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Oscars to go hostless for 2nd straight year on ABC

January 8, 2020

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Oscars are going without a host again this year.

ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke said Wednesday the Feb. more »»

Man who claimed to be missing boy gets 2 years in prison

January 8, 2020

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man who claimed to be a child who disappeared at age 6 pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated identity theft and will serve two years in prison, minus time served. more »»

Weinstein lawyers want judge off rape case over texting jabs

January 8, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers asked the judge in his New York City rape case to step aside Wednesday, a day after he threatened to jail the disgraced movie mogul for texting in the... more »»

Idaho resort looks for skier after avalanche; 2 others die

January 8, 2020

KELLOGG, Idaho (AP) — Officials were searching Wednesday for a missing skier at an Idaho resort where a series of avalanches killed two skiers and injured five others the day before. more »»

Stabbings, shootings, assaults weigh on US Jewish youth

January 8, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — When a man spewed anti-Semitic slurs and spat on her face, Shoshana Blum remembered her ancestors who survived the Holocaust, and instead of looking down - she defiantly stared at... more »»

Company hired to extract cargo ship months after it capsized

January 8, 2020

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Texas-based salvage company will cut up and remove a 656-foot (200- meter) shipwreck from St. Simons Sound off the coast of Georgia. more »»

Electric scooter injuries surge along with their popularity

January 8, 2020

Electric scooter injuries have surged along with their popularity in the United States, nearly tripling over four years, researchers said in a study published Wednesda. more »»

Gunman gets life term in `Fast and Furious' border killing

January 8, 2020

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man convicted of shooting a U.S. more »»

Virgin Galactic's next spaceship reaches build milestone

January 8, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virgin Galactic's next passenger spaceship has reached a major construction milestone, the company said Wednesday. more »»

Judge orders mental exam for man charged in grisly slaying

January 8, 2020

CORUNNA, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge on Wednesday ordered mental competency and forensic evaluations for a man charged in the slaying and mutilation of a man he met through the dating app Grindr. more »»

Appeals court keeps block of Trump immigration rule in place

January 8, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York on Wednesday rejected a motion from the Trump administration that would have allowed it to implement a policy connecting the use of public... more »»

Vegas building where fire killed 6 cited for code violations

January 8, 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Inspectors have cited a downtown Las Vegas apartment building for 16 fire code violations after a Dec. more »»

Cancer group finds biggest one-year drop in U.S. death rate

January 8, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers on Wednesday reported the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, a drop they credited to advances in lung-tumor treatments. more »»

Gunman in `Fast and Furious' border killing to be sentenced

January 8, 2020

PHOENIX (AP) — The man convicted of shooting a Border Patrol agent in a case that exposed a botched federal gun program known as “Fast and Furious” is scheduled to be sentenced in Tucson on... more »»

Judge to hear bid to stop Trump's refugee resettlement limit

January 8, 2020

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Three national resettlement agencies are asking a federal judge in Maryland to block a presidential executive order allowing state and local governments to turn away refugees. more »»

Puerto Ricans left homeless after biggest quake in century

January 8, 2020

GUANICA, Puerto Rico (AP) — Cars, cots and plastic chairs became temporary beds for hundreds of families who lost their homes in southwest Puerto Rico as a flurry of earthquakes struck the island... more »»

 
 

 

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