News

Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Colorado…

A Colorado judge denied a defense attorney's request to require a coroner to collect DNA from the necks of two young sisters killed and submerged in crude oil in the case of the girl's father, who is accused of killing them and his wife

Right-wing, left-wing protesters face off in…

Seattle police have taken up positions as right-wing demonstrators gather for a "Liberty or Death" rally that is also drawing counter-protesters from the left

California drops wildfire utility liability…

California lawmakers are abandoning a controversial proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to shield electrical utilities from some financial liability for wildfires

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian…

Officials say some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state

Migrant spouse of pregnant woman detained on way to hospital

A California woman says she had to drive herself to the hospital and give birth without her husband after he was detained by immigration agents

'All Ghanaians will miss Kofi Annan'

Ghanaians tell the BBC of their sadness at the death of their countryman, who became UN secretary-general

Indonesian Police Have Killed Dozens of People in…

At least 31 people have been killed by police in Indonesia amid an escalating crackdown on petty crime as the country prepares to host the Asian Games, according to Amnesty International.

Kim Jong-Un Seen Smoking a Cigarette and Enjoying…

Kim Jong Un appears to be letting loose, smoking a cigarette and hanging by a hot spring. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

Avenatti to visit New Hampshire as he considers…

Michael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of adult film star Stormy Daniels, is attending a New Hampshire picnic held by local Democrats as he weighs a bid for the White House

Police say Long Island couple dead in murder-suicide

Police say a husband and wife have died in a murder-suicide on Long Island

Wall St rises on trade talk optimism

U.S. stocks closed higher on reports of progress in trade disputes between the United States and its trading partners China and Mexico. Roselle Chen reports.

US says conserving oil is no longer an economic…

The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.

Manhunt underway after fatal Tennessee robberies

Police in Tennessee are looking for two men who they believe could be responsible for a string of recent shootings in the Nashville area

Privatization Of Afghan War Not Under…

Blackwater founder Erik Prince argues using a small private force in Afghanistan could save the U.S. government billions.

Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind…

When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power

Sheriff: Shooting at football game unrelated to…

Authorities say a shooting outside a Florida high school football game in which two men were wounded had nothing to do with school or the game

Abe's Iconic Hat May Disappear 'Forever'

Abraham Lincoln's iconic stovepipe hat is among items that may be auctioned off to meet a dire debt payment deadline, the Washington Post reports. Short a $9.7 million infusion, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Foundation has approved the search for an auctioneer to sell the hat and...

45 Years After Alleged Alien Abduction, He's…

Calvin Parker was looking for fish. He says he instead found aliens—or, rather, aliens found him. The date was Oct. 11, 1973, but Parker has hardly mentioned it in the 45 years since he and 42-year-old Charles Hickson saw a blinding light over Mississippi's Pascagoula River. Hickson, who has...

UK investigating reports sunken WWII ships in Asia looted

Britain says it will work with Indonesia and Malaysia to investigate reports that the wrecks of ships sunk during World War II have been plundered by pirates