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
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is trying to seal a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors of the Arab world to neighboring Iran.
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
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.
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon has broadened his attacks on the Washington establishment to include a former Republican president, depicting George W. Bush as a failure
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
A U.S. investigation has found a former Honolulu police chief and his prosecutor wife bilked clients and relatives out of hundreds of thousands of dollars to spend on their lavish lifestyle
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.