Find out which countries are welcoming US tourists now
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With US vaccination rates rising and Covid-19 cases falling at home, more of the world is opening to American travelers. Discover the international destinations where a US […]
Democrats want to tax the very rich. Here's who they are
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President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats want to raise taxes on the rich to pay for their $3.5 trillion plan to expand the nation's safety net, saying the wealthy should […]
Officer catches a 1-month-old baby dropped from 2nd floor balcony, authorities say
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A police officer caught a 1-month-old baby dropped from a second-floor balcony in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Saturday morning, according to authorities.
This is what happens to all the rats when cities flood
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When storm flood waters overwhelm sewer systems and inundate subways, what happens to all the rats that live there? Does it make a dent in the rodent population? Or do they have […]
Samuel Adams' new beer is so strong it's illegal in 15 states
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Samuel Adams is launching a new, limited edition beer, but it packs such a potent punch it's illegal in 15 states.
Volcano erupts on La Palma in Spain's Canary Islands
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Palma, one of Spain's Canary Islands, erupted Sunday, after several earthquakes were felt over the weekend.
Mississippi GOP governor defends Covid response despite highest number of deaths per capita in US
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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Sunday stood by his state's response to the coronavirus pandemic, despite having the highest number of deaths per capita from the virus and no […]
The US military needs to do more than apologize for its deadly 'mistake' in Kabul
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What is needed in this case, Daniel Rothenberg writes, is a robust effort to publicly address the profound impact of the attack by going beyond the idea of condolences through […]
French slackliner crosses the Seine from the Eiffel Tower in breathtaking stunt
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Crowds lining the banks of the Seine and visiting the Eiffel Tower in Paris this weekend were treated to an unusual sight -- a slackliner charting an unusual path across the skies […]
How to watch the 2021 Emmy Awards
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The 2021 Emmy Awards show starts at 8 p.m. EST on September 19, 2021. Here's everything you need to know.
More people died in Alabama during 2020 than were born as Covid-19 deaths continue rising in the US
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Alabama had more people die last year during the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic than births, a top health official said, as the US continues to grapple with rising coronavirus […]
Searches continue for Gabby Petito and her fiancé, who disappeared after returning home from a road trip without her
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As local and federal agencies search for Gabby Petito in a Rocky Mountain national park, law enforcement are also working to find her fiancé Brian Laundrie, who his family says […]
The spike in gun violence continues, with 2021 on pace to be the worst year in decades
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So far, 2021 is on pace to be the worst year for gun violence in decades, surpassing even the high levels last year.
3 people were shot at a Pennsylvania baby shower after an argument over gifts, police say
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Three people were shot and wounded at a baby shower in Pennsylvania Saturday evening after an argument over gifts, Lower Burrell Police Chief John Marhefka said in a press […]
Texas doctor says he violated the state's strict new abortion law
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A Texas doctor is publicly revealing that he violated a state law that bans abortions after six weeks and says he is inviting legal challenges under the controversial law, which […]
After 169 hospitals, a dad finally got the Covid-19 care he needed -- and changed dozens of skeptics' minds
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Just a few weeks ago, an unvaccinated father of six was on a ventilator with Covid-19 pneumonia in both lungs. What happened afterward stunned his family -- and may have spared […]
Breyer defends state of Supreme Court in interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria
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As the Supreme Court finds itself in an unwelcome political spotlight at the start of a new term, Justice Stephen Breyer defended the institution Sunday in an interview on CNN's […]
Here's why hurricane hunters fly their planes in weird patterns into storms
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Those seemingly random hurricane hunter flight patterns to sample hurricanes look like boxes or stars, but they serve a purpose
Yo, ho, ho! International Talk Like a Pirate Day is upon us!
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Happy International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Don't forget to roll your R's. And before you grab your grog and parrot, let's get ye educated on pirate talk!
Fearing battery fires after recalls, people are selling their Chevy Bolt EVs back to GM
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After Bart Schoenfeld's Chevrolet Bolt EV was recalled for the second time, he'd had enough.
Tropical Storm Peter forms as the 16th Atlantic storm of 2021, continuing the busy tropical season
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This year's busy tropical season continues as more activity ramps up in the Atlantic.
2 people were killed in a shooting at North Carolina Central University, police say
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Two people were fatally shot at a parking deck at North Carolina Central University in Durham on Saturday night, prompting a lockdown of the nearby college football game, […]
Here's when you can download iOS 15
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Apple is releasing iOS 15, its eagerly anticipated operating system for iPhone and iPads, on September 20.
Jimmy Greaves, England World Cup winner and Tottenham legend, dies aged 81
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Jimmy Greaves, a World Cup winner with England in 1966 and one of the most prolific goalscorers in English football history, has died at the age of 81, his former club Tottenham […]
Start your week smart: Gabby Petito ... Canada ... Afghanistan ... Alex Murdaugh ... Notre Dame
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Here's what you need to know to Start Your Week Smart.
SpaceX's Inspiration 4 crew was in orbit, but that doesn't mean they'll get astronaut wings
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The four people aboard SpaceX's Inspiration 4 mission flew higher than the International Space Station, but that still may not be enough to earn them their official commercial […]
Fact check: Are Biden's vaccine mandates 'unlawful'?
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President Joe Biden's new vaccine requirements could apply to as many as 100 million Americans, or almost two-thirds of the American workforce, and have spawned a predictable […]
The words Trump couldn't bring himself to say
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When Larry Elder conceded defeat this week in his bid to unseat California Governor Gavin Newsom, he sounded a different note than Richard Nixon did when he lost in his campaign […]