2 killed, several injured as powerful, deadly storms continue to lash southern US
2 killed, several injured as powerful, deadly storms continue to lash southern US

More than 140,000 customers remained without power in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas late Saturday

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).

All-male Morehouse College takes historic decision to admit transgender students
All-male Morehouse College takes historic decision to admit transgender students

Students who identify as women but were born male cannot enroll, however, and anyone who transitions from male to female will not be automatically eligible to receive a degree from the institution.

Democrats rally around Ilhan Omar; claim Donald Trump's retweet of edited video aimed at "inciting violence"
Democrats rally around Ilhan Omar; claim Donald Trump's retweet of edited video aimed at "inciting violence"

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi scolded Trump for using the "painful images of 9/11 for a political attack" against the first-term Minnesota Democrat.

Fisher-Price recalls sleepers after more than 30 babies died
Fisher-Price recalls sleepers after more than 30 babies died

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said anyone who bought a Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play sleeper should stop using it right away and contact Fisher-Price for a refund or voucher

White House on lockdown after man sets himself on fire outside the North Lawn
White House on lockdown after man sets himself on fire outside the North Lawn

Officers immediately responded, extinguished the fire and gave him first aid. The White House was on lockdown as a result of Friday's incident.

First black hole to be photographed named 'Powehi' after traditional Hawaiian creation chant
First black hole to be photographed named 'Powehi' after traditional Hawaiian creation chant

Powehi means 'the adorned fathomless dark creation' or 'embellished dark source of unending creation' and comes from the Kumulipo, an 18th century Hawaiian creation chant

Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'
Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'

The White House has at least twice considered a plan to release detained immigrants into "sanctuary cities," three people familiar with the idea confirmed Friday — a plan that critics branded as an effort to use migrants as pawns to go after political opponents

Homeless 'good Samaritan' in GoFundMe scam that raised more than $400,000 given 5 years' probation
Homeless 'good Samaritan' in GoFundMe scam that raised more than $400,000 given 5 years' probation

The man pleaded guilty last month in state court to conspiracy to commit theft by deception; GoFundMe has said it refunded the donations

Why an openly gay Pete Buttigieg trashed Mike Pence's religious conservatism as 'fanatical' ideology
Why an openly gay Pete Buttigieg trashed Mike Pence's religious conservatism as 'fanatical' ideology

While Buttigieg has termed Pence's religious conservatism a 'fanatical' ideology, the VP has criticized the mayor's characterization of his religious beliefs

Sundance Film Festival co-founder charged with sex abuse
Sundance Film Festival co-founder charged with sex abuse

Sterling Van Wagenen, 71, is accused of inappropriately touching a girl on two occasions between 2013 and 2015, according to a probable cause statement filed with the charges on April 4

Trump changes his tune on WikiLeaks, from 'I love WikiLeaks' in 2016 to 'I know nothing about WikiLeaks' now
Trump changes his tune on WikiLeaks, from 'I love WikiLeaks' in 2016 to 'I know nothing about WikiLeaks' now

Asked about Thursday's arrest, Trump said at the White House, "It's not my thing. I know there is something having to do with Julian Assange. I've been seeing what's happened with Assange and that will be a determination, I would imagine, mostly by the attorney general, who's doing an excellent job.

Deputy sheriff's son arrested for burning down three historically black churches in Louisiana
Deputy sheriff's son arrested for burning down three historically black churches in Louisiana

Holden Matthews, 21-year-old son of Deputy Roy Matthews, was identified as the main suspect in connection to fires at three historically black churches in one Louisiana Parish over 10 days

Largest election in history kicks off as 900 million gear up to vote at a million polling stations in India
Largest election in history kicks off as 900 million gear up to vote at a million polling stations in India

The voting that is being held in seven phases to elect a new lower house of parliament will continue until May 19 and votes will be counted on May 23.

William Barr suggests 'spying did occur' in Trump's campaign but could not provide evidence to back his claims
William Barr suggests 'spying did occur' in Trump's campaign but could not provide evidence to back his claims

Barr, appearing before a Senate panel, did not say what 'spying' may have taken place but seemed to be alluding to a surveillance warrant the FBI obtained on a former Trump associate.

After 55 years in jail, Louisiana inmate found guilty in the 1963 slaying of sheriff's deputy denied parole
After 55 years in jail, Louisiana inmate found guilty in the 1963 slaying of sheriff's deputy denied parole

A three-member board voted 2-1 in Henry Montgomery's favor, but parole decisions must be unanimous in Louisiana

Sudan's military seizes power from President al-Bashir after 30 years of 'autocratic' rule
Sudan's military seizes power from President al-Bashir after 30 years of 'autocratic' rule

The protests that erupted in December have been the biggest challenge to his rule; security forces responded from the start with a fierce crackdown that killed dozens

Ban on abortions after 1st heartbeat sent to Ohio governor
Ban on abortions after 1st heartbeat sent to Ohio governor

Five other states have now passed similar bans, two of which have been blocked by the courts. Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, who took office in January, has said he will sign the bill, after former GOP Gov. John Kasich vetoed it twice.

Trump suggests controversial family separation policy deters migrants
Trump suggests controversial family separation policy deters migrants

Last summer the administration separated more than 2,500 children from their families before international outrage forced Trump to halt the practice and a judge ordered them reunited.

New Zealand passes law banning military style semi-automatic weapons just weeks after Christchurch massacre
New Zealand passes law banning military style semi-automatic weapons just weeks after Christchurch massacre

A bill outlawing most automatic and semi-automatic weapons and banning components that modify existing weapons was passed by a vote of 119 to 1 in the House of Representatives.

Marine killed in Afghanistan was decorated NYC firefighter
Marine killed in Afghanistan was decorated NYC firefighter

Christopher Slutman, a 15-year FDNY member, was among three American service members killed by a roadside bomb Monday. He leaves behind his wife, Shannon, and three daughters.

Lori Loughlin and husband Giannulli plead not guilty in college bribery scam
Lori Loughlin and husband Giannulli plead not guilty in college bribery scam

Loughlin and Giannulli said in court documents filed Monday they are waiving their right to appear in court for an arraignment and plead not guilty

Dallas transgender woman brutally beaten by homophobic 'mob' in broad daylight
Dallas transgender woman brutally beaten by homophobic 'mob' in broad daylight

The woman was involved in a minor traffic accident near an apartment complex in Dallas on Friday and the police are investigating the possibility that this was a hate crime

Pete Buttigieg officially joins 2020 presidential race as the millennial generation looks to take charge
Pete Buttigieg officially joins 2020 presidential race as the millennial generation looks to take charge

The South Bend mayor, who has been exploring a White House run since January, has now joined a field of a dozen-plus rivals vying to take on President Donald Trump.

Tiger Woods: Golf's fallen angel regains his wings with soaring win at the Augusta Masters to lift 15th major title
Tiger Woods: Golf's fallen angel regains his wings with soaring win at the Augusta Masters to lift 15th major title

It was two years ago at the Masters when Woods said he needed a nerve block just to walk to the Champions Dinner. At that time, he thought his career is over.

Who will die in Game of Thrones season 8? New algorithm predicts the survival chances of characters in the last season
Who will die in Game of Thrones season 8? New algorithm predicts the survival chances of characters in the last season

Survival rates are predicted using longevity analysis similar to scientific studies used to examine the effects of medical treatments

Nipsey Hussle's fiancee Lauren London, Snoop Dogg honor him at public service
Nipsey Hussle's fiancee Lauren London, Snoop Dogg honor him at public service

Deep personal testimonies from those closest to the rapper included his actress-fiancee Lauren London, collaborator and dear friend Snoop Dogg and his mother, who said she was at peace with the death of her "superhero" son, at Hussle's public memorial service on Thursday

Obama praises Nipsey Hussle in heartfelt letter read at slain rapper's memorial
Obama praises Nipsey Hussle in heartfelt letter read at slain rapper's memorial

Former US President Barack Obama said that he had never met the rapper but he appreciated his efforts to transform his South Los Angeles community

Prince Harry, Meghan not likely to pose with their newborn as they aim to keep baby arrival plans private
Prince Harry, Meghan not likely to pose with their newborn as they aim to keep baby arrival plans private

Harry and Meghan are likely to take a break from the royal tradition followed by Prince William and his wife Kate when she gave birth to their three children.

Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey to partner up for documentary series on mental health
Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey to partner up for documentary series on mental health

The documentary builds on Harry's work on mental health issues, which includes work with brother Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton in their Heads Together campaign.

Lori Loughlin, husband and 14 parents now face money laundering charge in college bribery scam
Lori Loughlin, husband and 14 parents now face money laundering charge in college bribery scam

The move comes a day after fellow actress Felicity Huffman, 12 other parents and a coach agreed to plead guilty — signaling an escalation in the case against the parents who are continuing to fight the allegations against them.

3 American soldiers, 1 US contractor killed in Afghanistan
3 American soldiers, 1 US contractor killed in Afghanistan

Four Americans were killed near the Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul, while three others were wounded in an explosion. The base in Bagram district is located in northern Parwan province and serves as the main U.S. air facility in the country

Allison Mack expected to enter a guilty plea for role in NXIVM sex cult case
Allison Mack expected to enter a guilty plea for role in NXIVM sex cult case

The 25-year-old former actress was charged with sex trafficking and forcing women to be slaves in the controversial self-help group, which has been branded as a sex cult by many.

'The Inheritance' wins Best new Play at British theater's Olivier Awards
'The Inheritance' wins Best new Play at British theater's Olivier Awards

Matthew Lopez's drama about young men in New York a generation after the AIDS crisis was named best new play at a ceremony in London

Chicago baby shower turns into bloodbath after two men open fire, wounding four adults and two children
Chicago baby shower turns into bloodbath after two men open fire, wounding four adults and two children

Authorities have only "shards of information" about what happened at the family gathering in Chicago because witnesses are not cooperating

Fans pay $100 to watch R Kelly perform for just 28 seconds at Springfield club
Fans pay $100 to watch R Kelly perform for just 28 seconds at Springfield club

The R&B singer posted a video on his Instagram page hours before the early Sunday performance at the Dirty South Lounge

Grandmother of Timmothy Pitzen, who went missing in 2011, hopes recent hoax will generate new leads
Grandmother of Timmothy Pitzen, who went missing in 2011, hopes recent hoax will generate new leads

Linda Pitzen, 71, said she tried to manage her expectations when she heard that Timmothy Pitzen, missing since age 6, might be the teenager who told police he was Timmothy.

Dozens gather outside London's Dorchester hotel to protest Brunei's anti-LGBT laws
Dozens gather outside London's Dorchester hotel to protest Brunei's anti-LGBT laws

Dozens protest in London against Brunei's anti-gay laws Dozens protest in London against Brunei's anti-gay laws

Kim Kardashian wants a 'zen-like CBD-themed' baby shower for fourth child
Kim Kardashian wants a 'zen-like CBD-themed' baby shower for fourth child

There will be massages and a tea ceremony with crystals, she said while promoting her new line of sunglasses

Oxford University to rethink degree given to Brunei sultan
Oxford University to rethink degree given to Brunei sultan

Celebrities including George Clooney, Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres have supported a global boycott of nine hotels tied to Hassanal

Trump says 'country is full', can no longer accept illegal immigrants during visit to Mexico border
Trump says 'country is full', can no longer accept illegal immigrants during visit to Mexico border

'Our country is full': Trump says migrants straining system 'Our country is full': Trump says migrants straining system

Boeing cutting production rate of troubled 737 Max jet to focus on fixing glitches
Boeing cutting production rate of troubled 737 Max jet to focus on fixing glitches

Boeing had already suspended deliveries of the Max last month after regulators around the world grounded the jet

LA slasher: Knife-wielding man on bicycle who slashed faces and necks of nine people is charged with multiple felonies
LA slasher: Knife-wielding man on bicycle who slashed faces and necks of nine people is charged with multiple felonies

The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says Friday that Lenrey Briones faces seven counts of aggravated mayhem, two counts of attempted aggravated mayhem and one count of attempted second-degree robbery

West Virginia mother charged with falsely reporting that an Egyptian man tried to abduct her daughter
West Virginia mother charged with falsely reporting that an Egyptian man tried to abduct her daughter

The 24-year-old Adams turned herself in about 2 pm and was jailed after a magistrate judge set bail at $20,000

Bill Cosby agrees to settle 7 lawsuits brought by women who claimed he defamed then when he accused them of lying
Bill Cosby agrees to settle 7 lawsuits brought by women who claimed he defamed then when he accused them of lying

It's not yet clear whether Cosby will now drop his counterclaims against the seven women, including one who recently died.

Georgia shooting: Teenager and pregnant mother shot dead, 2 police officers injured by gunman who then killed himself
Georgia shooting: Teenager and pregnant mother shot dead, 2 police officers injured by gunman who then killed himself

The two officers were responding to a domestic disturbance Thursday morning when they came under fire by the gunman

Kathie Lee Gifford wraps up 11 years with NBC's 'Today' show
Kathie Lee Gifford wraps up 11 years with NBC's 'Today' show

Gifford screamed when mystery guest Barry Manilow appeared, and she joined him as he sang "Can't Smile Without You."

Should the SAT be optional? College admissions bribery scandal renews the debate
Should the SAT be optional? College admissions bribery scandal renews the debate

Hundreds of colleges in recent years have made it optional for applicants to submit test scores in an effort to promote equity

Gone in 6 minutes: The tragic final journey of Ethiopian Airlines'  Flight 302 finally revealed
Gone in 6 minutes: The tragic final journey of Ethiopian Airlines' Flight 302 finally revealed

Ethiopian authorities issued a preliminary report Thursday on the March 10 crash that killed 157 people.

PUBG could be banned in India after popular online game blamed for spate of deaths
PUBG could be banned in India after popular online game blamed for spate of deaths

The 16-year-old's father demanded a ban on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, known by the acronym PUBG, after his son hanged himself from a ceiling fan

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