UK Town Residents Stay Up All Night to Watch Cooling Tower Demolition

A set of cooling towers in the southeastern British town of Oxfordshire were destroyed early Sunday morning, and despite protests to move the demolition until later in the day so that everyone could enjoy it (perhaps a BBQ?), residents stood out at 5 a.m. anyway in their pajamas and with their camera phones in tow.… » 7/27/14 5:00pm Yesterday 5:00pm

Suspect In Philly Hospital Shooting Charged With Murder

Richard Plotts, the 49-year-old suspect accused of killing his caseworker and injuring his psychiatrist at a Philadelphia-area hospital on Thursday, will be charged with murder, authorities say. Plotts reportedly had a long history with guns and mental illness. » 7/27/14 3:35pm Yesterday 3:35pm

Tornadoes Are Possible Today Over Areas That Rarely See Tornadoes

A severe weather outbreak is ramping up over parts of the eastern United States this afternoon, with an area that doesn't typically see much severe weather bearing the brunt of today's action. The risk for EF-2 or stronger tornadoes is 1000 times higher than normal in some spots. » 7/27/14 2:59pm Yesterday 2:59pm

It's been three days since two carjackers drove a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit in north Philadelphia, resulting in the deaths of three children, but police still have no leads on the suspects' whereabouts, who disappeared on foot after the accident. The reward stands at $110,000 for their capture. » 7/27/14 2:47pm Yesterday 2:47pm

Channing Tatum and Biz Markie Awkwardly Duet On "Just A Friend"

A lot of crazy stuff seems to occur at San Diego's Comic-Con ever year, but color this the least likely. Channing Tatum, who does the voice of "Joaquin" in an upcoming animated film called The Book of Life, joined Biz Markie in a stirring (strange?) rendition of "Just A Friend," a song that appears in the film. » 7/27/14 1:47pm Yesterday 1:47pm

Boko Haram Kidnapped Cameroonian Vice PM's Wife, Officials Say

Boko Haram, the extremist group responsible for kidnapping over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls in April (who still have not been returned), has now kidnapped the wife of the vice prime minister of Cameroon, officials say, in a wave of militant extremism across Nigeria and Cameroon. » 7/27/14 12:45pm Yesterday 12:45pm