Catastrophic Hurricane Dorian comes to halt over Bahamas as ‘historic tragedy’ leaves 5 people dead and 21 injured
Catastrophic Hurricane Dorian comes to halt over Bahamas as ‘historic tragedy’ leaves 5 people dead and 21 injured

Winds and rain continued to pound the northwest islands late Monday night into early Tuesday, sending people fleeing the floodwaters from one shelter to another

Hurricane Dorian triggers massive flooding in the Bahamas; 5 dead as fearsome storm inches towards Florida coast
Hurricane Dorian triggers massive flooding in the Bahamas; 5 dead as fearsome storm inches towards Florida coast

The fearsome Category 4 storm slowed almost to a standstill as it shredded roofs, hurled cars and forced even rescue crews to take shelter until the onslaught passed.

As Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc stay clear of the storms of online misinformation
As Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc stay clear of the storms of online misinformation

A sampling of false information, fabricated photos and hoaxes have accompanied other big name hurricanes. Look out for the ones that this one leaves in its wake

Timothée Chalamet says playing young Henry V in ‘The King’ was terrifying: ‘It was a real challenge for me’
Timothée Chalamet says playing young Henry V in ‘The King’ was terrifying: ‘It was a real challenge for me’

The film follows young Henry, or Hal, from his drunken days in Eastcheap to his early days as King of England, a position he never wanted and takes reluctantly when his father, Henry IV (Ben Mendelsohn), dies

34 feared dead after boat catches fire off California's Santa Cruz Island, five people rescued so far: Officials
34 feared dead after boat catches fire off California's Santa Cruz Island, five people rescued so far: Officials

Coast Guard Los Angeles responded to reports of a fully engulfed boat fire off Santa Cruz Island around 5 am

Police unsure why man went on West Texas shooting rampage during routine traffic stop that left 7 dead and 22 injured
Police unsure why man went on West Texas shooting rampage during routine traffic stop that left 7 dead and 22 injured

Authorities said on September 1 that they still could not explain why a man opened fire during a routine traffic stop in West Texas to begin a terrifying rampage that killed seven people

Mail carrier, high school student among 7 killed in Texas mass shooting that also left 22 injured, including a toddler
Mail carrier, high school student among 7 killed in Texas mass shooting that also left 22 injured, including a toddler

29-year-old Mary Granados was among seven people between the ages of 15 and 57 killed Saturday, August 31

Hurricane Dorian: Very close call for Florida as mere miles will make the difference between devastation and 'bad but not horrible damage'
Hurricane Dorian: Very close call for Florida as mere miles will make the difference between devastation and 'bad but not horrible damage'

The National Hurricane Center forecasts Dorian to be 40 to 50 miles off the Florida coast on Tuesday and Wednesday, with hurricane-force wind speeds extending about 35 miles to the west

Catastrophic Hurricane Dorian keeps pounding northern Bahamas; forecasters say it will be a daylong assault
Catastrophic Hurricane Dorian keeps pounding northern Bahamas; forecasters say it will be a daylong assault

There was little information from the affected islands, though officials expected many residents to be left homeless

Hurricane Dorian slams into Bahamas with record 185 mph winds snapping trees and tearing off roofs
Hurricane Dorian slams into Bahamas with record 185 mph winds snapping trees and tearing off roofs

The storm ripped off roofs, overturned cars and tore down power lines as hundreds hunkered down in schools, churches and shelters

Kevin Hart ‘seriously injured’ in horror crash in Malibu that completely destroyed his vintage car
Kevin Hart ‘seriously injured’ in horror crash in Malibu that completely destroyed his vintage car

A California Highway Patrol collision report says the 40-year-old Hart was a passenger in a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda that went off Mulholland Highway and rolled down an embankment around 12:45 a.m. Sunday

Hurricane Dorian turns into 'catastrophic' category 5 storm as it closes in on the Bahamas, heavy rain and flooding expected
Hurricane Dorian turns into 'catastrophic' category 5 storm as it closes in on the Bahamas, heavy rain and flooding expected

In the northern stretches of the Bahamas archipelago, hotels closed, residents boarded up homes and officials hired boats to move people from low-lying areas to bigger islands as Dorian approached.

Coco Gauff, 15, breaks down in tears after she loses to defending US Open champion Naomi Osaka who hugs and comforts her
Coco Gauff, 15, breaks down in tears after she loses to defending US Open champion Naomi Osaka who hugs and comforts her

So the tournament's defending champion and No. 1 seed, who is only 21 herself, comforted Gauff with a hug and words of consolation, then encouraged her to address the 23,000 or so folks in the Arthur Ashe Stadium stands who were pulling for the young American.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she's 'alive' and on her way to being 'very well' following cancer treatment
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she's 'alive' and on her way to being 'very well' following cancer treatment

It is the fourth time over the past two decades that Ginsburg, the leader of the court's liberal wing, has been treated for cancer

7 dead, 22 injured after man goes on a shooting spree in Odessa in Texas; 3 police officers among the wounded
7 dead, 22 injured after man goes on a shooting spree in Odessa in Texas; 3 police officers among the wounded

Police in Odessa, say one or possibly two suspects hijacked the postal vehicle and was firing at random, hitting multiple people

Formula Two driver Anthoine Hubert, 22, killed in high-speed crash at the Belgium Grand Prix
Formula Two driver Anthoine Hubert, 22, killed in high-speed crash at the Belgium Grand Prix

The 22-year-old Hubert died following an estimated 160 mph (257 kph) collision on Lap 2 at the high-speed Spa-Francorchamps track, which earlier Saturday saw qualifying for Sunday's Formula One race

Tyler Skaggs family 'shocked' over Angels employee's possible link to his death from accidental drug overdose
Tyler Skaggs family 'shocked' over Angels employee's possible link to his death from accidental drug overdose

Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room in the Dallas area July 1 before the start of what was supposed to be a four-game series against the Texas Rangers. The first game was postponed before the teams played the final three games.

Kate Steinle case: Court overturns conviction of undocumented immigrant in the fatal shooting of the 31-year-old in San Francisco in 2015
Kate Steinle case: Court overturns conviction of undocumented immigrant in the fatal shooting of the 31-year-old in San Francisco in 2015

Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate was acquitted of murder in the killing of Kate Steinle, who was walking on a pier with her father when she was struck by a bullet in the back in July 2015. The appeals court overturned a single conviction on a charge of being a felon in possession of a gun.

Bahamas braces for a hit as 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Dorian approaches, Florida on high alert
Bahamas braces for a hit as 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Dorian approaches, Florida on high alert

Homeowners and businesses rushed to cover their windows with plywood. Supermarkets ran out of bottled water, and long lines formed at gas stations, with some fuel shortages reported.

Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort is directly in the path of Hurricane Dorian which is growing into a destructive storm
Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort is directly in the path of Hurricane Dorian which is growing into a destructive storm

The resort, currently closed for the summer, is on the wealthy barrier island of Palm Beach. No activity could be seen there Friday afternoon and the Trump Organization did not return a call seeking comment.

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.

Angels' Tyler Skaggs choked to death after ingesting a fatal cocktail of fentanyl, oxycodone and alcohol, toxicology shows
Angels' Tyler Skaggs choked to death after ingesting a fatal cocktail of fentanyl, oxycodone and alcohol, toxicology shows

The 27-year-old Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room in the Dallas area July 1 before the start of what was supposed to be a four-game series against the Texas Rangers. The first game was postponed before the teams played the final three games.

Sexual abuse charges against Epstein dismissed, court lauds victims for  speaking out
Sexual abuse charges against Epstein dismissed, court lauds victims for speaking out

Assistant U.S. Attorney Maurene Comey said the dismissal in no way "prohibits or inhibits" the government's ongoing investigation into other potential coconspirators.

Land leased in 'sweetheart deal' to Epstein to build privacy around New Mexico ranch will be taken back by the state
Land leased in 'sweetheart deal' to Epstein to build privacy around New Mexico ranch will be taken back by the state

In a 2015 court filing in Florida, a plaintiff in a lawsuit against Epstein said she had been abused at several locations, including Zorro Ranch in New Mexico

Trump cancels Poland trip as Hurricane Dorian heads to Florida: 'Our highest priority is the safety and security of the American people'
Trump cancels Poland trip as Hurricane Dorian heads to Florida: 'Our highest priority is the safety and security of the American people'

Trump, announcing the last-minute change of plans at a Rose Garden signing ceremony, said it was "very important" for him to be in Washington to deal with the storm

Hurricane Dorian prompts Boise State-Florida State football game to move to Tallahassee
Hurricane Dorian prompts Boise State-Florida State football game to move to Tallahassee

Officials announced Thursday that the game will be played Saturday at Florida State's Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee and start at noon, seven hours before it was originally scheduled to start in Jacksonville.

Australia downgrades Great Barrier Reef outlook from ‘poor’ to ‘very poor’ due to warming oceans
Australia downgrades Great Barrier Reef outlook from ‘poor’ to ‘very poor’ due to warming oceans

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority's condition report is the latest bad news for the 345,400 square kilometer colorful coral network off the northeast Australian coast

Florida prepares for 'absolute monster' Hurricane Dorian as Category 4 storm with winds of 130 mph heads for US
Florida prepares for 'absolute monster' Hurricane Dorian as Category 4 storm with winds of 130 mph heads for US

President Trump said that all indications show ‘it's going to hit very hard and it's going to be very big’ in a video he tweeted Thursday evening, comparing Dorian to Hurricane Andrew, which devastated South Florida in 1992

James Comey violated FBI policies in handling memos of his private conversations with Trump, says watchdog
James Comey violated FBI policies in handling memos of his private conversations with Trump, says watchdog

Justice Department's inspector general said the former FBI director gave unclassified information to a friend with instructions to share the contents with a reporter and also failed to notify the agency after his dismissal that he had retained some memos in a safe at his home

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of Democratic presidential bid: 'It's important to know when it's not your time'
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of Democratic presidential bid: 'It's important to know when it's not your time'

The decision came after Gillibrand failed to qualify for a Democratic debate next month in Houston amid surprisingly low polling and major fundraising struggles

Drivers running red lights kill two people every day in the US, fatalities at a 10-year high
Drivers running red lights kill two people every day in the US, fatalities at a 10-year high

In 2017, 939 people got killed by vehicles blowing through red lights. This is the highest death toll since 2008 and 28% higher than the 2012 figures.

Hurricane Dorian might grow into dangerous Category 3 storm as it heads for Florida after doing limited damage in Puerto Rico
Hurricane Dorian might grow into dangerous Category 3 storm as it heads for Florida after doing limited damage in Puerto Rico

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Dorian was expected to strengthen into a Category 3 hurricane as it stayed well to the east of the southeastern and central Bahamas over the next two days

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg reaches New York after crossing the Atlantic in her zero emission sailboat
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg reaches New York after crossing the Atlantic in her zero emission sailboat

Thunberg is in New York to attend the United Nations Climate Action Summit, and will be speaking along with other world leaders who will present plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Queen approves Boris Johnson's request to suspend UK Parliament despite last-minute pleas from opposition leaders
Queen approves Boris Johnson's request to suspend UK Parliament despite last-minute pleas from opposition leaders

The move was not unexpected, as the monarch has steadfastly refused to get involved in politics throughout her long reign.

Leslie Jones exiting 'SNL' after five seasons, Kate McKinnon back next season
Leslie Jones exiting 'SNL' after five seasons, Kate McKinnon back next season

Jones' departure was confirmed by a person familiar with the change who spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss Jones' status with the long-running sketch series.

Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre says Prince Andrew should come clean as he ‘knows exactly what he's done’
Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre says Prince Andrew should come clean as he ‘knows exactly what he's done’

Prince Andrew was a years-long friend of the financier who killed himself while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges

3 people die after Philippines ferry catches fire at sea, fishing boats and passing ships rescue 245 passengers
3 people die after Philippines ferry catches fire at sea, fishing boats and passing ships rescue 245 passengers

Sea accidents are common in the Philippine archipelago because of frequent storms, badly maintained boats, overcrowding and weak enforcement of safety regulations

Storm Dorian threatens flooding and power outages in Puerto Rico still reeling from Hurricane Maria
Storm Dorian threatens flooding and power outages in Puerto Rico still reeling from Hurricane Maria

The storm is expected to pass over or near Puerto Rico, with landslides, widespread flooding and power outages possible in what is expected to be the first major test of emergency preparedness since Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2017.

Attack on Mexico bar with gasoline fire bombs leaves 23 people dead and 13 injured
Attack on Mexico bar with gasoline fire bombs leaves 23 people dead and 13 injured

The attackers started a fire that ripped through the bar, killing eight women and 15 men. There was no immediate information on the condition of the injured

Respiratory ailments rise sharply in Brazil as Amazon fires rage: 'It's bad for everyone'
Respiratory ailments rise sharply in Brazil as Amazon fires rage: 'It's bad for everyone'

Growing fears over the health impacts are emerging as the number of fires in Brazil surges, with more than 77,000 documented by the country's National Space Research Institute in the last year

Jeffrey Epstein's accusers vent anger in court after financier's prison suicide: 'Justice has never been served'
Jeffrey Epstein's accusers vent anger in court after financier's prison suicide: 'Justice has never been served'

In opening, the judge called the 66-year-old Epstein's suicide a "rather stunning turn of events." He defended his decision to let the women speak, saying: "Public hearings ... promote transparency and provide the court with insights and information that the court might otherwise not be aware of"

Bolsonaro throws tantrum, says will accept G7's $20 million Amazon fire aid ONLY if Macron apologises
Bolsonaro throws tantrum, says will accept G7's $20 million Amazon fire aid ONLY if Macron apologises

Macron, who has questioned Bolsonaro's trustworthiness and commitment to protecting biodiversity, has shrugged off the snub from the Brazilian president.

Meek Mill pleads guilty, won't serve more time in prison: 'Hopefully this will be the end of it'
Meek Mill pleads guilty, won't serve more time in prison: 'Hopefully this will be the end of it'

The plea agreement in Philadelphia after an appeals court threw out his conviction last month will see an end to a case that kept him on probation for most of his adult life.

KFC partners with Beyond Meat to test plant-based nuggets and boneless wings in Atlanta starting today
KFC partners with Beyond Meat to test plant-based nuggets and boneless wings in Atlanta starting today

California-based startup Beyond Meat said it developed the new product specifically for KFC. It's made with wheat protein coated in a proprietary breading.

Eddie Murphy to host 'SNL' for the first time in 35 years on December 21
Eddie Murphy to host 'SNL' for the first time in 35 years on December 21

The comedian will be the host of the sketch comedy show on Dec. 21, marking the former cast member's first hosting appearance since 1984.

MTV Video Music Awards 2019 (VMAs) winners list: Taylor Swift takes top prize; Ariana Grande named Artist of the Year
MTV Video Music Awards 2019 (VMAs) winners list: Taylor Swift takes top prize; Ariana Grande named Artist of the Year

'You Need to Calm Down' also won the video for good honor. Todrick Hall, the multi-faceted entertainer who has appeared in some of Swift’s videos, including 'You Need to Calm Down,' accepted the honor.

Judge orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for fueling opioid crisis in Oklahoma
Judge orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for fueling opioid crisis in Oklahoma

Oklahoma pursued the case under the state's public nuisance statute and presented the judge with a plan to abate the crisis that would cost between $12.6 billion for 20 years and $17.5 billion over 30 years.

Kim Kardashian drops Kimono, names shapewear line SKIMS Solutionwear
Kim Kardashian drops Kimono, names shapewear line SKIMS Solutionwear

The reality star, makeup mogul and law student said on Instagram that she changed the name after much "thought and consideration."

75-year-old cancer patient marries partner, sings and dances at 'death party' before killing himself
75-year-old cancer patient marries partner, sings and dances at 'death party' before killing himself

75-year-old Bob Fuller was one of about 1,200 people who have used Washington’s Death with Dignity Act to end their lives in the decade since it became law

DiCaprio pledges $5M to combat Amazon wildfires, seeks support to repair Brazilian rainforest
DiCaprio pledges $5M to combat Amazon wildfires, seeks support to repair Brazilian rainforest

The actor, in association with philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth, announced the launch of the Amazon Forest Fund.

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