News

Harvard graduate's unique speech goes viral

Harvard University has called 2016 graduate Donovan Livingston's spoken-verse commencement speech "one of the most powerful, heartfelt student speeches you will ever hear!"

Storm safe rooms as a wedding gift? Sure, in Tornado Alley

Two survivors of the 2011 Joplin, Missouri, tornado are on the leading edge of an odd but growing trend in Tornado Alley: Engaged couples using bridal registries or word of mouth to request donations so they can purchase a storm safe room

The Latest: Video shows gorilla stand over boy after fall

Video from the moments after a 4-year-old boy fell into a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo shows one of the gorillas standing over the boy in a shallow moat

Depp's 'Alice' bombs, 'X-Men: Apocalypse' on top with $65M

Johnny Depp's "Alice Through the Looking Glass" bombed over the Memorial Day weekend, while "X-Men: Apocalypse" debuted on top with an estimated $65 million.

Tropical Storm Bonnie Kicks Off Potentially Dangerous Hurricane Season

Tropical Storm Bonnie hit the Carolinas on Sunday and didn't leave much damage, but researchers say this could be a big season for hurricanes.

Amazing Company Perk Has Employees Saying 'I Do'

One company is changing the way we think of employee benefits! TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has the details.

AdChoices Icon

Pope Francis Says Refugees 'Are Not Dangerous, But In Danger'

After a deadly week for refugees trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, Pope Francis told a group of children about the dangers refugees are facing.

Turkey president raps US, Russia, Iran for presence in Syria

Turkey's president has criticized the United States, Russia and Iran for their presence in Syria and said their unwillingness to depose Syrian President Bashar Assad was contributing to Syrian peoples' massacre and pain

Girl shot in head while in father's car in Detroit has died

A 2-year-old girl who was shot in the head during a dispute between two groups has died

World's Top Geneticists To Test for Yeti DNA

A TV show that's about to air will show the world's top geneticists as they attempt to use DNA evidence to determine if Yeti's are real. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the story.

Trump focusing on veterans in Rolling Thunder appearance

Donald Trump is focusing on veterans at the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally, hoping to find a receptive audience despite some missteps in his presidential campaign

Kate Steinle's Family Sues Over 'Sanctuary City' Policies

Steinle's family argues the 32-year-old's death could've been prevented had city officials cooperated with immigration officials.

The Latest: Suspect arrested in shooting of Georgia deputy

Authorities in Georgia say a suspect has been arrested after a sheriff's deputy was shot in the face during a traffic stop south of Atlanta

UAE media say US businessman gets 15 years prison

A court in Dubai has sentenced American businessman Zack Shahin to 15 years in prison after convicting him on theft and fraud charges

AdChoices Icon

Gunman among at least 2 dead in Houston shooting

A gunman and at least one other person are dead in a shooting in Houston

An Australian Town Is Being Overrun By Giant Bats

An unprecedented number of flying foxes, bats with a 3-foot wingspan, have taken up residence in Batemans Bay.

Gorilla drags 4-year-old in shocking video

A 4-year-old boy came face to face with a 400-pound lowland gorilla after falling into an exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of

The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground for Silicon Valley tycoons as well

Gary Johnson wins Libertarian presidential nomination

Libertarians selected former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as their party's presidential nominee.

Altered state: Border redraw leaves 16 in different Carolina

South Carolina and North Carolina have redrawn the border between the two states with GPS technology that allows them to confirm the boundary lines established more than 200 years down the centimeter

Sky high: NYC 'trophy apartment' could list for $250 million

New York real estate experts are labeling a half-dozen new, superluxury skyscrapers that overlook Central Park as Billionaires' Row

Ohio zoo closes gorilla exhibit for now after boy falls in

The Cincinnati Zoo has temporarily closed its gorilla exhibit after a special zoo response team shot and killed a 17-year-old gorilla that grabbed and dragged a 4-year-old boy who fell into a moat

AdChoices Icon

Small Hands And All, Rubio Makes Peace With Trump

Former GOP candidate Marco Rubio seems to be walking back some of the comments he made during his presidential run — like his jabs at Donald Trump.

Dark Matter May Be Made of Black Holes

Dark Matter and Energy are incredibly mysterious. We honestly have no idea what they are. A new paper from NASA is saying that there's evidence that Dark Matter is really made of Black Holes. Produced by Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones).

Pakistan Can't Decide If It Wants To Ban Condom Ads On TV

Pakistan's media ministry recently banned contraceptive commercials on TV and radio during prime-time hours.