Mission, Texas, Police Cpl. Jose "Speedy" Espericueta couldn't wait to watch his 13-year-old son play in his first football game.
It sounds like a digestive tract flareup. But that's just how insiders pronounce the acronym for the annual United Nations General Assembly taking place this week: UNGA ("UNG-gah"). And when it ends, global leaders and a cast of thousands will indeed feel like taking some kind of medication.
When Satchel Smith's father dropped him off for his shift at Homewood Suites in Beaumont, Texas, he expected the day to be like any other: He'd start at 3 p.m. and leave around 11 p.m. that night.
The teams at Bedford Junior High School in Temperance, Michigan, call themselves the Broncos. They may need to change their name to the Gators after one was found living in a pond behind the school.
Google on Sunday is honoring Junko Tabei with an animated doodle marking what would have been the Japanese mountain climber's 80th birthday.
A night of excess at a Pittsburgh apartment ended with three people dead, four people hospitalized and a police department warning how quickly drugs can kill.
Tropical Storm Karen formed early Sunday, and a tropical storm warning has been issued for St. Vincent and the Grenadines, along with Grenada and its territories, the National Hurricane Center said.
Three Catholic churches in El Paso have been targeted in arson attacks and investigators are offering a reward for information on the culprits.
A shooting in downtown Indianapolis that left six people wounded probably started with a fight between two juvenile groups, Indianapolis police said in a Sunday news release.
On the same street corner in Seoul where 10,000 South Korean women rallied last October to demand an end to spy cameras and sexual violence, the leader of a new activist group addressed a small group of angry young men.
Cities across the world on Saturday marked Batman Day by flashing the Bat Signal across buildings and into the night sky, a nod to the Caped Crusader on his 80th birthday.
A New York judge earlier this month recommended a landlord pay $17,000 in fines for threatening to call immigration authorities on an undocumented tenant.
A school district in Washington state is facing criticism for putting an autistic student's desk in a bathroom stall after his mother said he needed a "quiet place" to do his best work.
There's always a debate, it seems, around the "Immaculate Reception," the unbelievable winning play from a 1972 AFC divisional playoff game in which Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris plucked a deflected pass and ran for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter.
Austin Dean of the Miami Marlins is already beloved by fans. But it wasn't his game play that rallied crowds on Friday.
A crowdsourcing website developed during Hurricane Harvey has become an indelible resource for thousands of people in need of help during disasters.
A Delaware judge ruled that Tesla's board of directors must stand trial to defend chief executive Elon Musk's multibillion dollar pay package.
A supermarket in Georgia wanted to make sure everyone knew exactly whose side they were on ahead of the University of Georgia vs. Notre Dame football game on Saturday night.
Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a Chicago police officer, a police spokesman said.
So apparently a bunch of people showed up in the Nevada desert this weekend to follow through on their Facebook pledge to storm Area 51 and "see them aliens." And it wasn't nearly as exciting as some had hoped.
At least one person opened fire inside and outside a crowded South Carolina bar early Saturday, killing two people and injuring eight others before fleeing, authorities said.
A salty, mouthwatering pretzel doodle is how Google is welcoming Oktoberfest, a 16-day celebration known as the Bavarian fall festival.
Yes, the season for chunky scarves, pumpkin-spiced everything and fantasy football is upon us. Fall, autumn, harvest season -- whatever you call it -- starts Monday, September 23, in the Northern Hemisphere. Here are some interesting things to know about the season:
An attack in the early hours of September 14 struck at the core of Saudi Aramco, jolting a company that earns over half of Saudi Arabia's total gross domestic product every year.
Any story about penguins is a story worth telling. But this one, about two particular penguins from the Maryland Zoo interning at New York- based publisher Penguin Random House is one of the best ones you'll hear.
Hundreds of mourners took to the streets of Seoul Saturday to remember a mother who fled poverty in North Korea, only to die of suspected starvation in her small apartment in South Korea. Mourners, mostly defectors themselves, marched with two symbolic empty caskets to the Blue House, South …
RIVERDALE — The Heart of America Foundation and FedEx teamed up for a volunteer beautification project Friday at Harper Elementary School.
First, authorities discovered a spine-chilling 2,246 fetal remains in the Illinois garage of an abortion doctor after his death. Then, investigators found "thousands" of abandoned medical records across his abortion clinics in Indiana, the Indiana attorney general announced on Friday.
A Louisiana police captain was killed and another officer was wounded Friday after a routine traffic stop ended in a shootout, CNN affiliate WVUE reported.
When a group of dairy families opened Idaho Milk Products a decade ago, the company faced a murky future at best. Ten years later, after a $30 million plant expansion, it looks like the gamble is paying off.
Authorities say they thwarted two potential attacks on schools this week, thanks to tips from concerned citizens.
Instead of encouraging social media users to do something potentially dangerous, like choking down a spoonful of cinnamon or sticking a shot glass on your lips to copy Kylie Jenner, an altogether more wholesome viral challenge is spreading across the web.
Seven months after an off-duty Dallas police officer shot Allison Jean's son, Botham, dead in his apartment, her attorney called with a warning: the 911 call capturing Botham's last moments was going to be played on the evening news.
A makeup artist who worked for television personality Charlie Rose for 22 years is suing him for sexual harassment, saying he created a toxic work environment where women were sexually harassed, dominated and diminished, according to court documents filed on Thursday.
A judge determined Friday there is enough evidence for the suspected shooter in the April shooting at a Southern California synagogue to stand trial.