Breaking News Emails
Good morning. Here are some of the stories we're following today:
1. Magnitude-7.5 Earthquake Shakes Afghanistan, Pakistan, India
A deadly magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit northeastern Afghanistan around 2:10 p.m. (5:10 a.m. ET) Monday, and was felt hundreds of miles away in Pakistan and India. At least 11 people were already reported dead in Pakistan, and days of rain in Afghanistan made mud houses vulnerable. Read more in NEWS.
2. Parade Crash Suspect Faces 4 Counts of Second-Degree Murder
Adacia Chambers' lawyer said Sunday that his client may suffer from a mental illness, but he doesn't think she was intoxicated when she swerved into the crowd at Oklahoma State University's homecoming parade, killing four and injuring 47. Chambers has been charged with four counts of second-degree murder and is due in court Monday. Read more in NEWS.
3. 5 Dead, 1 Missing After Whale-Watching Boat Sinks
A whale-watching boat that sank off the coast of Canadian province of British Columbia Sunday night was carrying 27 people. Of those on board, five were found dead, 21 were rescued and one was still missing. It was not immediately clear what caused the vessel to sink. Read more in NEWS.
4. Biden: I Would've Run, But I 'Couldn't Win'
Vice President Joe Biden said the timing wasn't right to launch a presidential campaign so soon after the death of his son Beau, and he didn't think he would he would have won. Biden said on CBS' "60 Minutes" on Sunday that he would never run for political office again because "I can do so much more, I believe, (as) a respected figure who can convene people and bring people together." Read more in POLITICS.
5. Gunman Sought After Shooting at North Carolina College
The campus of North Carolina Central University was briefly on lockdown late Sunday as police sought an "active shooter." One student was transported to a hospital with a non-life-threatening injury in the shooting on campus around 11:00 p.m. ET. Read more in NEWS.
6. Floods, Isolated Tornadoes Threaten Gulf Coast
Louisiana's capital of Baton Rouge got more than 8.5 inches of rain on Sunday, as severe thunderstorms moved into the Gulf Coast after drenching Texas over the weekend. Parts of the Gulf Coast were still at risk of high winds, floods and isolated tornadoes Monday as the storm rolled through. Read more in WEATHER.
7. Coalition Strike Destroys ISIS Prison After 70 Iraqis Freed
The prison where ISIS held 70 Iraqi captives, before they were rescued by U.S. and Kurdish commandos, was destroyed by a coalition airstrike the same day. Coalition officials released a video of the successful strike Sunday. Delta Force commando Master Sgt. Joshua Wheeler was killed during the rescue mission. Read more in NEWS.
Nightly Spotlight: These Men Have Run Every Marine Corps Marathon
Runners at the 40th Marine Corps Marathon ranged in age from 14 to 82, and among them were two men who have endured all 40 races.