A pair of sneaky penguins were found hiding in a sushi shop near Wellington train station in New Zealand.
Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury is being sued by a woman who alleges he pushed her into having sex with him when she was 18 years old and learning to be a teacher of his craft in 2012-14. Jill Lawler's Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit alleges sexual assault and battery. She's seeking unspecified damages in the suit filed Thursday. A representative for Choudhury could not be immediately reached for comment.
A 17-year-old girl with a small social media following in upstate New York was killed by a man she'd met recently on Instagram, who then posted photos of her corpse online, police said Monday.
The gory pictures were redistributed widely, including by online posters who made light of or celebrated the teen's death. Others urged people to stop circulating the images, which had appeared in online chat sites including 4chan and Discord.
Police identified the slain girl Monday as Bianca Devins, of Utica.
For countless Americans, Trump's words on Sunday sent a stinging message that they are not fully welcome in their own country. His comments echoed painful remarks they have heard throughout their lives. But this time, they came not from a stranger or even a political candidate, but straight from the occupant of the Oval Office.
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Floridians know regular alligators are dangerous enough, but a police department in Tennessee is warning people about an even more menacing creature: the meth-gator.
The Loretto Police Department took to social media over the weekend to warn residents against flushing methamphetamine down the toilet, after they say they caught a suspect trying to do just that.
"Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay. When you send something down the sewer pipe it ends up in our retention ponds for processing before it is sent down stream," the department posted on Facebook. "Now our sewer guys take great pride in releasing water that is cleaner than what is in the creek, but they are not really prepared for meth."
Citing a gruesome series of killings in Los Angeles in which one victim was dismembered and whose heart was cut out, a federal grand jury has indicted 22 alleged members or associates of the notorious MS-13 gang on charges that include racketeering and murder.
Five of the seven killings outlined in a new superseding indictment involved the victims’ bodies being dumped in Angeles National Forest, according to court documents.
The new 78-page grand jury indictment says 22 alleged members and associates of the MS-13 Fulton clique, based in the Los Angeles suburbs of the San Fernando Valley, engaged in common street gang business: narcotics sales, robberies, burglaries, and extortion schemes.
Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.
Collins had the spotlight to himself this time — Armstrong has been gone for seven years and Aldrin canceled. Collins said he wished his two moonwalking colleagues could have shared the moment at Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A, the departure point for humanity's first moon landing.
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A 2-year-old girl whose family said wandered away as they prepared to leave a woodland campsite in northern Michigan has been found alive, Michigan State Police said Tuesday morning.
Gabriella Roselynn Vitale was reported missing from the campsite in Oscoda County about 8:15 a.m. Monday and her pink coat was found a few hundred yards from where she was last seen, state police had said. Police dogs and a helicopter were taking part in the search for Gabriella, which resumed on Tuesday.
"Great news!!! Gabriella has been found alive," state police tweeted at 11:39 a.m. ET. "Details to follow when available."
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The crash ended a young woman's life, and with it, a man's White House dreams.
U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's Oldsmobile sedan veered off a narrow bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, an extension of the resort island of Martha's Vineyard off the Massachusetts coast, and plunged into a moonlit pond 50 years ago Thursday. His passenger, 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne, drowned.
HBO's "Game of Thrones" slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from atop the increasingly crowded television heap.
The bloodthirsty saga's total eclipsed the all-time series record of 27 nods earned by "NYPD Blue" in 1994.
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Federally funded family planning clinics, including Planned Parenthood, are defying the Trump administration's ban on referring women for abortions, drawing a line against what they say amounts to keeping patients in the dark about legitimate health care options.
"We are not going to comply with a regulation that would require health care providers to not give full information to their patients," Jacqueline Ayers, the group's top lobbyist, said in an interview Tuesday. "We believe as a health care provider it is wrong to withhold health care information from patients."
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Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privacy of users' data.
"We know we need to take the time to get this right," David Marcus, the Facebook executive leading the project, told the Senate Banking Committee at a hearing.
But that message did little to assure senators. Members of both parties demanded to know why a company with massive market power and a track record of scandals should be trusted with such a far-reaching project, given the potential for fraud, abuse and criminal activity.
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R&B singer R. Kelly is expected to appear in a Chicago federal courtroom on charges that he recruited girls and women to have illegal sex with him and then covered up the crimes by paying and threatening the victims and witnesses.
Federal judges were supposed to meet Monday in Chicago to figure out how to proceed in the case that involves separate indictments out of Chicago and New York but that will be discussed Tuesday before Kelly is arraigned.
After that, a judge is expected to rule on whether Kelly can be released on bond in the Chicago indictment before facing the New York charges.
Protests against Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló have grown since the leak over the weekend of an 889-page chat that revealed sexist, racist, homophobic and violent comments by the governor and his team about opponents and even members of Rosselló's own party.
The leaked chats, which follow separate allegations of corruption that have rocked the island, also included references to Puerto Rican star performers Ricky Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Bad Bunny. All three are firing back at the governor and calling for his resignation. Martin, Bad Bunny and other prominent Puerto Rican artists will join what are expected to be tens of thousands of protesters marching in Old San Juan on Wednesday.
Here is how those celebrities got caught up the leaked chat scandal, through no fault of their own, and how they have responded.
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A 3-year-old boy has died after falling into an underground grease collection tank behind an upstate New York fast-food restaurant. Rochester Police Investigator Frank Camp says the boy fell through a plastic cover into the grease trap behind a Tim Hortons restaurant Monday morning.