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Waterslide designer arrested after boy killed on ride

Waterslide designer arrested after boy killed on ride

Waterslide designer arrested after boy killed on ride 3 April 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Verrückt waterslide includes a drop of almost 169ft (52m) The designer of a Kansas waterslide, on which a 10-year-old boy was killed in 2016, was arrested at a...
How To Watch Tonight’s Wisconsin Judicial Race

How To Watch Tonight’s Wisconsin Judicial Race

Walker Scott Olson / Getty Images Wisconsin voters will decide Tuesday whether they'll send another conservative or a liberal to the state's supreme court. Though judicial races are nonpartisan, both Republicans and Democrats spent heavily and engaged voters...
Spotify worth close to $30bn as shares start trading

Spotify worth close to $30bn as shares start trading

Spotify worth close to $ 30bn as shares start trading 3 April 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Shares in music streaming firm Spotify have surged after trading publicly for the first time on Tuesday in one of the year’s most anticipated market debuts. The stock...

Two trains hit trucks on crossings in Georgia, US

Two different trains have smashed into lorries stuck on rail crossings in the space of three days in the US state of Georgia. Both truck drivers were able to escape before their vehicles were hit, although one other person was taken to hospital with minor injuries...
It’s not my fault, my brain implant made me do it

It’s not my fault, my brain implant made me do it

Mr. B loves Johnny Cash, except when he doesn’t. Mr. X has watched his doctors morph into Italian chefs right before his eyes. The link between the two? Both Mr. B and Mr. X received deep brain stimulation (DBS), a procedure involving an implant that sends electric...
Why bodycam footage might not clear things up

Why bodycam footage might not clear things up

Stephon Clark, an African-American man, was killed by Sacramento police in his grandmother’s backyard last month, setting off protests and conflict over the police’s actions. Police initially said they thought Clark was armed. But after the shooting, the officers...
Zipline blood delivery drone applies for US trial

Zipline blood delivery drone applies for US trial

Zipline blood delivery drone applies for US trial 3 April 2018 Image copyright Zipline Drone delivery firm Zipline has revealed a new aircraft that it says will let it make up to 500 deliveries every day. Zipline operates a commercial service delivering blood supplies...

5 things to know about the teacher strike in Oklahoma

Following the success of the West Virginia teachers strike earlier this year that led to a 5 percent pay raise, teachers throughout the nation are rising to demand better conditions and better pay. The latest example is Oklahoma, where teachers went on strike on April...
Actors Tatum and Dewan split up

Actors Tatum and Dewan split up

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan announce split 3 April 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Channing Tatum and wife Jenna Dewan have announced they’re splitting up. The couple say that “no secrets or salacious events” caused the split –...

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