Faced with a dwindling word list and a group of eight spellers that showed no weakness, Scripps gave up and declared them co-champions, the most extraordinary ending in the 94-year history of the competition.
The disclosure came as prosecutors filed two hate crime allegations against 34-year-old Isaiah Peoples. He is also facing eight counts of attempted murder after police said he deliberately plowed his car into people on April 24 at the Sunnyvale crosswalk and showed no remorse afterward.
Redbone's career got a boost in the early 1970s when Bob Dylan met him at the Mariposa Folk Festival in Ontario, Canada, and praised his performance. Dylan said that if he ever started a label, he would have signed Redbone.
Trump made the announcement by tweet after telling reporters earlier Thursday that he was planning 'a major statement' that would be his 'biggest' so far on the border. The White House said Trump would be using the International Emergency Economic Powers Act to implement the tariff.
With his signature, Gov. John Bel Edwards made Louisiana the fifth state to enact a law prohibiting abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio and Georgia. Alabama's gone further, outlawing virtually all abortions.
New Hampshire on Thursday became the latest state to abolish the death penalty. The state had just one inmate on death row.
Rescue workers are scouring the Danube River in downtown Budapest for 21 people missing from a sightseeing boat carrying South Korean tourists that sank after colliding with a larger cruise ship during an evening downpour
The 5-year-old's body was found hidden under trees and brush, bringing a wide-ranging search to a grim close five days after the child was taken from her home and killed by her uncle
Assange, 47, is in Belmarsh Prison serving a 50-week sentence for jumping bail in Britain while fighting extradition to the United States, which accuses him of violating the Espionage Act by publishing secret documents
The girl was born 23 weeks and three days into her mother's 40-week pregnancy and weighed just 8.6 ounces (245 grams)
Responding to the report, Trump tweeted that he "was not informed about anything having to do with the Navy Ship USS John S. McCain during my recent visit to Japan"
The actor said from the witness stand that he had kept Ashley Ellerin waiting for hours on February 21, 2001, when he arrived at the her Hollywood home, where he had been to a party about a week earlier
Robert Mueller's resignation comes amid demands for him to testify on Capitol Hill about his findings and tension with Attorney General William Barr
Williams formed the group with William Brown, Julius Green and Robert Phillips in Memphis and recorded on Stax Record's Volt label. The Mad Lads had several songs on the Billboard R&B chart in the 1960s, including "I Want a Girl" and "By the Time I Get to Phoenix."
A University of Colorado professor set up a long-range surveillance camera in an office window that captured more than 16,000 images of passers-by during the spring semesters of 2012 and 2013.
The case before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals involves more than 700 grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park. It comes after a judge in Montana restored protections for the animals last September.
21-year-old Patterson pleaded guilty in March to two counts of intentional homicide and one of kidnapping.
If finalized, the deal will help resolve a civil rights lawsuit filed by the New York attorney general’s office last year that accuses the company's executives and board of failing to protect employees from a hostile work environment and Weinstein’s sexual misconduct.
At an afternoon press conference on Thursday, the president retorted to Pelosi's questioning of his fitness for office by saying, "I'm an extremely stable genius"
Ahead of his execution, a survivor recalls her time with a Florida serial killer before he was arrested in a 1984 murderous spree
The crossing was the latest sign that migrants are increasingly coming in large groups. The Border Patrol said it has found 180 groups of more than 100 people since October, compared to 13 in the previous 12-month period and two the year before.
The site already holds a golden flame-shaped monument in her honor, adjacent to the Alma Tunnel where the accident occurred
Planned Parenthood officials said that the current license for the St. Louis facility expires Friday. If it isn't renewed, the organization said Missouri would become the first state without a functioning abortion clinic since Roe v. Wade in 1973
The justices declined to take on an issue closer to the core of abortion rights, rejecting the state's appeal of a lower court ruling that blocked a ban on abortion based on gender, race or disability. Their other ruling, however, signaled that it was more open to state restrictions on abortion.
The winds peeled away roofs — leaving homes looking like giant dollhouses — knocked houses off their foundations, toppled trees, brought down power lines and churned up so much debris that it was visible on radar. Highway crews had to use snowplows to clear an Ohio interstate
The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains, a sign that the more conservative court is more open to abortion restrictions
A formal meeting in Paris that was supposed to take place Tuesday between an alleged rape victim and American singer-songwriter Chris Brown was cancelled after Brown failed to show up
City officials, quoting police, said the suspect was captured but died from a self-inflicted slash in his neck.
The track's previous fatality was Spectacular Music, an unraced 3-year-old gelding who suffered a pelvic injury during training on May 19 and was euthanized the next day after his condition worsened.
Buckner made his major league debut as a teenager, played until he was 40 and amassed 2,715 hits in between. Yet for all he accomplished, it was his October error at first base that fans always remembered.
Saturday night's storm in El Reno comes after a week of tornados, severe rain and flooding in the Southern Plains and Midwest, including a tornado that hit Jefferson City, Missouri
With no tranquilizer gun immediately on hand, arriving firefighters sprayed water from firehoses in a futile attempt to move the lion away.
Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed, and is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term
The man was seen arriving on foot, pushing his bike along the pedestrian-only Victor Hugo street, then leaving paper bag on a concrete block in the middle of the street near a bakery
The physical therapist from the Maui town of Haiku went missing on May 8. Her white Toyota RAV4 was found in the forest parking lot with her phone and wallet inside.
The first day of school can be stressful but Princess Charlotte will have her older brother to lean on if necessary
Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries in Africa to do the same
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
A senior Pentagon officer says the US blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq.
Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state
Under the law that comes into force Aug. 28, doctors who violate the eight-week cutoff could face five to 15 years in prison. Women who terminate their pregnancies cannot be prosecuted
Pressure on May to quit over her failure to get Parliament's approval for a European Union divorce deal reached a critical point this week as House of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom quit and several Cabinet colleagues expressed doubts about her Brexit bill.
In January, an appeals court ruled that evidence casts doubt on Charles Ray Finch's murder conviction.The North Carolina man's conviction was overturned and that prosecutors have 30 days to decide whether to retry him.
Cook County Circuit Court Judge Steven Watkins said Smollett's actions before and after his case was dismissed did not appear to be those of someone seeking to maintain his privacy.
Michael Jackson's manager Tohme had sought nearly $20 million from the Jackson estate in the lawsuit filed in 2012, saying he was entitled to a 15% commission on funds generated by deals he arranged for Jackson that were received after Jackson's death in June 2009.
Authorities say the 65-year-old was pronounced dead at 6:55 pm Thursday following a lethal injection at Florida State Prison.
Assange is in custody in London after being evicted from the Ecuadorian Embassy in April. The US is seeking his extradition.
The review aggregator says that users who purchase tickets on Fandango will get a verified badge next to their review, beginning with films out this weekend like Booksmart and Aladdin
67-year-old Australian had sued Sydney's The Daily Telegraph's publisher and journalist Jonathon Moran in the Federal Court over two stories and a poster published in late 2017
His early release was opposed by the family of Mike Spann, who was killed during an uprising of Taliban prisoners shortly after interrogating Lindh in Afghanistan.
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