The "Super-Kamiokande" neutrino detector operated by the University of Tokyo's Institute for Cosmic Ray Research helped scientist Takaaki Kajita win a share of the Nobel Prize in Physics, along with Canadian Arthur B. McDonald.
An image of Chris Mintz recovering in the hospital was posted online by his cousin. Mintz is being called a hero for trying to block a gunman from reaching his classmates at Umpqua Community College.
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Hundreds of people gathered for a vigil in Roseburg, Ore., Thursday night, after 10 people died and seven others were wounded in a shooting at the local community college.
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Russia has ramped up its role in Syria's civil war. Here, President Vladimir Putin (center) speaks with Secretary of State John Kerry (right) and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the U.N. General Assembly on Monday.
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