If the Houston Astros win the World Series this year, it will be hard to find anybody happier about it than Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale.
The Broward County Public School Board in Florida voted to relax masking protocols in district-area high schools Tuesday.
A judge in Vanessa Bryant's lawsuit concerning allegedly leaked photos of the crash that killed her husband, Kobe Bryant, has granted her motion to compel the Los Angeles sheriff and fire chief to be deposed.
A nor'easter that strengthened into a "bomb cyclone" left hundreds of thousands without electricity in New England by Wednesday morning, and strong winds and heavy rains will continue in places until the storm moves into the Atlantic later in the day.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is backing former football star Herschel Walker's Senate bid in Georgia, a sign that the Republican establishment is aligning behind Walker after initially holding concerns about the GOP candidate's viability.
The disappearance and death of Jelani Day left a mother heartbroken, a family grieving, and a community with more questions than answers.
A Texas mother and her boyfriend have been charged after authorities found three young siblings abandoned in a home along with the decaying body of their brother, police said Tuesday.
There are only 100 days until the Winter Olympics in Beijing, but continuing Covid-19 outbreaks and growing boycott calls are putting a damper on preparations.
The daughter of a former top Saudi intelligence official has told CNN that representatives of the Saudi government attempted to lure her to the same consulate where Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in Istanbul, as part of a series of threats against her and her family.
Three decades after infant remains were found in a North Carolina beach town, police say they have arrested and charged a couple based on new DNA evidence.
The men shot by Kyle Rittenhouse in August 2020 can potentially be referred to at his trial as "rioters" or "looters," a Wisconsin judge said Monday while reiterating his long-held view that attorneys should not use the word "victim."
A California police officer was convicted Tuesday of assault with a firearm, but the jury did not reach a verdict over a voluntary manslaughter charge in the 2018 killing of a 32-year-old Black man who was shot nine times during a low-speed chase.
Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi testified in court on Tuesday for the first time since she was overthrown in a military coup.
A top-ranking New York Police Department official testified during a judicial inquiry on Tuesday there was "no coverup" in the internal investigation into officers who were on scene when Eric Garner was killed while in police custody but he questioned why Garner was charged with a felony for…
Attorneys for the estate of Gloria Satterfield, who spent more than two decades as the family housekeeper for embattled South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, say they've reached a settlement with his former law firm.
The House select committee investigating the US Capitol insurrection plans to subpoena John Eastman, a conservative lawyer who had worked with then-President Donald Trump's legal team and tried to convince then-Vice President Mike Pence that he could overturn the election results on January …
Five young climate activists are on their seventh day of a hunger strike outside the White House, to demand government action on climate to match the severity of the crisis.
Two middle school students are being praised for their quick action when their bus driver experienced a medical emergency.
One of the rarest marine mammals in the world, the North Atlantic right whale, has declined 8% in population over the past year, which researchers call deeply concerning for the species' survival.
Democrats are within striking distance of securing agreement on two critical components of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda, according to a source familiar with the negotiations, as they work through final language on the universal preschool and child care components of the package.
A 36-year-old Pontoon Beach, Illinois, police officer was shot and killed Tuesday morning after attempting to approach a suspected stolen vehicle, the Illinois State Police said in a news release.
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Cindy McCain as the US ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, securing a longtime Republican ally of President Joe Biden for a spot in his administration.
About 9 p.m. on August 11, 2017, several hundred White supremacists, mostly young men, held tiki torches as they formed a line that snaked across Nameless Field at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
A former Liberty University spokesman is suing the university for firing him after he allegedly spoke out on how the school was handling sexual misconduct allegations, according to a suit filed Monday.
A suspect in a reportedly stolen 18-wheeler is accused of jumping out of the moving truck moments before it crashed into a mobile home in Texas, killing a woman and injuring a man.
President Joe Biden is pushing to create a national standard on paid family and sick leave, which already exists in most other developed nations.
An official providing an update on the Golden Ray wreck removal off the coast of Georgia said it is the largest in United States history and required more than 3 million collective man-hours.
President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that he's nominating Jessica Rosenworcel to lead the Federal Communications Commission, which would make her the first woman to serve in the role if she's confirmed by the Senate.
"I am a hunter -- and I think you should be hunted," a woman can be heard saying in a voicemail left for Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs in September. "You will never be safe in Arizona again."
Progressives are warning that their priorities must not be left behind as Democratic leaders race to finalize a deal on President Joe Biden's social safety net plan and push for a House vote on a separate $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill.
Terry Duane Turner, charged with the murder of a motorist who had parked in his driveway in Texas, "was defending himself and his property," his attorney told CNN.
An exchange of gunfire that left one man dead and an off-duty reserve police officer injured is under investigation, authorities in Georgia said.
A Colorado rescue team has some simple advice for lost hikers or anyone else who might find themselves stranded in the mountains -- answer your phone.
TORONTO, Ontario (CTV Network) -- A person who went missing during a hike last week in Colorado ignored multiple phone calls from search-and-rescue because they didn’t recognize the number, according to authorities.
A man was arrested in connection to vandalism of the bronze statue of George Floyd in New York City's Union Square earlier this month, according to the New York Police Department.
A US judge has set a deadline of mid-July next year for Prince Andrew to answer questions under oath in the civil sex assault case against him.
A Pew survey of 911 call centers around the U.S. released Tuesday found few have staff with behavioral health crisis training, and most have only limited options in how they respond to crisis calls.
Nearly 200 countries have pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions to prevent the worst consequences of the climate crisis, but there is still a huge gap between what's been promised and what scientists say is needed, according to a report by the UN Environment Programme.
Former Georgetown University head tennis coach Gordon Ernst pleaded guilty to charges "in connection with soliciting and accepting bribes to facilitate the admission of prospective Georgetown applicants and failing to report all of the income from the bribes on his federal income taxes," acc…
Investigators in Florida confused Brian Laundrie's mother with her son while they were monitoring the family's home in the days after Laundrie's fiancée, Gabby Petito, was reported missing, a police spokesperson said.
Queen Elizabeth II will "regretfully" not attend a reception at next week's key climate conference in Glasgow following advice to rest, Buckingham Palace announced on Tuesday.
Scientists may have detected signs of a planet transiting a star outside of the Milky Way, in what could be the first planet ever to be discovered outside our galaxy.
The governors of New York and New Jersey have issued states of emergency as a nasty nor'easter sweeps in, bringing severe rain and other dangerous storm activity.
When I was a teenager, my father and I had a deal. He didn't know how to use the computer, so I ordered him things he wanted online. I hated to call people on the phone, so he called in my stead to any organization that needed confirmation from a human voice.
A group of unvaccinated Maine health care workers are asking the Supreme Court to block a state rule that mandates certain health care facilities require their employees to be fully vaccinated, arguing that the requirement violates their religious liberty rights.
A New Jersey teaching assistant was suspended by the Ridgefield School District after an alleged incident last week in which a Muslim-American student claimed he was called a terrorist after asking a question during math class.
A Florida state senator says state Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo -- a skeptic of many Covid-19 safety measures -- refused her request to put on a face mask while visiting her legislative office, even after she told him she had a serious medical condition.
Eric Garner's mother and other police reform advocates have begun questioning New York Police Department officers in court as part of a judicial inquiry on issues surrounding her son's death, pressing them on topics ranging from erroneously charging Garner with felony cigarette tax evasion t…
Japan's Princess Mako has married her non-royal college sweetheart Kei Komuro in a subdued ceremony, formally marking her departure from the royal family.