Canadian astronauts salute John Glenn

Canadian astronauts salute John Glenn

World War II interrupted his studies and Glenn soon found himself flying F4U Corsairs in the Pacific as a Marine aviator. Col. John Glenn- an astronaut , a senator , a Marine-died at the age of 95. Glenn was the oldest crew member aboard at 41. He circled the Earth three times. A lifelong Democrat, he ran for a U.S. Senate seat for OH in 1964. Serving in the senate for 24 years, Glenn represented OH as a Democrat, offering an "expertise in weapons systems, nuclear proliferation issues and ...

Nick Saban: Lane Kiffin leaving Alabama, going to FAU

The 41-year-old Kiffin has served as Nick Saban's offensive coordinator at Alabama for the past three seasons after he was sacked as USC head coach in 2013. He departed Knoxville to take the USC job. That evening, Florida extended an offer to Honolulu (Hawaii) St. Louis four-star quarterback and current Crimson Tide commit Tua Tagovailoa .

Train hits, kills Florida 2-year-old; baby sitter hurt

Train hits, kills Florida 2-year-old; baby sitter hurt

The 2-year-old, Hunter Fink, died from his injuries. Officials did not release identifications of the victims, and said the Pasco County fire chief and sheriff's staff was at the scene. Walking on the train tracks is reportedly against the law and people in the area are aware of the danger that follows, saying "it's loud". "If you're up on the railroad tracks and you can't hear that train coming from a safe distance then you need hearing aids".

Konrad Reuland, former Ravens TE, dies after brain aneurysm

The Ravens got somber news Monday night when they learned of the passing of former tight end Konrad Reuland . "Every single guy in the locker room loves him", according to ESPN . Teammates from both the Jets and Ravens expressed their grief at losing him on social media Tuesday. Reuland had emergency surgery two weeks in hopes of rectifying the issue but he succumbed on Monday.

A grim tally soars: More than 50000 overdose deaths in US

Fentanyl was blamed for a rash of 42 overdoses - including 10 deaths - over a 12-day period earlier in 2016, CBS News reported . However, heroin only accounts for a portion of opioids being abused by drug addicts. "I think that's a hard concept for a lot of people to grasp because we have a historic setup in our brains of drugs equal big cities", Kazel said. African-Americans also died at higher rates than whites.

Sushma Swaraj stable, her kidney has started functioning: AIIMS

With the organ being harvested from a living unrelated donor, Swaraj underwent a kidney transplant in AIIMS. The doctors who carried out the surgery at the cardio-thoracic centre included AIIMS Director MC Mishra along with nephrologist Sandeep Mahajan and surgeons V Seenu and VK Bansal.