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Following in the footsteps of his father Mickey, Danny Thompson took his piston-driven "Challenger 2" streamliner out to Utah's Salt Flats to attempt to set a new land speed record
Posted: August 23, 2016, 11:33 pm
Two stranded mariners were rescued after a US Navy aircraft crew spotted three vital letters etched into the sand while flying over a deserted beach in Micronesia: "SOS."
Posted: August 27, 2016, 9:54 am
Nykea Aldridge was pushing a stroller down a South Side Chicago street Friday afternoon when several men started shooting at each other.
Posted: August 28, 2016, 2:37 am
Two people are missing after a small plane crashed in Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans, authorities said.
Posted: August 28, 2016, 7:32 pm
Grammy- and Oscar-winning artist Rhymefest took to Twitter on Saturday to denounce what he described as "disgusting" treatment by the Chicago Police Department when he tried to report an armed robbery.
Posted: August 28, 2016, 1:49 am
Candles, flowers and stuffed animals mark the memorial for a 10-year-old girl, who New Mexico police said was brutally murdered. Three people arrested in the case include her own mother.
Posted: August 28, 2016, 9:07 am
A Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando was forced to make an emergency landing when one of the engines failed, the airline said.
Posted: August 28, 2016, 11:50 am
In March, Louise Vincent's 19-year-old daughter died of a heroin overdose. But it's not the drug she blames for her daughter's death -- it's drug policy.
Posted: August 28, 2016, 12:57 pm
They might as well be playing Russian Roulette.
Posted: August 26, 2016, 9:45 pm
Ensconced in the axle of a painted-over tractor trailer, the more than 65 pounds of heroin were smuggled across the Mexican border with Texas and transported across the country to a house nestled in the woods 30 miles north of New York City.
Posted: August 26, 2016, 5:40 pm
Maine Gov. Paul LePage left an expletive-laced voicemail for a state lawmaker that goaded him to "prove that I'm a racist" after a series of controversial comments once again put the governor in the news.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 12:44 am
A worker at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming is dead after falling off a cliff, park rangers said.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 1:03 pm
A man recorded a Starbucks blowing over during a tornado in Kokomo, Indiana.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 3:00 pm
Surveillance video captured two men exchanging gunfire at a gas station in Atlanta. One woman was injured in the shootout.
Posted: August 24, 2016, 5:11 pm
Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that tragedies like the death of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin are one of the reasons African-Americans will vote for the Republican nominee.
Posted: August 28, 2016, 10:31 am
Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Steve Bannon, once told his ex-wife he didn't want his daughters attending a girls school under consideration because of the number of Jews who attended it, she said in a court statement.
Posted: August 27, 2016, 5:43 pm
Donald Trump on Saturday pushed back against Hillary Clinton's efforts to link him to the Ku Klux Klan.
Posted: August 28, 2016, 10:10 am
In his book, Abdul-Jabbar writes that "gender equality may be the most important issue facing our society because it cuts across all races, religions and economic strata."
Posted: August 25, 2016, 9:25 pm
It all depends on what you do for a living.
Posted: March 23, 2016, 2:57 pm
Full-time working women still aren't pulling down the same amount of income as full-time working men.