Gunman takes 20 hostages on bus in Ukraine

By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- Ukrainian police are in a tense standoff with a heavily armed man who has taken approximately 20 people hostage aboard a passenger bus in the town of Lutsk in western Ukraine.Special forces... Read More.

‘The Magic School Bus’ author Joanna Cole dead at 75

(NEW YORK) -- Joanna Cole, former librarian who created the bestselling book-turned TV series The Magic School Bus, has died at 75. Her publisher, Scholastic, says the author succumbed to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Cole's 1986 creation became a hit animated series, and recently... Read More.