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I-40 closed, homes threatened by floods in the US South

Homes, highways, parks and bridges throughout the South have been flooded or rendered out of commission, as the toll of days of drenching rains swelled waterways and pooled over saturated lands amid the threat of severe storms

2nd Billionaire Charged in Prostitution Ring

Not one billionaire, but two have been caught up in the human trafficking sting in Florida. Robert Kraft is the more high-profile name of the two (and the one everyone was buzzing about Friday), but equity firm owner John Childs has also made the list, per TCPalm . Childs, who owns...

Ohio finds numerous problems at troubled county…

A state report released this week details numerous problems at a troubled and overcrowded Ohio county jail that had previously received satisfactory ratings from state inspectors

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Iceland to keep hunting up to 2,130 whales over 5…

Iceland's whaling industry will be allowed to keep hunting whales for at least another five years, killing up to 2,130 baleen whales under a new rule issued by the Nordic nation's government

Sen. Feinstein debates children over climate change

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and a group of San Francisco Bay Area students squared off over climate change in a sometimes tense exchange captured on video widely shared on social media

R Kelly hands himself in to police

The R&B star as been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, some involving minors.

Venezuelan Soldiers Fire Tear Gas at People on…

Venezuelan Soldiers Fire Tear Gas at People on the Bridge at the Colombian Border

Firefighters Rescue Dog Who Got Its Head Stuck In…

One canine definitely had a ruffff day with a wheel! Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.

Biden's 2020 opening? Dem field missing foreign…

Foreign policy has largely taken a back seat on the presidential campaign trail, and former Vice President Joe Biden could seize on that opening to position himself as the global policy expert if he runs

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California Democrat Clashes With Children

Sen. Dianne Feinstein disagreed with a group of schoolchildren over climate change Friday and saw a video of the tense exchange hit the Internet, CNN reports. "I've been doing this for 30 years. I know what I'm doing," Feinstein tells the dozen-or-so children and several adults who met with her...

Trade hopes drive Wall Street higher

U.S. stocks climbed and the Dow and Nasdaq posted a ninth straight week of gains on Friday as investors clung to signs of progress in the U.S.-China trade talks. Fred Katayama reports.

Report: Kushner family firm pays $1.1B for 6,000 apartments

The real estate firm run by White House adviser Jared Kushner's family has pulled off its biggest deal in more than a decade

US, China Extend Trade Negotiations As Both Sides…

Trade talks will continue until Sunday as negotiators work to find a resolution that will satisfy both US and Chinese leaders.

Calif. Parents of 13 Enter Plea in Torture Case

A new development in the case of David Turpin , 57, and his wife, Louise, the California couple accused of holding their 13 children captive inside their home: a guilty plea on charges including torture, child endangerment, false imprisonment, and others. CNN notes Louise Turpin, 50, could be seen crying as...

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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: This week's gallery includes a masked woman in a gondola at the Venice Carnival, a multi-vehicle collision during a NASCAR race in Florida and snowfall in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada.

California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture…

Prosecutors' plea deal sought to punish abusive parents and also spare their 13 children the trauma of testifying against them

Poland leader vows more social benefits ahead of elections

Poland's ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has pledged more social benefits for families with children as he opened the party's campaign ahead of key elections this year