen oil could be the key to shapeshifting materials

Those odd, glowing shapes may look like they're straight out of a weird puzzle game, but don't laugh... they may be crucial to a future of ever-changing materials. British and Bulgarian scientists have discovered that oil droplets will form octagons, triangles and other not-so-natural shapes if you …

Man in fatal fall appeared distracted by electronic device

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities have identified a man they say plunged to his death from a San Diego cliff while using a camera or cellphone.<p>The county …

France opens access to archives drawn from Nazi-collaboration Vichy era

Remains of Jewish victims of Nazi medical experiments found in France<p>Read more<p>France will throw open access to police and legal archives drawn from one of the country’s darkest hours, when the Vichy regime collaborated with Nazi occupiers during the second world war, authorities said on Sunday.<p>From …

World History

In Paraguay, Tens of Thousands Flee Worst Floods in Decades

With further rain looming, more families abandoned their homes on Sunday in Paraguay, the country hardest hit by the worst flooding in decades in the area bordering Uruguay and Argentina, which has already forced more than 100,000 people to evacuate.<p>The El Nio weather phenomenon has exacerbated …

Severe weather prompts Mo. gov. to declare emergency

The flooding and severe weather hitting Southern and Midwestern states prompted Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to declare a state of emergency Sunday.<p>At least eight deaths have been reported and many roads have been closed in the state because of the extreme weather, which is expected to last until …

Latest: Sheriff says 4 soldiers among Missouri flood victims

The latest developments on the severe storms across the U.S. (all times local):<p>11:30 p.m.<p>A Missouri sheriff says four soldiers from another country …

Train Carrying Sulfuric Acid Derails in Australia

Police have declared an emergency after a train carrying sulfuric acid derailed in a rural area of northwest Queensland, Australia.<p>Authorities set up a two kilometer "exclusion zone" around the site following the spill Sunday morning around 12.5 miles east of Julia Creek.<p>A local highway was also …

Childhood Asthma Rates Level Off, But Racial Disparities Remain

There's finally some good news about childhood asthma in the United States: After rising for decades, the number of children with the breathing disorder has finally stopped increasing and may have started falling, according to a government analysis.<p>"That was a big surprise," says Lara Akinbami of …

Female refugees face sexual exploitation in Greece | Migrants

<b>Lesbos, Greece -</b> It took Samira 11 days to travel from Ahfir, in Morocco, to the Greek island of Lesbos. She didn't know where it was along the Turkish shore that she boarded the dinghy. What mattered to her, as she ran in the dark to avoid the police patrols, was only that it would take her to …

Suspected Boat Thieves in Lee County, Florida, Lead Coast Guard on 345-Mile Chase

Three suspected boat thieves led the Coast Guard on a 345-mile high-speed chase lasting nearly 20 hours before they were eventually captured off Mexico, officials in Florida said Sunday.<p>The trio fled towards international waters in a stolen 36-foot powerboat after law enforcement officers were …

See What Happened to the Animals on the Original Endangered Species List

Indiana Bat, Myotis sodalis.Status: Endangered.<br>Timothy D. Easley—AP Photo<p>1 of 13<p>When the Endangered Species Act was approved on this day, Dec. 28, in …

Babies in the Womb Aren’t So Sterile After All

In a series of papers published in the journal <i>Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today</i>, scientists explore the still-mysterious world of microbes …

Twin birth rates hit an all-time high in the United States

The CDC has released a final report on births in the United States in 2014, showing an all-time record number of twins. We're not talking about a monumental increase, here - 2014 saw 33.9 sets of twins per 1,000 births, versus 33.7 in 2013 - but several factors suggest this increase could become a …

Molly Lamb Bobak was first Canadian woman sent overseas as war artist

<i>Private Roy</i> by Molly Lamb Bobak. Courtesy Beaverbrook Collection of War Art/Canadian War Museum. <i>(Click image to enlarge)</i>

President Obama and Hillary Clinton Named Most Admired Man, Woman in the World

President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are the most admired man and woman in the world in 2015, according to a new Gallup survey that shows Pope …

Syrian Journalist Who Exposed ISIS Atrocities is Shot Dead in Turkey

A Syrian journalist who exposed ISIS atrocities has been shot dead in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep.<p>Friends of the 37-year-old journalist …

Human Rights

Pentagon Thwarts Obama's Effort to Close Guantanamo

By Charles Levinson and David Rohde<p>WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) – In September, U.S. State Department officials invited a foreign delegation to the …

Weekend Weather Nightmare in US: Pictures

A Disease So Neglected It's Not Even On 'Most-Neglected' Lists

<i>"Mashiaat Allah"</i> — It is God's plan.<p>In Sudan, a father utters this Arabic expression as he watches his son die slowly from a flesh-eating fungus.<p>The phrase provides consolation in its acknowledgement that we do not control our fates. But when Alnour Alhassan says it, I feel a pang of indignation. …

France Makes Wartime Vichy Government Archive Available To The Public

The French government is making available for the first time more than 200,000 documents on the Vichy government, which collaborated with the Nazis during World War II.<p>The documents, which were previously only partially accessible to researchers, will make "information such as the activities of the …

Former Chinese regulator commits suicide in wake of deadly landslide

A week after a mountainous waste heap in the Chinese city of Shenzhen collapsed, burying dozens of people and killing at least two, an official once responsible for regulating the heap jumped to his death from a building on Sunday.<p>Citing Shenzhen police, Reuters reported that the man was the former …

China

China Officially Ends One-Child Policy In Historic Change Of Law

Chinese families will be allowed to have two children after lawmakers passed a decision to alter the country's three-decades-old policy from Jan. 1.<p>The law will come into effect on Jan. 1, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.<p>"The state advocates that one couple shall be allowed to have two …