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1 hour ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 10:45 pm CST

Chinese plane skids off Manila runway in downpour; all safe

A plane from China skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour near midnight then got stuck in a muddy field with one engine and wheel ripped off before its 157 passengers and eight crew scrambled out through an emergency slide, officials said Friday.
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2 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 10:05 pm CST

Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

The Taliban is likely to keep up its recent surge of violence in advance of scheduled parliamentary elections in October but Western-backed Afghan defenses will not break, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday.
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3 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 9:30 pm CST

Judge declines to acquit women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam, orders testimony

Two women accused in the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother were told Thursday to make their defense after a Malaysian judge found evidence they participated in a "well-planned conspiracy" to kill, extending their murder trial until next year.
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3 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 9:30 pm CST

Police chief defends officers' use of stun gun on 87-year-old woman

A Georgia police chief is defending his officers’ decision to use a stun gun to subdue an 87-year-old woman who, he said, disobeyed their commands to drop a knife.
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3 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 9:25 pm CST

Florida police searching for suspected dog thief, owner says pet is 'part of my family'

Florida police offered a possible reward to the public on Tuesday in hopes of finding a suspect caught on camera allegedly stealing someone’s dog from their own home.
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3 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 9:15 pm CST

3 planes make emergency landings in South America over bomb threats: reports

Multiple planes were forced to make emergency landings in two countries on Thursday following a string of bomb threats, reports said.
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3 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 9:15 pm CST

NYPD paid Spike Lee $200G for the director's work on an ad campaign

The NYPD paid Spike Lee — one of its fiercest critics — more than $200,000 to help launch a new policing program aimed at improving relations with minority communities.
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3 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 9:15 pm CST

Trump on US pastor jailed in Turkey: 'We will pay nothing for the release of an innocent man'

The American pastor jailed in Turkey on espionage and terrorism-related charges was praised by President Trump on Thursday who called him “a great patriot hostage” -- and said the U.S. would “pay nothing for the release of an innocent man.”
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3 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 9:08 pm CST

US military parade originally scheduled for November is delayed until 2019, Pentagon says

The military parade President Trump requested for November has been pushed back until 2019, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
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3 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 8:55 pm CST

Vegas victims' attorneys criticize MGM's legal maneuver

Attorneys for a group of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting harshly criticized MGM Resorts International this week over its legal maneuver seeking to consolidate multiple lawsuits stemming from the massacre.
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4 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 8:30 pm CST

J.J. Redick claims he saw caged woman in back of NYC livery cab

NBA journeyman J.J. Redick claims he freaked after seeing a woman apparently being caged under a blanket in the back of his car service in Manhattan, prompting him to jump out and call cops.
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4 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 8:25 pm CST

John Elway says Colin Kaepernick 'had his chance to be' a Bronco but turned it down

John Elway, the general manager for the Denver Broncos, revealed Thursday that the team once gave embattled former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick a “chance” to be on the team, but he turned them down.
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4 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 8:23 pm CST

US military parade originally scheduled for November is delayed to 2019, Pentagon says

The military parade President Trump requested for November has been pushed back to 2019, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
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4 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 8:05 pm CST

Unrest reported at immigration detention center in Texas

U.S. immigration authorities say about 40 men at a family detention center in Texas were involved in a "disturbance."
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4 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 7:53 pm CST

'Two bodies' found in Colorado believed to be daughters of pregnant woman found dead, officials say

Colorado authorities announced they found "two bodies" that are thought to be the two young girls reported missing along with their pregnant mother, who was found dead earlier Thursday, officials said.
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4 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 7:48 pm CST

Huntress singer Jill Janus dies by suicide at age 43

Jill Janus, lead singer of the heavy metal band Huntress, has died.
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5 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 7:24 pm CST

Pentagon delays Trump's military parade until at least 2019

The Defense Department said Thursday that the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.
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5 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 7:15 pm CST

'The Office' star Angela Kinsey tells nephews not to use her image on Tinder

Angela Kinsey has a message for some of her family members.
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5 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 7:03 pm CST

Student sues professor he says sexually harassed him

A former New York University graduate student has sued a prominent professor, alleging she sexually harassed and stalked him for more than three years.
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5 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 6:52 pm CST

Quakes rock southern Italy, alarmed people sleeping outdoors

At least nine earthquakes rocked southern Italy in two hours Thursday night, prompting frightened residents to sleep outdoors for safety and a child to hurt himself when he leaped in fear from a balcony.
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5 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 6:50 pm CST

NYPD paid Spike Lee $200K for the director's work on an ad campaign

The NYPD paid Spike Lee — one of its fiercest critics — more than $200,000 to help launch a new policing program aimed at improving relations with minority communities.
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6 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 6:30 pm CST

Massachusetts man indicted on murder charges after women's bodies found at home

A Massachusetts man suspected of killing three women whose remains were found at his Springfield home was indicted on multiple charges by a grand jury Thursday -- including first-degree murder, aggravated rape, and aggravated kidnapping.
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6 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 6:15 pm CST

Remains found at 'extremist Muslim' New Mexico compound ID'd as missing 3-year-old boy

A child’s remains located earlier this month at an “extremist Muslim” New Mexico compound were positively identified as Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, the missing 3-year-old son of one of the arrested suspects, health officials said Thursday.
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6 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 6:00 pm CST

Colorado dad likely killed pregnant wife, daughters at home, prosecutors reveal

The man accused of killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters is thought to have committed the murder at the family’s Colorado residence, prosecutors said Thursday.
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6 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 6:00 pm CST

Thieves smashed ambulance window, stole equipment during emergency call

A team of thieves smashed the window of an ambulance and made off with several pieces of lifesaving equipment -- all while emergency workers were responding to a call, British authorities said Thursday.
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6 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:45 pm CST

Meghan Markle's mantra for dealing with conflict revealed in old blog post

Meghan Markle has had many public feuds with family and former friends since becoming a royal, but she has always handled herself with such dignity and grace.
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6 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:42 pm CST

Police: Fake carnival mafia ritual sparked Kansas killings

A Kansas carnival worker posed as a member of a fictitious mafia group and ordered fellow workers to kill a couple as part of an initiation ritual, police in Arkansas alleged in filing charges related to dumping the bodies.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:32 pm CST

Pennsylvania bishops mostly silent on prosecutor's challenge

Reeling from a landmark grand jury report on child sexual abuse, the leadership of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic Church is under pressure to support a change in state law to give those victims — now adults — a temporary opportunity to file lawsuits on decades-old abuse claims.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:30 pm CST

4 planes make emergency landings in South America over bomb threats: reports

Multiple planes were forced to make emergency landings in two countries on Thursday following a string of bomb threats, reports said.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:30 pm CST

Duke University to leave empty space where Robert E. Lee statue stood

The space where a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee once stood outside Duke University's famous chapel will remain permanently empty, the university's president announced Thursday.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:20 pm CST

Oklahoma School for the Deaf closed after threat called in

Oklahoma officials have closed a school for deaf students after the facility received a threatening phone call.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:16 pm CST

Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis grows

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting the Vatican to play a key role investigating the scandal involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with minors and adult seminarians.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:15 pm CST

The Latest: Prosecutor says no charges yet in boy's death

The Latest on the identification of a boy's body found at a makeshift living compound in New Mexico (all times local): 4 p.m.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:14 pm CST

Parents of LSU fraternity pledge sue after son's death

The parents of a Louisiana State University freshman who died of alcohol intoxication after an alleged fraternity hazing ritual have filed a $25 million federal lawsuit against the university board, the fraternity and several of the fraternity's members.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:12 pm CST

Mormon president: Don't use 'Mormon' or 'LDS' as church name

The president of the Mormon church wants people to stop using "Mormon" or "LDS" as substitutes for the full name of the religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:10 pm CST

Michael Caine reveals meaning behind 'Inception' ending

The British actor recalled speaking with director Christopher Nolan about his place in the mind-bending movie.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:09 pm CST

Driver sentenced to nearly 3 years for playground crash

An unlicensed driver was sentenced Thursday to nearly three years in prison for leading police on a chase that ended with the man plowing into a Minneapolis playground and injuring three young siblings.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:09 pm CST

Britney Spears ordered to pay ex-husband Kevin Federline $110,000 in ongoing child support battle: report

Two weeks after it was revealed that Britney Spears and Kevin Federline were gearing up for a legal battle following his demand for more child support, the pop star has reportedly been ordered to pay her ex-husband $110,000.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 5:05 pm CST

Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

The Vatican expressed "shame and sorrow" Thursday over a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in six dioceses in that state, calling the abuse "criminally and morally reprehensible" and says Pope Francis wants to eradicate "this tragic horror."
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 4:51 pm CST

Ohio couple's 'empty nest' photos go viral

In an age of engagement and gender reveal photos, one Springboro, Ohio couple decided to commemorate their youngest child departing for college with photos celebrating their new “empty nest” status.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 4:47 pm CST

Police say remains are 'consistent' with missing Iowa boy

Authorities in Iowa said Thursday that they believe they have recovered the remains of a 16-year-old autistic boy who was last seen in April.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 4:45 pm CST

Olympic gymnasts Madison Kocian and Kyla Ross say Larry Nassar abused them

Two more Olympic gold medal-winning gymnasts have come forward to share their story of sexual abuse at the hands of disgraced former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 4:45 pm CST

Police say officer Tased woman who wouldn't drop knife; family said she was cutting dandelions

A Georgia police chief is defending his officers’ decision to use a Taser to subdue an 87-year-old woman who he says, disobeyed their commands to drop a knife.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 4:43 pm CST

Aldi's wine and cheese Advent calendars to hit U.S. stores this fall

Aldi customers in the U.S. may want to drink to this: wine and cheese Advent calendars are going to be sold this fall.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 4:42 pm CST

Will Trump's GOP give candidates room to maneuver?

It's a tricky path.
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7 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 4:36 pm CST

Jessica Biel on first Emmy nod: 'I enjoyed a fabulous glass of champagne by myself'

Emmy nominee Jessica Biel is up for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie.
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8 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 4:30 pm CST

Manafort jury has questions, but no verdict, on Day 1 of deliberations

The jury in the federal trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended the first day of deliberations asking the judge a series of questions, but did not hand down a verdict before breaking until Friday morning.
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8 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 4:27 pm CST

Mysterious fur covered sea 'monster' washes up on beach: 'Could it be some ancient creature?'

Is it the remains of a woolly mammoth — or a decaying whale?
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8 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 4:15 pm CST

Authorities: Remains at New Mexico compound are missing boy

Authorities say human remains found at a New Mexico desert compound have been identified as those of a missing Georgia boy with severe disabilities.
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8 hours ago
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 4:04 pm CST

Rapper Juelz Santana pleads guilty to gun charge, faces up to 20 years in prison

Rapper Juelz Santana admitted in court Thursday that he tried to get a gun onto a plane at a New York-area airport earlier this year.