A man in his 50s was shot in the head after an altercation with another fan in the parking lot after the Dallas Cowboys game against the New England Patriots in Arlington Sunday. The suspected shooter has been taken into custody. Fort Wort Star-Telegram Cowboys writer Clarence Hill reported on Twitter, "Per eyewitness, suspect was egged on by a crowd of people to kill the victim." read more
Ahmed Mohamed is a ninth-grader in Irving, Texas who likes to tinker with electronics. On Monday, according to the Dallas Morning News, he built a simple electronic clock -- a project he said took about 20 minutes -- and strapped it inside a pencil case.
The oil-rich West African nation of Angola has a dubious distinction. Its child morality rate is the world's worst: 157 kids out of every 1,000 die before their 5th birthday. By comparison the child mortality rate in the U.S. is 7 deaths per 1,000. In Western Europe it's between 3 and 4.
Federal scientists have determined that extremely low levels of crude oil spilled by the Exxon Valdez caused heart problems in embryonic fish, a conclusion that could shape how damage is assessed in other major spills.
"Metabolically, they're different," said John Incardona, a research toxicologist at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle. "They can't grow as well. They can't swim as fast."