A winter storm reaching from Texas to New England closed schools, canceled nearly 3,000 flights and stranded hundreds of drivers overnight in Kentucky, where as much as 21.5 inches (55 cm) of snow fell.
President Juan Manuel Santos and opposition challenger Oscar Ivan Zuluaga are in a tight race ahead of a second-round vote on June 15 for Colombia`s top job, in an election campaign being held against a backdrop of peace talks with Marxist rebels.
Three people died Saturday in a shooting at a shopping mall popular with young families in a suburb of the US capital, authorities said Saturday, as they searched for a motive and possibly more victims.
India`s numero uno snooker player, Aditya Mehta remained on course to win a gold medal in the ongoing World Games after securing a hard-fought victory against pre-tournament favourite Perry Raymond in the quarterfinals of the quadrennial event at Cali, Columbia.
The ongoing Maha Kumbh Mela described often as the "greatest show on earth" across the world has been a magnet for tourists, who travel to witness the mega gathering of humanity on the banks of the Ganges in Allahabad.
Switzerland`s Roger Federer has his eyes on medals from both singles and doubles after his stuttering victory in the men`s singles first round against Alejandro Falla of Columbia at the London Olympics.