Zoom users 'zoombombed' with porn and racism as FBI launches investigation
Zoom users 'zoombombed' with porn and racism as FBI launches investigation

Several users took to social media to complain about suddenly seeing pornographic or racist images on the screens while using the video-conferencing app

Canceled SXSW announces winners as 'S—house' wins big: Here's the full list of films which won over the jury
Canceled SXSW announces winners as 'S—house' wins big: Here's the full list of films which won over the jury

South by Southwest was one of the first major gatherings canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic

Texas moves to ban most abortions due to coronavirus as it deems surgery 'non essential'
Texas moves to ban most abortions due to coronavirus as it deems surgery 'non essential'

Failure to comply with the order can result in penalties of up to $1,000 or 180 days of jail time

Coronavirus: Movie ticket sales plunge to historic low in 20 years, US and Canada collect $55.3M over weekend
Coronavirus: Movie ticket sales plunge to historic low in 20 years, US and Canada collect $55.3M over weekend

New movies such as Disney's 'Onward' and Vin Diesel starrer 'Bloodshot' have taken a hit due to the outbreak

Coronavirus: Madonna cancels Madame X Paris shows after France bans events of more than 1,000 people
Coronavirus: Madonna cancels Madame X Paris shows after France bans events of more than 1,000 people

The pop star is nixing the final two re-scheduled performances of her latest tour in France amid the coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus: 21 people test positive for virus aboard Grand Princess cruise ship held off California coast
Coronavirus: 21 people test positive for virus aboard Grand Princess cruise ship held off California coast

Only 46 passengers were tested out of 3,500 passengers on board. Out of this 19 of the positive cases were crew members and two were passengers

SXSW 2020 canceled over coronavirus fears, Austin mayor declares ‘local disaster’ as major partners pull out
SXSW 2020 canceled over coronavirus fears, Austin mayor declares ‘local disaster’ as major partners pull out

In a statement on the SXSW website, the organizers wrote, “We are devastated to share this news with you. 'The show must go on' is in our DNA, and this is the first time in 34 years that the March event will not take place"

Super Tuesday: Deadly tornado, coronavirus fears, machines disrupt voting in some states
Super Tuesday: Deadly tornado, coronavirus fears, machines disrupt voting in some states

Scattered reports of polling places opening late, machines malfunctioning or voter rolls being down temporarily disrupted voting in some of the 14 states voting Tuesday

Daytona 500 crash: Ryan Newman in 'serious condition' but injuries are 'non-life-threatening', says NASCAR
Daytona 500 crash: Ryan Newman in 'serious condition' but injuries are 'non-life-threatening', says NASCAR

Safety crews rushed to Newman’s No. 6 Ford and worked to get the 42-year-old driver out of his seat after the crash. The car was on fire as it skidded to a stop and had to be turned onto its tires first

Iranian lawmaker announces $3 million reward for 'whoever kills Trump' to avenge Soleimani killing
Iranian lawmaker announces $3 million reward for 'whoever kills Trump' to avenge Soleimani killing

Hamzeh, a politician from Soleimani's native province of Kerman, reportedly did not comment on whether the decision for the Trump assassination reward money was made by clerical rulers in the Islamic Republic

Heidi Sloan attack: Congressional candidate and Bernie Sanders supporter assaulted by leftist group called Red Guards Austin
Heidi Sloan attack: Congressional candidate and Bernie Sanders supporter assaulted by leftist group called Red Guards Austin

Heidi Sloan, who is running for the Democratic nomination for the 25th Congressional District in Texas, took to Facebook on Sunday to detail her attack by members of Red Guards Austin

Scottsdale is the best American city for jobs while Detroit is the worst, survey shows
Scottsdale is the best American city for jobs while Detroit is the worst, survey shows

South Burlington in Vermont was found to be the city with the lowest unemployment rate of 1.7 percent and Detroit, the highest with nine percent.

'Pit bulls' that would have been euthanized in shelters are being recruited by law enforcement as K9 dogs
'Pit bulls' that would have been euthanized in shelters are being recruited by law enforcement as K9 dogs

Wrongly believed to be aggressive and dangerous by critics, law enforcement is using rescued shelter pit bulls as K9 dogs and slowly changing the way people look at them.

Michigan couple married together for 70 years die 20 minutes apart in beds next to each other
Michigan couple married together for 70 years die 20 minutes apart in beds next to each other

They were introduced to each other in high school by a mutual friend and went on their first date during prom

10-year-old schoolboy accidentally slips and hangs himself in 'Superman pose' while playing in his bedroom at night
10-year-old schoolboy accidentally slips and hangs himself in 'Superman pose' while playing in his bedroom at night

In a statement read at the inquest, the inspector said it was an 'utterly tragic case'. A hearing at Nottingham Council House confirmed that cause of death on August 12 as accidental hanging

Indiana teen driver shot dead by backseat passenger as AR-15 rifle held by him fires through her seat
Indiana teen driver shot dead by backseat passenger as AR-15 rifle held by him fires through her seat

The passenger, Austin Smith, 22, was charged with reckless homicide and criminal recklessness while armed with a deadly weapon. Both the charges count as felonies.

Elizabeth Warren claims her kids went to public schools, but actually sent son to posh $17,000-a-year private school
Elizabeth Warren claims her kids went to public schools, but actually sent son to posh $17,000-a-year private school

Warren's son Alex was seen in a yearbook picture from 1986-1987 showing he attended the posh Kirby Hall School in Texas, where fees now stand at more than $17,000 a year

Family of 3-year-old Oklahoma boy who died after he was trapped inside a hope chest gives heartbreaking warning to parents
Family of 3-year-old Oklahoma boy who died after he was trapped inside a hope chest gives heartbreaking warning to parents

Wyatt had suffocated to death after sneaking out of bed at night and lying down on blankets inside the chest. At some point, the chest shut tight and the kid did not wake up from his slumber

Fear and anxiety played key role in getting Donald Trump elected in 2016, will it work again in 2020?
Fear and anxiety played key role in getting Donald Trump elected in 2016, will it work again in 2020?

The massive study undertaken by researchers from various universities from across the world found voters with more neurotic personality traits more likely to back the Republican three years ago.

Now you can stay at Barbie's real-life Malibu mansion as she lists it on Airbnb for $60 a night
Now you can stay at Barbie's real-life Malibu mansion as she lists it on Airbnb for $60 a night

Those who are interested in the opportunity will need to visit the listing on Airbnb and be the first to book it when the bookings open on October 23 at 11 am PDT. 

Jeff Flake tells fellow Republicans to ditch Trump and 'save their souls' as his actions 'warrant impeachment'
Jeff Flake tells fellow Republicans to ditch Trump and 'save their souls' as his actions 'warrant impeachment'

The former Arizona senator had earlier claimed that "at least 35" Republican senators would vote to impeach President Trump if the ballot was private

Beto O'Rourke says Trump should resign amid impeachment inquiry: 'The single best thing to bring the country together'
Beto O'Rourke says Trump should resign amid impeachment inquiry: 'The single best thing to bring the country together'

The inquiry was started after a whistleblower complaint about the phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky from July where Trump had strongly asked Zelensky to look into Joe and Hunter Biden

Former Arizona Senator Jeff Flake says 'at least 35' Republican senators would vote to impeach Trump if it was a secret vote
Former Arizona Senator Jeff Flake says 'at least 35' Republican senators would vote to impeach Trump if it was a secret vote

The former lawmaker's statement comes days after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against Trump.

Kansas mother makes two autistic sons drink toxic bleach saying they 'deserve relief' from their torturous disorder
Kansas mother makes two autistic sons drink toxic bleach saying they 'deserve relief' from their torturous disorder

Lauren Austin has insisted that MMS, or Miracle Mineral Solution, which falls in the family of bleach has worked wonders for her two autistic sons

15-year-old varsity football player suffers severe spinal injury after horror tackle, mom asks for prayers to help him heal
15-year-old varsity football player suffers severe spinal injury after horror tackle, mom asks for prayers to help him heal

15-year-old Jordyn Hawkins is asking people to pray for her son, who suffered a serious spinal injury during a game on September 12. Hawkins tackled a quarterback during a junior varsity game at Austin High School and could not come back up, said his mother

New York vape ban: Local businesses suffer as experts warn against blowback from hasty regulation
New York vape ban: Local businesses suffer as experts warn against blowback from hasty regulation

Governor Andrew Cuomo and state Health Commissioner Howard Zucker urged New Yorkers to stop vaping putting many businesses at risk of bankruptcy

Black man files lawsuit against American Airlines for kicking him off flight so ‘a dog could fly first class’
Black man files lawsuit against American Airlines for kicking him off flight so ‘a dog could fly first class’

53-year-old Dana Holcomb is suing the airline company on the grounds of racial discrimination post the incident which took place on a flight from Las Vegas to Austin

Texas gun rights lobby pushing back on calls for tighter firearms laws in response to recent spate of mass shootings
Texas gun rights lobby pushing back on calls for tighter firearms laws in response to recent spate of mass shootings

Several demonstrators openly carried assault-style rifles, and demanded Texas not infringe on their liberty

Cedric Benson, former NFL player and Texas Longhorns star, dies in motorcycle crash aged 36
Cedric Benson, former NFL player and Texas Longhorns star, dies in motorcycle crash aged 36

Benson was one of the top high school recruits out of the West Texas town of Midland. According to Texas Football magazine, he is eighth on the career rushing list for Texas high schools.

Body of missing Texas mother found hidden inside hotel bed frame three days after she was killed by boyfriend
Body of missing Texas mother found hidden inside hotel bed frame three days after she was killed by boyfriend

40-year-old San Juana Macias' body was found wrapped in a fitted sheet and hidden inside the bed frame at a hotel in Austin

Donald Trump comes under fire for racist tweets against AOC and her liberal congresswomen 'squad'
Donald Trump comes under fire for racist tweets against AOC and her liberal congresswomen 'squad'

Trump says the four congresswomen of color should go back to their 'broken and crime-infested' countries, however, all of them are US citizens and only one is foreign-born

In 2050, New York will resemble today’s Virginia Beach and Seattle will feel like San Francisco, shows climate change analysis
In 2050, New York will resemble today’s Virginia Beach and Seattle will feel like San Francisco, shows climate change analysis

The first global analysis of the shifts in climate conditions across the world’s major cities under climate change paints a dreadful picture of the future of our cities

Medical Miracle: 13 paralysed patients can now write and feed themselves after pioneering nerve surgery
Medical Miracle: 13 paralysed patients can now write and feed themselves after pioneering nerve surgery

Nerve transfer surgery restores hand function and elbow extension in 13 young adults with tetraplegia, which is paralysis of both the upper and lower limbs

Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sex assaults of 16 patients, faces more than 50 years in prison
Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sex assaults of 16 patients, faces more than 50 years in prison

Dr. George Tyndall has been the subject of a Los Angeles police investigation for more than a year after patients claimed sexual abuse or harassment by the gynecologist.

Videos show Ohio gym teacher sexually abusing 28 first-grade girls, putting hand up their shirts and skirts in the classroom
Videos show Ohio gym teacher sexually abusing 28 first-grade girls, putting hand up their shirts and skirts in the classroom

On March 8, a concerned father drove to Clearcreek Elementary School in Springboro, Ohio, to meet with the principal after his daughter told him she sat on the teacher's lap

Federal officers kill masked gunman in shootout after he opens fire on Dallas courthouse
Federal officers kill masked gunman in shootout after he opens fire on Dallas courthouse

The attack began at about 8:40 a.m., and three officers from the Federal Protective Service who were stationed at the building confronted the gunman

3 Montana hunters who illegally killed Yellowstone mountain lion caught after posting celebratory photos on social media
3 Montana hunters who illegally killed Yellowstone mountain lion caught after posting celebratory photos on social media

The trio—Austin Peterson, 20, Trey Juhnke, 20, and Corbin Simmons, 19—uploaded pictures showing off their illegal kill on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat

Professional beach volleyball player Eric Zaun dies at age 25 after jumping from Atlantic City hotel
Professional beach volleyball player Eric Zaun dies at age 25 after jumping from Atlantic City hotel

Zaun, who made his debut for the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour in 2017, jumped from the 29th floor of the Borgata Hotel, Casino and Spa

Philadelphia's openly gay deputy sheriff found shot dead in his office after attending Pride event
Philadelphia's openly gay deputy sheriff found shot dead in his office after attending Pride event

27-year-old Dante Austin was the city’s first openly gay deputy sheriff and had been promoted as the LGBTQ community liaison in 2017

Texas civilians can carry brass knuckles, clubs for self-defense under new law
Texas civilians can carry brass knuckles, clubs for self-defense under new law

The governor signed a bill that will make it legal for citizens to walk the streets wearing brass knuckles, carrying clubs and wielding “Wild Kat" keychains starting September 1.

Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks's overdose death exposes the devastating psychological impact of school shootings
Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks's overdose death exposes the devastating psychological impact of school shootings

Eubanks' death, as well as those of two of the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, raises questions of the mental health resources available to the victims of such traumatic events

Columbine school shooting survivor and champion against opioid addiction Austin Eubanks found dead at age 37
Columbine school shooting survivor and champion against opioid addiction Austin Eubanks found dead at age 37

In a statement his family released, they said Eubanks 'lost the battle with the very disease he fought so hard to help others face'

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke ridiculed for broadcasting haircut and back massage online
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke ridiculed for broadcasting haircut and back massage online

O'Rourke reportedly stopped at Chema's Barber Shop in El Paso, Texas, and his assistant live-streamed the former Texas congressman sitting in a barber's chair as he engaged in personal grooming

Former coach at UCLA pleads guilty, admits to creating fake athletic profiles for children of wealthy parents
Former coach at UCLA pleads guilty, admits to creating fake athletic profiles for children of wealthy parents

Laura Janke, 36, has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors and could be called to testify against others, including 'Full House' star Lori Loughlin

Three men sentenced for killing mountain lion in Yellowstone National Park and dragging carcass to their car
Three men sentenced for killing mountain lion in Yellowstone National Park and dragging carcass to their car

20-year-old Austin Peterson and Trey Juhnke, and 19-year-old Corbin Simmons reportedly violated the Lacey Act on December 12 by shooting and killing a male mountain lion

Severe weather causes damage across Arkansas as atmospheric conditions generate powerful storms
Severe weather causes damage across Arkansas as atmospheric conditions generate powerful storms

Emergency responders in Pine Bluff are currently trying to rescue people from an apartment complex just off Idaho Street

Stroud police searching for missing 7-year-old Oklahoma boy believed to be in danger
Stroud police searching for missing 7-year-old Oklahoma boy believed to be in danger

Authorities said the boy, identified as Austin Cornett, was picked up from his school by his mother, who doesn't have custody of him

Former YouTube star Austin Jones, 26, sentenced to 10 years in prison for urging underage girls to send him sexually explicit videos
Former YouTube star Austin Jones, 26, sentenced to 10 years in prison for urging underage girls to send him sexually explicit videos

The 26-year-old singer pleaded guilty in February to enticing six underage girls to send him explicit videos to 'prove' they were his 'biggest fans'.

Jacqueline Saburido's story inspired more than a billion people following a tragic 1999 drunk-driving accident
Jacqueline Saburido's story inspired more than a billion people following a tragic 1999 drunk-driving accident

Saburido died at the age of 40 this past week following a battle with cancer, but her story of resilience and forgiveness and her campaign against drunk-driving will never be forgotten

Jacqui Saburido, face of anti-drunk driving campaign, dies from cancer aged 40
Jacqui Saburido, face of anti-drunk driving campaign, dies from cancer aged 40

Saburido became the face of the campaign after a drunk driver had hit her car in 1999, causing a tragic fire that left her with third degree burns on 60 percent of her body

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