The Barrett M107 .50-caliber long-range sniper rifle is a firearm made for the modern war on terrorism. While Barrett’s reputation of “flawless reliability” has made the M107 the sniper weapon of choice, the rifle is just like any other essential tool: It often breaks when you need it most. Don Cook, a Marine veteran who’s been maintaining M107s for more than two decades, told National Geographic in 2011 that he one day received a call to Barrett’s workshop from a harried young Marine. During maintenance of the unit’s M107, the Marine had bent the ears of the rifle’s lower receiver; the next day, after engaging the enemy, they discovered the rifle wouldn’t fire consistently.
LUCASVILLE, Ohio - Just a couple weeks ago as they were driving on Union Hill Road, Brentley Rhoden told his mom he saw his dad: He was in the sky following them. Didn't she see him? the 4-year-old asked his mom. Didn't she see him? "He was so excited. He was saying: 'He's right there. He's right there. He's right there. He's right there on that star," Chelsea Robinson said Friday, a year to the day she dropped Brentley off at his dad's trailer to spend the night not knowing what would unfold mere hours later. "I don't see what he sees,'' she said. But she knows what her little boy needs. She pulled the car over and waited as Brentley spent a full 10 minutes talking to his dad, Clarence "Frankie"
NEW YORK -- A witness says she saw what led up to tense moments that were captured on video Friday aboard an American Airlines flight. Passengers say an American Airlines flight attendant hit a mother of twins with a stroller during boarding of the aircraft, which was preparing to leave for Dallas from San Francisco. Passenger Olivia Morgan said she saw the male flight attendant wrestling the stroller away from the woman, CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave reports. “He rips it away from her, and it almost hits her little baby’s head,” Morgan said. “I said to him something like, ‘What are you doing? You almost hit that baby in the head!’” Morgan said. “And then he was just
Wheaton College is in mourning after a 19-year-old student was killed in a bizarre accident at a track meet.
After Aaron Hernandez's suicide, new questions have emerged, including the motive of the Odin Lloyd murder and whether or not prison officials were monitoring him.
Apr 24, 2017
You know that it's sometimes wiser to say nothing than to fill the silence with meaningless words. On another day you might jump in and express your feelings, but you don't want to give too much away ...