Roller derby players compete during the L.A. Derby Dolls women’s banked track roller derby event in Los Angeles, California on September 24, 2016.
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A boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Wednesday, along the shore in the Egyptian port city of Rosetta. The boat, carrying up to 450 migrants, drowned at least 42 people and prompted a search operation that rescued at least 163 passengers, officials said.
Protesters converged on downtown Charlotte, N.C. on Wednesday following the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday. Protesters have rushed police in riot gear at a downtown Charlotte hotel and officers have fired tear gas to disperse the crowd. At least one person was injured in the confrontation. Read the full story here. More
Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Afghanistan, was arrested Monday in connection to weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey. He was charged with five counts of attempted murder of police officers in connection with a shootout in which he was wounded; federal prosecutors said they were still weighing charges over the bombings. More
MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, required of able-bodied Muslims once in their life, brings the Islamic world together across its many languages, ethnicities and individual beliefs — something seen across the many faces of its female faithful. More
Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, from Sunday to Thursday to mark the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim — Abraham to Christians and Jews — to sacrifice his son. During the holiday Muslims slaughter sheep and cattle and distribute part of the meat to the poor.