World News

NTSB to issue probable cause of El Faro's sinking

Dec 12, 2017

Federal accident investigators are set to determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro in 2015, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades in which 33 mariners were killed

Russian Olympic Committee approves competing as neutrals

Dec 12, 2017

The Russian Olympic Committee has formally given its blessing for the country's athletes to compete under a neutral flag at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games

The Latest: EU official urges Trump to join climate shift

Dec 12, 2017

The European Union's top climate and energy official says the global shift to cleaner fuel is "unstoppable" and wants U.S. President Donald Trump's government to join in

Entertainment

Oscar Pistorius bruised in a jail fight over telephone use

Dec 12, 2017

Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South African prison spokesman confirmed Tuesday

#MeToo spotlight increasingly pointed at past Trump conduct

Dec 12, 2017

Donald Trump sailed past a raft of allegations of sexual misconduct in last year's presidential election, but the national spotlight has now turned back to him

Late-night host Kimmel holds son, pleads for health care

Dec 12, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show from a week off for the boy's heart surgery

Media

The Latest: Celebrities among thousands fleeing wildfire

Dec 12, 2017

Celebrities among thousands fleeing a huge Southern California wildfire

Detained by US, Mexican journalist fears death if deported

Dec 12, 2017

Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government on Monday to grant him asylum instead of deporting him to a country where he believes he'll be killed

Zinke, House GOP escalate feud with Patagonia over monuments

Dec 11, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and House Republicans are escalating their feud with an outdoor retail company that opposes the Trump administration's plan to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments

Crime

Oscar Pistorius bruised in a jail fight over telephone use

Dec 12, 2017

Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South African prison spokesman confirmed Tuesday

NYC commuters returning to subway amid heightened security

Dec 12, 2017

A would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast in the New York City subway system is adding new fuel to President Donald Trump's push to limit immigration based on family ties

Austria: 1 dead, 18 hurt in explosion at natural gas plant

Dec 12, 2017

Authorities say that an explosion at a natural gas facility near Austria's border with Slovakia has left one person dead