Tahir Elci, the President of Diyarbakir Bar Association and prominent pro-Kurdish attorney, was shot and killed in the predominantly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir.
Scientists continue to be puzzled over the spike in sea otter deaths and illness observed around Alaska’s Kachemak Bay; no definitive answer has yet been found despite extensive testing.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says he visited Syrian refugees in Jordan because he wanted "to see with my own eyes this great human tragedy."
Garrett Swasey was one of three people killed in the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. The father of two worked as a police officer at the University of Colorado.
Not only did astronomers get to follow along as a black hole devoured an entire star, they observed a rather rare occurrence – the existence of conical outflow.