Catholic leaders speak out against reinstatement of federal executions, call for protection of 'dignity of human life'
Catholic leaders speak out against reinstatement of federal executions, call for protection of 'dignity of human life'

A recent Gallup poll shows that a higher percentage of Americans now say they oppose capital punishment than at any other time in the modern history of the US death penalty

Four generations of Idaho business family die in South Dakota plane crash while returning from hunting trip
Four generations of Idaho business family die in South Dakota plane crash while returning from hunting trip

The Hansen family representative Jeff Walbom called the crash which killed 9 members a “total tragedy” and described how their loss rippled through their Idaho community, from church to their businesses.

Gun sales may go up this Black Friday as fear of firearm regulations makes Americans buy more weapons
Gun sales may go up this Black Friday as fear of firearm regulations makes Americans buy more weapons

Last month, nearly 1.2 million firearms were sold in the US, marking a 10.8 percent rise from October last year, as per the data from Small Arms Analytics.

Donald Trump wants to be president for another 6 years, but according to Joe Biden he's already been in office for 8!
Donald Trump wants to be president for another 6 years, but according to Joe Biden he's already been in office for 8!

Biden continues to be mocked by his critics for his repeated mix-ups as he fuels concerns about his age. In April 2019, his aides were forced to defend him from reporters after he reportedly slurred his words during his campaign announcement speech

Dallas Cowboys fans threaten boycott if NFL team signs Colin Kaepernick: 'I'll be a Texans fan'
Dallas Cowboys fans threaten boycott if NFL team signs Colin Kaepernick: 'I'll be a Texans fan'

The NFL has invited all 32 teams to attend Kaepernick's workout, in a bid to offer him a chance to return to the professional field.

Houston Astros accused of cheating, stealing signs using electronic devices during 2017 season, MLB launches probe
Houston Astros accused of cheating, stealing signs using electronic devices during 2017 season, MLB launches probe

Pitcher Mike Fiers, who played for the Astros that season, along with three other unidentified people associated with the club, claimed the team used the system into the playoffs in a report published on Tuesday

New York Jets legend Mark Gastineau was raped multiple times as a teenager: 'People will be shocked'
New York Jets legend Mark Gastineau was raped multiple times as a teenager: 'People will be shocked'

The 62-year-old said he was sexually assaulted when he was between the ages of 11 and 14 years by a Mexican man who worked on the family’s 80-acre ranch in Arizona

Cat put in 'solitary confinement' as punishment for repeatedly letting other felines out of enclosures
Cat put in 'solitary confinement' as punishment for repeatedly letting other felines out of enclosures

Quilty the cat, 6, has his very own Instagram page where his naughty and playful behavior has been documented in great detail.

Trump hugs Washington Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki from behind after he wears red MAGA cap to White House celebration
Trump hugs Washington Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki from behind after he wears red MAGA cap to White House celebration

The Nationals players visited the White House following their World Series victory over the Astros and the president couldn't control his excitement seeing the MAGA cap on display.

Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle rejects White House invitation citing Trump's 'divisive' behavior
Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle rejects White House invitation citing Trump's 'divisive' behavior

The Nationals were invited to visit the White House on Monday for a ceremony honoring their historic World Series win

Instagram models banned from MLB for life after flashing World Series pitcher their breasts paid $80K for tickets
Instagram models banned from MLB for life after flashing World Series pitcher their breasts paid $80K for tickets

Julia Rose was accompanied by Lauren Summer and Kayla Lauren in their risque flashing stunt which grabbed international headlines and drew sizeable traffic to their sexually charged digital magazine Shagmag. According to Rose, it was not just a spur-of-the-moment decision and was worth every penny

Trump booed again at MLB World Series finale by Washington Nationals fans as re-election ad appears on jumbotron
Trump booed again at MLB World Series finale by Washington Nationals fans as re-election ad appears on jumbotron

The 30-second advert appeared at the moment the D.C. team was losing in the fifth inning as the clip proclaimed the president is "no 'Mr. Nice Guy,' but sometimes it takes a Donald Trump to change Washington." The ad focused on job creation statistics and a dip in illegal immigration

Instagram models who flashed on live TV claim they wanted to spread breast cancer awareness, vow to return with more nude pics
Instagram models who flashed on live TV claim they wanted to spread breast cancer awareness, vow to return with more nude pics

Julia Rose revealed in an Instagram video they were going back to Nationals Park as they had 'forgotten their shirts' at the stadium.

Trump Jr. defends dad, says doing right 'pisses them' after prez booed at World Series game
Trump Jr. defends dad, says doing right 'pisses them' after prez booed at World Series game

The president has been quiet after he and First Lady Melania Trump became the subject of boos and jeers during game 5 of the World Series between Washington Nationals and Houston Astros.

Three Instagram models flash at pitcher Gerrit Cole mid-game live on TV, get banned from MLB games
Three Instagram models flash at pitcher Gerrit Cole mid-game live on TV, get banned from MLB games

Following the incident, Julia Rose, Lauren Summer and Kayla Lauren has managed to garner a huge following on social media

LeBron James slammed for walking off court during national anthem after screaming 'let's go' at NBA season-opener
LeBron James slammed for walking off court during national anthem after screaming 'let's go' at NBA season-opener

James was seen leaving the court as the anthem played ahead of the Lakers' opener against the Clippers

'Daryl Morey was right': Shaquille O'Neal backs Rockets manager's support for Hong Kong protesters amid NBA-China row
'Daryl Morey was right': Shaquille O'Neal backs Rockets manager's support for Hong Kong protesters amid NBA-China row

The four-time NBA champion made the comments during TNT's pre-game show on opening night of the season.

Young soldier amputates leg to save crewmates during tank accident, hailed as hero: 'Either I step up or we all die'
Young soldier amputates leg to save crewmates during tank accident, hailed as hero: 'Either I step up or we all die'

Despite the loss of a leg, Army Spc. Ezra Maes, 21, managed to help his fellow soldiers summon assistance after the crash which took place in Poland

Presidential election 2020: Only 7% in Iowa feel impeachment is a big issue; Donald Trump leads Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren
Presidential election 2020: Only 7% in Iowa feel impeachment is a big issue; Donald Trump leads Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren

While impeachment as an issue is not making much of a mark, another survey finds that more Americans approve of House's decision to launch impeachment inquiry against the president.

Lakers fan raises whopping $43k for printing 'Stand with Hong Kong' t-shirts to be distributed free at season opener
Lakers fan raises whopping $43k for printing 'Stand with Hong Kong' t-shirts to be distributed free at season opener

Disappointed with the league's response to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters, Lakers fan Sun Lared has come up with his own unique way to protest at the first game of the season

Presidential debate: 70s club members Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren fend off questions about their age
Presidential debate: 70s club members Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren fend off questions about their age

While Sanders said he would run vigorous campaigns, Biden said his experience and wisdom is unmatched. Warren said she would outlast whichever Republican candidate she faces in 2020 elections. Age has become a key point to debate ever since Sanders suffered a heart attack.

LeBron James says Daryl Morey wasn't 'educated on the situation' over Hong Kong tweet, slammed by fans and activists
LeBron James says Daryl Morey wasn't 'educated on the situation' over Hong Kong tweet, slammed by fans and activists

The basketball star's criticism of Houston Rocket's manager didn't go down well will Hong Kong protesters and human rights activists

Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list
Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list

While South Burlington in Vermont with population less than 20,000 was found to be the best city for disabled persons, Providence in Rhode Island was ranked the last among 182 cities that were covered by the survey. None of the 10 most populous cities got a place in the top 10.

Lara Trump welcomes a possible Hillary Clinton presidential run in 2020: 'It would be so easy for Trump to win round 2'
Lara Trump welcomes a possible Hillary Clinton presidential run in 2020: 'It would be so easy for Trump to win round 2'

Trump tweeted that Clinton should try to "steal" the nomination from one of the Democratic 2020 frontrunners, Elizabeth Warren.

The Decline and Fall of Ed Buck: A sordid tale of sex, drugs and politics
The Decline and Fall of Ed Buck: A sordid tale of sex, drugs and politics

Buck has political links with political heavyweights like former president Barack Obama and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

California is the most diverse state in the US, West Virginia comes in last, and Houston tops the list among cities, finds study
California is the most diverse state in the US, West Virginia comes in last, and Houston tops the list among cities, finds study

A survey that came out during the Hispanic Heritage Month compares states and cities on grounds of diversity — socio-economic, cultural, economic, religious and others. And some findings are quite interesting.

Joe Biden said he wouldn't jail non-violent criminals and ridicule followed, but the former VP has a point
Joe Biden said he wouldn't jail non-violent criminals and ridicule followed, but the former VP has a point

The Democratic presidential aspirant has been ridiculed and also seen with suspicion over his take to reduce the menace of high incarceration rate in the US but his message has a substance.

Joe Biden accidentally calls Bernie Sanders 'president' during Democratic debate, corrects it as 'my friend'
Joe Biden accidentally calls Bernie Sanders 'president' during Democratic debate, corrects it as 'my friend'

During the third primary debate on September 12, ten qualifying Democratic candidates came together to present and defend their policies.

Prez contender Joe Biden's teeth appear to fall out during fiery Democratic debate
Prez contender Joe Biden's teeth appear to fall out during fiery Democratic debate

The former vice president was responding to a question by ABC host David Muir about standing up to the NRA when it happened. 

Beto O'Rourke says 'we will take your AR-15s and AK-47s' in tough stand against semi-automatic guns
Beto O'Rourke says 'we will take your AR-15s and AK-47s' in tough stand against semi-automatic guns

The Democrat said President Trump's rhetoric also influenced the recent mass shootings in the country.

Elizabeth Warren's ancestor was a soldier who reportedly fought against the Seminole tribe twice in the past
Elizabeth Warren's ancestor was a soldier who reportedly fought against the Seminole tribe twice in the past

Warren's great-great-great-grandfather was Jonathan Crawford, a man who served in Major William Lauderdale's Battalion of Tennessee Volunteer Militia from November 1837 to May 1838 — the same battalion which fought two wars against the Seminole tribe in Florida

How Air Force One faced uncertainty at 45,000 feet on 9/11: 'No one knew what was going on'
How Air Force One faced uncertainty at 45,000 feet on 9/11: 'No one knew what was going on'

When news of the deadly attacks broke, the 43rd POTUS George W. Bush was visiting a school in Sarasota, Florida

Overweight woman denied service at Texas nail salon as staff was afraid she would break spa chair
Overweight woman denied service at Texas nail salon as staff was afraid she would break spa chair

Tina Lewis had gone to Rose's Nails in Houston for a pedicure with her mother when she went through the less-than-pleasant experience.

Ocasio-Cortez slams Dan Crenshaw for resisting background checks for gun control: 'Try to keep up'
Ocasio-Cortez slams Dan Crenshaw for resisting background checks for gun control: 'Try to keep up'

The argument between the two ensued in the wake of the recent Texas mass shooting that left seven dead, and 25 others injured. 

High school students, marine biologist among 34 presumed dead in fiery sinking of scuba boat off California coast
High school students, marine biologist among 34 presumed dead in fiery sinking of scuba boat off California coast

The only survivors were believed to be the captain and four crew members who were awake on the upper decks

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of Democratic presidential bid: 'It's important to know when it's not your time'
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of Democratic presidential bid: 'It's important to know when it's not your time'

The decision came after Gillibrand failed to qualify for a Democratic debate next month in Houston amid surprisingly low polling and major fundraising struggles

TV anchor apologizes after comparing black co-anchor to a gorilla during segment on Oklahoma zoo: 'It looks like you'
TV anchor apologizes after comparing black co-anchor to a gorilla during segment on Oklahoma zoo: 'It looks like you'

Following backlash over her initial comments, Alex Housden apologized to her co-anchor Jason Hackett, as well as the rest of the community for her 'inconsiderate' and 'inappropriate' remarks

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

Colin Kaepernick shares emotional video marking 3rd anniversary of his #TakeAKnee protest
Colin Kaepernick shares emotional video marking 3rd anniversary of his #TakeAKnee protest

Colin Kaepernick spurred a nationwide controversy by taking a knee during the national anthem in order to protest inequality and racist police brutality

Deadly fungal infection may have emerged due to global warming, cases reported from over 30 countries
Deadly fungal infection may have emerged due to global warming, cases reported from over 30 countries

The researchers suggest this is the beginning of fungi adapting to higher temperatures, and call for better surveillance systems

Three-year-old boy dies after being left inside 117-degree bus, daycare driver gets charged
Three-year-old boy dies after being left inside 117-degree bus, daycare driver gets charged

62-year-old Maurice Mitchell was arrested on Tuesday, 23 July after being indicted by a grand jury on a charge of injury to a child by recklessly causing serious bodily injury or death

Nike manager who accused black family of stealing $12 basketball that they had purchased gets fired
Nike manager who accused black family of stealing $12 basketball that they had purchased gets fired

Nike released an apology on Friday (19 July) and said that they had reached out to the family and expressed their 'deepest apologies'

Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility
Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility

The 'Blue Lives Matter' flag honoring the law enforcement outside the Colorado detention center was spray-painted with the words 'Abolish ICE'

84-year-old Texas woman charged in 1984 murder of husband who was shot five times in the chest: 'Pure evil in disguise'
84-year-old Texas woman charged in 1984 murder of husband who was shot five times in the chest: 'Pure evil in disguise'

Norma Allbritton, 84, was arrested earlier this month for the unsolved 1984 homicide of her husband, Johnnie Allbritton

Alabama man sentenced to 615 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual abuse of children over many years
Alabama man sentenced to 615 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual abuse of children over many years

Raven Nathaniel Smith, 35, of Cottonwood, will die in prison as there is no chance of parole because of the way his sentence has been structured.

Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher and author of controversial 'Ball Four' book, dies at 80
Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher and author of controversial 'Ball Four' book, dies at 80

Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book 'Ball Four' has died at 80 after a long battle with brain disease

Texas woman accuses American Airlines of racism after they asked her to 'cover up' as her romper was 'too distracting'
Texas woman accuses American Airlines of racism after they asked her to 'cover up' as her romper was 'too distracting'

Rowe said that she was asked to deboard and told that she would only be allowed to re-board when she had covered up her "assets". Rowe took to Twitter to talk about her experience and shared photos of her allegedly inappropriate outfit. 

Texas man charged with capital murder in shooting death of 7-year-old girl released on bond
Texas man charged with capital murder in shooting death of 7-year-old girl released on bond

Eric Black Jr., who was the getaway driver in a shooting that killed Jazmine Barnes in December 2018, has posted bail and has been released.

Texas family including two toddlers severely burned after man fires gun into their car triggering fireworks they were carrying
Texas family including two toddlers severely burned after man fires gun into their car triggering fireworks they were carrying

While the two children, aged one and two, were airlifted to a hospital in Galveston, the condition of the two parents is still not known

2-year-old Texas boy shot to death by 2 gunmen during alleged home invasion robbery gone awry
2-year-old Texas boy shot to death by 2 gunmen during alleged home invasion robbery gone awry

Ivory West Jr., also known as TJ, his father, and a friend were sitting in the garage of their townhouse near Houston when they were ambushed by two men, who approached them and opened fire

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