Space station welcomes Frenchman and world’s oldest astronaut

Space station welcomes Frenchman and world’s oldest astronaut

The International Space Station gained three new residents Saturday, including the oldest and most experienced woman to orbit the world. A bit of Mars also arrived, courtesy of a Frenchman who brought along a small piece of a Mars meteorite. Launched Thursday from Kazakhstan, the Russian Soyuz capsule docked at the 250-mile-high outpost just an hour […]

Dozens injured as commuter train crashes into New Jersey station

Dozens injured as commuter train crashes into New Jersey station

A commuter train from New York barreled into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, killing one person and injuring 100 more, some critically, according to authorities. Witnesses reported seeing one woman trapped under concrete and many people bleeding after the New Jersey Transit (known as the NJ Transit) train crashed […]

PKK claims deadly car bomb attack on Turkish police station

PKK claims deadly car bomb attack on Turkish police station

  The outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on Friday claimed a car bomb attack targeting police in eastern Turkey that killed five people and injured over 200. “Our comrade… carried out a suicide attack on police headquarters in Elazig,” the PKK said in a statement, quoted by the pro-Kurdish Firat news agency. Thursday’s bombing in […]