8-year-old girl scales replica of Trump's 'virtually impenetrable' 18-foot tall border wall in 1 minute
8-year-old girl scales replica of Trump's 'virtually impenetrable' 18-foot tall border wall in 1 minute

The president had announced earlier that his plan for his signature border wall could result in a barrier spanning 400 miles and reaching up to 18 to 30 feet high in different areas and the barriers would be impossible to penetrate

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.

San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix breaks into Arizona home through doggie door, gets tased by owner
San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix breaks into Arizona home through doggie door, gets tased by owner

San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix broke into an Arizona home via the doggie door only to be kicked in the face and tased by the owner.

Google Maps captures naked couple getting it on atop a mountain, triggering memes and a rush for the spot
Google Maps captures naked couple getting it on atop a mountain, triggering memes and a rush for the spot

The duo, completely in the nude, appeared to be engaging in sexual intercourse against a parked vehicle at the side of a mountain road in Taiwan.

Trump says he likes to 'leave a tip' at hotels after photos emerge of $20 bills coming out of his back pocket
Trump says he likes to 'leave a tip' at hotels after photos emerge of $20 bills coming out of his back pocket

The notes were visible in the president's backpocket when he boarded Air Force One on Tuesday, in Mountain View, California.

UFO videos are REAL! US Navy finally confirms footage of UFOs taken by pilots after years of public speculation
UFO videos are REAL! US Navy finally confirms footage of UFOs taken by pilots after years of public speculation

The Navy also said that the videos of the mysterious aerial phenomena were not to be released to the public.

Trump's $15m fundraising blitz in California sees hundreds take part in demonstrations against his 'toxic message'
Trump's $15m fundraising blitz in California sees hundreds take part in demonstrations against his 'toxic message'

Trump, on Tuesday, executed a lunch-dinner-breakfast-lunch fundraising blitz expected to garner $15 million.

California woman who dreamt she was being robbed swallows diamond ring in her sleep to protect it from 'bad guys'
California woman who dreamt she was being robbed swallows diamond ring in her sleep to protect it from 'bad guys'

Jenna Evans, 29, knew she had to protect her 2.4-carat diamond engagement ring when the 'bad guys' entered the train

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

Sirhan Sirhan, the man who shot Robert F Kennedy in 1968, stabbed in California prison
Sirhan Sirhan, the man who shot Robert F Kennedy in 1968, stabbed in California prison

Corrections officials reported that the alleged attacker has been identified and has been segregated from the rest of the prison population pending an investigation.

Young man comforts 96-year-old on her first flight in 15 years, seen hugging her during turbulence
Young man comforts 96-year-old on her first flight in 15 years, seen hugging her during turbulence

Ben's act of kindness caught the attention of others as he helped 96-year-old Virginia who was taking a flight after 15 years to meet her family

16 US Marines arrested for alleged involvement in migrant smuggling and drug-related offenses
16 US Marines arrested for alleged involvement in migrant smuggling and drug-related offenses

None of the 16 Marines were involved in helping enforce border security, the Marine Corps said in a news release. Marines and other US troops were brought in last year to help reinforce the border by installing razor wire on top of existing barriers, among other things.

Trump expands fast-track deportation authority across US to remove illegal migrants without appearing before judges
Trump expands fast-track deportation authority across US to remove illegal migrants without appearing before judges

Starting Tuesday, July 23, fast-track deportations can apply to anyone in the country illegally for less than two years. Previously, those deportations were largely limited to people arrested almost immediately after crossing the Mexican border

Ted Cruz wants El Chapo's seized billions to be spent on Trump's border wall with Mexico
Ted Cruz wants El Chapo's seized billions to be spent on Trump's border wall with Mexico

Former drug lord El Chapo, whose real name is Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera, was ordered to fork over billions after he was sentenced to life in prison on July 17.

Another, stronger earthquake measuring 7.1 rattles Southern California, roads and buildings damaged
Another, stronger earthquake measuring 7.1 rattles Southern California, roads and buildings damaged

There is about a 1-in-10 chance that another 7.0 quake could hit within the next week, said Lucy Jones, a seismologist at the California Institute of Technology and a former science adviser at the U.S. Geological Survey.

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher found not guilty of murdering ISIS prisoner but convicted of posing with dead captive
Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher found not guilty of murdering ISIS prisoner but convicted of posing with dead captive

The verdict was met with an outpouring of emotion as the military jury also cleared Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher of attempted murder in the shootings of two civilians and all other charges except for posing for photos with the body of the dead captive.

Trial of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher exposes deep divides in America's normally secretive elite force
Trial of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher exposes deep divides in America's normally secretive elite force

A number of special forces members are on trial this year. A U.S. Navy SEAL last month pleaded guilty to hazing and assault charges for his role in the 2017 strangulation of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa.

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher accused of killing 12-year-old ISIS prisoner also 'shot at innocent elderly Iraqi civilians'
Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher accused of killing 12-year-old ISIS prisoner also 'shot at innocent elderly Iraqi civilians'

Sniper Dylan Dille at a San Diego court-martial said he believed Gallagher while on a tour of duty in Iraq in 2017 shot at an old man and fired at women walking along the Tigris river

High school valedictorian exposes 'drunk' teacher and 'unavailable' counselor in graduation speech
High school valedictorian exposes 'drunk' teacher and 'unavailable' counselor in graduation speech

The valedictorian ripped into her ineffective educators and directed some of the sharpest sarcastic comments to expose their ineptitude

Why do Americans die? Research finds media has little clue, largely reporting on subjects that don't affect citizens' mortality
Why do Americans die? Research finds media has little clue, largely reporting on subjects that don't affect citizens' mortality

The project by researchers at University of California San Diego analysed Google searches and the article databases of The New York Times and The Guardian

GUILTY: Charles Chase Merritt who bludgeoned business partner, his wife and two little boys to death with sledgehammer breaks down at verdict
GUILTY: Charles Chase Merritt who bludgeoned business partner, his wife and two little boys to death with sledgehammer breaks down at verdict

A jury convicted 62-year-old Charles Chase Merritt for the first-degree murders of business associate Joseph McStay, McStay's wife Summer, and the couple's three and four-year-old sons

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping 58-year-old homeless woman in San Diego last year
Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping 58-year-old homeless woman in San Diego last year

The jury also found the 35-year-old former tight end guilty of indecent exposure and lewd conduct involving two other women, but jurors found him not guilty of one count of a lewd act. Winslow faces up to life in prison if convicted of all counts.

PET plastic used extensively in consumer products has permeated the deep sea water column and entered the food chain
PET plastic used extensively in consumer products has permeated the deep sea water column and entered the food chain

A new study provides direct proof that a potentially large pool of marine microplastics may exist within the largest living space on Earth, the deep-sea water column

San Francisco to consider proposal to force mentally ill drug addicts into treatment
San Francisco to consider proposal to force mentally ill drug addicts into treatment

Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move — known as conservatorship — is necessary to help addicts who are often homeless and suffering from a mental illness, making them a danger to themselves.

Man mauled by veteran's emotional support dog on board a Delta flight files negligence suit against airline
Man mauled by veteran's emotional support dog on board a Delta flight files negligence suit against airline

Marlin Jackson had to get 28 stitches to his face and suffers from severe pain, scarring, and loss of sensation as a result of the attack.

Severely malnourished sea lion pup with diver's mask wrapped around its neck rescued
Severely malnourished sea lion pup with diver's mask wrapped around its neck rescued

The one-year-old male pup was found by experts from Sea World San Diego's rescue team, who believe he was either on the verge of starving to death or being strangled by the mask that was almost choking him

Girl believed to be the tiniest newborn and who weighed as much as an apple beat all odds to survive
Girl believed to be the tiniest newborn and who weighed as much as an apple beat all odds to survive

The girl was born 23 weeks and three days into her mother's 40-week pregnancy and weighed just 8.6 ounces (245 grams)

Woman who survived attack by 'America's deadliest serial killer' suffers from 'survivor's guilt' as she recounts her horrifying ordeal
Woman who survived attack by 'America's deadliest serial killer' suffers from 'survivor's guilt' as she recounts her horrifying ordeal

Laurie Barros shared that she constantly faces survivor's guilt and believes that she 'didn't deserve to live' when so many women had died at the hands of Samuel Little

Judge temporarily blocks Trump from using defense funds to build parts of his US-Mexico border wall
Judge temporarily blocks Trump from using defense funds to build parts of his US-Mexico border wall

A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency

Attacks on places of worship by 'homegrown, self-radicalized actors' will continue, says FBI assistant director
Attacks on places of worship by 'homegrown, self-radicalized actors' will continue, says FBI assistant director

Attacks on places of worship have gained international recognition as acts of terrorism following the NZ mosque shooting, the Sri Lanka Easter bombings, and the Cali synagogue shooting

Shocking footage shows San Diego cop fatally shooting chain-wielding man shouting 'Trump is the Devil'
Shocking footage shows San Diego cop fatally shooting chain-wielding man shouting 'Trump is the Devil'

The suspect, 48-year-old Vaughn Denham, had reportedly attacked another person using a machete while arguing over a dog chain, before the police officer arrived on the scene

Grand jury revises Poway synagogue shooting suspect's indictment, adds four counts of discharging a firearm
Grand jury revises Poway synagogue shooting suspect's indictment, adds four counts of discharging a firearm

He earlier pleaded not guilty to 109 federal charges, including committing a hate crime, and to state charges, including murder. A grand jury handed up a revised indictment against him that adds four counts of discharging a firearm during crimes of violence.

DEA takedown San Diego meth trafficking ring with ties to the Sinaloa Cartel after a year-long investigation
DEA takedown San Diego meth trafficking ring with ties to the Sinaloa Cartel after a year-long investigation

The joint Narcotics Task Force of the DEA executed more than a dozen search warrants on Tuesday, May 21, as part of a coordinated takedown that ended in the arrests of 32 defendants

Shocking details emerge as ex-NFL player goes on trial for allegedly raping homeless woman, hitchhiker, unconscious teen
Shocking details emerge as ex-NFL player goes on trial for allegedly raping homeless woman, hitchhiker, unconscious teen

Prosecutors say Kellen Winslow Jr., once the highest-paid tight end in the NFL, raped 54-year-old hitchhiker and 59-year-old homeless woman, while defense lawyers argue the sex was consensual

Boxer who kissed journalist without consent has to complete sex harassment counseling before he gets back into the ring
Boxer who kissed journalist without consent has to complete sex harassment counseling before he gets back into the ring

Boxer Kubrat Pulev is also required to pay a fine of $2,500 fine by the commission. The fine is the maximum allowed by the state.

Poway synagogue shooting suspect John Earnest pleads not guilty to hate crime charges
Poway synagogue shooting suspect John Earnest pleads not guilty to hate crime charges

John T. Earnest, 19, is charged with bursting into the Chabad of Poway synagogue on April 27 and opening fire with an assault rifle, killing one and injuring three worshippers.

From being almost euthanized in Saudi Arabia to being a service dog for a veteran in Arizona, Newton has come a long way
From being almost euthanized in Saudi Arabia to being a service dog for a veteran in Arizona, Newton has come a long way

The 2-year-old Lurcher Labrador will start meeting veterans in the coming months, and hopefully, he'll find someone to take care of him and love him the way he deserves.

Measles outbreak: Counties in Illinois, Florida and Texas among those at highest risk of disease, say Johns Hopkins researchers
Measles outbreak: Counties in Illinois, Florida and Texas among those at highest risk of disease, say Johns Hopkins researchers

A part of the reason cases are on the rise is because of a growing fear of vaccines among people, despite the fact that an estimated 20 million lives have been saved by immunization from the disease due to vaccines since 2000

US Marine veteran nicknamed 'Combat Barbie' parades her curves in classic pin-up inspired photoshoot
US Marine veteran nicknamed 'Combat Barbie' parades her curves in classic pin-up inspired photoshoot

Since leaving the service, she has posed for over 40 publications and she's currently getting her bachelors degree from the University of North Dakota

Lacrosse 'team mom' accused of raping 11-year-old boy who was friends with her son
Lacrosse 'team mom' accused of raping 11-year-old boy who was friends with her son

The victim's mother reported that her son, who was on the lacrosse team, had been having sex with Su Dillon since he was 11 years old.

Argentinian mastermind of 'witchcraft extortion scheme' sentenced to 2 years in federal prison
Argentinian mastermind of 'witchcraft extortion scheme' sentenced to 2 years in federal prison

31-year-old Ariel Boiteux had offered to help singles find love using 'magic spells' that he had advertised on Facebook and Instagram

Mother who died trying to shield rabbi during Poway synagogue shooting would've 'forgiven' her killer
Mother who died trying to shield rabbi during Poway synagogue shooting would've 'forgiven' her killer

Lori Kaye, 60, was killed in the Saturday shooting at the Chabad of Poway synagogue near San Diego after 19-year-old John T. Earnest opened fire at the congregation

Army veteran rattled San Diego synagogue shooter by shouting ‘I’m going to kill you’ before chasing him out into the car park
Army veteran rattled San Diego synagogue shooter by shouting ‘I’m going to kill you’ before chasing him out into the car park

51-year-old Oscar Stewart was praying inside the Chabad of Poway synagogue when 19-year-old John Earnest opened fire at the congregation

Family of Navy SEAL chief accused of multiple war crimes say he should be 'rewarded for doing his job'
Family of Navy SEAL chief accused of multiple war crimes say he should be 'rewarded for doing his job'

Edward Gallagher allegedly shot at civilians, stabbed a detained and wounded ISIS fighter to death, obstructed justice, and posed and performed his re-enlistment ceremony next to a dead body

San Diego synagogue shooting suspect wrote manifesto after being inspired by Christchurch mosque shooter
San Diego synagogue shooting suspect wrote manifesto after being inspired by Christchurch mosque shooter

19-year-old John T. Earnest from Rancho Penasquitos was arrested shortly after opening fire on a congregation inside a suburban San Diego synagogue, killing one person and injuring three others

One dead in shooting at Chabad of Poway synagogue near San Diego, multiple injuries reported
One dead in shooting at Chabad of Poway synagogue near San Diego, multiple injuries reported

Chabad of Poway synagogue in Southern California was hosting its Passover Holiday Celebration which was scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday

Coachella 2019: Spike in Herpes cases seen in surrounding towns; infections linked to festival
Coachella 2019: Spike in Herpes cases seen in surrounding towns; infections linked to festival

A significant number of people reportedly contracted herpes at the festival, which went on from April 12 to April 21,

Washington DC dad mourns death of 11-yr-old son killed in Sri Lanka bombing
Washington DC dad mourns death of 11-yr-old son killed in Sri Lanka bombing

According to Kieran's dad, the young boy was a bright child and wanted to achieve great things in the field of neuroscience

Cassowary attacks and kills its Florida owner: Police
Cassowary attacks and kills its Florida owner: Police

Cassowaries are similar to emus and stand up to 6 feet (1.8 meters) tall and weigh up to 130 pounds (59 kilograms).

Senate slaps down Trump's border emergency declaration as Republicans ditch the president
Senate slaps down Trump's border emergency declaration as Republicans ditch the president

Republicans and Democrats joined hands in the Senate on Thursday to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build the border wall

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