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Mega Millions hits $1.6B

Oct 22, 2018 / 6:20 pm

DES MOINES, Iowa - If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger. Tuesday night's...

Robber wore horror mask

Oct 22, 2018 / 11:22 am

Police in Maryland say an armed robber wore a hockey mask like the one in the "Friday the 13th" horror movie — but the victim saw him put it on...

'Blowing Bloody Doors Off'

Oct 22, 2018 / 8:48 am

Michael Caine has been looking back, and on the whole he likes the view. Regrets? He's had few. The 85-year-old star of "Alfie," ''Get...

2nd suspect sought

Oct 22, 2018 / 8:27 am

The search continued Monday for the second of two teenage suspects in the fatal weekend shooting of a police officer near a school in the Atlanta area....

Hurricane aims for Vallarta

Oct 22, 2018 / 7:00 am

Hurricane Willa has grown rapidly into an "extremely dangerous" near-Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific, on a path to smash into Mexico's...

Hawking's chair for sale

Oct 22, 2018 / 6:47 am

Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity. His unique status is reflected in an upcoming auction of some of the...

Headless chicken monster?

Oct 22, 2018 / 6:43 am

A rare sea creature, only ever caught on tape in the Gulf of Mexico, has now been filmed for the first time in the Southern Ocean off east Antarctica. The...

Lion kills mate at zoo

Oct 22, 2018 / 6:43 am

The Indianapolis Zoo is trying to determine why a lion killed its mate. The zoo said Friday that an adult female, Zuri, attacked 10-year-old male Nyack in their...

Harry and Meghan changes

Oct 22, 2018 / 5:28 am

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex took separate boats Monday to Queensland's Fraser Island as their tour of Australia and the South Pacific continued with a...

6 shot before NFL game

Oct 22, 2018 / 5:24 am

Six people have been wounded in a street shooting blocks from the Florida stadium where the NFL's Houston Texans played and defeated the Jacksonville...

Khashoggi case not credible

Oct 22, 2018 / 5:13 am

A man appearing to wear Jamal Khashoggi's clothes left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul following his killing there, according to a surveillance video, while...

Russia probe revival?

Oct 22, 2018 / 5:09 am

House Democrats are expected to reopen the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election if they win the majority in November. But they would...

A ragged, growing army

Oct 21, 2018 / 3:04 pm

A ragged army of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents...

Two dead, 18 were trapped

Oct 21, 2018 / 7:46 am

Two people died and 18 were trapped in a coal mine in eastern China on Sunday after a rock burst destroyed part of a mining tunnel, state broadcaster China...

Many hurt in floor collapse

Oct 21, 2018 / 7:44 am

New outlets report that some 30 people were hurt when a floor collapsed early Sunday during a party at an apartment in South Carolina near the campus of Clemson...

Rebels kill 15, abduct kids

Oct 21, 2018 / 7:30 am

Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the centre of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said...

Train derails, killing 22

Oct 21, 2018 / 7:25 am

At least 22 people were killed and 171 others injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan's newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route,...

'A very dangerous step'

Oct 21, 2018 / 7:24 am

A top Russian diplomat says President Donald Trump's intention to withdraw from a landmark treaty on nuclear weapons is a perilous move. A Russian senator...

Police officer fatally shot

Oct 20, 2018 / 4:43 pm

A Georgia police officer has been killed after being shot while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school. News outlets report multiple law...

US to pull out of nuke deal

Oct 20, 2018 / 4:19 pm

President Donald Trump said Saturday he will exit a landmark arms control agreement the United States signed with the former Soviet Union, saying that Russia is...

Saudi explanation decried

Oct 20, 2018 / 11:36 am

Turkey will "never allow a coverup" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, a senior official...

Lotto jackpot hits $1.6B

Oct 20, 2018 / 8:17 am

No one won the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a staggering $1.6 billion. Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six...

New Brexit vote demanded

Oct 20, 2018 / 8:15 am

Tens of thousands of protesters marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union....

Thousands march in streets

Oct 20, 2018 / 8:13 am

Thousands of pro-independence demonstrators gathered in Taiwan's capital on Saturday to express their disapproval with China's stance toward their...

Crash kills at least 27

Oct 20, 2018 / 8:11 am

South Africa's government says at least 27 people, including small children, have been killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Limpopo province. The statement...

Abductors free billionaire

Oct 20, 2018 / 8:03 am

The man described as Africa's youngest billionaire said Saturday he is free more than a week after his abduction from a luxury hotel in Tanzania's...

Life for Walmart killer

Oct 20, 2018 / 7:52 am

The man who gunned down three people in a suburban Denver Walmart last year was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole. But more than 11 months after...

HealthCare.gov hacked

Oct 20, 2018 / 7:48 am

A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000...

Khashoggi slain in consulate

Oct 19, 2018 / 5:01 pm

Saudi Arabia acknowledged early Saturday that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in a fight, and said 18 Saudis were...

Cdn jets vs Russian fighter

Oct 19, 2018 / 2:19 pm

The Defence Department says Canadian fighter jets in Romania have intercepted a Russian military aircraft that was approaching NATO airspace over the Black Sea....

Lynching ad infuriates

Oct 19, 2018 / 2:06 pm

A political action committee said Friday that it won't pull a widely condemned radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they...

Train barrels through crowd

Oct 19, 2018 / 11:05 am

A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people and injuring dozens...

Billion-dollar lotto jackpot

Oct 19, 2018 / 10:48 am

The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to an estimated $1 billion, as the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. lottery history gets even bigger. Lottery officials...

Migrants head for Mexico

Oct 19, 2018 / 10:46 am

Members of a 3,000-strong U.S.-bound migrant caravan massed in a Guatemalan border town and prepared to begin crossing the muddy Suchiate River to Mexico...

Pizza spitter pleads guilty

Oct 19, 2018 / 10:29 am

A young man who was fired from his job as a food vendor at the Detroit Tigers' home stadium after video surfaced showing him spitting on a pizza has pleaded...

Cremated babies left behind

Oct 19, 2018 / 10:23 am

Several cremated remains have been found by cleaning crews at a former Detroit funeral home where mummified remains of 10 fetuses were discovered last week in a...

Rescued from mine shaft fall

Oct 19, 2018 / 10:21 am

An Arizona man who fell to the bottom of an old abandoned gold mine shaft, broke both his legs, fought off a trio of rattlesnakes and went two days without food...

A duel or a debate?

Oct 19, 2018 / 10:05 am

President Vladimir Putin's former bodyguard has rejected an opposition leader's invitation for a television debate after challenging him to a duel. Gen....

Rampant sex abuse by doc

Oct 19, 2018 / 5:37 am

Nearly 100 women who contend that they were sexually harassed or abused by a former University of Southern California gynecologist are suing the school,...

Trump puts Saudis on notice

Oct 19, 2018 / 5:27 am

President Donald Trump has acknowledged it "certainly looks" as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened "very...

Copter crashes on carrier

Oct 19, 2018 / 5:21 am

A U.S. Navy helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan on Friday, causing non-fatal injuries to a dozen sailors, the Navy...

Fear, frustration after 'cane

Oct 19, 2018 / 4:43 am

Missing relatives and worries that looters are just outside the door. Dirty clothes. Hours-long lines for gasoline, insurance adjusters, food and water. No...

NFL star's dad does time

Oct 18, 2018 / 8:36 am

The father of former pro-football star Michael Vick has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a drug ring. News outlets report...

Boy shot in road rage case

Oct 18, 2018 / 8:10 am

Authorities say a 4-year-old boy has been shot and wounded an apparent case of road rage after one vehicle cut off another in a Kansas city. Wichita Police...

Putin: we won't fire first

Oct 18, 2018 / 6:50 am

President Vladimir Putin says Russia would only use its nuclear weapons in response to an incoming missile attack. Putin said Thursday Russia's military...

Their money now worthless

Oct 18, 2018 / 6:28 am

As night approached, Sandra Cadiz wrapped her shivering daughter in a blanket and prayed for a ride up the frigid Colombian mountaintop known as "the...

Manhunt in school attack

Oct 18, 2018 / 6:24 am

Authorities on the Crimean Peninsula were searching for a possible accomplice of the student who carried out a shooting and bomb attack on a vocational school,...

London's black cabs in Paris

Oct 18, 2018 / 6:22 am

London's black cabs will be seen on the streets of Paris next year as the company that makes them begins selling its wares in the City of Light. London...

New charges for reality doc

Oct 18, 2018 / 6:14 am

A California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged Wednesday with crimes against five additional victims in addition to two women they were previously charged...

Disinfecting quake's wake

Oct 18, 2018 / 6:14 am

Helicopters are dropping disinfectant on neighbourhoods in the earthquake- and tsunami-stricken city of Palu to reduce disease risks from the thousands of...

Fighting fake information

Oct 18, 2018 / 5:32 am

In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook's expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads "War Room." Behind...

Baby starts life in parking lot

Oct 18, 2018 / 5:19 am

Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after...

Going slow on Brexit

Oct 17, 2018 / 1:45 pm

Leaders from the European Union and Britain shrugged off a weekend negotiating debacle and previous Brexit-related deadlines Wednesday, giving themselves...

Student gunman kills 17

Oct 17, 2018 / 9:04 am

Russian officials said a 18-year student attacked his vocational school Wednesday in Crimea, going on a rampage that killed 17 students and left more than 40...

Moving Assange to Russia

Oct 17, 2018 / 6:54 am

Julian Assange: Hacker. Journalist. Diplomat? Newly released Ecuadorean government documents have laid bare an unorthodox attempt to extricate the WikiLeaks...

$868M lotto fever

Oct 17, 2018 / 6:51 am

No winning lottery ticket was sold for the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the estimated jackpot climbs to $868 million. Mega Millions officials say no...

Film nixed after star flees

Oct 17, 2018 / 5:51 am

The director of "Air Strike," featuring Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, says the film's release has been cancelled in the wake of her disappearance...

Democrats' midterm plan

Oct 17, 2018 / 5:38 am

They're asking pastors to text their congregants about the importance of voting. They're connecting with thousands of Puerto Ricans displaced by...

Scope of Michael's fury

Oct 17, 2018 / 5:32 am

Hurricane Michael killed at least 16 people in Florida, most of them in the coastal county that took a direct hit from the storm, state emergency authorities...

Famous pimp, passes

Oct 17, 2018 / 5:28 am

America's most famous pimp partied for days with porn stars, political pals and others to celebrate his 72nd birthday, but the revelry ended when Dennis Hof...

Harry & Meghan bring rain

Oct 17, 2018 / 5:19 am

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were jokingly thanked for bringing England's notoriously inclement weather to a drought-stricken Outback town on Wednesday in...

Gaza rocket hits home

Oct 16, 2018 / 9:58 pm

The Israeli military says a rocket fired from Gaza made a direct hit on a home in southern Israel. The Magen David Adom rescue service says Wednesday the mother...

Trump defends Saudi Arabia

Oct 16, 2018 / 9:45 pm

President Donald Trump on Tuesday criticized rapidly mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the mystery of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...

Storm can't stop them

Oct 16, 2018 / 9:44 pm

First Hurricane Michael damaged the radio station where they worked and then the owner shut the station down permanently — but that hasn't stopped two...

Evidence of slaying

Oct 16, 2018 / 8:56 pm

Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and...

Not my fault: Trump

Oct 16, 2018 / 8:43 pm

Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party...

Mass internment of Muslims

Oct 16, 2018 / 5:27 pm

China on Tuesday characterized its mass internment of Muslims as a push to bring into the "modern, civilized" world a destitute people who are easily...

Shot at cops with kid in van

Oct 16, 2018 / 10:05 am

Baltimore police say a man shot at them multiple times while fleeing in a minivan that had a toddler as a passenger. Citing a police release, news outlets...

Parents dead, girl missing

Oct 16, 2018 / 9:51 am

Authorities searched Monday for a 13-year-old girl they believe is in danger after her parents were found dead in their western Wisconsin home. Deputies went to...

Global warming hurts beer?

Oct 16, 2018 / 8:06 am

Even if you are not personally concerned with climate change and global warming, some of the things you love may be. We can add beer to chocolate, coffee and...

Wildlife official kills wildlife

Oct 16, 2018 / 6:58 am

A top Idaho wildlife official has resigned amid outrage over a photo of him posing with a baboon family he killed in Africa. Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch"...

Families look for missing

Oct 16, 2018 / 5:38 am

Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times. Maybe her 79-year-old aunt sought shelter at the sturdy condo nearby that...

Mega Millions 4th-largest

Oct 16, 2018 / 5:26 am

The fourth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history will be on the line as numbers are drawn for the Mega Millions game's $654 million jackpot. The grand prize...

Swastika in TV ad = error

Oct 16, 2018 / 5:24 am

Republican U.S. Senate candidate John James of Michigan said Monday he made a "terrible error" by inadvertently showing a swastika in his...

Warren calls Trump 'creepy'

Oct 16, 2018 / 5:21 am

Sen. Elizabeth Warren suggested President Donald Trump's comment about him personally administering a DNA test to her to prove her Native American heritage...

Melania boycotts T.I. video

Oct 16, 2018 / 5:21 am

A Melania Trump spokeswoman is asking people to boycott Atlanta rapper T.I. because of his promotional album video that shows a woman resembling the first lady...

Harry, Meghan and baby

Oct 16, 2018 / 5:16 am

A beaming Duke and Duchess of Sussex thrilled thousands of fans outside the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday during their first meeting with the general public...

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