News

10 Things To Know For Today

The Associated Press
/
News

Parents Share Horror Stories After Toddlers Swallow Button Batteries

More than 3,400 kids reportedly swallowed batteries in 2010, according to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Facebook Twitter Email More

Congressional Black Caucus PAC endorses Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton earned a key endorsement when the Congressional Black Caucus PAC backed her over Democratic presidential rival Bernie Sanders.

Facebook Twitter Email More

Goat facing 7 years in jail for eating flowers

A goat in India is staring down a seven year prison sentence for eating its neighbors flowers. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details.

Facebook Twitter Email More

Valentine's Day Is Such Garbage In Lebanon

Lebanon's government hasn't found a solution for the country's ongoing garbage problem. Cue the clowns.

Facebook Twitter Email More

Slaughterhouse owner gets prison time for uninspected meat

The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a nationwide meat recall two years ago has been sentenced to a year in federal prison

AdChoices Icon

The Latest: Russia hits 1,900 targets in Syria in a week

The Russian defense ministry says its airstrikes have hit about 1,900 targets in Syria in the past week

5 indicted in 2015 New York City gas explosion that killed 2

Authorities say a building owner and four others have been indicted on charges that include manslaughter in connection with a 2015 gas explosion that killed two people and leveled three New York City buildings

APNewsBreak: Report says EPA knew mine spill was possible

A U.S. House probe of a mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in three Western states has found further evidence that Environmental Protection Agency workers knew a spill from the gold mine was possible

Cleveland Sends Tamir Rice's Family A $500 Ambulance Bill

The city claims Rice's family owes money for the ambulance that transported the 12-year-old to the hospital after he was shot by police in 2014.

Facebook Twitter Email More

Federal trial again delayed in Charleston church shooting

A judge has again delayed the trial of a white man charged in the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a Charleston church as attorneys wait to see if the federal government will seek the death penalty

Scientists await word on gravitational waves

A century after Einstein proposed it, scientists may be close to confirming the existence of gravitational waves. Katie Sargent reports

Facebook Twitter Email More

Police: Cop killed wife, son, torched home then shot himself

Authorities say a police officer with no prior history of domestic violence fatally shot his wife and son and set the family's suburban Albany house on fire before committing suicide

High School Degree, Healthy Heart Might Lower Your Risk For Dementia

Dementia rates were predicted to triple by 2050, but here's why in the future it might actually be easier to curb the condition.

Facebook Twitter Email More

Shocking video shows motorcyclist dragged under truck

A man in China was struck by a truck after losing control of his motorbike on an icy road.

Facebook Twitter Email More

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

Congress a step away from permanently barring state, local governments from taxing Internet

Battered cruise ship returns home after large storm

Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Sea cruise ship finally returns home after being caught in a large storm in the Atlantic Ocean. CNN's Michaela Pereira reports.

Facebook Twitter Email More

Man loses it during flight, urinates on fellow passenger

A man aboard a flight headed to Paris allegedly urinated on a fellow passenger. It was supposedly because he wasn't allowed to smoke or drink mid-air. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Facebook Twitter Email More

Hundreds Of Galaxies Were Hiding Behind The Milky Way

Scientists used a radio telescope and an "innovative receiver" to see the hidden galaxies.

Facebook Twitter Email More

The Latest: Occupiers say they're preparing to surrender

The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon say they're getting ready to turn themselves in after FBI agents came to the federal property and surrounded them

AdChoices Icon

UK health secretary to impose contract on junior doctors

Britain's health secretary is taking the unusual step of opting to impose a contract on junior doctors in England after thousands of the medical professionals failed to agree on a contract

Latest: Officer shot in standoff, injuries life-threatening

Police in North Dakota say an officer has been shot amid a standoff with a domestic violence suspect in Fargo and is not expected to survive