US soccer star Alex Morgan plans to decline possible invite from Trump White House after World Cup
US soccer star Alex Morgan plans to decline possible invite from Trump White House after World Cup

The World Cup kicks off on June 7. Alex Morgan and her team start their title defense on June 11 against Thailand and will then take on Chile and Sweden

IM Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies aged 102
IM Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies aged 102

His buildings added elegance to landscapes worldwide with their powerful geometric shapes and grand spaces. Among them are the striking steel and glass Bank of China skyscraper in Hong Kong and the Fragrant Hill Hotel near Beijing.

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

Felicity Huffman expected to plead guilty in college admissions scam
Felicity Huffman expected to plead guilty in college admissions scam

If Huffman pleads guilty, prosecutors have promised to recommend a sentence at the low end of that range, but the judge could also choose not to send her to prison

Massachusetts teen mauled to death by dogs he was caring for: 'Things like that should never happen to anybody'
Massachusetts teen mauled to death by dogs he was caring for: 'Things like that should never happen to anybody'

Ryan Hazel was a student at Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School in Taunton, and had been caring for the dogs on the property for a year now.

Boston Red Sox divided along racial lines over Trump's invitation to the White House
Boston Red Sox divided along racial lines over Trump's invitation to the White House

Multiple title-winning players and teams have given the traditional White House visit a miss ever since Trump took over. They have often cited the president's controversial politics, particularly when it comes to race, as reasons for their protest

College admission scam: Family of Chinese student admitted to Stanford paid $6.5 million to Rick Singer, report says
College admission scam: Family of Chinese student admitted to Stanford paid $6.5 million to Rick Singer, report says

It is yet to be determined whether the payment by the family was made to secure admission for their daughter in the prestigious university.

MIT students' Avengers prank turns campus dome into Captain America's shield, gets Chris Evans' approval
MIT students' Avengers prank turns campus dome into Captain America's shield, gets Chris Evans' approval

The pranksters who refer to themselves as "hackers" had been planning the stunt for around a year when news of the new Marvel movie broke.

Teen who beheaded fellow classmate and chopped off his hands for talking to his girlfriend goes on trial
Teen who beheaded fellow classmate and chopped off his hands for talking to his girlfriend goes on trial

The girlfriend, 18-year-old Leilany Dejesus, testified on April 29 that Mathew Borges had been filled with rage and jealousy when he saw her talking to Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino

Boston Celtics legend John 'Hondo' Havlicek dies at age 79: "He was a champion in every sense"
Boston Celtics legend John 'Hondo' Havlicek dies at age 79: "He was a champion in every sense"

Havlicek died on Thursday in Jupiter, Florida, and his death was mourned by the Boston Celtics and the entire basketball world.

James 'Whitey' Bulger was bludgeoned to death by inmates during a prison attack last year, death certificate reveals
James 'Whitey' Bulger was bludgeoned to death by inmates during a prison attack last year, death certificate reveals

Bulger, the Irish-American organized crime boss and FBI informant who once led the Winter Hill Gang, was assaulted within hours of his arrival at a prison in Hazelton, West Virginia

How Chuck Cooper became the first African-American player to break the color bar in the NBA
How Chuck Cooper became the first African-American player to break the color bar in the NBA

On April 25, 1950, Celtics owner Walter Brown selected Cooper for his team, famously saying he didn’t care if Cooper was 'striped, plaid or polka dot,' and that he was the most talented player in the draft.

Massachusetts judge who helped man evade ICE by letting him out the courthouse back door indicted for obstruction of justice
Massachusetts judge who helped man evade ICE by letting him out the courthouse back door indicted for obstruction of justice

District Court judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph came under federal investigation last year after authorities said she and a court officer schemed to let the man escape from the Newton courthouse

A cop killer and a triple murderer: The two men who were executed in Texas this year before white supremacist John William King
A cop killer and a triple murderer: The two men who were executed in Texas this year before white supremacist John William King

Robert Mitchell Jennings and Billie Wayne Coble were the first two men executed in the lone star state in 2019.

Man behind 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr. to be executed via lethal injection this week
Man behind 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr. to be executed via lethal injection this week

44-year-old John William King will be put to death in the Huntsville Unit in Texas for the 1998 murder of James Byrd Jr.

Teen sues tech giant Apple for $1billion after facial recognition software leads to false arrest
Teen sues tech giant Apple for $1billion after facial recognition software leads to false arrest

The young man had been falsely connected to a series of thefts in Apple Stores located in Boston, New Jersey, Delaware, and Manhattan.

Lori Loughlin and husband Giannulli plead not guilty in college bribery scam
Lori Loughlin and husband Giannulli plead not guilty in college bribery scam

Loughlin and Giannulli said in court documents filed Monday they are waiving their right to appear in court for an arraignment and plead not guilty

Boston hospital sues Saudi Arabian prince over $3.5 million in unpaid bills for child with rare disease he agreed to sponsor
Boston hospital sues Saudi Arabian prince over $3.5 million in unpaid bills for child with rare disease he agreed to sponsor

The Boston Children's Hospital has sued Prince Abdelilah bin Abdelaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Faisal Al Saud of Saudi Arabia and his personal physcian for millions in unpaid bills

Pamela Smart asks for life sentence to be commuted, nearly 30 years after killing her husband with her lover
Pamela Smart asks for life sentence to be commuted, nearly 30 years after killing her husband with her lover

Pamela says years of 'time working on her self' has made her wonder how things would have been different if she didn't have an affair with the 15-year old William Flynn who killed her husband Greggory Smart

Meet Dr. Katie Bouman, the brain behind the algorithm that uncovered the first image of a black hole
Meet Dr. Katie Bouman, the brain behind the algorithm that uncovered the first image of a black hole

Dr. Katie Bouman had already started working on the code to retrieve black holes from scattered telescopic data three years ago, when she was in grad school at MIT

Lori Loughlin, husband and 14 parents now face money laundering charge in college bribery scam
Lori Loughlin, husband and 14 parents now face money laundering charge in college bribery scam

The move comes a day after fellow actress Felicity Huffman, 12 other parents and a coach agreed to plead guilty — signaling an escalation in the case against the parents who are continuing to fight the allegations against them.

Felicity Huffman and 12 other parents to plead guilty in college bribery scandal
Felicity Huffman and 12 other parents to plead guilty in college bribery scandal

Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin appeared in a federal court on Wednesday and Felicity Huffman has agreed to plead guilty

Should the SAT be optional? College admissions bribery scandal renews the debate
Should the SAT be optional? College admissions bribery scandal renews the debate

Hundreds of colleges in recent years have made it optional for applicants to submit test scores in an effort to promote equity

Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman due in court in college admissions scam
Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman due in court in college admissions scam

The actresses along with Loughlin's fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli and dozens of others were charged last month

US college admissions scam: Parents could now also face tax charges, big fines, as well as prison
US college admissions scam: Parents could now also face tax charges, big fines, as well as prison

Now some parents who are already facing possible prison time could be hit with additional criminal charges and stiff financial penalties, experts say.

The true story behind Clint Eastwood's 'The Mule': How a 90-year-old trafficked 1,400 pounds of drugs for El Chapo
The true story behind Clint Eastwood's 'The Mule': How a 90-year-old trafficked 1,400 pounds of drugs for El Chapo

World-renowned horticulturist turned drug trafficker Leo Sharp was the inspiration behind Clint Eastwood's latest project, 'The Mule.'

Mother-of-five who struggled with fertility issues for years donates uterus to help a stranger conceive
Mother-of-five who struggled with fertility issues for years donates uterus to help a stranger conceive

Aprill Lane, 39, says that infertility is a physically and emotionally draining disease that's often misunderstood and hopes that one day she can get to know the recipient better

Francesco Cali killing: Suspect Anthony Comello could face lethal Mafia justice for murder of Gambino boss
Francesco Cali killing: Suspect Anthony Comello could face lethal Mafia justice for murder of Gambino boss

Comello, 24, has been behind bars in New Jersey since his arrest there last week on charges he gunned down Cali outside the mobster's Staten Island home.

Ocasio-Cortez gets so many death threats that knocking on her office door makes staffers 'stiffen'
Ocasio-Cortez gets so many death threats that knocking on her office door makes staffers 'stiffen'

The 29-year-old, who has become 'the second-most-talked-about politician in the country right now' after Trump, said that she misses not being in a political bubble

Couple allegedly paid UCLA in Facebook stock to have daughter 'who had never played competitive soccer' placed on elite team
Couple allegedly paid UCLA in Facebook stock to have daughter 'who had never played competitive soccer' placed on elite team

It was revealed last week that wealthy families in the country had made a widespread effort to get their children admitted to top colleges using fraudulent means

Michelle Obama praises daughters Malia and Sasha for their grace and resilience: 'I am in awe of my children'
Michelle Obama praises daughters Malia and Sasha for their grace and resilience: 'I am in awe of my children'

The former first lady said that it hasn't been easy for them to grow up in the public eye because of the constant scrutiny they were under

Outraged mother sues Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and others for $500 billion in college cheating scandal
Outraged mother sues Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and others for $500 billion in college cheating scandal

The actresses are among the defendants being sued by a California mother who claims the alleged college cheating scam cost her son an Ivy League scholarship.

Lori Loughlin's YouTube star daughter admits her parents forced her to go to college, says her dad 'faked' his way through his college
Lori Loughlin's YouTube star daughter admits her parents forced her to go to college, says her dad 'faked' his way through his college

Olivia Jade Giannulli has been slammed ever since her parents were charged for paying $500,000 to send her and sister Isabella to the University of Southern California

Massachusetts high court reinstates late Aaron Hernandez's Odin Lloyd murder conviction
Massachusetts high court reinstates late Aaron Hernandez's Odin Lloyd murder conviction

Under the new rule laid out by the court, the conviction will stand but the court record will note the conviction was neither affirmed nor reversed because the defendant died while the appeal was pending.

Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin charged in massive college bribery scheme along with 48 others
Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin charged in massive college bribery scheme along with 48 others

According to court records, the charges include conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she's just 'living in the world' after she was accused of spending over 3 times more on car services than subway
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she's just 'living in the world' after she was accused of spending over 3 times more on car services than subway

The youngest Congresswoman in the US history hit back at the New York Post for releasing the figures, and said that she is just 'living in the world'

Gambino mob heir warns that Michael Cohen will have a hard time in prison because 'inmates love Trump, hate rats'
Gambino mob heir warns that Michael Cohen will have a hard time in prison because 'inmates love Trump, hate rats'

Cohen, who has been sentenced to serve three years in prison,  is set to report to federal prison in May. Cohen was sentenced after he pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations, bank fraud, tax fraud, and lying to Congress.

Obese woman fat-shamed all her life now gets paid to eat junk food while in her underwear by admirers
Obese woman fat-shamed all her life now gets paid to eat junk food while in her underwear by admirers

Kenna Blake, a 22-year-old Massachusetts local, is being paid by admirers on a Tumblr feederism site where they get to watch her eat junk food while she's in her underwear or naked

Survivors of 9/11 left shocked by decision to slash victim compensation fund by up to 70 per cent
Survivors of 9/11 left shocked by decision to slash victim compensation fund by up to 70 per cent

The decision comes at a time when the Victim Compensation Fund, which was set up in 2015, is running low on funds.

Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills containing fentanyl take toll on US Southwest
Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills containing fentanyl take toll on US Southwest

With plenty of pills and powder sold locally out of the arriving fentanyl shipments that are also distributed around the U.S., the drug that has surpassed heroin for overdose deaths

El Chapo: King of jailbreaks could be spending the rest of his life in the 'Alcatraz of the Rockies'
El Chapo: King of jailbreaks could be spending the rest of his life in the 'Alcatraz of the Rockies'

El Chapo will likely spend the rest of his life at ADX Florence after being found guilty of masterminding an international drug smuggling cartel on Tuesday

Donald Trump suggests Virginia leadership crisis will help Republicans win state back in 2020
Donald Trump suggests Virginia leadership crisis will help Republicans win state back in 2020

The Virginia Democratic party is facing a crisis after three top leaders in the state found themselves being involved in serious controversies

Massachusetts teen who pushed boyfriend to commit suicide via texts sentenced to 15 months in prison
Massachusetts teen who pushed boyfriend to commit suicide via texts sentenced to 15 months in prison

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upheld a previous ruling which found Michelle Carter guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide death of boyfriend Conrad Roy II

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be allowed to run for president as she is a natural leader, says Michael Moore
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be allowed to run for president as she is a natural leader, says Michael Moore

Moore said that he wished constitutional age restriction for those who had the potential to run for the White House could be rescinded

CNN analyst accuses radio host David Webb of 'white privilege' only to find out that he's black
CNN analyst accuses radio host David Webb of 'white privilege' only to find out that he's black

CNN legal analyst Areva Martin, who describes herself as an 'advocate, commentator, author, TV host and producer' was speaking to David Webb on his Sirius XM radio program

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez college dancing video is a big hit, as trolls fail to bring down the Congresswoman
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez college dancing video is a big hit, as trolls fail to bring down the Congresswoman

An anonymous account tweeted a 30-second clip on Thursday, which showed a smiling Alexandria dancing on the roof of a building when she was a college student at Boston University

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Sen. Claire McCaskill for calling her a ‘shiny object’
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Sen. Claire McCaskill for calling her a ‘shiny object’

Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter on Saturday and wrote: "Not sure why fmr Sen. McCaskill keeps going on TV to call me a ‘thing’ and ‘shiny object,’ but it’s pretty disappointing."

YouTube bodybuilder, who violently stabbed his Tinder date, dies suddenly when responding cops tase him repeatedly
YouTube bodybuilder, who violently stabbed his Tinder date, dies suddenly when responding cops tase him repeatedly

Erich Stelzer repeatedly stabbed his 24-year-old Tinder date Maegan Tapley before responding officers tased him repeatedly leading to his death

'You want me back': Kevin Spacey posts bizarre video after being charged with criminal offence of sexually assaulting a minor
'You want me back': Kevin Spacey posts bizarre video after being charged with criminal offence of sexually assaulting a minor

The actor, who had taken a social media sabbatical after he was accused of sexual assault for the first time in October 2017, posted a video on Twitter as his famous 'House of Cards' character Frank Underwood.

Chris Watts bombarded with bikini photos and love letters from fans despite him murdering his wife and daughters
Chris Watts bombarded with bikini photos and love letters from fans despite him murdering his wife and daughters

Watts is currently serving five consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole for the murders of his pregnant wife and two children

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