“Halloween” actress Jamie Lee Curtis embraced an emotional fan at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday after he shared how her character from the iconic horror film saved his life during a home invasion.
Two Denver police officers were injured during a slow-speed pursuit of a stolen John Deere tractor Friday night after more than a dozen squad cars gave chase through the city’s streets, authorities said.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., pledged Friday to look into “legislative solutions” to improve the safety of amphibious vehicles like duck boats after 17 people died in the Table Rock Lake tragedy Thursday.
An inmate accused of killing a Minnesota corrections officer on Wednesday had a history of violence, though his recent “good behavior” had allowed him access to tools and an industrial building—where the officer was killed, authorities said Thursday….
If a Michigan priest had taken a vow of poverty, his million-dollar home — and the $63,000 in cash that authorities said they found above the basement ceiling tiles — might have been signs that he had broken it.
ESPN gave out its annual ESPY awards Wednesday, with recipients including more than 140 victims of sexual abuse linked to disgraced former doctor Larry Nassar and three hero coaches who died while saving students during the massacre at Parkland, Fla., …
Tesla CEO Elon Musk apologized in a tweet Wednesday for apparently accusing a British diver who helped rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave last week of being a pedophile.
A former Lyft driver accused of committing serial rapes in San Francisco was denied bail on Tuesday amid investigations into how he passed a background check while living in the U.S. illegally.
A man paralyzed from the waist down allegedly zip-tied and stun-gunned a stripper who took cash to come to his home but then refused to have sex with him, police said.
The University of Louisville in Kentucky announced Friday that it will drop the Papa John’s name from its football stadium as part of the growing fallout over a racial remark made by the pizza chain’s founder.
Nancy Sinatra Sr., the first wife of Frank Sinatra and the mother of the late crooner’s three children, died Friday. She was 101.
Some veterans in Tennessee say they’re planning a protest march following a congressman’s comment this week that embattled FBI official Peter Strzok deserved a Purple Heart for enduring a House panel’s grilling over allegations of bias against Presiden…
FIFA wants TV broadcasters to stop zooming in on shots of “hot women” in the crowd at soccer matches in an effort to stamp out sexism in the sport, an official said.
A West Virginia woman bit off the tip of another woman’s index finger around midnight Wednesday because the victim was twerking on her, authorities said.
A city official in California who wrote a newspaper column promoting “straight pride” — and referring to gay men as “fairies” who wear “tinker bell wings” — defended himself at a city hall meeting this week as hundreds of protesters called for his re…
Alaska’s final two Blockbuster video stores will rent out their last movies and close up shop at the end of the week, management announced Thursday — leaving the U.S. with a single remaining location.
An elderly Texas woman was forced to move back into a home that Hurricane Harvey ripped down to its studs last year — because her government financial assistance was cut off in April, reports said Wednesday.
The Texas teen who had his “Make America Great Again” hat stolen inside a Whataburger restaurant in San Antonio last week was gifted a new cap signed by President Trump, a report said Wednesday.
Police in Los Angeles are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 2-year-old boy who had been in the care of his mother’s boyfriend, authorities said Tuesday.
Manchester United on Tuesday invited the newly rescued Thai youth soccer team, along with their rescuers, to travel to England to see an upcoming match.
President Donald Trump on Saturday asked whether Twitter will remove the “Failing” New York Times and “propaganda machine” Washington Post as the social media platform escalates efforts to remove fake and suspicious accounts.
An Oakland Raiders cornerback filed a countersuit against a woman who accused him of sexual assault in a Cleveland hotel room last year, claiming the accusation was “made out of malice” and cost him millions of dollars, reports said Thursday.
A New York man nearly ran over a campaign volunteer at a Long Island congressman’s re-election headquarters Friday after threatening to kill supporters of the lawmaker and President Donald Trump, police said.
A Philadelphia man reportedly visiting family for his daughter’s wedding was killed Thursday when an out-of-control public transit bus ran over the inflatable pool he was sitting in.
A Kansas woman was convicted of first-degree murder Friday in the shooting death of her husband as a jury rejected her defense attorneys’ closing argument that their son was the real killer.
A 16-year-old Florida boy died Thursday in a fireworks accident when the large “mortar” he tried to fire blew up in his hand, a report said.
A House Democrat is drawing heat in her home state for her history of refusing to participate in debates prior to primary elections.
A Southern California man who was reportedly angry about the repeal of net neutrality regulations was arrested in Los Angeles on Friday after making a threat against the children of Federal Communication Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, authorities said.
Vigils were held Friday across Annapolis, Md., where five staff members of the community’s Capital Gazette newspaper were killed during a bloody rampage a day earlier.
A suspect accused of killing five staff members of Maryland’s Capital Gazette newspaper was expected to appear in court Friday morning, court documents said.
An Army veteran and double amputee died Wednesday while paddle boarding in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Md., authorities said.
Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins says he thinks President Donald Trump doesn’t understand why some NFL players knelt during the playing of the national anthem last season.
Police in Annapolis, Md., were reportedly warned years ago that Jarrod W. Ramos — the suspect in Thursday’s deadly shooting in the newsroom of the Capital Gazette — “will be your next mass shooter.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement Wednesday left liberals swooning in an apparent meltdown.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Montgomery opened up at a news conference Wednesday about his wife’s suicide last weekend following a longtime struggle with mental illness.
Authorities in California on Thursday were investigating the “suspicious” death of a 10-year-old boy at a home in northern Los Angeles County where police and social workers had previously responded to child abuse allegations.
The integrity of an American soccer referee working at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia was questioned Wednesday when a Moroccan player accused him of asking for an opposing player’s jersey after Morocco’s 1-0 loss to Portugal.
Authorities in Florida transported at least 30 children along with two adults to local hospitals Thursday after they suddenly fell ill at a summer camp, officials said.
A Florida woman who supposedly couldn’t let her adult son have the last word in an argument over her cellphone was arrested Saturday after allegedly firing a gun at him while he rode away on a bicycle.
A Hawaii state lawmaker who’s running for Congress was fined more than $15,000 on Wednesday for several campaign finance violations, authorities said.
At least three “tender age” facilities in South Texas are holding babies and young children that have been separated from parents under the federal government’s “zero-tolerance” policy at the southern border, a report said.
Authorities were investigating the deaths of three swimmers who were found unresponsive early Tuesday in a swimming pool at a North Carolina apartment complex near Duke University.
One of two armed civilians who confronted and ultimately killed a carjacking suspect outside a Walmart store in Washington state on Sunday has come forward to tell his story.
Authorities say two Kansas deputies who were fatally shot while transporting an inmate between jail and a court hearing both leave behind children.
A second sheriff’s deputy who was shot Friday near a courthouse in Kansas City died from her injuries early Saturday morning.
A student at a Massachusetts middle school was arrested after allegedly attacking a teacher with a screwdriver during class Wednesday, authorities said Friday.
The U.S. State Department on Friday advised Americans to reconsider traveling to Russia during the month-long World Cup soccer tournament amid increased risks of “terrorism and harassment” at tourist hubs.
Tourists visiting San Francisco are finding the liberal city “terrifying” as they witness scenes of open drug use, the worsening homelessness crisis and filthy streets.
Two pilots who were killed this week when a small plane crashed in New Jersey were on a non-emergency medical flight to pick up a patient in Massachusetts for treatment in Philadelphia, officials said.
A rare female northern right whale dolphin washed up on an Oregon beach last week, leaving experts guessing as to how the creature, seen only four times on the coastline in the last 20 years, died.
An Atlanta police officer apologized and resigned Wednesday after being arrested during a raid where $30,000 in drugs was seized, authorities said.
A Kentucky man and juvenile were busted this week when a suspected drug dealer accidentally posted a police officer’s phone number on his Snapchat advertisement instead of his own.
A Tennessee couple died Saturday after the vintage car they were traveling in “accelerated rapidly” and crashed shortly after leaving their relative’s funeral, authorities said.
Disgraced host Charlie Rose was fired from his CBS and PBS jobs, but he may still be welcome among some of the media elite.
Three teenagers were ejected and killed from a stolen SUV on Friday when an underage driver lost control of the speeding vehicle on a New York highway and it rolled over several times, authorities said.
Mitt Romney addressed a closed-door tech summit in Utah on Thursday, telling the room he thinks President Donald Trump — the man he once called a “phony” and a “fraud” — will “solidly” win re-election in 2020, reports said.
A Utah man was charged with child abuse homicide Thursday after his 2-year-old son fatally shot himself in the head last month with a fully loaded gun that his father slept with, authorities said.
Authorities in Massachusetts on Wednesday were searching for two men who allegedly yelled racial slurs and threw a hatchet at a black teen.
A New Jersey State Trooper got a dose of serendipity Friday when he met the retired police officer who delivered him 27 years ago—by pulling him over.
A South Carolina daycare owner was arrested Tuesday after a mother accused her of hitting her 4-year-old son with a paddle with the word “Bob” printed on it, a report said.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., rallied California’s Disneyland Resort workers in Anaheim on Saturday in support of a state wage-increase measure that some say would cost the state “thousands” of jobs.
HBO “Real Time” host Bill Maher defended himself Friday night after critics spent part of the week equating his past jokes — likening President Donald Trump to an orangutan — to Roseanne Barr’s Twitter post about a former adviser to President Barack …
Newly notorious comedian Samantha Bee dodged reporters Thursday prior to a Television Academy event in Los Angeles, which honored Bee’s show, “Full Frontal,” and six other programs as being platforms for advancing social change.
Comedian Melissa McCarthy’s upcoming R-rated movie co-starring fouled-mouthed Muppet-like characters draws a clear line between itself and “Sesame Street,” despite contrary claims by the makers of the educational children’s program, a judge ruled in Ne…
A man who allegedly tried to set an American flag blanket on fire during Memorial Day weekend started a 5-acre wildfire in Washington state, authorities said.
An off-duty Texas police officer was arrested Saturday in the shooting death of his brother, an off-duty sheriff’s deputy, during a possible home dispute, authorities said.
A male driver whose vehicle struck three women Friday morning on the campus of Portland State University in Oregon was arrested nearly three hours later in what authorities called a hit-and-run.
A female student was in critical but stable condition early Saturday after being wounded during a shooting at an Indiana middle school on Friday, a family statement said.
An off-duty Texas police officer shot and killed his brother, an off-duty sheriff’s deputy, at the officer’s home Friday evening, authorities said.
A second founding board member of a progressive group inspired by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ failed 2016 presidential run resigned Wednesday, raising concerns of a racial strain within the organization, a report said.
A reactivated fissure from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano threatened the Big Island’s geothermal plant with a new lava flow Tuesday, which could trigger the release of toxic gases if it reaches wells at the plant, Hawaii officials said.
At least one person was killed and another injured Friday night in a shooting that followed a graduation ceremony in Jonesboro, Ga., authorities told Fox News.
An 11-year-old New York girl who was helping her mother unpack their car was killed during Tuesday’s deadly thunderstorm when a tree snapped and fell onto the vehicle.
“Sons of Anarchy” actor David Labrava on Wednesday said he was “broken” after announcing that his 16-year-old son committed suicide after years of “quietly suffering” from depression.
The body of a Marine killed more than 70 years ago in World War II was recently identified and brought back to his hometown in Wisconsin.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim first baseman Albert Pujols recorded his 3,000th hit Friday night, looping a broken-bat single into shallow right field at Seattle’s Safeco Field in a 5-0 win over the Mariners.
A Seattle man who recently sought to end his monthly donation to a Hillary Clinton nonprofit group ran into a small roadblock: There was no way to cancel his contribution, according to a report.
Charles Neville, New Orleans-born saxophonist of the famed Neville Brothers band known for their blend of funk, jazz and rhythm and blues, died Thursday of pancreatic cancer at age 79.
A museum in Buffalo, N.Y., recently discovered that a rare elephant bird egg in its collection had been mislabeled as a model for decades.
A pit bull brought aboard a New York City subway train last week bit down on the shoe of a woman who had gotten into an argument with the dog’s owner, prompting a carload of passengers to rush to her aid, a video shows.
A Texas appeals court last week struck down a state law that criminalized the sharing of sexually explicit photos and videos of an individual online without their consent, ruling the “revenge porn” measure a violation of the First Amendment.
Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey responded this week after Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas tried to lure the Garden State’s residents and businesses down South with a promise of lower taxes.
A homeless man dressed only in American flag shorts was arrested Thursday after allegedly stealing a truck full of beer and leading police on a highway chase, authorities in Northern California say.
A bipartisan U.S. Senate bill designed to shield Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump isn’t dead, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker said Wednesday, despite Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell previously shutting down any hop…
A Louisiana man this week had a valuable World Series ticket from New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen’s 1956 perfect game — the only perfect game thrown during a World Series — stolen by a homeless man he had befriended, according to authorities.
Authorities in Los Angeles on Tuesday released a Colorado man accused of stalking pop star Taylor Swift outside her Beverly Hills home while wearing a mask and keeping a knife in his car.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley fired back Tuesday after White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow claimed she was “confused” when she declared over the weekend that President Donald Trump would announce new sanctions on Russia.
Gun rights advocates rallied at state capitols across the country on Saturday to make their voices heard amid recent efforts to impose stricter gun-control laws that they fear undermine their Second Amendment rights.
Russian officials warned of “consequences” after President Donald Trump announced his approval of U.S.-led military strikes in Syria against the Russian-backed regime of Bashar al-Assad.
Pro-government supporters flooded the streets of Syria’s capital at daybreak Saturday in a show of nationalistic pride after airstrikes by the U.S., Britain and France against the regime of Bashar al-Assad.
Russian officials on Friday warned of “consequences” after President Trump announced his approval of U.S.-led military strikes in Syria against the Russian-backed regime of Bashar al-Assad.
A domestic violence case in South Carolina this week led a man to fatally shoot a horse before holding a woman against her will and making her watch as he shot himself in the face with a shotgun — and survived, authorities said.
Police were investigating a shooting at a Houston gas station on Wednesday where the owner allegedly shot a customer during an argument over a Slim Jim beef snack.
Walmart parking lots have been known for playing host to both passing travelers who need a night’s rest and the homeless who live out of their cars, according to reports.
Police say a portable heater is believed to have caused a fire that engulfed a car in a Walmart parking lot in Boise, Idaho, on Tuesday, killing a 5-year-old girl and leaving two others hospitalized.
A western Canadian town of about 6,000 people was left devastated after learning that a bus carrying the town’s junior hockey team had collided with a semi-truck while traveling to a playoff game, resulting in at least 15 deaths.
A western Canadian town of about 6,000 people was left devastated after learning that a bus carrying the town’s junior hockey team had collided with a semi-truck while traveling to a playoff game, resulting in at least 14 deaths.
The driver charged in a bus crash that injured several passengers when it overturned on its way to the Masters tournament in Georgia on Thursday wasn’t driving under the influence, a roommate said.
Authorities have charged a North Carolina couple with cheating dozens of grief-stricken families out of thousands of dollars for headstones they failed to deliver.
A man assaulted a female university employee in a chemical attack early Wednesday morning while on the California campus, authorities said.