In Photos: Powerful earthquake devastates central Italy

A man is rescued alive from the ruins in Amatrice, Italy. (Remo Casilli/Reuters) Residents call out for survivors among damaged buildings in Amatrice. (Philip Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images) Aerial photo of rescuers searching amid rubble in Amatrice. (Gregorio Borgia/The Associated Press) A woman is comforted as she walks through rubble in Amatrice. (Alessandra Tarantino/The Associated Press) A […]

UN inquiry blames Syrian government for gas attacks, likely sanctions fight looms

Syrian government troops were responsible for two toxic gas attacks and Islamic State militants used sulfur mustard gas, a joint investigation by the United Nations and the global chemical weapons watchdog found on Wednesday, according to a confidential report seen by Reuters. The year-long U.N. and Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) inquiry […]

Micah Johnson, soldier who killed five Dallas officers, showed PTSD symptoms

that he presented no serious risk to himself or others, according to newly released documents from the Veterans Health Administration. Micah Johnson had sought treatment for anxiety, depression and hallucinations, telling doctors that he experienced nightmares after witnessing fellow soldiers getting blown in half. He also said he heard voices and mortars exploding, according to […]