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Democrats, Muslim lawmaker decry opening prayer as divisive

The first female Muslim elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives says she was offended by a fellow member's prayer invocation, which drew objections as divisive

Flooding hits South Dakota American Indian…

Flooding that has hit parts of the Midwest hard has nearly paralyzed an American Indian reservation in southern South Dakota

Baltimore mayor's $500K book deal draws intense…

There's a search underway in Maryland for "Healthy Holly" _ not a fugitive or a missing citizen, but an obscure children's book series authored by Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh

Facebook says it's limiting false stories for…

Facebook says it is working to limit false stories, videos and photos on its platform during India's general elections

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New York County Bans Unvaccinated Kids From…

Measles cases are spiking in the US , and one area is taking a big stand: New York's Rockland County has declared a state of emergency over an outbreak that has seen 153 cases since October, and is banning unvaccinated minors from public places. Anyone under 18 who has not received...

'Back-up' koalas are 'incredibly strong'

Longleat Safari Park says its conservation project is still helping koalas after concerns following the death of one of the animals.

Marvel Movie Mania! Company Will Pay You $1,000…

If you’re a Marvel fan, movie fan, and love what Dire Straits referred to as getting ‘Money For Nothing’ then do I have the job for you! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.

Police probe possible hate symbols at Arizona synagogue

Flagstaff police are investigating what they say appear to be hate symbols at a synagogue under construction

Avenatti arrested on fraud, extortion charges

Attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested Monday and is facing federal charges in New York and LA of bank fraud, misappropriating client funds, and trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike, according to federal prosecutors. U.S. New York District Attorney Geoffrey Berman said Avenatti threaned Nike with "cut, after cut, after cut, after cut" if it did not make payments to Avenatti. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

EU parliament backs copyright bill targeting US…

European Union lawmakers have approved a long-fought bill to give writers and artists more protection of their creative rights and incomes

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Missouri man sentenced to 5 years for abusing boy, 11

One of two Missouri men accused of subjecting an 11-year-old boy to grueling exercises and beatings has been sentenced to five years in prison

Chicago Mayor, Police Respond To Jussie…

Chicago's mayor stood by the police department's investigation.

McKinsey: luxury consumers open to sustainability premium

Fashion industry experts say luxury consumers are expressing a willingness to spend more for garments whose production doesn't harm the environment or exploit workers, a sign that the era of sustainability in fashion is taking hold

Arby's manager charged in death of threatening…

Authorities say the manager of an Oklahoma Arby's restaurant has been charged in the fatal shooting of a customer who she said threatened her

Lawmakers want to give Appalachian dialect its…

It's pronounced "app-uh-latch-uh," not "app-uh-lay-sha."

Southwest 737 Max makes emergency landing in…

The Federal Aviation Administration says a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet made a safe emergency landing Tuesday in Orlando, Florida, after experiencing an apparent engine problem

Save The Children: 7 killed in airstrike on Yemen…

Save The Children says a hospital it supports in Yemen has been hit by an airstrike and seven people have been killed

Man pleads guilty to bomb threat made to thwart traffic stop

A Missouri man accused of calling in a bomb threat to a high school to try to get out of a traffic stop has pleaded guilty in the case

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Viper and tree frogs found in luggage

Nine boxes of rare animals were seized from a passenger by customs officials at Chennai airport in India.