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 #MeToo social media campaign invited women to tell their stories of sexual abuse and harassment. Four of them speak here about why they decided to make their accounts public for the first time.By: By BARBARA MARCOLINI. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2zpP6tq
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.
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.