For Tig Notaro, who brings her stand-up act to Seattle’s Neptune Theatre Nov. 13, no subject escapes her act, even her own cancer.
It’s been a week of hype and turmoil in the build-up to UW-UCLA … Jim Mora, Shaq vs. Jack, Marcus Peters out of whack.
A month after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to rule on gay marriage, the issue is headed its way again.
Iain Vigurs secures a victory over leaders Dundee United in Motherwell's first game without manager Stuart McCall.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. soldier who died as a POW during the Korean War received full military honors in a hometown funeral attended by family members who feared the day might never come.
Robin Williams was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of his suicide, authorities in California reveal.
Ebola isn't leading American newspapers and newscasts much these days. Dr. Albert Wu thinks that's not necessarily a bad thing.
A Darby man surrendered to police on Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Same-sex marriages have begun in the Kansas City area after a federal judge ruled that Missouri's ban on gay marriage violates the U.S. Constitution.
By Richard Weizel WESTPORT Conn. (Reuters) - A Connecticut man has surrendered to police on suspicion he posed as a wedding guest at an exclusive Westport hotel and stole cash and checks given to the newlyweds at the reception. Frank Burnett, 30, of Mansfield, was identified as the suspect through a surveillance video and tips to police after the October wedding theft at The Inn at Longshore. The suspect entered the hotel on the evening of Oct. ...
Learning how to hide pain one year on from Typhoon Haiyan
One year on from Typhoon Haiyan, many survivors in the Philippines are still living in temporary shelters and struggling to make ends meet.
One year on from Typhoon Haiyan and new housing is being built in safer areas.
By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - Atlanta's growing thirst for water prompted Georgia officials on Friday to sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a request to tap more deeply into a lake critical to Alabama, the latest salvo in U.S. Southeast water wars also extending to Florida. In the lawsuit, Georgia contested the Corps' newly released plan for Lake Allatoona, north of Atlanta, saying it did not address a state request to draw more water out of the lake that supplies the vast Atlanta suburbs with drinking water. ...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man who stabbed his wife and two toddlers to death with a kitchen knife was sentenced to 45 years imprisonment on Friday, prosecutors said. Miguel Mejia-Ramos, 29, pleaded guilty last month to three counts of first-degree manslaughter in the slayings of his wife, Deisy Garcia, 21, and daughters, Daniela Mejia, 2, and Yoselin Mejia, 1, at their Queens home in January. “Hopefully, today’s sentence will bring some degree of closure to the family of the victims," Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said in a statement. ...
The Marussia team's demise is "shocking news", according to Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn.
By Tom Hals (Reuters) - Delaware Supreme Court Justice Henry duPont Ridgely will retire early next year, becoming the fourth justice in 15 months to retire from a court that plays a major role in shaping corporate law. Ridgely joined the state's five-member Supreme Court in 2004 after spending 20 years on Delaware's Superior Court. He will retire on Jan. 31, according to a statement from Governor Jack Markell. The spate of retirements began in September 2013 with the departure of Myron Steele, then the chief justice, who became the first to leave the court in nine years. ...
The family of a man suspected of murdering a woman in an act of cannibalism speaks of its shock at the death of an "innocent young lady".
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii woman whose husband died at their son's high school football game in August is grieving again after thieves ransacked their home and stole the couple's wedding rings.