'Despair deaths' spike from suicide, drugs, alcohol

Blacks, Latinos, Asians being increasingly hit

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 7:16 am

Antibiotic can kill if you have heart disease, FDA says

Clarithromycin can kill even years later, FDA says

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 7:13 am

Nude photos found on phone of Nashville mayor former bodyguard

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry has admitted an affair with her former bodyguard, Sgt. Rob Forrest.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 5:54 am

New indictment hits Manafort, Gates with tax and bank fraud charges

The 32-count indictment was filed in federal court in the Eastern District of Virginia

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 12:58 am

Trump's proposal to arm teachers panned as 'colossally stupid idea'

Following speeches by the NRA's Wayne LaPierre and President Donald Trump, experts said arming teachers simply won't solve our school safety problem.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 12:57 am

Missouri governor indicted on invasion of privacy charge related to affair

A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's admitted extramarital affair with a woman in 2015.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 9:38 pm

Fourth person dies after Grand Canyon tour helicopter crash

A British tourist hospitalized in Las Vegas after a sightseeing helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon this month has died. Three other Britons were killed.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 8:41 pm

Father's wish granted: Texas spares death-row inmate in family murder

The governor decided Thomas Whitaker, who killed his mother and brother, will not be executed.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 7:32 pm

Florida executes man in 1993 slaying of college student

Florida executed a man Thursday who was convicted of raping and killing a college student in 1993 so he could steal her car.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 7:25 pm

Armed school resource officer 'never went in' to Parkland school

The sheriff said the revelation made him "sick to my stomach. There are no words I mean these families lost their children."

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 6:53 pm

FBI says it's trying to rebuild trust after botched Parkland tip

David Bowdich, the FBI's acting deputy director, says the bureau is "doing everything we can" to regain public trust after failing to investigate a tip about Nikolas Cruz, accused of gunning down 17 people.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 5:40 pm

Lawsuit filed against store that sold guns in Kansas workplace shooting

The Brady Center said Thursday it filed a suit against a pawn shop that sold guns used by Cedric Ford in a 2016 shooting in Kansas that killed three.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 4:50 pm

Lesbian couple sues Health Department after foster care application rejected

The Texas couple said they were told they couldn't foster a refugee child because they didn't "mirror the Holy Family."

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 3:09 pm

UNICEF honcho steps down after revelation of 'unsuitable' messages

Justin Forsyth, who was a deputy director at the United Nations Children's Fund, stepped down after admitting to sending staffers 'unsuitable' messages at his previous job — at Save the Children.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 2:59 pm

Billy Graham, pastor to presidents and the masses, dead at age 99

Evangelist Pastor Billy Graham, who boasted a career of more than 70 years and was one of the most admired men of the past century, has died at age 99, according to church sources.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 2:52 pm

How Parkland's social media-savvy teens took back the internet and the gun control debate

Twitter has verified student leaders, who have amassed thousands of followers in the past week

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 2:51 pm

GWU experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death review

Gov. Ricardo Rossello's admin had maintained that 64 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria. But critics have said the death toll is much higher

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 2:36 pm

California woman pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter in aunt's stabbing death

Gina Drake, 51, pleaded guilty Tuesday to voluntary manslaughter in the 2009 stabbing death of her aunt Wendy Di Rodio, 61, in Ventura, California.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 1:53 pm

CBS named a new female host for its Sunday politics show

CBS is in the midst of reconfiguring its political reporting line up, and is still looking for a political director

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 11:56 am

Rubio grilled by Parkland shooting students, parents

Pressed to say he would not accept political donations from the NRA, Sen. Marco Rubio demurred.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 7:51 am

Billy Graham 'would want to be remembered as a preacher,' son says

Franklin Graham, the son of "America's pastor," Billy Graham, said on NBC's "Today" that his father never saw himself as a celebrity and would want to be remembered as a preacher.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 7:26 am

FluMist flu vaccine will be back next year

Reformulated version of FluMist influenza vaccine wins approval from vaccine advisers

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 6:09 am

Meryl Streep blasts Weinstein for using her words in his legal defense

Streep issued a blistering response to the use of her comments later Wednesday, saying Weinstein's use of her statement "is pathetic and exploitative."

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 6:00 am

Every U.S. gold medal winner from the 2018 Winter Olympics

Mikaela Shiffrin won gold in the giant slalom Thursday, becoming the fifth U.S. gold medal winner, — the 101st U.S. gold medal in Winter Olympics history.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 5:47 am

Judges give skaters from their own countries better scores in PyeongChang

The data from the 2018 Winter Games shows that American judges are just like everybody else — they give better scores to figure skaters from their own country.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 4:01 am