• Associated Press Feb 24, 2020

    Tortoise Returned Home After Wandering Around NorCal Town

    The 41-year-old tortoise named Dino ambled away after a storm blew open the latch on its outdoor enclosure in Red Bluff.

  • NBC Sep 23, 2019

    SeaWorld ‘Skyride' Reopens Following Safety Inspections

    SeaWorld’s Skyride reopened after months of “very methodical inspections” after more than a dozen guests were stuck on the gondola lift ride in February. Abnormally high wings damaged a communication cable stranding riders for nearly five hours before rescue crews were able to lower all of them to safety in February.

  • Netflix Sep 20, 2019

    It's No Joke: Women Rule Emmy Comedy Series Category

    When the winner of the best comedy series Emmy Award is announced Sunday, odds are good that a woman will be giving the acceptance speech. An unprecedented number of the seven nominated comedies are from female creators: defending champion “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” ”Fleabag” and “Russian Doll.” Count in “Veep,” with Julia Louis-Dreyfus both its star and an executive producer,...

  • Los Angeles Sep 20, 2019

    Emmy Watch 2019: Chris Sullivan of ‘This is Us' Takes Risks on Red Carpet

    Chris Sullivan may or may not win at this weekend’s Emmy Awards, but it’s a sure bet that when he strikes a pose on the red carpet, his unconventional attire will make a statement. At past events, Sullivan has donned a top hat and cane, brightly colored flowered pants and suits with flashy patterns. The “This is Us” actor says...

  • actor Sep 17, 2019

    Emmy Predictions: Amid Newcomers, Will ‘Thrones' Slay Again?

    Imagine that you’re working on a television series, one of the many actors, writers and others who give daily thanks for the rise of cable and streaming that has led to gazillions — at least — of shows and growing employment opportunities. Then, besides the possibility of at least your mom spotting you in the vast video sea, you learn...

  • Tennessee Sep 17, 2019

    Luke Combs, Kane Brown Among CMT Artists of the Year

    Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay and Thomas Rhett will be honored as country’s top stars at the 10th annual CMT Artists of the Year television special.

  • coach Sep 18, 2019

    Chargers Have No One to Blame But Themselves After Loss

    Anthony Lynn is starting to pencil in at least one game a year where the Los Angeles Chargers fail to capitalize on opportunities and gift-wrap a victory to the opponent.

  • New York Sep 17, 2019

    Fishermen Demand a Say in Decisions on Offshore Wind Energy

    Fishermen insisted Monday to a congressional subcommittee looking at offshore wind energy that they be consulted when crucial decisions are being made on the development of such projects, including where they are located and the level of access to the waters near them. Fishermen should have been brought into the planning process from the start, Peter Hughes, of Atlantic Cape...

  • Associated Press Sep 17, 2019

    Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

    Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for real CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found. Spiked vapes have sent dozens of people like Jenkins to emergency rooms over the last two years. Yet people behind the products have operated with impunity, in...

  • driver Sep 16, 2019

    Former NASCAR Driver Killed in Single-Engine Plane Crash

    Modified stock car great Michael Stefanik has been killed in a single-engine plane crash. He was 61. State police say the crash happened Sunday afternoon in Sterling near the Rhode Island state line. They say the single-engine, single-seat Aerolite 103 took off from the Riconn Airport in Coventry, Rhode Island, and had been turning back toward the airfield when it...

  • Reporter Sep 15, 2019

    British Prime Minister's Aide Divides, But Will He Conquer?

    To some, he’s a strategic genius. Others call him a mayhem-loving anarchist. Everyone seems to have an opinion about Dominic Cummings. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s most powerful aide — dubbed “Boris’ brain” by some — is an enigmatic backstage operator who shuns media attention, yet has been played onscreen by “Sherlock” star Benedict Cumberbatch. Since taking office two months...

  • San Diego Sep 15, 2019

    ‘Amazing View of Nature': Anglers Shout as Hammerhead Shark Nabs Hooked Tuna Near Coronado Islands

    An annual fishing trip turned into a once-in-a-lifetime event as a hammerhead shark nabbed a hooked tuna as anglers shouted in amazement.

  • London Sep 11, 2019

    Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Talks to Buy London Counterpart

    The Hong Kong stock exchange says it has started talks to buy the London Stock Exchange that would value the British company at 29.6 billion pounds ($36.6 billion). The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. said Wednesday that a deal would provide the London Stock Exchange with a key opening to Asian markets and underpin the British capital’s role as...

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 11, 2019

    Inside Bolton's Exit: Mongolia, a Mustache, a Tweet

    It was a marriage that was never going to last: Trump and Bolton rarely saw eye to eye on global hotspots. The national security adviser held far more hawkish views than the “America first” president on matters like Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan. “John Bolton is absolutely a hawk,” Trump told NBC in June. “If it was up to him,...

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 10, 2019

    Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

    President Donald Trump has fired National Security Adviser John Bolton, according to a tweet.

  • food Sep 8, 2019

    Silence, Devastation Mark Bahamas Town; But Some Are Staying

    The streets are filled with smashed cars, snapped power cables, shattered trees and deep silence. At the airport and dock, hundreds of people clamor for seats on airplanes and berths on ships arriving with aid and departing with people who lost their homes when deadly Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas. Nearly a week after disaster roared in from the sea,...

  • Associated Press Sep 6, 2019

    Fire Foiled Rescue Attempts by California Boat Crew

    The crew of a scuba diving boat that sank off the coast of Southern California made several attempts to rescue the 34 people who were trapped below decks by fire, but intense flames drove them back and all perished, federal authorities said Thursday.

  • European Union Sep 4, 2019

    UK's Johnson Suffers Defeat in Parliament Over Brexit

    On a day of humiliating setbacks, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a major defeat in Parliament on Tuesday night as rebellious lawmakers voted to seize control of the Brexit agenda, prompting the embattled leader to say he would call for a new general election. The 328 to 301 vote, made possible by 21 fellow Conservatives who turned their back...

  • georgia Sep 4, 2019

    Humanitarian Crisis Unfolds in Hurricane-Stricken Bahamas

    Relief officials reported scenes of utter ruin Tuesday in parts of the Bahamas and rushed to deal with an unfolding humanitarian crisis in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, the most powerful storm on record ever to hit the islands. At least seven deaths were reported, with the full scope of the disaster still unknown. The storm’s punishing winds and muddy...

  • Florida Sep 3, 2019

    ‘Catastrophic' Hurricane Dorian Batters Bahamas; Watches, Warnings Continue in Florida

    Florida continued preparations as a slow-moving but still powerful Hurricane Dorian devastated the northwestern Bahamas Monday, while forecasters awaited the storm making a northwestward turn as it approached the East Coast. “Dorian still nearly stationary but expected to begin moving north-northwestward later this morning,” the National Hurricane Center said. Parts of Florida were under hurricane watches and warnings, as Dorian’s...

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