Italian driver hijacks school bus with 51 children and sets it on fire
Italian driver hijacks school bus with 51 children and sets it on fire

Authorities said that an adult called an emergency operator, while one of the students called a parent, and they alerted authorities, who set up roadblocks

Alan Krueger, noted economist who served Obama, dies at 58 after taking his own life
Alan Krueger, noted economist who served Obama, dies at 58 after taking his own life

Krueger, 58, devoted much of his research to the job market and, in particular, to the impact of a minimum wage

Warner Bros' chief Kevin Tsujihara steps down following allegations of sexual misconduct
Warner Bros' chief Kevin Tsujihara steps down following allegations of sexual misconduct

As Warner Bros. chairman and chief executive officer, Tsujihara is one of the highest ranking executives to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations

At least two dead, hundreds left homeless as Missouri River overtops, breaches levees
At least two dead, hundreds left homeless as Missouri River overtops, breaches levees

Rivers breached at least a dozen levees on Monday following heavy rain and snowmelt in several Midwestern states leaving hundreds stranded as flooding is expected to linger

Turkey's President Erdogan uses New Zealand mosque shooting video to bolster support at election rallies
Turkey's President Erdogan uses New Zealand mosque shooting video to bolster support at election rallies

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly used an edited version of the video to galvanize support among his Islamist followers ahead of local elections at the end of the month

Utrecht tram shooting: Heavily armed police surround building where tram gunman is believed to be holed up
Utrecht tram shooting: Heavily armed police surround building where tram gunman is believed to be holed up

The gunman, who is believed to be Turkish-born 37-year-old Gökmen Tanis, left at least three people dead and police said at least five other people in the shooting on Monday

Disney rehires sacked 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3' director James Gunn
Disney rehires sacked 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3' director James Gunn

Walt Disney Co. on Friday confirmed that James Gunn has been reinstated as writer-director of the Marvel franchise he has guided from the start

Trump issues first veto of his presidency, rejects resolution blocking his border wall emergency
Trump issues first veto of his presidency, rejects resolution blocking his border wall emergency

Flanked by law enforcement officials, Trump maintained that he is not through fighting for his signature campaign promise

"With Cassie, that was the most I ever felt loved": Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph empty their hearts
"With Cassie, that was the most I ever felt loved": Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph empty their hearts

The two are now just enjoying their time as a couple. They spoke about the show, intimacy and that infamous fence jump.

Democratic star Beto O'Rourke confirms he's running for president
Democratic star Beto O'Rourke confirms he's running for president

Democratic star Beto O'Rourke confirms he's running for president Democratic star Beto O'Rourke confirms he's running for president

US finally grounds all Boeing 737 Max aircraft 'effective immediately' after days of pressure following Ethiopia crash
US finally grounds all Boeing 737 Max aircraft 'effective immediately' after days of pressure following Ethiopia crash

Many nations had already barred the Boeing 737 Max 8 from its airspace, but until Trump's announcement, the Federal Aviation Administration had said that it didn't have any data to

UK lawmakers vote against no-deal Brexit, attempt to delay departure from EU due on March 29
UK lawmakers vote against no-deal Brexit, attempt to delay departure from EU due on March 29

Ending months of political deadlock, British lawmakers voted Wednesday to block the country from leaving the European Union without a divorce agreement

President Trump blasts 'deranged' media for spreading Melania body double conspiracy theories
President Trump blasts 'deranged' media for spreading Melania body double conspiracy theories

In a discussion that aired Monday on ABC's 'The View', hosts of the program debated whether a look-alike accompanied the president to Alabama last week to survey tornado damage

Alicia Keys memoir 'More Myself' set for November; to be published on Oprah Winfrey's imprint
Alicia Keys memoir 'More Myself' set for November; to be published on Oprah Winfrey's imprint

Keys said in a statement that she was "ecstatic" to share her life story, alongside her "sister, mentor and friend Oprah.

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.

Kesha to headline Dan Reynolds' LGBTQ festival LOVELOUD
Kesha to headline Dan Reynolds' LGBTQ festival LOVELOUD

Kesha to headline Dan Reynolds' LGBTQ festival LOVELOUD Kesha to headline Dan Reynolds' LGBTQ festival LOVELOUD

Harry Styles, Brian May, Janelle Monae to present at 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony
Harry Styles, Brian May, Janelle Monae to present at 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Stevie Nicks, who made it into Rock Hall in 1998 with Fleetwood Mac, will be inducted by Styles, while May will induct Def Leppard and Monae will induct Janet Jackson

Cardinal George Pell sentenced to 6 years in prison for sexually abusing two choirboys in Australia
Cardinal George Pell sentenced to 6 years in prison for sexually abusing two choirboys in Australia

Cardinal George Pell must serve a minimum of 3 years and 8 months before he is eligible for parole, according to the judge's order

Kelly Catlin, Olympic medalist and three-time cycling world champion, found dead in her home at age 23
Kelly Catlin, Olympic medalist and three-time cycling world champion, found dead in her home at age 23

Catlin was born and raised near Minneapolis, Minnesota, and rose to prominence on the track as a member of the U.S. national team

Trump will ask Congress for $100 million for Ivanka's global women's fund in his 2020 budget
Trump will ask Congress for $100 million for Ivanka's global women's fund in his 2020 budget

Trump will ask Congress for $100 million for Ivanka's global women's fund in his 2020 budget Trump will ask Congress for $100 million for Ivanka's global women's fund in his 2020 budget

Jussie Smollett indicted on 16 felony charges over lying to police about alleged racist attack
Jussie Smollett indicted on 16 felony charges over lying to police about alleged racist attack

Cops investigated the incident as possible hate crime but later said he staged the attack, recruiting two people to carry it out, because he was unhappy with his pay on the show

California super bloom: Rain brings second splash of vibrant color in two years to state
California super bloom: Rain brings second splash of vibrant color in two years to state

The 2017 super bloom was the best seen in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in 20 years and drew mass crowds to Borrego Springs, a town of 3,500 that abuts the park.

International Woman's Day: Strikes, protests and holidays mark day calling for gender balance
International Woman's Day: Strikes, protests and holidays mark day calling for gender balance

The day, sponsored by the United Nations since 1975, celebrates women's achievements and aims to further their rights.

Michael Cohen sues Trump Organization for unpaid legal fees of nearly $2 million
Michael Cohen sues Trump Organization for unpaid legal fees of nearly $2 million

Cohen sues Trump Organization, wants it to pay legal bills Cohen sues Trump Organization, wants it to pay legal bills

R. Kelly back in jail after failing to pay $161,000 in child support to ex-wife
R. Kelly back in jail after failing to pay $161,000 in child support to ex-wife

Kelly no doubt hoped the raw interview aired Wednesday on "CBS This Morning" would help sway public opinion about the charges filed last month that accuse him of sexually abusing t

Warner Bros chairman Kevin Tsujihara being investigated for sexual misconduct
Warner Bros chairman Kevin Tsujihara being investigated for sexual misconduct

The expose comes two days after AT&T-owned WarnerMedia announced an expanded role for Tsujihara, who is already one of Hollywood's most powerful executives

International Women's Day: Annie Lennox pushes for global feminism
International Women's Day: Annie Lennox pushes for global feminism

The iconic singer and activist teamed with Apple Music to launch a video in support of global feminism to coincide with International Women's Day.

Unflappable Gayle King's composure lauded during erratic R Kelly interview; singer back in custody
Unflappable Gayle King's composure lauded during erratic R Kelly interview; singer back in custody

Her best friend Oprah Winfrey urged CBS News to make the full 80-minute conversation with Kelly available. CBS later announced that it will air a prime-time special on Friday based on the interview.

'Mad About You' sequel: Helen Hunt, Paul Reiser reunite for Spectrum Originals show
'Mad About You' sequel: Helen Hunt, Paul Reiser reunite for Spectrum Originals show

The original series, which aired from 1992 to 1999, followed the Buchmans as newlyweds through early parenthood.

Critics slam US wildlife officials' plan to lift protections on gray wolves across the Lower 48 states
Critics slam US wildlife officials' plan to lift protections on gray wolves across the Lower 48 states

Long despised by farmers and ranchers, wolves were shot, trapped and poisoned out of existence in most of the U.S. by the mid-20th century.

Senator Martha McSally, the first female US Air Force pilot, reveals officer raped her, and felt system was 'raping her all over again'
Senator Martha McSally, the first female US Air Force pilot, reveals officer raped her, and felt system was 'raping her all over again'

The Arizona Republican, a 26-year military veteran, made the disclosure at a Senate hearing on the military's efforts to prevent sexual assaults and improve the response when they occur.

Netflix to make series on Gabriel Garcia Marquez's 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'
Netflix to make series on Gabriel Garcia Marquez's 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'

The streaming company announced that it will adapt the 1967 book into a Spanish language series. "One Hundred Years of Solitude," which has sold an estimated 47 million copies and been translated into 46 languages

London patient becomes second man to be free of AIDS virus after stem cell transplant
London patient becomes second man to be free of AIDS virus after stem cell transplant

The latest case "shows the cure of Timothy Brown was not a fluke and can be recreated," said Dr. Keith Jerome of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle who had no role. He added that it could lead to a simpler approach that could be used more widely.

Deadly tornadoes smash through Alabama leaving at least 23 dead and several injured
Deadly tornadoes smash through Alabama leaving at least 23 dead and several injured

The tornado, which had winds that appeared to be around 160 mph (257 kph) or greater, was part of a powerful storm system that also slashed its way across parts of Georgia

Bernie Sanders calls Donald Trump 'the most dangerous president in modern American history'
Bernie Sanders calls Donald Trump 'the most dangerous president in modern American history'

The field of Democrats that he joins includes a number of liberal candidates, most notably Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, who share similar sensibilities

Giants CEO Larry Baer caught knocking wife off her chair as she screams: 'Oh my God, no, help!'
Giants CEO Larry Baer caught knocking wife off her chair as she screams: 'Oh my God, no, help!'

Witnesses saw the ordeal in the public plaza. Baer, holding the phone, says "Stop, Pam, stop," then walks away alone

Bernie Sanders to kick off 2020 presidential campaign from Brooklyn hometown
Bernie Sanders to kick off 2020 presidential campaign from Brooklyn hometown

Amid his calls for 'Medicare-for-all,' a $15-an-hour minimum wage and addressing climate change, Sanders is expected to discuss his working-class roots

Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart partners with Canadian cannabis firm
Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart partners with Canadian cannabis firm

The domestic diva who brought us hemp yarn is now partnering with Canada's Canopy Growth Corp. to develop new products containing CBD, a compound derived from hemp and marijuana that doesn't cause a high

'Riverdale' actor Luke Perry continues to remain 'under observation' in hospital after suffering massive stroke
'Riverdale' actor Luke Perry continues to remain 'under observation' in hospital after suffering massive stroke

Certain reports claimed the actor had been placed in a medically induced coma but family members confirmed that he's merely sedated

Trump and Kim Jong Un feast on shrimp, sirloin, lava cake at 'social dinner' in Vietnam
Trump and Kim Jong Un feast on shrimp, sirloin, lava cake at 'social dinner' in Vietnam

On the menu was shrimp cocktail with Thousand Island dressing, marinated grilled sirloin with pear kimchi, hot runny-centered chocolate cake with berries and vanilla ice cream, as well as dried persimmon punch

Michael Cohen says Trump knew that WikiLeaks planned to release emails damaging to Clinton campaign
Michael Cohen says Trump knew that WikiLeaks planned to release emails damaging to Clinton campaign

Cohen claims Trump knew ahead of time that WikiLeaks had emails damaging to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, and that Trump is a "racist," a "conman" and a "cheat"

Oscars 2019: Green Book's upset win leaves many frustrated and others furious
Oscars 2019: Green Book's upset win leaves many frustrated and others furious

Spike Lee's vocal disapproval of the segregation-era road-trip drama was but an early indication that "Green Book" will remain a polarizing choice

R. Kelly enters not-guilty plea in sex abuse case as word of a third sex tape spreads
R. Kelly enters not-guilty plea in sex abuse case as word of a third sex tape spreads

The singer-songwriter was arrested Friday on 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. A judge on Saturday set bond at $1 million, meaning that Kelly must post $100,000 to be released.

Controversial Serena Williams cartoon was not racist or sexist, Australian media watchdog says
Controversial Serena Williams cartoon was not racist or sexist, Australian media watchdog says

The controversial illustration of the tennis star, published in the aftermath of her US Open final loss to Naomi Osaka in September 2018, was denounced by critics at the time as “racist and sexist”

New Zealand mosque shooting: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube scramble to remove video footage
New Zealand mosque shooting: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube scramble to remove video footage

Facebook said Friday it took down a livestream of the shootings and removed the shooter's Facebook and Instagram accounts after being alerted by police.

New Zealand mosque shooting update: 50 killed in mosque rampage; shooter to appear in court on Saturday
New Zealand mosque shooting update: 50 killed in mosque rampage; shooter to appear in court on Saturday

The man who claimed responsibility for the shooting said he came to New Zealand only to plan and train for the attack

New Zealand mosque shooting: Bangladesh cricketers narrowly avoid massacre; third test match canceled
New Zealand mosque shooting: Bangladesh cricketers narrowly avoid massacre; third test match canceled

New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White said there had been a "joint decision" to call off the third test, which had been scheduled to start Saturday in Christchurch.

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

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to faking 'racist, homophobic' attack
'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to faking 'racist, homophobic' attack

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying about attack 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying about attack

Why American college students take on loans they can't repay
Why American college students take on loans they can't repay

In high school, students hear that they should earn a college degree to have a well-paying, successful career.

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