Golfer Jon Rahm made a sweeping, left-to-right birdie putt from 25 feet on the 17th hole to tie for the lead, and closed with another bending 18-foot birdie putt that gave him a one-shot victory over hard-luck Louis Oosthuizen.
Wildfires in Montana have exploded in size, triggering evacuations and destroying an unknown number of homes as furious winds stoked the blazes and caused a firefighting helicopter to crash-land, officials said Wednesday.
A “ring of fire” solar eclipse delighted skygazers early Thursday in portions of Canada, Greenland and Siberia, according to The New York Times. Meanwhile, a partial “crescent sun” appeared overhead in other parts of the United States and Northern Hemisphere.
The 24-year-old gymnastics superstar claimed her record seventh U.S. title Sunday night, delivering another stunning performance that served little doubt the pressure surrounding her bid to become the first woman to win back-to-back Olympic championships in more than 50 years is only pushing her to even greater heights.
Two express trains collided in southern Pakistan early on Monday, killing at least 35 passengers, authorities said, as rescuers and villagers worked to pull injured people and more bodies from the wreckage.
For a second year, many large public commemorations were canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Ceremonies with small crowds did gather to honor the 77th anniversary of D-Day, the assault that led to the liberation of Nazi-controlled Europe.