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07/21/2019

Road-tripping couple 'just enjoying life to the full' found dead on the side of the road Chynna Noelle Deese, 24, and Lucas Robertson Fowler, 23, were on a road trip in Canada when police believe they were murdered.    ...
13:48, 07/21/2019

Trump relished rally chant, Ocasio-Cortez tells constituents in Queens U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Saturday that President Donald Trump relished a chant by the crowd at a campaign rally this week ...
07:32, 07/21/2019

Private investigator has spent a decade on Jeffrey Epstein's trail When Detective Michael Fisten hung up his badge after 30 years in law enforcement and started a new career as a private investigator, he thought his f...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Company sent nearly 5 million opioids to a pharmacy in a town of only 1,400 people A federal grand jury has indicted pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken, two of its top former officials, and two pharmacists with conspiring to illeg...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Google expected to pay multimillion dollar penalty to settle investigation into how YouTube handles kids' data Google is expected to pay a multi-million dollar penalty to settle an investigation into YouTube's handling of children's data, according to a person ...
03:48, 07/21/2019

Judge upholds a Trump admin alternative to Obamacare The Trump administration has the authority to make it easier to buy a less expensive alternative to Obamacare coverage, a federal judge ruled Friday....
03:48, 07/21/2019

Michelle Obama after Trump's racist tweets: 'What truly makes our country great is diversity' Former first lady Michelle Obama in a tweet Friday made an oblique reference to President Donald Trump's racist jabs against a foursome of first-term ...
03:48, 07/21/2019

5 family members on vacation killed in 3-vehicle crash that injured 7 Five people have been killed and seven have been hospitalized after a three-vehicle crash in South Texas.        ...
03:00, 07/21/2019

Border agents use tear gas to stop nearly 50 undocumented migrants who stormed Rio Grande bridge U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents had to use tear gas and pepper spray early Saturday to stop nearly 50 “undocumented individuals” from ...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Missing Minnesota toddler found cruising on toy tractor at county fair A Minnesota family received a big scare on Thursday when they realized their two-year-old had gone missing, only to find out the young explorer escape...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Florida woman accused of aggravated assault after being refused pizza slice Police in Florida say a woman was arrested this week and accused of aggravated assault when she attacked another woman who denied her a slice of pizza...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Severe storms cut power to 365,000 amid sweltering heat Following the derecho that produced hurricane-force wind gusts in South Dakota and southern Minnesota on Saturday morning, new incidents of damaging w...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Apollo 11 tribute features projections onto Washington Monument The Washington Monument was turned into a 555-foot-tall movie screen Friday night celebrating 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing on Saturday. I...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Puerto Ricans return to streets as Democratic hopefuls call for Rosselló's resignation Several Democratic presidential candidates called for Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation as residents of the territory returned to the s...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Corvettes, Tang and MoonPies: Space center, Pence mark Apollo 11 anniversary in Florida Kennedy Space Center in Florida marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with MoonPies, Corvettes and a visit from Vice President Mik...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Searing heat across nation, reaching 100 degrees in some spots, takes its toll on events and roads A relentless heat wave gripped the country from the central states to the East Coast Saturday, prompting cancellation of the New York City Triathlon ...
01:16, 07/21/2019

Kamala Harris and Alpha Kappa Alpha: Black sorority was a source for life lessons, sisterhood Kamala Harris' sorority sisters say Harris got some of her earliest leadership experience as an Alpha Kappa Alpha woman at Howard University. &#...
01:16, 07/21/2019

Deadly N.H. motorcycle crash leads Mass. governor to push tougher driver's license regulations Drivers who have been suspended at any point over the past three years wouldn't be eligible to receive a commercial driver's license in Mass...
01:16, 07/21/2019

West Virginia attorney general calls on diocese to 'come clean' on remarkable allegations against former bishop Despite disciplinary action by Pope Francis, West Virginia's attorney general called on a Catholic diocese to detail allegation against a former...
01:16, 07/21/2019

Buzz Aldrin punched a moon landing conspiracy theorist It’s the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, but not everyone sees it this way. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.     ...
01:16, 07/21/2019

After international outrage, veteran to keep home that was auctioned over $236 tax bill Disabled veteran Jim Boerner, whose Mesa mobile home was seized and sold at auction, will get to stay under new deal.       ...
01:16, 07/21/2019

Man, released from prison after being deemed too old to be a threat, convicted in another killing The 77-year-old man served decades in prison for stabbing his wife and is now being convicted of an almost identical crime.     &...
01:16, 07/21/2019

Astronauts hailed as heroes 50 years after historic moon landing Capping a week of celebrations over the historic Apollo 11 mission, Vice President Mike Pence joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday at the launch p...
00:32, 07/21/2019

Trump Employs an Old Tactic: Using Race for Gain Since well before setting off a furor by telling four Democratic lawmakers of color to “go back” to their home countries, President Trump has sought t...
00:16, 07/21/2019

Massive heat wave bakes central, eastern U.S., with sweaty night ahead A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Wa...
22:16, 07/20/2019

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims That Democrats Are Radical Socialists The president wants to portray his opponents as steering the country in a dangerous direction. But what does it mean to be a socialist — and to what d...
20:16, 07/20/2019

Heatwave across US could see feels-like temps reach triple digits this weekend, NWS warns The National Weather Service (NWS) on Saturday warned of the “dangerous” heatwave that is slated to affect more than 200 million Americans from the Ce...
19:32, 07/20/2019

South Dakota woman survives freak lawn mower accident that left her neck sliced open A woman living in South Dakota miraculously survived a freak accident that left her neck sliced opened after an unknown object shot out of a lawn mowe...
19:32, 07/20/2019

Elon Musk hopes to put a computer chip in your brain. Who wants one? This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all o...
19:32, 07/20/2019

Cities' officials urge residents to take precautions during grueling heat wave The dangerous heat wave that is producing some of the highest temperatures in years in the eastern U.S. has already made its presence felt in the form...
18:32, 07/20/2019

Godiva customer sues, claims Belgian chocolates weren't made in Belgium A Virginia man is suing candymaker Godiva Chocolatier for $74,000, claiming the Belgian chocolates he bought weren’t actually made in Belgium, accordi...
18:00, 07/20/2019

Five Cubans discovered on makeshift sailboat in Florida Keys, US Coast Guard says Members of the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted a makeshift sailboat off the coast of the Florida Keys on Friday afternoon and discovered five Cuban natio...
18:00, 07/20/2019

School district warns parents: Pay lunch bill or kids may go into foster care A Pennsylvania school district received backlash after warning parents their children could be removed from their homes and placed into foster care if...
18:00, 07/20/2019

3 million gallons of 'untreated sewage' spill into Puget Sound after power outage, prompting beach closures State officials in Washington are investigating after an estimated 3 million gallons of “untreated sewage” was dumped in the Puget Sound in just under...
18:00, 07/20/2019

Puerto Rico's governor goes AWOL as protesters gather outside his residence, US officials call to step down Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló official residence remains under siege as hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered this week outside the La Fort...
18:00, 07/20/2019

Ohio pharmaceutical distributor accused of flooding Appalachia with opioids A criminal indictment this week accuses an Ohio pharmaceutical distributor of scheming to flood parts of rural Appalachia with millions of painkillers...
18:00, 07/20/2019

Nine in 10 workers miss this valuable retirement savings opportunity More companies are adding a Roth option to their 401(k) plans to let workers stash after-tax dollars for retirement. Financial advisors say this is a ...
16:48, 07/20/2019

'Nowhere to turn': Homeless with cancer, a Louisville man struggles each day to survive For the homeless living with serious, chronic illnesses, there are few places to turn in Louisville as they deal with true matters of life and death. ...
16:00, 07/20/2019

Conspiracy theorist punched by Buzz Aldrin still insists moon landing was fake Bart Sibrel, a filmmaker and conspiracy theorist punched by Buzz Aldrin, has centered his career around disproving the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969....
16:00, 07/20/2019

Searing heat, reaching 100 degrees in some spots, takes it toll nationwide A relentless heat wave gripped the country from the central states to the East Coast Saturday, prompting cancellation of the New York City Triathlon a...
16:00, 07/20/2019

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities. ...
13:32, 07/20/2019

Florida sheriff orders investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's work release program Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw ordered an investigation into whether Epstein was properly monitored during his work release program while serv...
11:32, 07/20/2019

WATCH: Veteran climbs flag pole, fixes American flag at Navy SEAL monument A veteran has captured the hearts of social media users after he climbed a flag pole at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s Navy SEAL monument to fix a lo...
11:32, 07/20/2019

Nevada girl, 9, dies days after wind blew bounce house into power lines A 9-year-old Nevada girl has died just days after a gust of wind lifted a bounce house she was inside 10 feet off the ground into power lines last Sun...
11:32, 07/20/2019

California leads nation -- by far -- in naturalized citizens, data show If you’re a naturalized citizen in the United States – a person born elsewhere who has become a legal U.S. citizen – there’s a good chance you live in...
11:32, 07/20/2019

Ben Kinchlow, longtime co-host of ‘The 700 Club,’ Air Force vet, dies at 82 Ben Kinchlow, the longtime co-host of “The 700 Club” who oversaw the show’s humanitarian relief agency, Operation Blessing, has died, the Christian Br...
11:32, 07/20/2019

Republicans Prep for Mueller Showdown and Counsel a Light Touch House Republicans have savaged Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation, but when it comes to his testimony, many are advocating a gentler approach to cl...
11:32, 07/20/2019

Mueller Hearings on Wednesday Present Make-or-Break Moment for Democrats For two years, Democrats have waited on Robert S. Mueller III to deliver a death blow to the Trump presidency. Wednesday’s hearings with the special c...
11:32, 07/20/2019

9-year-old girl dies after bounce house blown into power lines A 9-year-old Reno girl has died from injuries she suffered when strong winds blew an inflatable bounce house with three children inside into power lin...
11:32, 07/20/2019

U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as tho...
10:32, 07/20/2019

Man filmed climbing down outside of high-rise building to escape fire A man climbed down the outside of a 19-storey building in Philadelphia in a dramatic escape from a fire that injured four residents and three police o...
10:00, 07/20/2019

'Clearly a racist act': After biracial boy dragged by school bus, school settles lawsuit The teen's mother sued the school district in May, alleging a bus driver intentionally closed the door on her 13-year-old biracial son's bac...
10:00, 07/20/2019

Crowd chants 'love, not violence' at funeral for slain Instagram star Bianca Devins Family and friends gathered Friday at Utica's Church of Our Lady of Lourdes to remember Bianca Devins, who had recently graduated from high schoo...
10:00, 07/20/2019

About 3,100 federal inmates to be released early under new U.S. law Roughly 3,100 U.S. inmates, including many convicted of drug offenses, will be released early from federal prisons for good behavior under a criminal ...
07:00, 07/20/2019

U.S. prosecutors charge New York man with being Islamic State sniper U.S. prosecutors have charged a New York man with fighting for the Islamic State militant group in Syria and serving as a weapons trainer, according t...
07:00, 07/20/2019

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' begins life term in Colorado 'Supermax' prison Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," entered a Colorado prison known as "the Alcatraz of the Rockies" on Friday to begin a life ...
07:00, 07/20/2019

In Another About-Face, Trump Refuses to Condemn ‘Send Her Back’ Chant After saying he was “not happy” with the “send her back” chant at his rally in North Carolina, President Trump reversed himself, just as he did in 201...
06:00, 07/20/2019

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of ...
06:00, 07/20/2019

Utah city will replace ‘dummy’ cameras at park where Mackenzie Lueck was last seen A Utah municipal council's members voted 4-3 on Tuesday to replace "dummy" cameras in the park where University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was la...
03:16, 07/20/2019

For 50 Years Since Apollo 11, Presidents Have Tried to Take That Next Giant Leap President Trump is only the latest to propose returning to the moon and then heading to Mars. But he faces the burdens of history to accomplish what h...
01:16, 07/20/2019

Marine Corps Orders Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Emblem on Political Mailers The mailer, which attacked his opponent and other representatives as radicals and anti-Semites, had used the Marines’ Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem....
01:16, 07/20/2019

American soldier gets surprise from his parents following emotional homecoming A U.S. soldier who was reunited with his younger brothers and sister this week after returning home from Afghanistan got a surprise himself from his p...
00:48, 07/20/2019

Naturalized U.S. citizen charged with becoming ISIS sniper and weapons instructor A 42-year-old Brooklyn, New York man has been charged with providing and attempting to provide material support – including training, services and per...
00:48, 07/20/2019

Ex-NSA contractor gets nine years in prison for stealing classified documents A former contractor for the National Security Agency was sentenced Friday to nine years in federal prison with three years of supervised release, a re...
00:48, 07/20/2019

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11-related illness as funding debate rages on The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.        ...
23:32, 07/19/2019

Thousands without power after explosion, fire at Madison Gas and Electric Two fires are burning at downtown Madison properties of the Madison Gas and Electric company.        ...
23:32, 07/19/2019

Video shows real-life ‘Spider-Man’ scaling down 19-story building during Philly fire A man climbed down the side of a 19-story building to escape a fire in Philadelphia. He made it to the ground safely, according to local media.  ...
23:32, 07/19/2019

No, a love for Tupac wasn't why an Iowa official was ousted, governor's office says Attention on Jerry Foxhoven's fandom of Tupac and whether it caused his ouster as DHS director caught the internet's imagination.  ...
23:32, 07/19/2019

'The dead zone': Drinking water in these major cities may soon become toxic Cleveland and Toledo face an overwhelming issue of toxic water along their shores and very possibly in their water systems.     &...
23:32, 07/19/2019

5 years after Florida law professor Dan Markel was gunned down, journey to justice continues Tracking a silver Prius would lead investigators to shocking revelations of alleged Miami hit men and murder-for-hire plot that stunned Tallahassee. ...
23:32, 07/19/2019

343 NYC firefighters died on 9/11. Since then, 200 have died from Ground Zero-related illnesses Richard Driscoll died a day after fellow firefighter Kevin Nolan. They rushed to the World Trade Center on 9/11 and since suffered related illnesses. ...
23:32, 07/19/2019

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.     ...
23:32, 07/19/2019

Baby born on 7-Eleven Day at 7:11 p.m., weighs 7 lbs., 11 oz., gets 7-Eleven college fund It's stranger than fiction: A baby girl in St. Louis was born on 7-Eleven Day at 7:11 p.m., weighing 7 pounds and 11 ounces.    &...
23:32, 07/19/2019

4 Chicago cops fired for allegedly covering up fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald Four Chicago police officers were fired for allegedly covering up the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald by officer Jason Van Dyke. ...
23:32, 07/19/2019

Fort Lauderdale water service restored, but another interruption 'very possible' Water service was restored to the city of Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas Friday after a temporary repair was made to a major water main damaged...
23:32, 07/19/2019

D.C. will feel as hot as Death Valley as record-breaking heat wave scorches most of the US Record hot temperatures are likely, says National Weather Service. Heat index is forecast to surge past 100 degrees and near the 110s in many areas. ...
23:32, 07/19/2019

California father drowns in Oregon river after trying to help his daughter A California man drowned Thursday afternoon after he jumped in the Santiam River to save his daughter in Marion County.      ...
23:32, 07/19/2019

37-year-old man confesses to inappropriately touching a 4-year-old at Oklahoma McDonald's 37-year-old Joshua Kabatra confessed to inappropriately touching a 4-year-old at an Oklahoma McDonald's, according to Midwest City Police.  ...
23:32, 07/19/2019

Miss Michigan stripped of title over 'offensive' social media posts Kathy Zhu received an email Thursday dismissing her as a Miss World America pageant participant and revoking her Miss Michigan World America title. &...
23:32, 07/19/2019

Woman charged with setting a house on fire blamed spider A woman in Kansas City Missouri has been charged after setting a house on fire - and she says it’s because there was a spider. Veuer's Sam ...
23:32, 07/19/2019

Media analysis: Trump rally chants drown out police cases in week of racial tension Hundreds protested the Eric Garner decision this week. Just hours later, came the "send her back" chants at President Trump's rally, overtaking m...
23:32, 07/19/2019

Spacesuits have been bulky since before Apollo 11. A skintight design may change that The iconic, but bulky, spacesuit worn by Neil Armstrong hasn't drastically changed in decades. A skintight design may change that.   &...
23:32, 07/19/2019

What Jeffrey Epstein Did on Work Release Is Now the Subject of an Investigation Mr. Epstein was allowed to leave jail to work. A lawyer recently said that he used that privilege for “improper sexual contact,” and a Florida sheriff...
23:16, 07/19/2019

Morehouse College Investigates Sexual Misconduct After Students’ Videos In widely shared videos, several students accused a staff member at the all-male, historically black school of sexual harassment. The college has expa...
23:16, 07/19/2019

Judge rules in favor of Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Friday upheld the legality of the Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans, which fall outside the r...
22:48, 07/19/2019

Trump, Apollo 11 astronauts discuss merits of going to moon before Mars President Donald Trump praised the 1969 moon-landing mission as "one of the great achievements" in U.S. history in an Oval Office meeting with Apollo ...
22:48, 07/19/2019

US consumer sentiment ticks up slightly in July The University of Michigan's preliminary print on its consumer sentiment index ticked up to 98.4, from 98.2 in June. Economists polled by Refinit...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Mueller witness George Nader charged with transporting 14-year-old boy for sex, child porn Nader helped arrange a meeting between Erik Prince and a top Russian moneyman in a purported Russian effort to build a link with Trump, Mueller's...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's jail work release in Florida under investigation after sex contact claims A lawyer said Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, had "improper sexual contact" with at least one woman unde...
22:00, 07/19/2019

The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple wa...
21:16, 07/19/2019

A Murderer Deemed Too Old for Violence Was Just Convicted of Another Killing The 77-year-old man, who was free despite a long history of violence against women, was convicted of an attack nearly identical to his killing of his ...
21:16, 07/19/2019

No More Manholes in Berkeley as City Writes Gender Out of Codes Berkeley’s City Council this week voted to purge gender pronouns from its municipal code. He or she will be banished in favor of they, even if referri...
21:16, 07/19/2019

N.S.A. Contractor Who Hoarded Secrets at Home Is Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison The case of Harold T. Martin III, who took home classified material undetected for nearly 20 years, was a major embarrassment for security officials....
21:16, 07/19/2019

Up to half of exiting CEOs don't quit. They get fired When companies announce their CEOs are leaving, they may offer any number of vague reasons. But it's rare that they'd ever say the chief executive was...
20:32, 07/19/2019

The NFL will not discipline or fine Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was investigated after an accusation that he physically abused his son, will not be suspended or fin...
20:32, 07/19/2019

AriZona Iced Tea and Adidas offered exclusive 99-cent shoes. Cops had to step in The great big brand collaboration machine has chosen two more ingredients at random, put them in a martini shaker and belched out another limited edit...
20:32, 07/19/2019

Substation fires lead to power blackout for 12,000 in Wisconsin Fire at a pair of electricity substations in Wisconsin's capital Friday cut power to thousands of residents in the midst of a heat wave, officials sai...
20:00, 07/19/2019

Green card scam thwarted by ‘best sex ever’ text that arrived as immigration agent was reviewing phone, prosecutors say A Liberian soccer player’s attempt to trick U.S. immigration authorities into giving him a green card backfired after an agent viewing the phone of th...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Penn professor under fire after suggesting US better off with 'fewer nonwhites', defenders say comment lacks context A University of Pennsylvania professor is facing calls to fire a professor over the comments that she made at a conservative conference last weekend, ...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Nebraska woman calls for Spider-Man statue to be taken down over 'demonic' imagery, despite being faith-based art project A Nebraska woman is asking that a sculpture depicting the hands of Spider-Man be taken down over claims that the statue is “demonic” and “anti-Christi...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Family of Chicago infant cut from mother's womb billed $300G for his - and suspected killer's - care by hospital: report The family of a Chicago infant who died last month after being cut from his mother’s womb was billed over $300,000 for his - and his suspected killer’...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Border deaths declined in Trump’s first two years in office, data shows While politicians and Presidential hopefuls from former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris to Senator Cory Booker and Beto O’Rourke to...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Indictment: Defense contractor Darryl Varnum threatened Florida lawmaker Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Defense Department contractor with threatening a Florida congresswoman over a childhood vaccination bi...
18:48, 07/19/2019

Remains of more than 20 American service members killed in bloody WWII battle return home More than 20 American service members who were killed in a bloody World War II battle are finally back on U.S. soil – and are one step closer to getti...
16:16, 07/19/2019

Convicted murderer, 77, deemed too old to be a threat, fatally stabbed woman in front of her children A man who served decades in prison for stabbing his wife 14 times in front of her daughter was convicted Wednesday in a nearly identical crime — stabb...
16:16, 07/19/2019

200M across US brace for record heatwave; NYC orders tall buildings to raise temps to avoid another blackout More than 200 million Americans in parts of the central and eastern U.S. will experience temperature indexes of over 100 degrees Fahrenheit as a heat ...
16:16, 07/19/2019

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
15:32, 07/19/2019

Kamala Harris and Joe Biden set to face off again in second round of Democratic debates Frontrunners including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Elizabeth Warren are set to appear during the f...
15:00, 07/19/2019

'Firebird' roller coaster jams at Six Flags park near DC; all passengers escorted to safety Passengers had to be escorted off of a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland on Thursday after the ride reportedly became stuck at the top o...
14:32, 07/19/2019

Fatal stabbings of mom, 3 kids leave relatives, friends devastated; suspect in custody, authorities say Friends and family of a 29-year-old Georgia mother and her three children, who were found fatally stabbed in an apartment Wednesday, say the tragedy h...
14:32, 07/19/2019

SEE IT: Man in suit piggy-backs woman to escape flooded New Jersey train station A bizarre viral video shows a man in a suit being piggy-backed by a woman through water gushing into the Short Hills, New Jersey train station during ...
14:32, 07/19/2019

Brooklyn man dies after sucker punch, NYPD searches for suspect The New York City Police Department on Thursday released surveillance footage they say shows the suspect they believe threw a fatal sucker punch that ...
14:32, 07/19/2019

3 Georgia inmates stop man from trying to commit suicide: report Three Georgia inmates sprang into action after another inmate wrapped a sheet around his neck and tried to kill himself, according to a Thursday repor...
14:32, 07/19/2019

Indiana mom allegedly left child in hot car during interview with Department of Child Services: report An Indiana mom was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leaving her toddler in a hot car during a Department of Child Services interview, according to a rep...
14:32, 07/19/2019

Oklahoma man allegedly raped toddler in McDonald's restroom during daycare field trip: police An Oklahoma man was arrested after he allegedly raped a four-year-old girl in a McDonald’s restroom on Tuesday while she was on a day care field trip....
14:32, 07/19/2019

University of Central Florida student told alleged rape victim ' I just really wanted to have sex': police A University of Central Florida student accused of rape reportedly told the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” a police affidavit reveal...
14:32, 07/19/2019

Farmers celebrate proposed changes to nation's migrant farmworker program American farmers might be able to import labor from other countries more efficiently under a new proposal to change the U.S. Department of Labor's con...
13:16, 07/19/2019

PhD candidate sentenced to life in prison for Chinese student's kidnapping, death A former PhD candidate convicted of kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois student was sentenced to life in prison after the jury fai...
13:16, 07/19/2019

Cats trailer leaves viewers 'terrified' by creepy felines The first trailer for the all-star film version of the hit musical Cats has been released - but while star Taylor Swift says her feline role is "every...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Man who drove wife and autistic sons off pier charged with murder The California father whose two autistic sons died after he drove off a wharf in the Port of Los Angeles has been charged with capital murder, the Los...
12:32, 07/19/2019

AOC confronts McAleenan over border agent Facebook group Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told lawmakers that there is an "aggressive" ongoing investigation into the secret Facebook group o...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Jeffrey Epstein must remain in jail until his trial, judge rules A federal judge on Thursday ordered Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, to remain in jail pending trial, rej...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Trump misled us in his economic report. I'm setting the record straight This year's report misconstrues well-established facts, cherry-picks data, relies on economic theories widely rejected by mainstream economists and en...
10:32, 07/19/2019

Democrat lifts hold on Treasury nominees amid ongoing fight over Trump's tax returns The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee is dialing back his threat to block Treasury Department nominees, saying he will allow hearings on th...
10:32, 07/19/2019

House Judiciary asks Hope Hicks to clarify testimony about Stormy Daniels The House Judiciary Committee is examining the truthfulness of former White House communications director and Trump confidante Hope Hicks' statements ...
10:32, 07/19/2019

24 Democrats are running for president. Voters and donors like only five of them. There are nearly as many Democrats running for president as there are days in July. With so many choices to choose from, you might be wondering how po...
10:32, 07/19/2019

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in at...
10:32, 07/19/2019

He threatened to bomb, shoot up Harvard's first black commencement. Now, he gets prison time Nicholas Zuckerman, 25, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for threatening to bomb Harvard University and shoot up its first-ever black commencement...
09:16, 07/19/2019

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang   ...
09:16, 07/19/2019

34 arrested in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.      ...
09:16, 07/19/2019

A California man was found guilty of aggravated mayhem this week. He ripped out eyeball of his wife's lover A California man was found guilty on Wednesday of ripping out another man's eyeball and attempting to pull out the other one, prosecutors said. ...
09:16, 07/19/2019

EPA green lights use of pesticide linked to brain damage in children The Environment Protection Agency said other environmental groups failed to prove that a ban was warranted.        ...
09:16, 07/19/2019

Oklahoma man arrested for allegedly raping 4-year-old girl in McDonald's restroom An Oklahoma man was arrested for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl in a McDonald's restroom Tuesday afternoon while she was on a field trip. ...
09:16, 07/19/2019

She received a postcard sent in 1993. Now, she found the sender. Kim Draper, with the help of social media, tracked down Masrour Kizilbash, the sender of a postcard that arrived 26 years late.    ...
09:16, 07/19/2019

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.   &...
09:16, 07/19/2019

2 inmates in New Mexico charged with attempted murder after attack on prison guards The Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility remains on lockdown after two prison guards were attacked by several inmates Tuesday evening.  ...
09:16, 07/19/2019

New Hampshire lawmaker Werner Horn: 'Owning slaves doesn't make you racist' A New Hampshire lawmaker came under fire this week for claiming American slavery was based on economics, not racism.       &...
09:16, 07/19/2019

Temporary fix restores water to Ft. Lauderdale Water is flowing in Fort Lauderdale after a contractor broke a water main leaving tens of thousands of residents without the utility, Fort Lauderdale ...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Pew: 65% of Democratic voters have positive view of 2020 candidates Democratic voters have a better impression of their party's presidential candidates this year compared to similar points in the past eight elections, ...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Court documents detail Trump campaign efforts to pay hush money to Stormy Daniels Court documents released Thursday detail efforts by President Donald Trump's campaign to suppress information about his alleged affair with adult film...
08:48, 07/19/2019

FDNY firefighter Richard Driscoll becomes 200th to die of 9/11-related illness New York City Fire Department firefighter Richard Driscoll became the 200th member of the department to die of illness related to the Sept. 11, 2001, ...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor ...
08:48, 07/19/2019

13 Philadelphia police officers fired for racist, violent social media posts Thirteen Philadelphia police officers will be fired for making racist and violent social media posts, Police Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thurs...
08:48, 07/19/2019

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials fo...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian foreign minister Minister Mohammad J...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Chicago Police Board fires 4 officers for alleged cover-up of fatal shooting of black teenager The Chicago Police Board voted to fire a sergeant and three officers for their alleged roles in covering up the 2014 fatal police shooting of a black ...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Dow futures surge more than 100 points on hopes of aggressive easing from the Fed U.S. stock index futures continued to surge Friday morning after two influential Federal Reserve officials hinted at more aggressive policy easing fro...
08:48, 07/19/2019

GOP vote on Trump's 'go back' comments was an effort to absolve him — and themselves — on racism They also voted to absolve themselves, their party and the voters who elected them – like the ones Trump inspired to chant "send her back" at a rally ...
08:16, 07/19/2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitati...
08:00, 07/19/2019

Four Chicago police officers fired for cover-up in Laquan McDonald killing A Chicago police panel on Thursday fired four officers over the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, a case that highlighted ...
08:00, 07/19/2019

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissio...
03:48, 07/19/2019

Husband of missing bikini-clad hiker says cops view him as prime suspect The husband of an Arizona woman who vanished while hiking with him in California last week said authorities consider him a prime suspect in the case....
03:48, 07/19/2019

Chicago woman, daughter charged with killing baby cut from teenager's womb with butcher knife A Chicago woman and her daughter, accused of strangling a teenage mom, cutting the unborn child from her womb and claiming it as their own, were charg...
03:48, 07/19/2019

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the ...
03:16, 07/19/2019

People come together to save pod of stranded whales A group of beachgoers and several lifeguards came together to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after they came too close to shore in...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Trump claims he 'felt bad' about racist chants at his rally Donald Trump has attempted to distance himself from the "send her back" chants aimed at Somali-born congresswoman Ilhan Omar during an election rally....
01:00, 07/19/2019

Alabama police officer shot, suspect dead after armed robbery turns into shootout in downtown Birmingham An Alabama police officer was shot and wounded and a suspect was killed after an armed robbery at a local convenience store turned into a deadly shoot...
01:00, 07/19/2019

California man accused of hate crimes sent letters threatening to shoot minorities, prosecutors say California prosecutors have filed 10 felony charges against a 62-year-old man Tuesday after he allegedly mailed greeting cards—threatening to shoot mi...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Fort Lauderdale temporarily restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boi...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Dozens of Catholic clergy arrested on Capitol Hill protesting treatment of child migrants U.S. Capitol Police arrested 70 people Thursday who were part of a coalition of Catholic clergy members and supporters protesting the treatment of chi...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Florida schools required to teach mental health courses after state ed board vote Florida's public schools will be required to give students at least five hours of instruction on mental health issues beginning in 6th grade after the...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a ...
01:00, 07/19/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to...
00:16, 07/19/2019

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ...
00:16, 07/19/2019

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitati...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day comes home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day came home on ...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of Ci...
00:00, 07/19/2019

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale's taps may run dry within 24 hours; 220,000 people affected Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.   &...
23:16, 07/18/2019

Nights will provide little relief during brutal heat wave While high temperatures get most of the attention during a heat wave, it's the nighttime lows that can be a hidden danger.    ...
23:16, 07/18/2019

A gas station clerk told Latino shoppers 'ICE will come' to get them. He lost his job A video shows a Mobil gas station clerk in Naperville, Illinois, questioning the citizenship of Latino customers, warning them that "ICE will come." ...
23:16, 07/18/2019

Appeals court upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction A federal appeals court on Thursday refused to overturn the conviction of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, who's serving seven years in priso...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Ft. Lauderdale could be without water service 24 hours A contractor broke a water line last night near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, leaving residents and businesses without water service for up to 24...
22:48, 07/18/2019

'A kennel for dogs': Lawmakers hammer acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan over migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.   &...
21:48, 07/18/2019

Texas teen arrested for spitting in tea bottle and putting it back, police say Police arrested a 15-year-old boy for spitting in an Arizona Tea bottle and putting it back on the shelf at an Odessa Albertsons, according to CB7. &...
21:48, 07/18/2019

'I just had to cry': Woman discovers sister's photo in Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Dorothy Pitchford marched in a protest on the capitol in 1963. Over 50 years later, her sister saw her photo in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. ...
21:48, 07/18/2019

Women are now seen as equally intelligent as men, study finds Women are now seen as equally intelligent to men, but still more sensitive and less ambitious, according to new research on gender stereotypes.  ...
21:48, 07/18/2019

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale's taps may run dry within 24 hours Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.   &...
21:48, 07/18/2019

DHS chief Kevin McAleenan says he's warned Congress about 'breaking point' at border Acting Homeland Security chief Kevin McAleenan told a House panel Thursday he's been warning Congress about an impending "breaking point" at the U.S.-...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Protesters clash with police in rally against Puerto Rico leader Ricardo Rossello Growing demonstrations in Puerto Rico turned violent late Wednesday as thousands in the street demanded the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rossello stemm...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Steve Mnuchin: U.S. to pick up trade talks with China The United States and China will hold trade talks by phone Thursday, and in-person negotiations could also resume in the near future, U.S. Treasury Se...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Heavy storms in Southeast to provide relief for extreme heat The southeastern United States will endure drenching and locally damaging thunderstorms erupting daily into the weekend - but, this is not bad news fo...
21:00, 07/18/2019

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled her vision Thursday for reining in Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private equ...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Microsoft says new ElectionGuard software averts U.S. election hacks Software giant Microsoft has unveiled new technology it says will upgrade security in U.S. voting machines, and ensure all ballots are counted and aut...
21:00, 07/18/2019

N.J. high court removes judge James Troiano, who caused stir in 2018 rape case The New Jersey Supreme Court has intervened to remove a judge who caused a stir last year by refusing to try an accused teenage rapist as an adult bec...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Gallup: 2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor givin...
21:00, 07/18/2019

NYC judge cites danger, flight risk in refusing bail for Jeffrey Epstein A federal New York judge refused bail Thursday for billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, on charges he sexually exploited and trafficked teenage girls -- sayin...
21:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. Navy searching for missing sailor in Arabian Sea: statement The U.S. navy and other ships are conducting search and rescue operations for a missing U.S. sailor in the Arabian Sea, the Bahrain-based U.S. Fifth F...
21:00, 07/18/2019

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally catches Republicans off guard Chants of "send her back" by supporters of President Donald Trump, attacking Somali-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, triggered a wave of concern a...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after gettin...
21:00, 07/18/2019

The Jury Said He Killed Her Daughter. She Helped Clear His Name. Something about the confession did not sound right. So an Idaho mother pushed to use the emerging technique of genetic genealogy to find another suspe...
20:32, 07/18/2019

What Is the Heat Index? It’s Not Only the Heat, Nor the Humidity, It’s Both. With a heat wave spreading to about two-thirds of the United States, you’re going to hear a lot about the heat index rather than the air temperature. ...
20:32, 07/18/2019

American to Lead NATO Intelligence as Iraq-War-Era Concerns About U.S. Linger The alliance’s intelligence arm has been a priority for President Trump, but the appointment could make NATO’s analysis look like a rubber stamp for W...
20:32, 07/18/2019

Trump Says He Tried to Stop ‘Send Her Back’ Chant. Here’s What the Video Shows. President Trump said he disagreed with his supporters chanting “send her back” after he railed against Somali-born congresswoman Ilhan Omar at a rally...
20:32, 07/18/2019

Thrones stars put themselves forward for Emmys after HBO snub Game Of Thrones actors Gwendoline Christie, Alfie Allen and Carice Van Houten had to put themselves forward for the Emmys they were nominated for afte...
20:16, 07/18/2019

A prisoner was 'likely innocent' for 25 years, and prosecutors knew the whole time Chester Hollman III, 48, was freed Monday from a state prison in Pennsylvania and a formal dismissal of the charges is expected later this month. ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Fact check: Trump’s false claims about Rep. Ilhan Omar Donald Trump falsely accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of professing a “love” for al Qaeda and talking about “how great” and “how ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Puerto Ricans protest to demand Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Thosands of people marched to the governor's residence in San Juan, Puerto Rico on July 17, 2019 chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Los Angeles police officer charged with multiple rapes after DNA links him to cold case A LAPD officer is facing life in prison after an investigation into an accusation of rape led to the discovery of another victim.    &...
19:48, 07/18/2019

California city votes to ban gendered words as 'manhole' becomes 'maintenance hole' Legislators in Berkeley, California, voted Tuesday to ban some gender-specific words in its city code and replace them with gender-neutral options. &...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Skyrocketing costs of living: The most expensive places to live in every state 24/7 Wall St. used the Economic Policy Institute’s Family Budget Calculator to identify the most expensive place in every state.   &#...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Toupee or rare albino porcupine? Staff at a Maine train museum were puzzled An albino porcupine turned up Tuesday at Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine perplexing the staff.        ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

One year since the Missouri duck boat tragedy, tours across the US are still running Duck boat sank in Missouri on July 19, 2018, killing 17. From California to Maine, more than a dozen duck boat tours were still running as of July 1. ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Flying ants swarm into Britain in colossal hordes seen from space The flying ants swept the southern part of Britain early Wednesday in swarms so large they could be seen from space.       &...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Judge rejects bail for financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein A federal judge denied bail for Jeffrey Epstein, who must await trial on sex trafficking charges in a jail cell rather than a Manhattan manse.  ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Man accused in Des Moines triple homicide returned to US twice after deportation, ICE says "Escobar-Orellana, aka, Marvin O. Esquivel-Lopez, was previously (deported) from the United States in 2010 and again in 2011," an ICE spokesman said. ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

From Atlantic City to Key West: 21 beach towns that will soon be under water 24/7 Tempo identified the 21 beach towns in the U.S. that will soon be under water, based on data from the Union of Concerned Scientists report. ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Motorcyclists descend on Puerto Rican capital, call for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign Motorcyclists that swarmed San Juan became the latest to add their thundering voices to calls for the resignation of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossell&...
19:48, 07/18/2019

'A kennel for dogs': Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan grilled by lawmakers on migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan will face questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.  ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

He threatened to bomb, shoot Harvard's first black commencement. Now, he gets prison time Nicholas Zuckerman, 25, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for threatening to bomb Harvard University and shoot its first-ever black commencement. ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

A drug's most dangerous side effects often aren't discovered until it's on the market More than half of the FDA-approved biologic drugs received the agency’s severest warning — only after the drugs were already on the marke...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Financier Jeffrey Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Documents detail Trump team's efforts to arrange payment to porn star Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team, personal lawyer Micha...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Florida police officer rescues 2 from submerged vehicle, says 'it didn't really matter what it took' A Florida police officer credited with rescuing two passengers trapped in a submerged vehicle batted away praise for his recent heroics, saying, “When...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Retired NYC firefighter becomes 199th to die from 9/11-related illness A firefighter who was part of the rescue efforts in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks died Tuesday, becoming the 199th member of the FDNY to succumb...
18:00, 07/18/2019

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to stay behind bars, loses appeal of conviction A federal appeals court upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive known as "Pharma Bro," for de...
17:16, 07/18/2019

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day is being retu...
17:16, 07/18/2019

Jeffrey Epstein is set to learn if he will get bail in child sex traffic case Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, has asked a judge to release him on a bond of as high as $100 million or...
17:16, 07/18/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction upheld by appeals court The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $7.7 million in fines and restitution that a judge ...
17:16, 07/18/2019

Court documents related to hush money payments by Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen unsealed The filing came a day after the judge in Michael Cohen's criminal case ordered their release, saying that the end of a probe into those payments ...
17:16, 07/18/2019

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and p...
16:32, 07/18/2019

Schumer wants FBI to investigate FaceApp, DNC warns against using it: Here's what you need to know Sen. Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and FTC to investigate the popular FaceApp app, which lets people see what they'll look like when they'...
16:32, 07/18/2019

Hawaiian Elders Protesting Telescope Construction Are Arrested When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construct...
16:32, 07/18/2019

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia, possibly linked to 3 overdoses: police At least three overdose deaths in West Virginia may be linked to a growing trend in Boone County where police believe drug users are turning to wasp s...
14:16, 07/18/2019

Judge to decide whether Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars on sex trafficking charges A U.S. judge is expected to decide on Thursday whether American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain jailed while he awaits trial on charges of sex t...
14:16, 07/18/2019

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment to be released Documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star and a Playboy model who said they had se...
14:16, 07/18/2019

A Playlist to Deter the Homeless: ‘Baby Shark’ and ‘Raining Tacos’ The city of West Palm Beach, Fla., is blaring two maddeningly catchy children’s songs on a loop each night to prevent people from sleeping in a city p...
13:48, 07/18/2019

Remains of 22 servicemen killed during WWII repatriated to U.S. The remains of 22 servicemen killed on a Japanese-controlled island during World War II were repatriated to the United States Thursday, the Defense PO...
13:48, 07/18/2019

50 years after Chappaquiddick: The crash that changed an island, and a Kennedy Fifty years ago this week, days before two astronauts became the first humans to step foot on the moon, Sen. Edward Kennedy was involved in a car cras...
13:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. ends Turkey's partnership in F-35 fighter jet program The United States confirmed it has removed Turkey from its F-35 fighter jet program after it received delivery of a Russian missile defense system las...
13:48, 07/18/2019

DHS chief Kevin McAleenan to answer migrant questions in House hearing Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan is set to testify before Congress Thursday about the department's migrant family separation policy ...
13:48, 07/18/2019

Ex-CBP commander Wei Xu faces 25 years for gun-running, tax evasion A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection watch commander has pleaded guilty to running an illegal gun selling business in Southern California since...
13:48, 07/18/2019

Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces barrage of lawmaker questions on migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan will face questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.  ...
13:16, 07/18/2019

Big Penis supplement contains hidden ingredient, FDA warns The sexual enhancement product Big Penis should be avoided because of a hidden ingredient, the Food and Drug Administration warned Wednesday.  &...
13:16, 07/18/2019

Thousands of Puerto Ricans march in in San Juan, demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Many older protesters went home before nightfall as chanting young people filled Old San Juan’s Totem Plaza and the first few blocks leading up ...
13:16, 07/18/2019

Boy selling 'ICE COLD BEER' has police called on him in clever 'marketing strategy' Police in Brigham City, Utah, responded to multiple calls after people reported seeing a young boy apparently selling beer on the side of the road. &...
13:16, 07/18/2019

As Congress Seeks Budget Deal, Negotiators Try to Sideline Mulvaney With the clock ticking toward a potential debt default, federal budget negotiators are maneuvering to isolate the man seen as the common enemy: Mick M...
13:00, 07/18/2019

2020 Won’t Repeat the Mistakes of 2016, Whatever They Were Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania are an electoral Bermuda triangle for Democrats, with a pull so strong that they’re mentioned at events around th...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Protesters call for justice for Eric Garner on anniversary of his death Protesters rallied in New York Wednesday on the anniversary of the death of Eric Garner, an African-American father who died after officers tried to a...
12:16, 07/18/2019

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese...
11:00, 07/18/2019

Hawaiian protesters seek to block telescope project but state vows to proceed Protesters led by a group of native Hawaiian elders delayed the start of construction on Wednesday for a giant new telescope atop Hawaii's tallest mou...
11:00, 07/18/2019

House kills resolution to impeach Donald Trump The House voted Wednesday to kill a resolution brought by Rep. Al Green to impeach President Donald Trump in response to a series of tweets Democrats ...
10:32, 07/18/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before...
10:32, 07/18/2019

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during ...
10:32, 07/18/2019

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand...
10:32, 07/18/2019

20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round o...
10:32, 07/18/2019

Remains of 22 servicemen killed during WWII to be repatriated The remains of 22 servicemen killed on a Japanese-controlled island during World War II are to be repatriated to the United States Thursday, the Defen...
10:32, 07/18/2019

Hemp used for construction gains popularity in U.S. Natural materials builders in the United States have seen interest grow in "hempcrete," a renewable building material made with hemp that can take the...
10:32, 07/18/2019

Chuck Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to probe FaceApp over security risks Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI to investigate the Russia-based company behind a smartphone application that ages one's appeara...
10:32, 07/18/2019

Siblings who claimed income taxes 'against God's will' ordered to pay $1.4 million Two Australian siblings who refused to pay income taxes for eight years because it went “against God’s will” were reportedly ordered to give $1.4 mill...
10:16, 07/18/2019

Court acts against NJ judge in sex assault case: report New Jersey’s high court took action Wednesday when it terminated the temporary assignment of a judge who declined to order a 16-year-old rape suspect ...
09:32, 07/18/2019

California man charged with murder in drowning deaths of his 2 autistic sons, prosecutors say A California man has been charged with murder for allegedly driving his family, including his two autistic sons, off a Los Angeles pier after buying $...
09:32, 07/18/2019

In spite of Trump tweets, Bowe Bergdahl had fair trial, Army court rules A three-judge Army Court of Criminal Appeals panel rejected the argument 2-1 that President Trump’s tweets and public statements interfered with a fai...
09:32, 07/18/2019

Mother, 3 young children found fatally stabbed inside Georgia apartment, police say A 29-year-old mother and three young children were found fatally stabbed Wednesday night inside an apartment in Columbus, Ga., according to a report....
09:32, 07/18/2019

Florida dad threw son, 5, into ocean to ‘teach him to swim’: cops A drunk Florida man tried “teaching” his 5-year-old son how to swim by allegedly tossing him into the Atlantic Ocean — and then proceeded to do backfl...
09:32, 07/18/2019

Famed Crystal Cathedral reopens as Roman Catholic church after $72M renovation After a two-year, $72.3 million renovation, the famous Crystal Cathedral in Southern California reportedly reopened its doors Wednesday as a Roman Cat...
09:32, 07/18/2019

LAPD officer linked to two separate rape cases by DNA 'cold match': police A longtime officer with the Los Angeles Police Department was arrested this week after an investigation linked his DNA to two separate rape cases in 2...
09:32, 07/18/2019

DNA from cigarette butts links man to 12-year-old's kidnapping, sexual assault: prosecutors A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the May kidnapping and sexual assault of a Massachusetts 12-year-old after investigators u...
09:32, 07/18/2019

Here are the 137 Democrats who voted to kill an impeachment resolution against Trump One hundred and thirty seven House Democrats on Wednesday voted to kill an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump in a vote that expose...
07:48, 07/18/2019

These Republican women say they stand behind Trump and don't see his recent tweets as racist A group of Republican women from Dallas say they fully support President Donald Trump after he told four progressive congresswomen of color they shoul...
07:48, 07/18/2019

Racism. Xenophobia. Bigot. Those were just a few of Merriam-Webster's top searches on Wednesday night Racism, socialism, fascism, concentration camp, xenophobia and bigot were the top searches on Merriam-Webster.com on Wednesday night.   ...
07:00, 07/18/2019

Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosec...
06:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated....
06:48, 07/18/2019

New York City removed 110 trash cans. Now garbage is overflowing and the rats are 'running wild' Rats are populating the Upper West Side thanks to the removal of trash cans by the New York City Department of Sanitation.     &#...
06:00, 07/18/2019

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the late...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Man sentenced for threatening to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students An Arizona man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students ...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Judge in Durst murder case rules jurors may consider handwriting evidence Jurors in real estate scion Robert Durst's trial for murder may consider handwriting evidence that prosecutors say implicates him in the killing of hi...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the ab...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, ac...
05:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers a...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in As a new Trump administration policy aimed at making almost all migrants ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border spread fear this week, thos...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Democratic-controlled House kills articles of impeachment against Trump The House voted to kill a measure seeking to impeach President Donald Trump – the first vote on such a measure since Democrats took the majority...
04:16, 07/18/2019

'We are fighting for justice': Protesters call for firing of NYPD officers at 'We are Eric Garner' rally Hundreds of youth organizers will march through Foley Square in New York City, calling for NYPD officers involved in Eric Garner's death to be fi...
04:16, 07/18/2019

New Jersey judge who cited alleged rapist's 'good family' in court ruling steps down Superior Court Judge James G. Troiano has drawn an intense backlash over his decision to bar prosecutors from bringing adult charges against the teen....
04:16, 07/18/2019

Protests erupt in New York to mark Eric Garner's death Eric Garner died after an NYPD officer tried to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes. His dying gasp of "I can't breathe" inspired nationwide ...
04:16, 07/18/2019

A heat wave will scorch the central and eastern US this week. Here's how you can stay cool and survive The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for large swathes of the country where temperatures will reach triple digits this week.  ...
04:16, 07/18/2019

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.  ...
04:16, 07/18/2019

The second space race is underway. America is already losing it This year's 50th anniversary of America's victory in the space race is a good time to reflect on what we can do when we put forth our very best. It's ...
02:16, 07/18/2019

3 reasons to fear America's $70 trillion debt pile America's debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull ...
02:16, 07/18/2019

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pr...
02:16, 07/18/2019

Tennessee detective, boyfriend arrested after violent incident, allegedly involving a hammer A Tennessee detective has been decommissioned after investigators said she and her boyfriend were arrested following a violent incident between the co...
01:32, 07/18/2019

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, a...
01:00, 07/18/2019

California man arrested after boy, 5, struck in the head with bullet California police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly fired a gun into his neighbor’s home and struck a five-year-old in the head with a bullet while...
00:32, 07/18/2019

North Carolina man clad only in tennis shoes told deputies he took ‘date rape’ drug: police A North Carolina man wearing nothing but tennis shoes in a Kentucky parking lot Tuesday morning told deputies he had taken the “date rape” drug before...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Orange County reached settlement that allows cops to arrest homeless people in some areas Orange County reached a settlement Tuesday that will allow law enforcement to immediately arrest homeless people in certain locations, including the J...
00:32, 07/18/2019

New York sisters abused dad for nearly two decades because they said God told them he was 'unfaithful' to wife Three sisters from upstate New York were sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after nearly two decades of physically and mentally abusing their el...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Iowa agency director who hosted 'Tupac Fridays' for years asked to resign soon after mass rap lyrics email A 66-year-old Iowa state official was asked to resign last month days after he sent an agency-wide email to 4,300 employees highlighting lyrics from r...
00:32, 07/18/2019

'Menacing' fire whirl whipped up by 'turbulent' winds during blaze in Washington Turbulent winds helped fuel an explosive wildfire in eastern Washington state that produced a towering column of flame in front of those battling the ...
00:32, 07/18/2019

19 MS-13 gang members indicted in 'medieval-style' California slayings were in country illegally, officials say Nearly all of the members and associates of an MS-13 gang charged in the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people in California were in the country i...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Former neighbors describe young Epstein as 'nerdy,' quiet with no signs of predatory behavior The formative years of disgraced multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein apparently were vastly different from his time as a jet-setting financial titan acc...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Search for bikini-clad woman in Mojave Desert expands with off-road vehicles Nearly 20 people are now scouring the Mojave Desert in California for a 69-year-old bikini-clad Arizona woman who vanished Friday while hiking with he...
00:32, 07/18/2019

LA County to pay $53M to settle suit over 'nightmare' strip searches of female inmates Los Angeles County has agreed to pay out $53 million to settle a class-action lawsuit in which tens of thousands of female inmates accused jail guards...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide, police say A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into ...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Georgia beachgoers rescue whales mass stranded on shore, wildlife officials say Georgia beachgoers rushed through the surf on Tuesday in a frantic effort to rescue dozens of pilot whales beaching themselves on the shore, according...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Minnesota truck driver fatally struck highway worker while watching porn, police say A Minnesota truck driver allegedly sped through a construction zone and fatally struck a highway worker — with authorities claiming that he was distra...
00:32, 07/18/2019

New York man kills girlfriend, posts pics to Instagram after she reportedly kissed other man at concert: Cops A 21-year-old man from New York who allegedly killed his 17-year-old girlfriend -- and then posted photos of her body on Instagram -- might have done ...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Los Angeles, California cities 'overrun by rodents' that pose public health epidemic, study says An ever-growing number of rodents in California is being fueled by a spiking homeless population combined with restrictions on rodenticides that is ri...
00:32, 07/18/2019

New York man finds missing anaconda under van dashboard A nine-foot anaconda was found hiding in its owner’s van Tuesday after it was thought to have escaped from the vehicle on Long Island, N.Y., earlier i...
00:32, 07/18/2019

West Palm Beach uses 'Baby Shark' to keep homeless away from banquet hall Officials in West Palm Beach, Florida are playing continuous loops of children's songs to keep the homeless from sleeping on the patio of a city-owned...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' draws life sentence in US prison While expressing no remorse, Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. pr...
00:32, 07/18/2019

John Paul Stevens Is Praised for Legal Prowess and Humble Approach Justice Stevens, who retired from the United States Supreme Court in 2010, was a Republican former antitrust lawyer who eventually became the leader o...
00:32, 07/18/2019

A Key Piece of Obamacare Finds an Unlikely Foe: House Democrats The House will vote on Wednesday to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Trump and Epstein Partied and Commented on Women in 1992 Video The video provides a glimpse of Donald J. Trump in his element, sidling between a dance floor filled with N.F.L. cheerleaders and the sidelines at his...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn’t What Got Him Fired Jerry Foxhoven, the former director of the state’s Department of Human Services, was removed days after he sent an email celebrating the rapper to 4,3...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Investigation Into Trump Campaign Finance Violations Is Over, Judge Says But it is unclear if prosecutors plan to file additional charges in the case, which led to the conviction of Michael D. Cohen, the president’s former ...
00:32, 07/18/2019

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divis...
00:32, 07/18/2019

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto The measures would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. No other foreign policy issue has made ...
00:32, 07/18/2019

A Border Kept Him From His Daughter. Now He’s Here to Say Goodbye. A 13-year-old girl from Honduras waited for her father to join her in the United States. But her father was repeatedly detained at the border. He came...
00:32, 07/18/2019

A second GOP candidate says he won't have a solo meeting with any woman not his wife A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional se...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Notorious drug lord Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán sentenced to life. And U.S. wants his $12.6B fortune. Notorious drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera was formally sentenced Wednesday to life in prison on drug trafficking charges. ...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Rescued California camper said she fled knife-wielding attacker A California Camper is found four days after she went missing in the remote White Mountains near the Nevada border. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has t...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Saturn V Rocket illuminates the Washington Monument celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch. ...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Dozens of whales stranded on Georgia island remain at sea after rescue effort by beachgoers Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Florida officials play 'Baby Shark' on repeat to keep homeless people out of local park West Palm Beach, Florida officials are playing "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos," on loop overnight in an effort to ward homeless people away.  &...
00:00, 07/18/2019

'Unfit to be president': House to consider articles of impeachment against Trump The House is expected to consider whether to take up articles of impeachment against President Trump — the first vote on such a measure since De...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Weird science: Could piling man-made snow on Antarctica stop ice sheet collapse? Piling billions of tons of man-made snow on top of the West Antarctic ice sheet could prevent it from melting and collapsing into the sea, study says....
00:00, 07/18/2019

6-year-old girl who died after 'tragic' golf ball accident was 'full of joy and compassion' Aria Hill, who died in a freak golfing accident in Utah Monday morning, is described by family as loving and full of joy.     ...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Experts in Senate describe effects of detention on migrant children Two former officials of the Homeland Security Department and DEA testified in the Senate Wednesday to answer lawmakers' concerns about the treatment o...
22:00, 07/17/2019

House set for vote on resolution to impeach President Donald Trump In a week that's already seen a House resolution condemning President Donald Trump for tweets about four U.S. congresswomen, lawmakers will vote Wedne...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen Federal prosecutors have ended an investigation into accusations the Trump Organization paid hush money to silence women who claimed sexual affairs, a...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go aga...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the ...
22:00, 07/17/2019

In photos: The week of July 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Four Democratic congresswomen respond to racist comments about them from President Donald Trump; presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway defies a subpoe...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Apple unveils new emojis to increase diversity In an effort to bring more diversity to its emoji collection, Apple announced Tuesday a new line of characters that include images representing the di...
22:00, 07/17/2019

NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Did the US try to weaponize Lyme disease? The US House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into whether the Department of Defense experimented with ticks and other insects as biolo...
21:32, 07/17/2019

Thieves stole $9 from a girl's lemonade stand for charity. Police and neighbors rallied to give her more than $300 In late June, 11-year-old Alizay Kashif set up a lemonade stand in her family's neighborhood in Naperville, Illinois, a suburb on the western outskirt...
21:32, 07/17/2019

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico stop over protests sparked by political scandal "You may have been looking out your window or surveying your surroundings on the pool deck and noticed we were almost in San Juan" and turned around, ...
21:16, 07/17/2019

Elon Musk is making implants to link the brain with a smartphone Elon Musk wants to insert Bluetooth-enabled implants into your brain, claiming the devices could enable telepathy and repair motor function in people ...
19:48, 07/17/2019

This couple has 7 Instagram-famous pets Nala the cat, a Siamese and tabby mix, is slightly cross-eyed with gray and white fur. She likes being petted but isn't a fan of being held. She was r...
19:48, 07/17/2019

WNBA suspends player after domestic violence allegation The WNBA suspended a Los Angeles Sparks player without pay on Tuesday because of a domestic violence allegation stemming from an incident in December,...
19:48, 07/17/2019

El Chapo's sentencing today may be the last time the public ever sees him When Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, it could be the last time the public -...
19:48, 07/17/2019

Take a look inside a Charles Manson murder house on the market for $1.98M The house of Leno and LaBianca Rosemary is back on the market almost 50 years after they were murdered by the cult serial killer and his followers. &...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Pledge who chugged liquor at frat 'Bible study' event was 'dead man walking', toxicologist says A toxicologist has testified that a fraternity pledge was a "dead man walking" after chugging liquor during a hazing event.     &...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Beachgoers on Georgia island rescue 20 beached whales, push them out to sea Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Police officer sent to rehab for doing scratch-off lottery tickets on duty, lawsuit claims Officer's lawsuit claims he was subjected to a hostile work environment at Wayne Police Department, causing undue emotional distress and humiliat...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Freed after 25 years for murder: Evidence showed man was 'likely innocent' the whole time Chester Hollman III, 48, was freed Monday from a state prison in Pennsylvania and a formal dismissal of the charges is expected later this month. ...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Notorious drug lord Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán sentenced to life in prison Notorious drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera was formally sentenced Wednesday to life in prison on drug trafficking charges. ...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Can you really raid Area 51? And are there aliens? 7 questions answered Two Area 51 experts explain all you need to know about the Nevada Air Force base after a joke Facebook event promises to "storm" and raid Area 51. &#...
19:16, 07/17/2019

6-year-old girl dies after being struck with golf ball hit by father in 'horrible accident' Kellen Hill and his daughter Aria were golfing at Sleepy Ridge Golf Course in Orem, Utah, on Monday morning. A ball hit Aria in the back of her head. ...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Fla. man arrested for allegedly cutting off the penis of his wife's lover A Florida man was arrested after allegedly attacking and mutilating a man he says is his wife's lover. Veuer's Justin Kircher has the story....
19:16, 07/17/2019

How missing 2-year-old Michigan girl was reunited with her family “I asked her if she wanted to go see mommy and she lit up – she came right to me and gave me a big hug,” said Lt. Brandon Kieft, a f...
19:16, 07/17/2019

6-year-old girl dies from her dad's golf shot A tragic golfing accident killed 6-year-old Aria Hill at a Utah golf course. Hill was accidentally struck in the head by her father's ball. ...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Using FaceApp to age your photos may be fun, but you could be giving up your privacy FaceApp, which lets you take a photo of yourself and add a filter that shows you much older, is raising some concerns with privacy experts.  ...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Man who lost family: Boeing put profit over safety A man whose family was killed in the crash of a Boeing 737 Max jet in Ethiopia accused the company of wrongful conduct, telling a U.S. House subcommit...
19:16, 07/17/2019

J.T. Lewis, brother of young Sandy Hook hero, running for state Senate in Connecticut The brother of a child killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre is running for the Connecticut Senate, saying politicians have failed to curb violence...
19:16, 07/17/2019

It will be 90 degrees or warmer for nearly 90% of Americans this week At least 290 million people will swelter through the hottest weather of the summer as a record-breaking heat wave bakes the central and eastern U.S. ...
19:16, 07/17/2019

How hot dogs ended up on NASA's Apollo 11 moon mission National Hot Dog Day falls on the same week as the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, when astronauts consumed space sausages.  ...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.     ...
19:16, 07/17/2019

'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison. A federal judge in Brooklyn hand...
19:16, 07/17/2019

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will...
19:16, 07/17/2019

El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most po...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors,...
19:16, 07/17/2019

U.S. judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S....
19:16, 07/17/2019

Prisoner who gouged his eye out with plastic spoon sues the jail A prisoner from Texas who gouged out his eyes with a plastic spoon is suing the jail - claiming the psychiatric ward he was in was "deliberately under...
18:00, 07/17/2019

The Epic Criminal Career of El Chapo Nears Its Final Chapter The Mexican drug lord, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, is to be sentenced on Wednesday and may speak in court. It’s his first appearance since he was convicted ...
18:00, 07/17/2019

I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked. My college class asks what it means to be white in America — but interrogating that question as a black woman in the real world is much harder to do....
18:00, 07/17/2019

At a Missouri Jail, Bras Set Off the Metal Detector (and a Heated Debate) Some lawyers said they could not enter the Jackson County Detention Center without removing their bras. County officials say it’s for security’s sake....
18:00, 07/17/2019

US Treasury yields lower amid weaker housing data, trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade tal...
17:00, 07/17/2019

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed for life Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has been jailed for life for smuggling illegal drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long ca...
16:16, 07/17/2019

'Four horsewomen of the apocalypse': Trump in new 'Squad' attack Donald Trump has launched yet another attack on a group of Democrat congresswomen who have accused him of racism, calling them the "four horsewomen of...
16:16, 07/17/2019

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether ...
15:16, 07/17/2019

Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students faces sentencing An Arizona man faces sentencing on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commenc...
15:16, 07/17/2019

Factbox: El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most po...
15:16, 07/17/2019

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to Supermax prison to avoid a third Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-l...
15:16, 07/17/2019

U.S. judge expected to put Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' behind bars for life Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United S...
15:16, 07/17/2019

AP Top Stories July 17 Here's the latest for Wednesday July 17th: House votes to repudiate Trump; Republican Mark Sanford mulls presidential bid; more   ...
13:16, 07/17/2019

Farhan Akhtar: 'I'll absolutely stand by' women who speak out on sexual assault Bollywood filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says he will stand with women who speak out about sexual assault, while Pakistani dancer and social activist Sheema ...
13:16, 07/17/2019

Shiori Ito on speaking about sexual assault in Japan: 'I felt lonely' Japanese journalist Shiori Ito and South Korean prosecutor Seo Ji-hyun discuss the impact #MeToo had in their countries while they were battling sexua...
13:16, 07/17/2019

Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán faces sentencing Wednesday, expected to get life behind bars Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán faces sentencing, expected to get a life prison term as a Sinaloa cartel leader who smuggled tons of...
12:48, 07/17/2019

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
11:32, 07/17/2019

AP Top Stories July 16 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, July 16th: GOP defends Trump on tweets; DOJ won't charge officer in choke hold death; Epstein accuser speak...
11:32, 07/17/2019

House floor drama during debate over Trump tweets A dramatic controversy erupted on the House floor Tuesday over Republican objections to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's remarks criticizing President Dona...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Dems prepare for condemnation of tweets vote House Democrats urged their Republican colleagues to join them in voting on a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's tweets that urged fo...
11:32, 07/17/2019

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Triple-digit temperatures could bring blackouts in New York City, DC and Chicago An upcoming heat wave could lead to power outages in the central and eastern U.S., including major metropolitan areas, experts say.    ...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Phoenix Zoo beats the heat with water and ice As the temperature hit 115 degrees Tuesday in the Phoenix area, residents were doing what they could to deal with the hottest day of the year so far. ...
11:32, 07/17/2019

A Michigan man fell from a tree and was impaled by a stump. A group of runners rescued him A 37-year-old man was found impaled on a stump around 8 a.m. Saturday after he fell from a tree about 6 p.m. Friday, MSU police said.   ...
11:32, 07/17/2019

House votes to 'strongly condemn' Trump tweets The Democratic-led US House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen ...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Reaction to 'Game of Thrones' historic nominations and 'Big Bang Theory's ' snub 'Game of Thrones' scores record-breaking 32 Emmy Award nominations, toppling drama series record set by 'NYPD Blue' in 1994. (July...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Reports: 10-month-old girl in Virginia is 21st child to die inside a hot car this year A 10-month-old baby girl is the third child to die after being left in a hot car this week, and the 21st this year.       &#...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Apollo 'space legends' remember 1969 mission Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins joined several other key figures from that era for a look back at the historic moon mission, which began with lift...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Mexico deports Buffalo Wild Wings shooting suspect back to California after bail error Hernandez was wanted for a Sept. 17, 2017 shooting outside the Salinas Buffalo Wild Wings, when NFL games played on a Sunday afternoon.   &...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Florida man attacks wife's lover with scissors and flees with his penis, police say A Florida man allegedly cut off a man's penis months after catching him sleeping with his wife, the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office said. ...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Today in History for July 17th Highlights of this day in history: TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia's royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua's Somoza goes into ...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Is 'The Big One' next? California was shaking again Tuesday, with six earthquakes of 3.5 or greater Multiple earthquakes rattled California on Tuesday, but the U.S. Geographical Survey quelled fears of "The Big One."       ...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Former Sup. Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies John Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liber...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Black postmaster honored 121 years after lynching Just months after becoming Lake City, South Carolina’s first black postmaster, Frazier Baker was lynched by an angry mob. 121 years later, the P...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Peckish penguins pop by sushi shop A pair of sneaky penguins were found hiding in a sushi shop near Wellington train station in New Zealand. (July 17)       &#...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Harris on hearing 'go back to where you came from' Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris says she's personally been told 'go back to where you came from.' The California Democ...
11:32, 07/17/2019

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican ...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social m...
10:48, 07/17/2019

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottes...
10:48, 07/17/2019

Donald Trump pulls F-35 sale from Turkey after Russian missile defense purchase President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States will not sell Turkey any F-35 jets after the Middle Eastern country purchased a Russian miss...
10:48, 07/17/2019

Humanity needs bold new space mission, Apollo legends agree A new, bold challenge in space exploration is needed to advance American prosperity and unite humanity with a common goal, a group of Apollo-era legen...
10:48, 07/17/2019

Leana Wen out as president of Planned Parenthood due to 'philosophical differences' Planned Parenthood announced the departure of President Leana Wen, who said they had engaged in negotiations about "philosophical differences" about t...
10:48, 07/17/2019

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from enteri...
10:48, 07/17/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Roh...
10:48, 07/17/2019

22 MS-13 members charged with killing seven people, racketeering A total of 22 MS-13 gang members and associates were indicted on federal charges of racketeering and murder for participating in a series of killings....
10:48, 07/17/2019

Eagle Scout rolls expected to drop after Mormon church ends partnership The number of Eagle Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America is expected to fall dramatically when the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints ends...
10:48, 07/17/2019

North Carolina dad swept into ocean, dies trying to save kids, officials say A North Carolina father died Sunday after he was swept out in rough waters while trying to rescue four of his kids who were struggling off the coast. ...
09:48, 07/17/2019

Porch pirate steals medicine from heart transplant recipient's door-step: report A Washington state man who received a heart transplant last year said surveillance cameras captured the moment a stranger stole life-saving medication...
09:48, 07/17/2019

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits San Francisco area A magnitude 4.3 earthquake reportedly shook San Francisco area Tuesday afternoon less than two weeks after the two large earthquakes hit Southern Cali...
09:48, 07/17/2019

California police officer, veteran died in his sleep at 36: police A 36-year-old California police officer and veteran was pronounced dead Tuesday morning after passing away in his sleep at his home, the Roseville Pol...
09:48, 07/17/2019

Utah boy selling ‘ice cold beer’ appears to be a savvy marketer A young roadside entrepreneur caught the attention of Utah police Tuesday with a sign that read “Ice cold beer” – and in small letters the word “root....
09:48, 07/17/2019

Girl Who Made Abuse Claim Is Sexually Assaulted by the Detective Sent to Investigate The investigator, Neil David Kimball, pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl he met when she reported a sex...
07:16, 07/17/2019

John Paul Stevens Praised for Legal Prowess and Humble Approach Justice Stevens, who retired from the United States Supreme Court in 2010, was a Republican former antitrust lawyer who eventually became the leader o...
07:16, 07/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is 'worse' because of his wealth, his lawyers say Prosecutors have singled out Jeffrey Epstein for harsher treatment than other defendants because he is rich, lawyers for the American financier claime...
07:00, 07/17/2019

Retired U.S. Justice John Paul Stevens dies, leaving liberal legacy Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the cou...
07:00, 07/17/2019

MS-13 gang members cut out rival's heart Members and associates of the notorious MS-13 gang in southern California have been charged with seven murders, including one in which a rival gang me...
06:48, 07/17/2019

The US consumer is keeping the economy from tanking and will get another boost from the Fed American consumers are flexing their muscles, and that's helping to save the economy from even slower growth as it faces what could be a protract...
06:32, 07/17/2019

R. Kelly denied bail in sex crimes case A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the R&B artist R. Kelly to jail without bail, delivering a blow to the performer as he faces mounting legal trouble...
06:32, 07/17/2019

Bad sign for commercial real estate: The architecture business is slowing down A key read on the industry, the Architecture Billings Index, fell into negative territory in June, according to the American Institute for Architects....
06:32, 07/17/2019

Elon Musk's latest project shows first step toward mind-reading brain implant After years of speculation, Neuralink, the brain-machine interface start-up co-founded by Elon Musk, started talking directly to the public on Tuesday...
06:32, 07/17/2019

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Cus...
04:48, 07/17/2019

Photos of New York teenager's corpse still being shared online: reports Photos of the corpse of a 17-year-old girl with a small social media following in upstate New York who was allegedly killed by a man she’d met recentl...
04:48, 07/17/2019

Tropical Storm Barry tests Louisiana's multi-billion-dollar post-Katrina flood defenses Louisiana officials are learning what worked and what still needs improvements after Hurricane Barry dumped heavy rain on the state’s multi-billion do...
04:48, 07/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious passport is Austrian, was needed for 'personal protection,' attorneys say Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that an expired passport federal investigators found in a safe in the well...
04:48, 07/17/2019

Harlem protests decision not to charge officer in infamous ‘I can’t breathe’ death Roughly 150 people, including small children, marched through New York City's Harlem streets on Tuesday night after federal prosecutors said they woul...
04:48, 07/17/2019

George Conway calls Trump a 'racist president' after his attacks on progressive congresswomen George Conway, husband of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway, called President Donald Trump "a racist president" after remarks the President made a...
04:32, 07/17/2019

Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford eyeing challenge to Trump in 2020 Former South Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Sanford, who lost his primary race last year after voicing criticism of President Donald Trump, says he is ...
04:32, 07/17/2019

CNN Poll: Biden, Sanders and Warren top the 2020 Democratic field in New Hampshire Former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sit atop the field of Democratic presidential con...
04:32, 07/17/2019

NFL player accused of knocking out woman The New York Giants have suspended safety Kamrin Moore after he was charged with aggravated assault following an incident in which a woman alleged he ...
04:32, 07/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while on work release from jail An attorney for several accusers of Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that the wealthy financier had “improper sexual contact” with “female visitors” while...
02:32, 07/17/2019

Sex-offender tenant of Louisiana activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph accused of killing her, likely over late rent A convicted sex offender has been arrested and charged with murdering Sadie Roberts-Joseph, who founded an African-American history museum in Louisian...
02:32, 07/17/2019

Florida officer injured after being struck by teen driving stolen car, police say A Florida police sergeant was treated for his injuries Monday night after a 15-year-old, who was driving a stolen car, crashed into his patrol car, po...
02:32, 07/17/2019

Judge Is Asked to Punish Officials Over Tactics in Census Question Dispute Plaintiffs who sued to block the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census called the conduct of Trump administration officials “nothing l...
02:00, 07/17/2019

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, follow...
01:48, 07/17/2019

Head of Planned Parenthood groups departs, cites differences over abortion The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both ...
01:48, 07/17/2019

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswo...
01:48, 07/17/2019

Census plaintiffs seek sanctions against Trump administration for trial 'fraud' Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanctions...
01:48, 07/17/2019

R. Kelly pleads not guilty, denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide se...
01:48, 07/17/2019

Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets: Reuters/Ipsos poll Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend in a racially charged att...
01:48, 07/17/2019

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new ...
01:16, 07/17/2019

William Dannemeyer, California Archconservative, Dies at 89 A seven-term Orange County congressman, he favored curbs on people with AIDS and laws against sodomy and opposed abortion rights and environmentalists...
01:16, 07/17/2019

In Turnabout, a Key Witness Is Cooperating in R. Kelly Case A young woman’s refusal to testify against the singer was crucial to his acquittal in a 2008 trial, but her lawyer says she is now cooperating with pr...
01:00, 07/17/2019

Suspect in Sadie Roberts-Joseph Killing Was Her Tenant, Police Say The authorities said the suspect, Ronn Jermaine Bell, 38, was behind on rent he owed Ms. Roberts-Joseph, a respected community leader in Baton Rouge, ...
01:00, 07/17/2019

MS-13 Gang Members Charged With Brutal Murders in Los Angeles A sweeping indictment of 22 members of the transnational criminal gang’s “Fulton Clique” lists a host of crimes ranging from racketeering to gruesome ...
01:00, 07/17/2019

Democrat Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday clashed with Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. defense sec...
00:48, 07/17/2019