This week in odd news: Attorney argues convicted tax schemer is too fat for prison; Unpaid $7 Waffle House bill leads to ID theft ring; Robbers with hunting knives demand $1 from store, then flee; Rescue group takes in alligator that outgrew bathtub
Mourners are expected to pack the funeral of a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman
A Los Angeles judge has tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson baby powder for feminine hygiene
Egyptian security officials say at least 54 policemen, including 20 officers, have been killed in a shootout during a raid on a militant hideout near Cairo
PHOTO GALLERY: Visitors silhouetted on the beach in Biarritz, France; doctors treat the injured in Raqqa, Syria; voters wait to cast their ballots in Caracas, Venezuela.
The biggest stories in tech from this week include reviews of Amazon's new Echo, Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL reviews and the discovery of a major security flaw in the widely popular WPA2 Wi-Fi protocol.
From The New York Times: The shots began at 10:05. Twelve bursts of gunfire later, police broke down Stephen Paddock’s door at the Mandalay Bay. Using forensic analysis, The Times mapped 30 videos that show a vivid picture of what happened that night.By: By MALACHY BROWNE, DREW JORDAN, NICOLE FINEMAN and CHRIS CIRILLO. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2gVtaj6
As Hollywood deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, Kim Strassel, Heather McGee and Kasie Hunt discuss the implications for campuses and the halls of Congress.
KFC is selectively following 11 people on Twitter and one user was able to figure out its genuisness! Buzz60's Djenane Beaulieu (@djenanebeaulieu) has the scoop.
End of an era for Hong Kong's last remaining stock market floor traders as exchange prepares to shut its trading hall, joining other world exchanges in going fully automated
The United States has put a resolution that would extend the work of inspectors seeking to determine who is responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria into a final form and says a vote is likely on Monday
Google says its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.