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The Latest: Texas official calls for 'hardening…

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is urging a "hardening" of school buildings in the wake of a shooting that killed 10 people at a Texas high school

Eels break records in Maine, where they sell for…

America's only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights

Girl Who Spurned Texas Suspect Was Among Victims

Sixteen-year-old Shana Fisher died in the art room of Santa Fe High School on Friday, but only after "4 months of problems from this boy," the suspected shooter, Shana's mom tells the Los Angeles Times . Sadie Rodriguez says that Dimitrios Pagourtzis "kept making advances on her and she repeatedly told...

Maduro favored as Venezuelans vote amid crisis

Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets

Boy, 12, bitten by rattlesnake after crashing four-wheeler

Authorities in Central Texas say a 12-year-old boy involved in the wreck of a four-wheeler also has been bitten by a rattlesnake

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MP Gardiner pressed on 'playing up' remark

The BBC's Emma Barnett asks Labour's Barry Gardiner if he stands by his remarks that they are during Brexit talks.

Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding Arrival

Upon her arrival at the chapel, eagle-eyed viewers and royal jewelry fans were quick to note that Markle had chosen the Queen Mary Diamond Bandeau Tiara, on loan from Queen Elizabeth

'Monotonous' Ocean Mapping Leads Researchers to…

It started out as just your average sweep of the ocean floor, but it wasn’t sand or those creepy angler fish scientists discovered, rather the unlocking of a 128-year shipwreck mystery. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.

The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress

Guy Hits Jackpot; Then Again, and Again, and Again

If you count yourself among those who think the lottery is a tax on odds truthers and the intellectually challenged, allow us to present the case of Antulio Mazariegos of California. As KTLA reports, Mazariegos defied the odds and won a $1 million scratcher last November. Apparently not content to...

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Cuba plane crashes, 104 on board: state media

Video broadcast on Cuban TV shows the wreckage of a plane that reportedly crashed shortly after taking off from Havana airport on Friday, carrying 104 passengers on a domestic flight. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year

He Tried to Pay With a $10 Bill. Burger King…

Emory Ellis, a black homeless man in Boston, went to Burger King for breakfast and tried to pay with a $10 bill. That simple transaction in November 2015 led to a series of mistakes that landed Ellis in jail for more than three months, reports the AP . It started with...

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding…

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle broke from many royal traditions.

High-tech, sphere-shaped arena coming to Las…

An 18,000-seat, sphere-shaped venue that will host concerts and other entertainment events on the Las Vegas Strip will break ground this summer

Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near…

Two friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second hospitalized in what authorities described as a rare occurrence

Police search for motive in Texas school shooting

The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings

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Gunman blasted through door, lingered for about…

Texas school gunman blasted through classroom door, lingered for about 30 minutes

Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be…

Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, says the next government will be "inclusive."

More than 25 hospitalized in NYC due to synthetic marijuana

More than 25 people have been hospitalized in New York City due to bad reactions to the synthetic marijuana known as K2. WABC-TV reports that police responded to an intersection in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood Saturday