A Ku Klux Klan leader’s widow has admitted to fatally shooting him and then dumping his body, reversing a previous claim that blamed her son for the murder. Malissa Ancona of Missouri pleaded guilty on Friday to second-degree murder, tampering with evidence and abandonment of a corpse on Friday. She was sentenced to life in […]
A South Florida sheriff’s office has placed a deputy on administrative leave after a video appeared to show officers pepper-spraying a teenager, tackling him to the ground, and one deputy slamming the teen’s head on the ground and punching him. The Broward County deputy faces calls for his firing following Thursday’s incident, including from the […]
On Sunday, Rep. Elijah Cummings, among other lawmakers, sounded open to the possibility of bringing impeachment proceedings against the president.
“I do not remember having been asked to attend the World Chess Championship gala, and I did not attend the event,” Trump wrote in response to Mueller.
AVON PARK, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida middle school girls are facing charges that they planned to kill nine people. Court documents reported by WTSP-TV say a teacher at Avon Park Middle School, roughly 74 miles south of Orlando, spotted the 14-year-olds acting “hysterically” Wednesday while seeking a folder and overheard them say they would […]
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico ― Even a little rain threatens Lucy Cruz with what feels like biblical wrath. When the skies open up ― as they often do ― the Caño Martín Peña, a nearly four-mile canal that connects San Juan Bay to two lagoons in the middle of Puerto Rico’s sprawling capital city, floods […]
“I had this internal struggle: ‘Do I really want to bring a child into this world?’” a Seattle 29-year-old said.
The government declared a curfew and said it had shut down access to major social media sites and messaging services.
Under one scenario, many centrists and liberals would leave en masse to form a new denomination — a potentially complex endeavor.
“The rule of law should be in the hands of trained law enforcement officials, not armed vigilantes,” New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas said.
Ben & Jerry’s is celebrating 4/20 with a call for criminal justice reform, warning Congress that without it, marijuana legalization is a “half baked” idea. In a video tweeted Saturday, which is known as the annual holiday for stoners, the ice cream brand pointed out that when it comes to pot, those who profit and […]
“I am so deeply sorry to the individuals who were involved that this ever occurred,” said the mayor of Hamden, Connecticut.
As a massive college admissions bribery scandal continues to unfold, with charges against celebrities Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, Kim Kardashian said that personally she would have behaved better. In an interview on CNN’s “Van Jones Show” airing Saturday, the reality star spoke out against those who tip the scales for the benefit of their […]
Seniors at one suburban Ohio school can take an elective on political radicalism, called “poli-rad,” that exposes them to the uncensored views of people like former radical activist Bill Ayers of Weather Underground. Students there say the course is a “lesson in tolerance” that exposes them to the real world.
The Topeka Zoo has decided not to euthanize the tiger, named Sanjiv, noting that Sumatran Tigers are critically endangered, according to a spokesperson.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — City officials say a tiger mauled a zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo in northeastern Kansas. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the incident happened around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, when a Sumatran tiger named Sanjiv attacked the worker in a secured, indoor space. Topeka Zoo director Brendan Wiley says the zookeeper was awake […]
“John is currently in the ICU and under great medical care,” a statement from Singleton’s family read.
In Missouri, the total number of syphilis patients has more than quadrupled since 2012 — jumping from 425 to 1,896 cases last year.
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) was slammed Saturday for a video in which he claimed to have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border, only to be contradicted by a Border Patrol spokesman who threw cold water on his story. The clip, posted Thursday on Hunter’s Twitter page, shows the congressman walking toward a barrier of beams, telling viewers […]
Four decades since they began in San Francisco, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and their campy activism have inspired others, according to member Sister Roma.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John Bolton for calling on North Korea to show more evidence of its disarmament commitment before a possible third leaders’ summit. North Korea’s criticism appears to be a continuation of its frustration at deadlocked nuclear […]
As of 1 p.m. GMT, 110 people had been arrested and placed in custody, the Paris prosecutor’s office said.
“I never imagined we would be where we’re at right now, where there are so many mass shootings we can’t keep up,” the daughter of a slain teacher said.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency — the second one he has declared in less than a week due to tornadoes.
My Nguyen’s vegetarian pho is relatively easy to make, doesn’t skimp on flavor and can be on the table faster than delivery.
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado community will mark the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School on Saturday with community service projects and a ceremony remembering the 13 people killed by teenage gunmen. Saturday’s events in and around the suburban community surrounding Columbine end a three-day slate of somber ceremonies honoring the […]
Analysis: The Massachusetts senator’s forceful call to begin the process of removing Trump set her apart from the crowded primary field.
Who isn’t in rapper-comedian Lil Dicky’s new song about climate change? Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Kevin Hart, Zac Brown, Brendon Urie, Hailee Steinfeld, Kevin Hart, Adam Levine, Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth, Sia, Miley Cyrus, Lil Jon, Miguel, Rita Ora, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, Lil Yachty, Meghan Trainor, Joel Embiid, Tory Lanez, […]
Ex-California Gov. Jerry Brown granted more than 1,000 pardons, several of them to Cambodian refugees facing deportation after criminal convictions.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was annoyed. In May 2017, just a few months after he was confirmed to his Cabinet post, Ross was thinking about the census, the massive survey that goes to every household in the United States once each decade. Ross is charged with overseeing the Census Bureau and on that May morning, […]