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China Says Its Moon Probe Is Preparing to Return Rock Samples to Earth

6 minutes ago   |   Time

BEIJING - China said Thursday its latest lunar probe has finished taking samples of the moon's surface and sealed them within the spacecraft for return to Earth, the first time...
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Students, staff at Danville's Del Amigo High School test positive for COVID-19, but school remains open

8 minutes ago   |   ABC

It happened just days after they returned to the classroom for in-person learning. Despite the outbreak, that school remains open.
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China starts buying Indian rice for first time in several decades

China starts buying Indian rice for first time in several decades

10 minutes ago   |   RT

For the first time in three decades, China has turned to Indian rice producers after exports of the cereal grain across the world dramatically declined in 2020, according to...
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Gaza: Life ‘extraordinarily difficult' for people with disability

12 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Israeli blockade on the enclave has 'robbed people with disabilities in Gaza of their freedom of movement', HRW says.
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LA mayor issues new stay-at-home order amid COVID-19 spike

LA mayor issues new stay-at-home order amid COVID-19 spike

24 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Los Angeles on Wednesday night issued an emergency order directing all city residents to stay home amid a surge in coronavirus cases. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the new...
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EXPLAINER: How could US drawdown in Iraq aid IS, Iran?

38 minutes ago   |   ABC News

The planned withdrawal of 500 American forces from Iraq by mid-January, leaving 2,500 in place, is unlikely to have an immediate impact on Iraqi forces' ability to combat...
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Alaskan teen suspected of fatally shooting family after release from jail

Alaskan teen suspected of fatally shooting family after release from jail

39 minutes ago   |   New York Post

An Alaskan teenager is being accused of shooting four relatives on Monday - just a week after being released from jail on charges of alleged family assault, according to a...
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Ho, ho - Whoa! Virus keeping most Santas at a distance

58 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

MIAMI - Brad Six becomes Santa Claus, pulling his black boots over his red pants in the office of a Miami outdoor supply company. It's hot, so he forgoes the traditional heavy...
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Southeast Turkey shaken by 5.0 magnitude quake

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

Turkey's disaster authority and the U.S. Geological Survey say a 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Siirt in southeastern Turkey
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Wizards trade John Wall to Rockets for Russell Westbrook in swap of star point guards

1 hour ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Russell Westbrook is headed to the Washington Wizards and John Wall is moving to the Houston Rockets in a significant swap of point guards - one an MVP, the other a No. 1...
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Former Presidents Obama, Bush and Clinton volunteer to get coronavirus...

Former Presidents Obama, Bush and Clinton volunteer to get coronavirus vaccine publicly to prove it's safe

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are volunteering to get their COVID-19 vaccines on camera to promote public confidence in the vaccine's safety... Read more ...

AG Barr's special counsel move could tie up his successor

AG Barr's special counsel move could tie up his successor

Outgoing Barr's move could lead to heated confirmation hearings for President-elect Biden's nominee, who hasn't been announced. Senate Republicans will likely try to extract a... Read more ...

New rule cracks down on emotional support animals on planes

New rule cracks down on emotional support animals on planes

Pigs, peacocks and other unexpected animals have previously flown as emotional support animals. Read more ...

Fed, Treasury urge Congress to approve more COVID-19 relief money

Fed, Treasury urge Congress to approve more COVID-19 relief money

Without more aid, families will lose homes and small businesses will fail, the Federal Reserve chairman said. Read more ...

Pizza Hut co-founder Frank Carney dies at age 82

Pizza Hut co-founder Frank Carney dies at age 82

At age 19, he and his 26-year-old brother borrowed $600 from their mother to start a pizza business. Read more ...

Walmart scraps $35 shipping minimum for subscription service

Walmart scraps $35 shipping minimum for subscription service

Walmart is dropping its $35 minimum shipping threshold on online orders for its membership program Walmart+. Read more ...

White House coronavirus task force warns states: 'We are in a very dangerous...

White House coronavirus task force warns states: 'We are in a very dangerous place'

The U.S. recorded its second-highest one-day tally of COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, and experts say rising coronavirus hospitalizations could portend higher daily counts in the... Read more ...

'Love & Hip Hop' star punches Disney cast member after refusing to leave...

'Love & Hip Hop' star punches Disney cast member after refusing to leave line, report says

Authorities said Spectacular Blue Smith was walking toward a ride at Disney's Animal Kingdom when he made a sneezing gesture and said “coronavirus.” Read more ...

LeBron James gets massive $85 million extension from Lakers

LeBron James gets massive $85 million extension from Lakers

LeBron James will be a Laker until at least 2023. Los Angeles and James agreed to a two-year, $85 million maximum contract extension, ESPN reported Wednesday. James helped... Read more ...

NBA has multiple COVID-19 positives in concerning start

NBA has multiple COVID-19 positives in concerning start

The NBA said Wednesday that 48 players have tested positive for the coronavirus since testing resumed last week. The league and National Basketball Players Association said 546... Read more ...