School: No punishment for swim club that hired stripper Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 19:07

Members of a high school synchronized swimming club who hired a male stripper to perform at their annual banquet won't face punishment becau...


Carnival cruise to Cuba faces federal lawsuit Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 19:04

The first cruise ship scheduled to sail to Cuba from the United States is under fire, and now facing a federal lawsuit, because people born ...


Penguins in the swim of things at new Detroit Zoo home Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 19:02

Polk Penguin Conservation Center set to showcase penguins, climate change.


Paul Ryan had a $17 million quarter for political fundraising Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:54

Paul Ryan’s political operation took in more than $17 million in the first quarter of 2016 — a striking sign of his fundraising prowess sinc...


Chick-fil-A shuns iceberg lettuce Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:54

Reps say it has no nutritional value.


Ancient letters reveal Bible bombshell Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:47

Researchers say parts were likely written 2,600 years ago.


6.9 magnitude earthquake reported in Myanmar Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:40

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit Myanmar at roughly 8:25 p.m. Wednesday night (which is 9:55 a.m. EDT), the U.S. Geological Survey reported.


Reports: Trump campaign manager will not be prosecuted Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:39

Donald Trump's campaign manager will not be prosecuted for a physical altercation he had with a woman reporter who worked with Breitbart, AB...


Supreme Court ruling on immigration may spur more challenges Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:30

Justices to hear arguments Monday on President Obama's program.


Prosecutor: Dispatcher played video games before deadly German train crash Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:28

Prosecutor says the signal controller faces a charge of negligent homicide in the death of 11.


Vermont Sen. Leahy says he'll vote for leader in pledged delegates Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:09

“I will be at the convention and ... I fully expect to support our nominee,” Leahy said during an interview at the Capitol.


‘Slender Man’ suspect seeks placement with grandparents Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:02

A Wisconsin girl charged in the Slender Man stabbing case wants to live with her grandparents until her trial and avoid becoming "institutio...


Why a body stayed uncovered downtown during rush hour Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:01

Officials say it's not as simple as just placing a sheet or screen over the deceased.


Twitter releases new emoji for National Park Week with #FindYourPark Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 18:00

Twitter will add a park ranger emoji to #FindYourPark for National Park Week, April 16 to 24


Republican fundraising intrigue clouds a delegate fight in Virgin Islands Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:54

An ugly GOP delegate dispute throws a spotlight on a party's campaign finances.


Protests escalate outside of Trump rally Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:52

Trump supporters and protesters clash at Pittsburgh convention center.


CCO Joanne Lipman talks journalism, equality and 'Harriet the Spy' Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:28

Lipman opened up about her past and the present and future of the news biz


Congress prepares to move spending bills without budget deal Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:19

House and Senate committees are voting on spending bills without an overall budget plan.


Tulane students fire back at fraternity's pro-Trump wall Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:14

Kappa Alpha Order says the rhetoric was a joke, but students feel otherwise.


Police: Man jumped from Gatlinburg Space Needle Top Stories - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:06

A Tennessee man jumped to his death from the observation of deck of the Gatlinburg Space Needle on Monday evening, according to police.