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'Ugly produce' trend may have limits, as grocers…

'Ugly produce' trend may have limits, as some grocers end tests aimed at reducing food waste

Oregon on track to be 1st state with mandated…

Oregon is on track to becoming the first state to impose mandatory rent controls, with a measure establishing tenant protections moving through the Legislature

Trial set for Michigan soldier charged in husband…

A trial date has been set for a woman and a man who Michigan authorities allege were having an affair and conspired to kill the woman's husband

Slovaks mark anniversary of slayings of…

Tens of thousands are rallying across Slovakia to mark one year since the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee that shocked the country

Wheelchair-bound 4-year-old inspires with trampoline act

A North Dakota charity event turned into worldwide inspiration when a 4-year-old boy performed his favorite trampoline act in his wheelchair

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Influencers: Fast fame, but fast forgotten?

Social media influencers are part of an industry worth billions of dollars, but how do they make their money - and how long will their earning power last? A successful influencer, a social media professional and an aspiring influencer share some tricks of the trade, and discuss the dark side of the glam life. Presenter: Devina Gupta Contributors: Dolly Singh, senior content creator at iDiva; Karnika Kohli, social media editor at The Wire; Surbhi Jain, founder at Shamoor.

Jussie Smollett Staged Hate Attack Because He Was…

Jussie Smollett Staged Hate Attack Because He Was Unhappy About His Salary, Police Say

Man Arrested After Attempting to Dispose of…

There are probably better ways to dispose of home marijuana plants. Buzz60's Tony Spitz has the details.

Police: 'Empire' actor staged attack to 'promote…

"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago's police superintendent said Thursday

Nebraska deputy charged with sex assault linked to 5 others

A Nebraska sheriff's deputy charged with sexually assaulting a woman more than a decade ago now is linked to at least five other victims before he joined the department in 2015

Lyft's IPO roadshow to launch mid-March

Lyft plans to launch its roadshow for its initial public offering in mid-March, Reuters has learned. As Fred Katayama reports, that puts Lyft on pace to beat Uber in the race to go public.

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Officials: Dropped thermos may have caused deadly bus crash

Federal safety investigators say a freak accident involving a dropped thermos may have caused a bus crash that killed three people in New York City

NYC Admits To Filing False FEMA Claims After…

The city has agreed to pay $5.3 million to reimburse the U.S. government for fraudulent claims it submitted after the October 2012 storm.

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian…

Police say Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a 51-year-old man walking outside his vehicle on a highway

The Latest: Oakland teachers go on strike, picket…

Teachers in Oakland, California, have gone on strike demanding smaller class sizes and a 12 percent retroactive raise

Coast Guard officer accused of making hit list of…

Federal authorities say a Coast Guard officer who espoused white supremacist views and dreamed of mass murder drew up a computer-spreadsheet hit list of Democratic politicians and TV journalists

Kansas man charged in death of mother who weighed 58 lbs

Court records say a suburban Kansas City man who is charged with first-degree murder told investigators he didn't seek medical care for his ailing mother before she died weighing just 58 pounds and suffering from open bed sores

Kenya court set to rule on whether to scrap anti-gay laws

Kenyan court to rule whether to scrap laws criminalizing same sex relations

4 dolphins moved from Arizona facility to Caribbean park

Four remaining dolphins at an Arizona facility where four other dolphins have died have been moved to a new home in the Caribbean

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The trans woman shattering the glass ceiling in…

Women are under-represented in Indian politics, and a trans woman is a rare sight. Apsara Reddy is one such politician who’s breaking the glass ceiling. The 35-year-old was born Ajay, and underwent gender transformation to become Apsara. She recently hit the headlines when she was given a leadership role in the women’s wing of India’s oldest political party. Hear more about Apsara on the WorklifeIndia podcast.

One Man's Autograph Collection Is a Surprising…

73 year old autograph collector Randall Salas has collected over 1500 autographed covers of TIME Magazine since 1959, when he began his collection.