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

Houston mayoral candidate slammed for telling teenagers they 'should keep their legs closed'
Houston mayoral candidate slammed for telling teenagers they 'should keep their legs closed'

The candidate, Dwight Boykins, said his comments at a Youth Advocacy Summit were meant to be a part of an inspirational speech

Kansas man found living in storage unit with dismembered wife, two malnourished children gets 9 years in prison
Kansas man found living in storage unit with dismembered wife, two malnourished children gets 9 years in prison

Justin Rey, 36, was found guilty on charges unrelated to the dismembering of his wife and will spend close to a decade behind bars

Operation Broken Heart: 51 arrested in Texas after child sex crime ring and 'plot to make babies' is exposed
Operation Broken Heart: 51 arrested in Texas after child sex crime ring and 'plot to make babies' is exposed

The ICAC Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force posed as underage children online in the operation called Operation Broken Heart. The sting operation covered Harris, Fort Bend, and Montgomery counties of the Houston area. Among those arrested many were public employees.

Morbidly obese woman bedridden for 3 years loses 596 lbs, becomes 'My 600-lb Life's' most successful patient
Morbidly obese woman bedridden for 3 years loses 596 lbs, becomes 'My 600-lb Life's' most successful patient

The woman, who originally weighed 751lbs (53.6 stone), was completely immobile, largely because of a 43lb lymphedema on her leg, which was a painful swelling that left her in acute pain when she attempted to stand

Two-year-old girl struck by foul ball at Astros game suffered skull fracture, brain contusion, bleeding and seizure, attorney says
Two-year-old girl struck by foul ball at Astros game suffered skull fracture, brain contusion, bleeding and seizure, attorney says

In the first update on her condition since the unfortunate incident on May 29, the family's lawyer revealed the extent of her injuries.

Megan Rapinoe says she won't go to 'the f*****g White House', Trump hits back saying she should 'win before she talks'
Megan Rapinoe says she won't go to 'the f*****g White House', Trump hits back saying she should 'win before she talks'

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe's comments came just a day after the US leader said it was inappropriate for her to refuse to sing the national anthem or cross her heart while it was being played

Baton Rouge teenager shoots 'extremely violent' father dead 11 years after being forcibly taken away from family
Baton Rouge teenager shoots 'extremely violent' father dead 11 years after being forcibly taken away from family

17-year-old Anthony Templet was arrested by deputies earlier this month at a home on Gray Moss Avenue in Baton Rouge after he called 911 and admitted to shooting his father Burt Templet

Texas mom who fatally ran over 3-year-old son with her SUV twice during game of chicken charged
Texas mom who fatally ran over 3-year-old son with her SUV twice during game of chicken charged

Lexi Stagg is being charged with criminally negligent homicide after her 3-year-old child Lord Renfro was hit and run over by her Lincoln Navigator SUV while she was behind the wheel

Maleah Davis laid to rest in custom-designed 'My Little Pony' casket in private funeral service
Maleah Davis laid to rest in custom-designed 'My Little Pony' casket in private funeral service

The four-year-old's body was finally found on May 30, a month after she was last seen, dumped in a garbage bag near a freeway outside of Hope, Arkansas

Maleah Davis' casket has rainbows, her favorite cartoon; father shares heartbreaking photos ahead of funeral
Maleah Davis' casket has rainbows, her favorite cartoon; father shares heartbreaking photos ahead of funeral

Maleah Davis' father shared two images of his late daughter's coffin which was custom designed with images from her favorite cartoon 'My Little Pony'

'Why don't you die?': Woman tried killing 4-month-old daughter by covering her in blanket and sitting on her
'Why don't you die?': Woman tried killing 4-month-old daughter by covering her in blanket and sitting on her

20-year-old Meredith Nicole Deen has been charged with felony attempted capital murder for trying to kill her infant daughter numerous times.

41-year-old woman arrested for 'jabbing' and 'stomping' on sea turtle nest in Miami with her feet
41-year-old woman arrested for 'jabbing' and 'stomping' on sea turtle nest in Miami with her feet

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, sea turtles are federally protected under the U.S Endangered Species Act of 1973 and the law makes it illegal to harm or harass sea turtles, their nests or hatchlings in Florida. 

Former Texas pastor who supported bill to criminalize abortion charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child
Former Texas pastor who supported bill to criminalize abortion charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child

Stephen Bratton was charged on Friday after being accused of inappropriate touching that would go on to become 'sexual intercourse multiple times a day or several times a week'.

Hundreds of cops are active members of racist, misogynist, and transphobic online groups, reveals investigation
Hundreds of cops are active members of racist, misogynist, and transphobic online groups, reveals investigation

Even though 50 police departments said they'd launch investigations into the officers, only one has been fired so far

Living With Freedom | Kristie Mayhugh, one of the San Antonio Four, is going back to vet school to pursue her dreams of helping animals
Living With Freedom | Kristie Mayhugh, one of the San Antonio Four, is going back to vet school to pursue her dreams of helping animals

Kristie Mayhugh was one of the four women accused of molesting two children in San Antonio back in 1994. The group went on to be famously known as the San Antonio Four

Arming teachers to protect students is 'risky' and 'misguided', warn experts after Texas governor signs school safety bill into law
Arming teachers to protect students is 'risky' and 'misguided', warn experts after Texas governor signs school safety bill into law

The school safety bill was a response to the tragic Santa Fe High School shooting that happened in 2018 near Houston where a student shot and killed eight students, two substitute teachers and ended up injuring 13 others.  

Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study
Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study

Climate change is projected to increase heat-related mortality in the US, Europe, the Americas, East, and Southeast Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and North Africa

Living With Freedom | Anna Vasquez, part of the 'San Antonio Four', spent 13 years in prison for a crime she did not commit, her story is her legacy
Living With Freedom | Anna Vasquez, part of the 'San Antonio Four', spent 13 years in prison for a crime she did not commit, her story is her legacy

Anna Vasquez was one of the four women accused of molesting two children in San Antonio back in 1994. The group went on to be famously known as the San Antonio Four.

Maleah Davis' remains found in garbage bag after body is identified as missing 4-year-old Texas girl
Maleah Davis' remains found in garbage bag after body is identified as missing 4-year-old Texas girl

The remains of the child were found just hours after her mother's ex-fiance Derion Vence confessed that the little girl was dead

School bus driver charged with DWI says bad doughnut was to blame for her erratic driving
School bus driver charged with DWI says bad doughnut was to blame for her erratic driving

55-year-old Linda Sue Godejohn was charged with driving while intoxicated after the authorities said she failed a field sobriety test 'miserably'

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