IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

U.S. News

Top stories from around the country.



More news

3h ago

Sydney judge says U.S. ex-fighter pilot accused of training Chinese aviators can be extradited to U.S.

A court ordered Boston-born Daniel Duggan, 55, to remain in custody awaiting extradition.
A Sydney judge ruled that former U.S. Marine Corps pilot Daniel Duggan can be extradited to the United States on allegations he illegally trained Chinese aviators, leaving the Australian attorney-general Duggan's last hope of remaining in Australia.
A Sydney judge ruled that former U.S. Marine Corps pilot Daniel Duggan can be extradited to the United States on allegations he illegally trained Chinese aviators, leaving the Australian attorney-general Duggan's last hope of remaining in Australia.
8h ago

Florida priest accused of biting woman who was trying to take Communion

“The only way he thought to extract her from it was to bite her arm,” a police report says about the incident at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in St. Cloud.
catholic church priest bite biting incident
catholic church priest bite biting incident
8h ago

Sean Kingston arrested on suspicion of fraud after his mother was taken into custody in Florida mansion raid

Kingston was arrested Thursday evening in California, authorities said. Earlier in the day his mother, Janice Turner, was taken into custody on charges of theft and fraud.
Rapper Sean Kingston
Rapper Sean Kingston

Hundreds walk out of Harvard College graduation; UCLA contends with new protest

A group walked out during Harvard College's commencement to decry the exclusion of 13 would-be graduates who were said to be involved in an earlier pro-Palestinian encampment.
Image: Graduating Harvard students walk out in protest over the 13 students who have been barred from graduating
Image: Graduating Harvard students walk out in protest over the 13 students who have been barred from graduating
11h ago

'Diddy' faces lawsuit by another woman who says the hip-hop mogul drugged and sexually assaulted her

The woman says she was raped by Sean Combs, who she says promised her connections in the fashion business.
Sean "Diddy" Combs
Sean "Diddy" Combs
12h ago

Louisville police officer who arrested Scottie Scheffler had been previously suspended

Detective Bryan Gillis has faced various discipline over workplace violations going back more than a decade.
officer arrested pro golfer Scottie Scheffler
officer arrested pro golfer Scottie Scheffler
14h ago

Fate of lawsuit filed by Black Texas student punished over hairstyle in hands of federal judge

Darryl George has not been in his regular Houston-area high school classes since Aug. 31 because the district says the length of his hair violates its dress code.
Darryl George, an 18-year-old high school junior, stands outside a courthouse in Anahuac, Texas, on Jan. 24, 2024, following a court hearing.
Darryl George, an 18-year-old high school junior, stands outside a courthouse in Anahuac, Texas, on Jan. 24, 2024, following a court hearing.
15h ago

FDA panel recommends approval of a blood test for colon cancer

The panel of outside advisers expressed concerns that the test is not as accurate as a colonoscopy but decided the benefits outweigh the risks.
Food & Drug Administration campus
Food & Drug Administration campus
15h ago

UFC fighter says he’ll home-school son so he doesn’t ‘end up turning gay’

Mixed martial artist Bryce Mitchell also said he fears public schools could turn his infant son into a communist or subject him to the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Close up of Bryce Mitchell
Close up of Bryce Mitchell

The HPV vaccine prevents head and neck cancers in men, study suggests

The new research underscores the importance of vaccination for both sexes, experts say.
A bottle of Gardasil
A bottle of Gardasil
15h ago

Technical difficulties are delaying robot umpires in MLB

MLB has been experimenting with the automated ball-strike system in minor leagues since 2019.
Image: baseball major league
Image: baseball major league