CONGRESS APPROVES LEGISLATION DESIGNATING LYNCHING A FEDERAL HATE CRIME AFTER 120 YEARS OF DEFEATS

Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, Congress has approved legislation designating lynching as...

THAT VIRAL ‘SHALLOW' SINGER WHO STUNNED THE INTERNET HAS BLESSED US WITH A FULL PERFORMANCE

Charlotte Awbery blew the internet's collective mind earlier this month when she challenged Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga for the best...

 
 
 

TWO MONTHS AFTER CHILD'S DISAPPEARANCE, MOTHER OF MISSING TODDLER EVELYN BOSWELL ARRESTED FOR PROVIDING ‘FALSE' INFORMATION TO POLICE

The mother of missing Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell was arrested on Tuesday and charged with providing false information to investigators,...

PETE BUTTIGIEG CANCELS SEVERAL CAMPAIGN EVENTS CITING ILLNESS

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has canceled four events in south Florida set for Wednesday because of illness. Buttigieg...

 
 
 

POPE FRANCIS MARKS ASH WEDNESDAY MASK-FREE AS SOME ITALIAN TOWNS CANCEL SERVICES AMID CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Pope Francis celebrated the Ash Wednesday ritual kicking off the Catholic Church's Lenten season in traditional fashion, while other...

HERE'S A TIMELINE OF THE DEBATE ABOUT HOW TO PRONOUNCE GIF

The Graphics Interchange Format, or GIF , was first developed by computer scientist working at CompuServe back in 1987. And while it...

 
 
 

COURT RULES TRUMP CAN WITHHOLD GRANT MONEY TO STATES WITH ‘SANCTUARY' POLICIES

The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration...

THE HEARTBREAKING STORY BEHIND NETFLIX'S DOCUMENTARY SERIES THE TRIALS OF GABRIEL FERNANDEZ

The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez is a thorough and heartbreaking examination of the systemic forces that allow child abuse to flourish...

 
 
 
Cruise Ship Carrying Over 6,000 People Denied Entry to Jamaica and Cayman Islands Amid Coronavirus Fears 

CRUISE SHIP CARRYING OVER 6,000 PEOPLE DENIED ENTRY TO JAMAICA AND CAYMAN ISLANDS AMID CORONAVIRUS FEARS 

A cruise ship from the Miami-based cruise line MSC Cruises has been denied entry to the Cayman Islands and Jamaica amid fears of the...

WOMAN AGREES SHE LOOKS A LOT LIKE WHAT THE OFFICE'S JIM AND PAM'S DAUGHTER WOULD GROW UP TO LOOK LIKE

If Hollywood ever decides to reboot of the internet's favorite comedy , The Office or launch a Degrassi -style sequel called The Office:...

 
 
 

JUST CALL HIM HARRY: PRINCE FORGOES ROYAL TITLE AT LATEST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT IN SCOTLAND

Just call him Harry. The British prince who is preparing to step back from royal duties would normally be referred to as sir or his...

5-TIME GRAND SLAM CHAMP MARIA SHARAPOVA RETIRES FROM TENNIS

Maria Sharapova is retiring from professional tennis at the age of 32 after five Grand Slam titles and time ranked No. 1. She has been...

 
 
 

A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND LIBRARY OF POTENTIAL CORONAVIRUS DRUGS, BUILT AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, FUNDED BY CHINA'S RICHEST PERSON

If our experience with coronaviruses in the past few decades has taught us anything, it's that outbreaks are inevitable , no matter...

HARRY POTTER FILM AND STAGE ACTORS JOIN FORCES FOR A NEW WIZARDING WORLD PROJECT

Actors who have played Hermione Granger, Albus Dumbledore and Ginny Weasley in film and onstage will lend their voices to a new piece...

 
 
 

‘THIS WILL PUSH MANY PEOPLE OVER THE EDGE,' PARENTS WARN AS HONG KONG CLOSES SCHOOLS UNTIL APRIL OVER CORONAVIRUS FEARS

The emails are piling up, office queries need attention, and Jackie Yang's kids won't leave her alone. “‘Mom, I don't know how to log...

Check It Out, Sans Checkout: Amazon Opens First Cashier-Less Grocery Store in Seattle

CHECK IT OUT, SANS CHECKOUT: AMAZON OPENS FIRST CASHIER-LESS GROCERY STORE IN SEATTLE

Amazon wants to kill the supermarket checkout line. The online retailing giant is opening its first cashier-less supermarket, where...

 
 
 

‘SAVING LIVES IS NOT A CRIME.' AFTER COURT RULING, PHILADELPHIA READIES OPENING OF SUPERVISED INJECTION SITE TO COMBAT OVERDOSE DEATHS

A Philadelphia nonprofit group said it will open the nation's first supervised injection site next week to combat overdose deaths after...

7-YEAR-OLD SOUTH CAROLINA CHILD DIES ‘ONE MINUTE INTO' TONSIL SURGERY

The parents of a 7-year-old South Carolina girl said she died one minute into a surgery to have her tonsils removed. Paisley Elizabeth...

 
 
 

PENTAGON PLAN CALLS FOR A $9 BILLION SURGE IN NUCLEAR SPENDING BY 2025

The Pentagon's five-year nuclear weapons plan calls for requesting at least $167 billion through 2025 - building from the $29 billion...

ORGANIZERS PRESS AHEAD WITH TOKYO OLYMPICS DESPITE THREAT OF CORONAVIRUS

A spokesman for the Japanese government on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee and local organizers are going ahead...

 
 
 



Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund...

Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund President Trump's border wall

The Pentagon's decision took money from major aircraft and other programs that touch Republican and Democratic areas. Read more ...

Sources: At least 2 dead in shooting at MillerCoors building in Wisconsin

Sources: At least 2 dead in shooting at MillerCoors building in Wisconsin

Police are on the scene of a shooting at MillerCoors headquarters in Milwaukee. Read more ...

Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight

Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight

The Trump administration won a legal fight Wednesday as a federal appeals court panel unanimously ruled that the federal government can require cities and states that receive... Read more ...

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

The grandfather charged in the death of his 18-month-old granddaughter who fell from a cruise ship will change his plea to guilty, according to his attorney. Read more ...

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Investigators initially said the Evelyn hadn't been seen since Dec. 26. But authorities said Friday the toddler hadn't been seen since Dec. 10 or 11, when a babysitter last... Read more ...

Trump campaign sues New York Times for libel

Trump campaign sues New York Times for libel

President Trump's reelection campaign filed a lawsuit against the New York Times on Wednesday charging that a column it published in 2019 libeled the president when it said his... Read more ...

Sheriff: Authorities searching NC pond in search for missing 15-month-old

Sheriff: Authorities searching NC pond in search for missing 15-month-old

Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy confirmed in a news conference Wednesday that authorities are searching a pond in Wilkes County, NC in connection with the case of missing... Read more ...

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

"Going into surgery, she had no fear," Paisley's grandmother said. "She was smiling and happy. Nothing was wrong." Read more ...

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

The five-time Grand Slam title champion and former No. 1-ranked player is retiring from tennis at age 32. Read more ...

Giancarlo Stanton is latest Yankees star to suffer injury

Giancarlo Stanton is latest Yankees star to suffer injury

The Yankees injury hits keep on coming. Now, the AL East favorites will likely be without slugger Giancarlo Stanton to open the season after he was diagnosed with a Grade 1... Read more ...