Texas governor supports 2 small gun rules after…

Governor meets with gun groups in wake of Texas school shooting that killed 10

New York City to consider ban on plastic straws

Plastic straws and stirrers could soon be banned in bars, restaurants and coffee shops in New York City

Amazon, Starbucks pledge money to repeal Seattle…

Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness

Saddam's Superyacht Gets a New Use

Saddam Hussein's swanky superyacht , built for the Iraqi dictator in 1981 but never actually boarded by him, has a new use: It's a sailors' hotel, to be used by the sea pilots who guide shipping in and out of Iraq's port at Basra, many of whom live far from the...

Police: Officer's gun goes off, striking man in burning home

Police say an officer's gun discharged during an altercation, striking a man who refused to leave a burning house in Maryland

Viewpoint: Is Trump playing into Kim Jong-un's…

North Korea expert Jean Lee describes the best possible outcome of a summit with Kim Jong-un.

Just Standing Near a BBQ Grill May Increase…

A newly published study says skin absorbs cancer causing compounds that are released by barbecue grills.

Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at…

Congress delivered a victory to President Donald Trump by expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system

Los Angeles police Investigate complaints against USC doctor

Police have opened a criminal investigation into years of complaints against a University of Southern California gynecologist accused in lawsuits of groping patients

Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

A federal judge has ruled that President Donald Trump is violating the First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter because of their political views

Acclaimed Nigerian author speaks at Harvard Class…

Acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has addressed Harvard University's graduates at the school's annual pre-commencement Class Day festivities

Uber ends self-driving program in Arizona after…

Uber's self-driving cars won't return to streets of Arizona following crash that killed woman crossing a darkened street

Tennessee Parole Board divided over release in…

The Tennessee Board of Parole is divided on whether to release a woman serving a life sentence for killing a man when she was a 16-year-old prostitute

After mass shootings, NRA pins blame on familiar…

From the design of school buildings to video games, here's what the gun lobby says leads to school shootings

Feds charge California man, 2 gamers in deadly…

Federal prosecutors have indicted two online gamers and the California man accused of making the hoax calls that led a police officer to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas.

France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in…

France's Macron takes on Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, other tech companies in push for stricter rules on data privacy, taxes

Rain from Gulf floods Southeast; tropical storm…

Heavy rains from the Gulf of Mexico are causing flooding in the Southeastern United States ahead of what could become the season's first tropical storm

Science Says that Men May be Better at Directions…

A new study from UCSB reveals that men may have better navigation skills than women. Tony Spitz as the details.

Clinton: Democrats can win with bold ideas, core…

Hillary Clinton says Democrats can win elections and stand up to Washington Republicans by sticking to their core principles concerning education, health care, equality and the environment