The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, has died
Written summaries of police interviews with the two suspected shooters portray 16-year-old Alec McKinney as the leader of the attack, enlisting 18-year-old Devon Erickson in the plan to kill the students who bullied McKinney, who identifies as male.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard said it shot down the drone over Iranian airspace, while two U.S. officials said the downing happened over international airspace in the Strait of Hormuz
The researchers believe dogs, over their relatively short 33,000 years of domestication, developed new eye muscles to communicate with people
Newtown parents have scored a win in their growing battle against conspiracy theorists, as the father of a six-year-old killed at Sandy Hook won a defamation suit against authors who claimed the school shooting never happened
A jury in federal court in Brooklyn took less than five hours to find Keith Raniere guilty on all counts of sex-trafficking and other charges accusing him of coercing women into unwanted sex using systematic shame and humiliation
Authorities said the haul could have been worth more than $1 billion on the street. The US attorney’s office in Philadelphia announced the massive bust on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, saying that law enforcement agents found the cocaine on a ship at the Packer Marine Terminal.
President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a second term.
All seven reactors at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant in Niigata were off line and no abnormalities were reported.
In addition to ordaining married men, the debate also called for the synod to identify 'the type of official ministry that can be conferred on women.'
The attack began at about 8:40 a.m., and three officers from the Federal Protective Service who were stationed at the building confronted the gunman
Egypt state TV said the 67-year-old was attending a session Monday in his trial on espionage charges when he blacked out and then died
Her son, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, said Vanderbilt died at home with friends and family at her side. She had been suffering from advanced stomach cancer
She arrived in Italy on Thursday for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her in 2011 in the slaying of her 21-year-old British roommate Meredith Kerche on November 1, 2007
The bodies of the sisters were found in a car parked on a San Miguel County farm near Norwood in southwest Colorado in September 2017. Authorities said they died of heat, dehydration and starvation
Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year, Bowlen was the first owner in NFL history to have his team win 300 games — including playoffs — in three decades
Tarrant smirked as his lawyer, Shane Tait, entered the not guilty pleas, but otherwise showed little emotion during the hearing at the Christchurch High Court
Sanders is one of Trump's closest and most trusted White House aides and one of the few remaining on staff who worked on his campaign
Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyer said Thursday security video will exonerate the actor from allegations he groped a woman at a New York City night spot
The lawsuit challenges a test-scoring method that the city adopted in 1979 in response to a lawsuit from a group representing black and female officers, who alleged discrimination in hiring and promotions.
Kendrell Lavar Lyles, 33, has been charged with three counts of murder in the deaths, including last month's slaying of 23-year-old transgender woman Muhlaysia Booker
Oregon was the first state to legalize such assistance, in 1997, and it took over a decade for the next state, Washington, to follow suit. While still controversial, assisted suicide legislation is winning increasing acceptance in the US, and this year at least 18 states considered such measures.
The Oscar-winning actress, who was one of the first women to accuse the film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment, choked up during a news conference at the state Capitol with Gov. Andrew Cuomo
John Vandemoer is the first person to be sentenced in the case that exposed the lengths that some wealthy parents will go to get their children into the nation's top schools
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
The measure applies to sex offenders convicted of certain crimes involving children younger than 13.Under the measure, certain offenders must receive the medication before they are paroled from prison.
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.
After 25 years living under the shadow of one of the nation’s most notorious murder cases, Simpson says his life now is fine.
Crews searching the Elan City Lights building found the body of a woman inside after the crane collapsed and ripped a large gash into the side of the five-story structure, stated a fire official
Authorities say two other children were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries and that a woman also suffered serious injuries
Clinton remembered her brother as a kind and generous person who could walk into a room and "light it up with laughter." She didn't say how he died but said he was survived by his wife, Megan, and three children, Zach, Simon and Fiona.
Mohamed Noor was convicted in April of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the July 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a 40-year-old dual citizen of the US and Australia.
The Oregon State Medical Examiner's office identified the body, although they were unable to use dental records or DNA because of the condition of the remains.
The Obamas launched Higher Ground in 2018 with an initial partnership with Netflix. The idea was to raise new, diverse voices in the entertainment industry. The Spotify partnership seeks to expand the conversation.
R&B singer R. Kelly's lawyer says the sexual abuse case against him is "tough. Everything is against him."
The 42-year-old nurse during his trial said that he intentionally brought about cardiac crises in some 90 patients because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them.
In one of the biggest cases of its kind ever brought against an American health care professional, William Husel was accused of ordering outsize doses of the powerful painkiller fentanyl. Many of the patients who died were on ventilators and receiving palliative care.
Over the radio, they desperately pleaded for the electronic cards and talked of bringing in a sledgehammer, an explosive charge or other means of breaking down the doors.
The Grammy-winning country star will at also perform at the fan-voted show, where she is nominated for the top prize, video of the year.
Cardinal George Pell has been held in a Melbourne prison since he was sentenced in March to six years in jail. He has been held in special protective custody because pedophiles are regarded as being at higher risk of harm from other prisoners.
The church, whose name translates to The Light of the World, has been the subject of child sex abuse allegations for years but authorities in Mexico have never filed criminal charges.
Kenneth Oliver, now 52, was given the life sentence at 29 under California's strict "three strikes" sentencing law for repeat felons. His attorneys say it's unconscionable that he was set to die in prison for nonviolent crimes.
Scot Peterson was seen on surveillance video rushing with two staff members toward the building where the shooting happened but he never went inside. He was charged with child neglect, culpable negligence and perjury — allegations that carry a maximum prison sentence of nearly 100 years.
Supporters of a ban in New York include animal welfare advocates, cat owners and veterinarians who argue the practice is cruel and barbaric since it involves the amputation of a cat's toes back to the first knuckle.
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.
California governor Gavin Newsom overruled the parole board's decision to free the 69-year-old member of the Manson family. He said he was concerned about 'her potential for future violence'.
Police say the 37-year-old Leathers was found Sunday in a stairwell outside the apartment he shared with 41-year-old Lisa Harris.
Spacey's attorneys have stepped up their attacks on the credibility of the man who brought the allegations. In motions filed Friday, Jackson accused the man of deleting text messagesthat support Spacey's claims of innocence.
The awards are intended to recognize individuals who have not yet taken home Oscar gold but have made significant contributions to the industry.
The lunch with the monarch should largely be free of the thorny political issues that await Trump later in his visit to London
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