(Reuters) - Illinois investigators trying to put names to the last unidentified victims of executed serial killer John Wayne Gacy have solved the unrelated 1978 disappearance of another man, officials said on Wednesday.
The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that killed millions and set the continent of Europe on the path to further calamity two decades later. But it didn’t come out of nowhere. With the centennial of the outbreak of hostilities coming up in August, Erik Sass will be looking back at the lead-up to the war, when seemingly minor moments of friction accumulated until the situation was ready to explode. He'll be covering those events 100 years after they occurred. This is the 114th installment in the series.April 21–24 1914: French Cheer British Royals on State VisitAfter a millenn
Apart from its blockbuster earnings report, Apple made equally monumental headlines with the extension of its capital return program.Earlier today, Apple not only announced a seven-for-one stock split, the company also upped share buybacks, now capped at $90 billion.Apple says it expects to utilize a total of over $130 billion of cash under the expanded program by the end of calendar 2015. "As part of the program," Apple explains, "the Board has increased its share repurchase authorization to $90 billion from