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Six children in serious condition after chemical spill at Downtown Durham YMCA

A mechanical issue with a pool pump caused sodium hypochlorite to leak, the YMCA said. Six children are in serious condition following a chemical leak at a Du...


Annual Texas sales tax holiday scheduled for August 11-13

School supplies, electronics, appliances and most other retail purchases will be subject to reduced sales taxes Friday and Saturday as part of the state's annua...


Mueller Impanels Grand Jury in DC in Russia Probe

Finally, all of this comes on the heels of a separate Reuters piece from yesterday, which noted that Greg Andres, who served as the deputy assistant attorne...


Donald Trump claims he did NOT call the White House a 'dump'

But as Donald Trump gets ready for his first long vacation , it's interesting to look back on what he's said about taking holidays in the past. Trump made a ...


Freight train derailment in Pa. town involves 32 cars, sparks large fire

CSX said one rail auto containing liquefied petroleum gas and one vehicle containing molten sulfur leaked and were on fire. Train owner CSX Corp. said in a s...


Tammy Davis-Charles jailed in shock verdict for Cambodian child surrogacy racket

Davis-Charles' co-accused, Samrith Chakriya and Penh Rithy, were also found guilty and handed an 18 month sentence and a fine of $617 each, ABC reports . Polic...


Star Wars Virtual Reality Attraction Set For Disney Resorts

While wearing headsets, guests will interact with a security drone called K-S20 and attempt to achieve tasks on the volcanic island Mustafar. Disney's theme...


Plano woman found dead on Maryland beach suffocated in sand

They also alerted the public of the ongoing investigation through their Facebook account. A woman buried alive in Ocean City died in a hole someone else...


Russian Federation ties at new low with expulsions of diplomats

Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said that U.S. diplomats are required to leave the United States owned villa, dacha by noon on Tuesday, and delay...


U.S. and allies call Iran's recent rocket launch 'threatening'

Qassemi described the move as yet another sign of United States "unilateralism and irrational antagonism" against the Iranian nation and an insult to all noble ...


Supreme Court refuses to stay NOTA option in Rajya Sabha polls

Kanwilkar. The Supreme Court's order comes at a time when the Gujarat Congress is battling hard to ensure a fifth Rajya Sabha term for key strategist Ahmed Pa...


Journalists, humanitarian workers exempt from US North Korea travel ban

But, he said, North Korea continues to present an " unacceptable threat " to the United States, which forces Washington to respond. Joel Witt, the cofounder...


Northwestern Professor, Oxford Employee Wanted For Chicago Murder

The judge who issued the warrant for Lathem also issued a warrant for another man, 56-year-old Andrew Warren , in connection with the same crime. Warren is a...


Tillerson assures North Korea 'We are not your enemy'

Trump has repeatedly called on China to rein in the communist state, accusing it of "doing nothing for us with North Korea , just talk" in a seething Twitter...


Hassan Rouhani gets Iranian supreme leader's nod

Rouhani will then attend a parliament session for the final swearing-in ceremony on August 5. Iran's 12 presidential election was held on May 19. Rouhani wh...


Former FBI director James Comey's memoir due out next spring

The five "no" votes were Democratic Sens. Wray was also critical during his confirmation hearing of the Bush administration's reliance on enhanced interrogati...


Gen. John Kelly Reportedly Told Jeff Sessions He Will Remain Attorney General

His nomination to a federal judgeship was not confirmed primarily because of opposition from his own state's senior U.S. Sen. Mr. Sessions was a poor choice for...


Women cause $900 worth of damage at Chick-fil-A

She ordered, paid, and was waiting for her food order and minding her own damn business when suddenly two women appeared outside the restaurant's locked doors. ...


NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning for Plumas County

The agency issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for four counties, including Bronx County. Flash flood warnings have been issued for southeastern...


Woman who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself faces 20 years in prison

Carter, 17 at the time, sent a series of text messages encouraging Roy to kill himself in the hours leading up to his suicide. He added that she does not pose...