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  • Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119

    Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:49:42 GMT

    Amazon is raising the price of its annual Prime membership fee to $119 a year, up 20 percent from $99.

     

    Amazon is raising the price of its annual Prime membership fee to $119 a year, up 20 percent from $99.

     
  • NFL Draft: Browns select Mayfield with No. 1 pick

    NFL Draft: Browns select Mayfield with No. 1 pick

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:12:49 GMT

    The Cleveland Browns believe all Baker Mayfield has in common with Johnny Manziel are height and a Heisman.

     

    The Cleveland Browns believe all Baker Mayfield has in common with Johnny Manziel are height and a Heisman.

     
  • Jacksonville dad outraged by sexually explicit question on daughter's anatomy assignment

    Jacksonville dad outraged by sexually explicit question on daughter's anatomy assignment

    Thursday, April 26 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-04-26 21:49:39 GMT

    A Jacksonville father is demanding answers after he found an inappropriate question in his daughter’s homework assignment.

     

    A Jacksonville father is demanding answers after he found an inappropriate question in his daughter’s homework assignment.

     
  • 'Oh! Susanna' songwriter's statue removed amid criticism

    'Oh! Susanna' songwriter's statue removed amid criticism

    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-04-26 18:37:30 GMT

    A 118-year-old statue of the "Oh! Susanna" songwriter was removed from a Pittsburgh park Thursday after criticism that the work is demeaning because it includes a slave sitting at his feet, plucking a banjo.

     

    A 118-year-old statue of the "Oh! Susanna" songwriter was removed from a Pittsburgh park Thursday after criticism that the work is demeaning because it includes a slave sitting at his feet, plucking a banjo.

     
  • Gray strikes out 11 to help Rockies beat Padres 5-2

    Gray strikes out 11 to help Rockies beat Padres 5-2

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-04-26 01:06:21 GMT
    San Diego Padres’ Wil Myers reacts after striking out against Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray to end the top of the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Denver.San Diego Padres’ Wil Myers reacts after striking out against Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray to end the top of the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Denver.

    Jon Gray altered the grip on his slider and set his aim higher in the strike zone.

     

    Jon Gray altered the grip on his slider and set his aim higher in the strike zone.

     
  • Hank Azaria willing to stop voicing Apu on 'The Simpsons'

    Hank Azaria willing to stop voicing Apu on 'The Simpsons'

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:20:33 GMT
    (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via AP). In this April 24, 2018 photo released by CBS, actor Hank Azaria, left appears with host Stephen Colbert on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," in New York. Azaria is ready to stop voicing Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu on “The Si...(Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via AP). In this April 24, 2018 photo released by CBS, actor Hank Azaria, left appears with host Stephen Colbert on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," in New York. Azaria is ready to stop voicing Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu on “The Si...
    Hank Azaria says he's ready to stop voicing Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu on 'The Simpsons' in the wake of criticism that it's a stereotype. 
    Hank Azaria says he's ready to stop voicing Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu on 'The Simpsons' in the wake of criticism that it's a stereotype. 
  • Alaska Olympic games pay homage to hunting, survival skills

    Alaska Olympic games pay homage to hunting, survival skills

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:01:08 GMT
    In this Jan. 18, 2018, photo, Native Youth Olympics Games member Tony Rivera practices the Alaskan high kick in Juneau, Alaska.In this Jan. 18, 2018, photo, Native Youth Olympics Games member Tony Rivera practices the Alaskan high kick in Juneau, Alaska.

    To most spectators, the term "Olympics" means world-class swimming competitions, downhill skiing or the 100-meter dash.

     

    To most spectators, the term "Olympics" means world-class swimming competitions, downhill skiing or the 100-meter dash.

     
  • Oliver Stone, visiting Iran, calls US a global 'outlaw'

    Oliver Stone, visiting Iran, calls US a global 'outlaw'

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-04-25 16:00:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi). American movie director Oliver Stone speaks during a news conference in the Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi). American movie director Oliver Stone speaks during a news conference in the Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
    Oliver Stone, making his first-ever visit to Iran, says the United States is a global "outlaw" that has made a mess of the Middle East. 
    Oliver Stone, making his first-ever visit to Iran, says the United States is a global "outlaw" that has made a mess of the Middle East. 
  • Madonna loses battle to prevent auction of Tupac letter

    Madonna loses battle to prevent auction of Tupac letter

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-04-25 01:26:20 GMT

    Pop star Madonna has lost her battle to prevent an auction of her personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of worn panties and a hairbrush containing her hair.

     

    Pop star Madonna has lost her battle to prevent an auction of her personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of worn panties and a hairbrush containing her hair.

     
  • Get Into My Car ... Amazon begins delivery to vehicles

    Get Into My Car ... Amazon begins delivery to vehicles

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:46:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 9, 2017, file photo, a package from Amazon Prime is loaded for delivery in New York. Last year, the online retailer introduced a system for letting people delivering packages into customers’ homes. Now,...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 9, 2017, file photo, a package from Amazon Prime is loaded for delivery in New York. Last year, the online retailer introduced a system for letting people delivering packages into customers’ homes. Now,...
    Amazon begins delivering packages to newer General Motors and Volvo vehicles owned by Prime members. 
    Amazon begins delivering packages to newer General Motors and Volvo vehicles owned by Prime members. 
  • Veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant

    Veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:14:20 GMT

    A veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan has received the world's most extensive penis transplant, and doctors said Monday he is recovering well and expected to leave the hospital this week.

     

    A veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan has received the world's most extensive penis transplant, and doctors said Monday he is recovering well and expected to leave the hospital this week.

     
  • Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

    Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:39:49 GMT

    The mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four people in a late-night shooting at a Waffle House restaurant was arrested near his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day, authorities said.

     

    The mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four people in a late-night shooting at a Waffle House restaurant was arrested near his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day, authorities said.

     
  • 'It was life or death,' says man who snatched gunman's AR-15

    'It was life or death,' says man who snatched gunman's AR-15

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:52:14 GMT
    James Shaw Jr., shows his hand that was injured when he disarmed a shooter inside a Waffle House on Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn.James Shaw Jr., shows his hand that was injured when he disarmed a shooter inside a Waffle House on Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn.

    The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a "selfish" act of self-preservation and he doesn't consider himself a hero. Never mind that he is being credited with saving several other lives.

     

    The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a "selfish" act of self-preservation and he doesn't consider himself a hero. Never mind that he is being credited with saving several other lives.

     
  • German theater asks guests to wear swastikas for Hitler play

    German theater asks guests to wear swastikas for Hitler play

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:01:37 GMT

    A theater in southern Germany is proceeding with plans to open a satirical play Friday about Adolf Hitler's youth in which some patrons will be wearing swastika armbands, despite objections and legal complaints.

     

    A theater in southern Germany is proceeding with plans to open a satirical play Friday about Adolf Hitler's youth in which some patrons will be wearing swastika armbands, despite objections and legal complaints.

     
  • 'Fearless Girl' to leave Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

    'Fearless Girl' to leave Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-04-20 10:44:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2017 file photo, people gather at the "Fearless Girl" sculpture in lower Manhattan, New York. After she came to prominence staring down a symbol of Wall Street, a bronze bull at the foot of Broadw...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2017 file photo, people gather at the "Fearless Girl" sculpture in lower Manhattan, New York. After she came to prominence staring down a symbol of Wall Street, a bronze bull at the foot of Broadw...
    New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down the Wall Street 'Charging Bull' to a location facing the New York Stock Exchange. 
    New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down the Wall Street 'Charging Bull' to a location facing the New York Stock Exchange. 
  • Police say teen who searched for missing pal was his killer

    Police say teen who searched for missing pal was his killer

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:26:28 GMT
    Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. John Corina, left, speaks next to Deputy Joana Warren outside of the sheriff’s homicide bureau office in Monterey Park, Calif., Thursday, April 19, 2018.Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. John Corina, left, speaks next to Deputy Joana Warren outside of the sheriff’s homicide bureau office in Monterey Park, Calif., Thursday, April 19, 2018.

    A 16-year-old who was part of a search party looking for a missing high school sports star led the group to discover the boy's body but investigators suspect he was the person who fatally stabbed his longtime friend and left his body in bushes near a riverbed, Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives said Thursday.

     

    A 16-year-old who was part of a search party looking for a missing high school sports star led the group to discover the boy's body but investigators suspect he was the person who fatally stabbed his longtime friend and left his body in bushes near a riverbed, Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives said Thursday.

     
  • Feds: Rodents, filth found at N.C. farm tied to massive egg recall

    Feds: Rodents, filth found at N.C. farm tied to massive egg recall

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:23:17 GMT

    Federal inspectors say they found dozens of rodents and poor worker hygiene at a North Carolina chicken farm operated by an Indiana egg producer that last week recalled more than 200 million eggs.

     

    Federal inspectors say they found dozens of rodents and poor worker hygiene at a North Carolina chicken farm operated by an Indiana egg producer that last week recalled more than 200 million eggs.

     
  • '60 Minutes' report details progression of Alzheimer's

    '60 Minutes' report details progression of Alzheimer's

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:55:39 GMT

    Filmed over 10 years, a "60 Minutes" report this weekend shows in startling detail the progression that Alzheimer's disease takes on a patient.

     

    Filmed over 10 years, a "60 Minutes" report this weekend shows in startling detail the progression that Alzheimer's disease takes on a patient.

     
  • Syracuse fraternity suspended after racist videos released

    Syracuse fraternity suspended after racist videos released

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:21:06 GMT

    Video showing a group of men laughing uproariously at performances punctuated by racist language against blacks, Jews and Hispanics and simulated sex acts has roiled the campus of Syracuse University, and a fraternity there has been suspended.

     

    Video showing a group of men laughing uproariously at performances punctuated by racist language against blacks, Jews and Hispanics and simulated sex acts has roiled the campus of Syracuse University, and a fraternity there has been suspended.

     
  • Alabama mayor: 'Poop train' finally empty; sludge gone

    Alabama mayor: 'Poop train' finally empty; sludge gone

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:39:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jay Reeves). This April 12, 2018 photo shows containers that were loaded with tons of sewage sludge in Parrish, Ala. More than two months after the so-called "Poop Train" rolled in from New York City, Hall says her small town smells like rott...(AP Photo/Jay Reeves). This April 12, 2018 photo shows containers that were loaded with tons of sewage sludge in Parrish, Ala. More than two months after the so-called "Poop Train" rolled in from New York City, Hall says her small town smells like rott...
    An Alabama mayor says the last train car full of New York City sewage sludge that has stunk up her town has finally been emptied. 
    An Alabama mayor says the last train car full of New York City sewage sludge that has stunk up her town has finally been emptied. 
  • Minnesota prosecutor won't file charges in Prince's death

    Minnesota prosecutor won't file charges in Prince's death

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:26:35 GMT

    No criminal charges will be filed in Prince's death, and evidence shows that the musician thought he was taking a common painkiller instead of a counterfeit pill containing the fentanyl that killed him, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday.

     

    No criminal charges will be filed in Prince's death, and evidence shows that the musician thought he was taking a common painkiller instead of a counterfeit pill containing the fentanyl that killed him, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday.

     
  • Pot holiday traces roots to 5 California high school stoners

    Pot holiday traces roots to 5 California high school stoners

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:16:53 GMT

    Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That's the numerical code for marijuana's high holiday, a celebration and homage to pot's enduring and universal slang for smoking.

     

    Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That's the numerical code for marijuana's high holiday, a celebration and homage to pot's enduring and universal slang for smoking.

     
  • Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

    Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:22:15 GMT

    Higher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying an affordable home even tougher for many Americans this spring.

     

    Higher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying an affordable home even tougher for many Americans this spring.

     
  • Lawsuit leads to revelations about David Copperfield's act

    Lawsuit leads to revelations about David Copperfield's act

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:44:22 GMT
    (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP). Illusionist David Copperfield, center, appears at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas before opening statements in a civil trial on Friday, April 13, 2018.(Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP). Illusionist David Copperfield, center, appears at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas before opening statements in a civil trial on Friday, April 13, 2018.
    A Nevada jury is getting a rare behind-the-scenes look at a David Copperfield disappearing act after a British man claimed he was badly hurt as he participated in a 2013 show. 
    A Nevada jury is getting a rare behind-the-scenes look at a David Copperfield disappearing act after a British man claimed he was badly hurt as he participated in a 2013 show. 
  • Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

    Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:37 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:37:28 GMT

    A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said Tuesday.

     

    A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said Tuesday.

     
  • Boston Marathon weather was perfect storm for Desiree Linden

    Boston Marathon weather was perfect storm for Desiree Linden

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:09:52 GMT

    Desiree Linden thought she did everything right to prepare for last year's Boston Marathon: the training, the nutrition, the strategy, even how she slept.

     

    Desiree Linden thought she did everything right to prepare for last year's Boston Marathon: the training, the nutrition, the strategy, even how she slept.

     
  • Mayor says SpaceX to build new rocket in Port of Los Angeles

    Mayor says SpaceX to build new rocket in Port of Los Angeles

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:00 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:00:31 GMT
    A Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket stands ready for launch on pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.A Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket stands ready for launch on pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

    SpaceX has chosen to manufacture its planned big, new rocket in the Port of Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday in his annual state-of-the city speech.

     

    SpaceX has chosen to manufacture its planned big, new rocket in the Port of Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday in his annual state-of-the city speech.

     
  • WiFi network named 'remote detonator' prompts gym evacuation

    WiFi network named 'remote detonator' prompts gym evacuation

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-04-16 18:42:09 GMT

    A Michigan gym patron looking for a WiFi connection found one named "remote detonator," prompting an evacuation and precautionary search of the facility by a bomb-sniffing dog.

     

    A Michigan gym patron looking for a WiFi connection found one named "remote detonator," prompting an evacuation and precautionary search of the facility by a bomb-sniffing dog.

     
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