Bombshell ObamaCare Ruling Hinges on a Key…

A Texas judge delivered a bombshell ruling on ObamaCare Friday night, declaring that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. US District Court Judge Reed O'Connor ruled that the individual mandate—the penalty those who forgo insurance must pay—is unconstitutional. And because the individual mandate is so integral to the...

Michelle Obama Dishes on Dubya Passing Her Things…

Another "cough drop moment" between Michelle Obama and George W. Bush? Per People and Today , the former first lady made a stop in San Jose, Calif., on Friday for her book tour, and she addressed an apparent repeat of what took place at John McCain's memorial service in September, when...

Michigan man, 90, brings Christmas to wife in…

A 90-year-old Michigan man dressed up as Santa and brought Christmas to a local nursing home so his wife could celebrate the holidays

Pakistan, Saudis, UAE join US-Taliban talks

The Taliban have held another round of talks with U.S. officials, this time in the United Arab Emirates and also involving Saudi, Pakistani and Emirati representatives, part of the latest attempt to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan's 17-year war

Man who killed 3-year-old Kansas boy given lengthy sentence

A 41-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to 109 years and six months in prison for abusing and killing his girlfriend's 3-year-old son, whose body was found encased in concrete in the garage of a Wichita rental home

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'One of a kind' tomb found in Egypt

The tomb, filled with hieroglyphs and statues, has been untouched for 4,440 years.

Germany Agrees to Compensate Survivors Who Fled…

Germany will pay survivors who escaped Nazi Germany as children 2,500 euros, or $2,800.

Five Makeup Mistakes That Can Make You Look Older

While a lot of women love make up, here are a few mistakes that could be making you look older. Buzz60's Natasha Abellard has the story.

Judge: Solve dispute over pal to sign-language gorilla Koko

A judge has ordered the Cincinnati Zoo and a gorilla conservatory to resolve a custody dispute over a gorilla loaned as a companion to Koko, the late gorilla famous for mastering sign language

Bakers vie for victory in Stockholm gingerbread…

Six-sided gingerbread house with marzipan elves triumphs over rivals at Swedish bake-off. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Mother sues in case of missing toddler Ayla Reynolds

The mother of a toddler whose disappearance prompted the biggest criminal investigation in Maine history is filing a lawsuit in the hopes of unearthing more details

Google commences $1B expansion in New York City

Google will spend more than $1B to expand operations in New York City

Court Cites Dr. Seuss in Ruling Against Pipeline

A federal appeals court in Virginia thinks the US Forest Service forgot a fundamental part of its mission, and it summoned Dr. Seuss to remind them. “We trust the United States Forest Service to ‘speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues,'" the fourth US circuit court...

Merriam-Webster Picks Its Word of the Year

The word of the year, at least in the eyes of Merriam-Webster? "Justice." The dictionary's editor at large tells the AP that M-W isn't "editorializing"—the pick is made largely on a spike in people looking it up throughout the year on the dictionary's website. Lookups rose 74% over last...

Report Exposes Vast Scale of Russia's Pro-Trump…

Russian agents reached a staggering number of Americans through social media during the 2016 election campaign, and sites like Facebook missed some obvious signs of what was happening, according to a report prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee. The report, seen by the Washington Post, found that Russians at the...

May says postponed Brexit vote to be held week of…

Prime Minister Theresa May says the postponed vote on Britain's divorce agreement with the European Union will be held the week of Jan 14 _ more than a month after it was originally scheduled and just 10 weeks before Britain leaves the EU

Park won't honor slaveholder, angering Irish cultural groups

Citing his slave-owning past, a Virginia town has officially decided not to name a refurbished park after one of its founding fathers in a move that's fostered accusations of anti-Catholic and anti-Irish bias

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Brexit: Has anything about May's deal changed?

It's been a busy week in British politics, from Parliamentary squabbles to meetings with European leaders, and a confidence vote.

'Justice' Is Merriam-Webster's 2018 Word of the…

Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen “justice” as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months.