Matthew Kratz

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Imam hailed as hero for protecting Finsbury Park van attacker

<b>London (CNN) —</b> The imam of a Muslim center in London has been praised for his "bravery and courage" in stopping an angry crowd turning on the driver involved in a van attack.<p>One person died and eight people were wounded, two seriously, after the vehicle rammed into people leaving Ramadan prayers in …

Extremism

North Korea Launches Medium Range Ballistic Missile

North Korea has launched a medium-range ballistic missile, U.S. and North Korean officials said Sunday, the latest in a series of tests carried out since President Donald Trump came into office.<p>The launch Saturday came a week after the isolated nation test-fired another missile, which experts said …

North Korea

Brazil prison head removed as country grapples with inmate violence

<b>Rio de Janeiro (CNN) —</b> As Brazil's beleaguered prisons continue to face problems involving drugs, corruption, escapes and riots, the pressure is on the government to fix what some analysts say are systemic and structural failures of the prison system.<p>This weekend saw 26 prisoners killed in a riot …

Brazil

Medical errors are No. 3 cause of death in the U.S., after heart disease and cancer

Heart disease, cancer ... and medical errors?<p>A new tally of mistakes made in American hospitals suggests that medical errors are the No. 3 cause of death in the U.S. At least 250,000 deaths each year can be attributed to medical care that has gone awry, according to a report published Tuesday in …

Medicine

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Victoria McGrath's Death Linked to Alcohol

The driver of a Ferrari which crashed killing Boston Marathon bombing survivor Victoria McGrath and her college roommate in Dubai had been drinking before the incident, an official said.<p>The yellow Ferrari 458 Spider mounted a curb, split in two and then "lit on fire" early Sunday, Dubai's chief …

Boston Marathon Bombing

US Officials: Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane’s Turns Suggest Control of Aircraft

Newly revealed information suggests a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner made a turn up the Strait of Malacca subsequent to a previously reported …

6 Mysterious Airplane Disappearances in Aviation History

The shocking disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has captured the attention of millions around the world as the search for the airplane …

Airplanes

Scientists Track a Great White Shark Across the Atlantic for the First Time

Tagged off Florida, the mature female is now closing in on the U.K.'s Cornish coast.<p>Ever since researchers tagged a great white shark nicknamed Lydia off Jacksonville, Florida, in March 2013, they've been keeping a close eye on her. Their vigilance was rewarded this past weekend when the 14-foot …

New Jersey gas explosion: one dead and 10 homes destroyed after line cut

A gas leak and explosion in New Jersey killed one person, injured seven workers, destroyed 10 homes and damaged another 45, authorities said.<p>The body of a woman was found on a car near the site of an explosion in a New Jersey housing development. Police were waiting for the results of an autopsy …