An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. It has also prompted a tsunami advisory for the B.C. coast.
The rabbi of a Texas synagogue where a gunman took hostages on Saturday recounted throwing a chair at his captor before escaping with two others after an hours-long standoff. Meanwhile, Jewish community leaders are warning Canadian synagogues to be vigilant in case of copycat attacks.
Marking MLK Day, U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday that Americans must commit to the unfinished work of Martin Luther King Jr.'s work and protect "the sacred right to vote," while Vice-President Kamala Harris and the King family urged the U.S. Senate to pass a law to protect voters from racial discrimination.
A cold case team attempting to unravel one of the most enduring mysteries of the Second World War — who betrayed Jewish teenage diarist Anne Frank and her family — has reached what it calls the "most likely scenario" in the case.