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Oregon man charged with decapitating mom on Mother's Day

A blood-covered man carrying the severed head of his mother and a knife, walked into an Oregon grocery store on Mother's Day and stabbed a clerk before being subdued, local law enforcement officials said. Joshua Lee Webb, 36, faces charges of murder in the death of his mother, Tina Marie Webb...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 5:18pm

NYC CEO and two young sons missing after plane vanishes off Bahamas

A small airplane with four people, including a prominent New York CEO and her two small children, vanished en route to Florida from Puerto Rico and a search is underway near the Bahamas, the Coast Guard said on Tuesday. Crews were scouring the waters 37 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas, in an...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 4:51pm

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' gets April 2018 trial date

A U.S. judge has scheduled the trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman — for years his country's most wanted man — on drug trafficking and conspiracy charges for April 16, 2018. U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan in Brooklyn federal court acknowledged...

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 3:40pm

Delta Airlines removes man from flight after emergency bathroom break

A passenger on a Delta Airlines flight posted video on Friday that showed a fellow traveler being removed after using the airplane restroom while the plane was still on the runway. Kima Hamilton was on a flight from Atlanta to Milwaukee last week and was asked to leave the plane after what he...

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 2:41pm

United to offer passengers up to $10,000 to surrender seats

United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier's efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger. The offer came after rival Delta Air Lines Inc outlined plans to...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 2:58pm

Ann Coulter cancels speech at Berkeley amid safety dispute; Won't reschedule

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter said she had scrapped plans to speak on Thursday at the University of California at Berkeley in defiance of campus officials, who had barred her original engagement this week out of concerns about inciting violent protests. Coulter, one America's best-known...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 2:39pm

'Messenger of God' who predicted Trump presidency claims to know nuclear WorldWar III date

The man who envisioned Donald Trump becoming president has given the world a date for the start of World War III, according to a report. Horacio Villegas, a self-proclaimed “supernatural being” called Trump the “illuminati king” who will “bring the world into WWW3,...

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 1:46pm

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been readmitted to a Houston hospital for treatment of a mild case of pneumonia, his second bout of that respiratory illness in three months, but "is going to be fine," his spokesman said on Tuesday. Family spokesman Jim McGrath said the 92-year...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 6:04am

Karina Vetrano's accused murderer asked police to tell his mom he's sorry:Report

Update, April 18, 2017: Chanel Lewis, the man accused of killing Queens jogger Karina Vetrano, was arraigned in Queens Supreme Court Tuesday after a grand jury indicted him on murder and sexual abuse charges. Prosecutors read statements in court that Lewis, 20, made to police, including asking...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 7:37pm

If you see these hooks in a dressing room or bathroom, call 911

While you’re trying on a party dress or checking out your bum in those skinny jeans, could someone else be watching you get undressed? Police issued a warning about a hook that looks like any other clothing hook, something you’d expect in a changing room — but inside this hook...

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 4:13pm

U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' in Afghanistan - Pentagon

The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat, in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday against a series of caves used by Islamic State militants, the military said. It was the first time the United States has used this size of bomb in a...

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 2:44pm

United passenger launches legal action over forceful removal

Lawyers for the passenger dragged from a United Airlines plane in Chicago filed an emergency request with an Illinois state court on Wednesday to require the carrier to preserve video recordings and other evidence related to the incident. Citing the risk of "serious prejudice" to their...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:42pm

When is Passover 2017?

This year, Passover, which falls on the Hebrew calendar dates of Nissan 15-22, begins at sundown on April 10 and continues until the evening of April 18. The first two days of Passover, this year April 10 and 11, are when the Seder feast is held.What is Passover?Passover is a spring festival that...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 5:28pm

Donald Trump's looks might have made him president, professors suggest

Despite all his fame and fortune, Donald Trump's secret to political success might actually be his looks — or at least that's a conclusion drawn by two university professors.Conservative voters in the U.S., Australia and Europe value good looks in political candidates more than their liberal...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 12:01pm

Gay rights rainbow flag inventor, Gilbert Baker, dies at 65

Gilbert Baker, a San Francisco-based activist and artist best known for creating the rainbow flag representing gay rights, has died at the age of 65, his longtime friend announced on social media on Friday."My dearest friend in the world is gone. Clive Baker gave the world the rainbow flag, he gave...

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 7:35pm

Remember when Mike Flynn said 'immunity ... means that you have probably committed a crime?'

Then-candidate Donald Trump and Mike Flynn used to leadchants of “Lock her up,” telling potential voters that a presidential candidate under FBI investigation would be very bad.Now, President Trump seems to have found himself in the very pickle jar he accused Hillary Clinton of sitting in.Flynn,...

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:14pm

Mom's viral story of stranger danger at Ikea is scary, but do child abductions happen in stores?

A trip to Ikea nearly turned into a scene from "Taken" forDiandra Toyos.The Southern California woman had her three children in tow and was with her mother as they hunted for a new couch. As the family tested out models, Toyoscouldn't shake the feeling that something just wasn't right.After a few...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 9:32pm

5-year-old suspended from school for pretending a stick was a gun

A 5-year-old girl was suspended for pretending a stick was a gun at school.Caitlin Miller was playing“King and Queens” with two friends on the playground during recess.She was the guard so she picked up a “gun” — a stick — to imitate shooting intruders trying to breech the kingdom, ABC11in North...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 8:41pm

Uber diversity report shows shortage of women, minorities

Uberreleased its first diversity report on Tuesday, showing that women and non-white employees are underrepresented at the ride-services company — just as they are at many other technology firms.Uber released the information after a series of revelations about its culture and business tactics that...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 2:32am

Consumer confidence hits 16-year high; house prices rise

U.S. consumer confidence surged to a more than 16-year high in March amid growing labor market optimism while the goods trade deficit narrowed sharply in February, suggesting the economy was regaining momentum after faltering at the start of the year.The economy's strengthening fundamentals were...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:03pm