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A documentary that claims to expose the treatment of orcas and problems with trainer safety at SeaWorld has spurred action from a California state lawmaker.
Rallies were held in the streets of Russia Friday to urge Crimea to become part of Russia as a leader of Russia's parliament pledged to support a referendum -deemed illegal by the West - to break from Ukraine.
A pregnant South Carolina woman was charged Friday with three counts of attempted first-degree murder for allegedly driving her minivan into the ocean in an effort to drown her three young children, according to the Volusia County sheriff.
Maybe he was a little nervous about being in the presence of a musical legend: Aretha Franklin.
The U.S. is sending 80 athletes and the team is billed as the largest of any nation in Sochi, with 58 men and 22 women, and up from 50 athletes in 2010.
CNN and Turner Broadcasting System founder Ted Turner was admitted to a hospital for observation while traveling in South America, his spokesman Phillip Evans said Friday.
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The woman said their relationship ended when Pistorius cheated on her with Reeva Steenkamp.
A judge has decided that the Texas man who set an 8-year-old boy on fire will be tried as an adult in the murder case. Robbie Middleton died in 2011, 13 years after he was doused in gasoline and set ablaze to cover an alleged sex assault.
Former NFL star Darren Sharper admitted to witnesses that he and another man had sex with two women in New Orleans without their permission last September, according to a report by a New Orleans police detective obtained by USA TODAY Sports.
Just in time for Halloween, 'Batman' and other fall games serve as last big treats coming to older game systems.
President Obama urged Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a one-hour phone call Thursday to pursue a diplomatic solution to his military incursion into Crimea, including direct talks between Russia and Ukraine with outside observers.
President Barack Obama is demanding that Russian forces that have overtaken Ukraine's Crimea region withdraw and go back to their base.
Ukraine appears to be headed toward a possible breakup -- after lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared that they want to join Russia, and that they will put the decision to voters in ten days.
A federal judge has dismissed the Federal Aviation Administration's only fine against a commercial drone user on the grounds that the small drone was no different than a model aircraft.
Four people have been killed in a fast-moving New Jersey fire, and the mayor says a mix-up over the street name delayed firefighters' response.
Police say a man was critically wounded in a shooting at a crowded Memphis mall.
A young dad fighting stage-4 brain cancer suffered a seizure while
driving. Now, all he knows about how he got safely to the hospital is an
unsigned note from the mysterious stranger who helped him. That note is now
So long Richard Simmons. Fond as we are of the Jane Fonda workout, today we're doing the Lilly Ann workout. Even if Lilly Ann the instructor is only 6, going on 7 months.
In a speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, Donald Trump took jabs at Democrats over policy, took on President Barack Obama, and declared former president Jimmy Carter dead.
A day after the state's highest court upheld the legality of "upskirt" photos, Massachusetts lawmakers Thursday voted to ban the secret pictures of women's and children's "sexual or intimate parts."
A businessman who lost $500,000 on table games at a Las Vegas casino on Super Bowl weekend is arguing that he shouldn't have to pay because he was blackout drunk.
One person was critically injured in a shooting at a shopping mall in Memphis Thursday evening.
Cole Tesar couldn't get home fast enough.
President Obama and Russian President Putin spoke for about an hour late Thursday, and Obama emphasized that Russia was in violation of Ukraine's sovereignty.
Congress took its first official steps to address the ongoing international crisis in Ukraine on Thursday, with a leading House committee approving a symbolic resolution condemning Russia's recent actions, and the U.S. House advancing legislation to provide Ukraine with up to $1 billion in economic relief.
A pilot for Canadian carrier WestJet is in the news today after she posted and then responded to a sexist note left for her by a passenger on one of her flights.
Pope Francis has made a confession, and it's a doozy. He stole another priest's rosary cross right from his casket.
Zachary Rye Adams has been charged with aggravated kidnapping and felony murder in the case of nursing student Holly Bobo.
Many people in the metro area may think Atlanta has the worst traffic in the country, but a new poll shows that Atlanta is not even in the Top 10.
The United States and Western diplomats have failed to bring Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers together for face-to-face talks on Ukraine's Crimea region, which has been taken over by Russian forces.
Libya says Niger has extradited Moammar Gadhafi's son al-Saadi, who fled as his father's regime crumbled in 2011 and who was under house arrest in the desert West African nation ever since.
An Afghan official in Logar province says government officials are discussing how to respond to a NATO airstrike Thursday that killed 5 National Army soldiers and wounded another 17.
The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria's chemical weapons says the government has accelerated its efforts after several missed deadlines and that March will be critical if the country is to completely eliminate its stockpiles by the June 30 deadline.
A new survey of the nation's college freshmen shows that the percentage attending their first-choice school has reached its lowest level in almost four decades, as cost has become a growing factor in where students enroll.
The American CEO of a Bitcoin and virtual currency exchange was found dead in her Singapore apartment late last month, multiple sources report.
The Oakland Raiders' lease with the O.co Coliseum ends after the 2014 season, and the city of Portland is waiting to pounce on an opportunity to bring an NFL franchise to the state of Oregon.
The pregnant woman who reportedly drove a van carrying her and her three children into the ocean on Daytona Beach on Tuesday had contact with police just hours before the incident, before which she allegedly mentioned demons.