Alexander Abad-Santos

There Was a Shooting in Phoenix During the Senate's Gun-Violence Hearing

At least 5 people were injured when a gunman opened fire at an office building.

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An iPhone App Helped Save Algerian Hostages in the Desert

Next time you're in a hostage situation, remember that Apple phone's Compass app just may save your life.

A Harrowing Subway Video With a Happy Ending

A Madrid man rescues a woman who fainted onto the tracks.

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The Bizarre Story of the Woman Who Stole a Stockholm Commuter Train

And then crashed it into an apartment building.

Australia Is So Hot, They Had to Add a New Color to the Weather Map

The risk of fire is also exceedingly high.

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Steubenville's Long History of Police Corruption

This 70-year track record of machine politics and lies helps explain why so few people trust the police.

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Terrifying: Half of L.A.'s Crashes Are Hit and Runs

It's by far the highest rate in the country.