historical monuments

Photos: 2,300+ Dead as Earthquake Levels Buildings in Turkey and Syria

The death toll from the magnitude 7.5 earthquakes in southeastern Turkey continued to climb on Monday morning, as rescuers scrambled to search for the injured, missing, and dead beneath the rubble of fallen buildings. The latest count as of press time put the death toll in Turkey and Syria at over 2,300 and rising.

MALATYA, TURKIYE - FEBRUARY 06: An aerial view of a collapsed building as personnel conduc

Vandals Deface WWII Memorial with Hammer and Sickle

A U.S. Air Force veteran and his friends are cleaning up a World War II memorial in east Charlotte’s Evergreen Cemetery after vandals defaced it, spray-painting over hundreds of names of Mecklenburg County residents who died in the war.

World War II Memorial