FBI Busts Massive Child-Prostitution Ring, Rescues 105 Missing Kids
The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Monday that it executed an extensive operation over the weekend that led to the arrest of 150 people on child-prostitution charges and the rescue of 105 children.
Ariel Castro Pleads Guilty, Receives Life Plus 1,000 Years in Jail
Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man who abducted and imprisoned three women in his home for a decade, agreed to a plea deal on Friday that will ensure that he does not face the death penalty. He will be in jail, without chance for parole, for the rest of his life.
High-Speed Train Derails in Spain, Killing 78, Injuring Many More
A high-speed train in northwestern Spain derailed Wednesday night, killing 78 passengers and injuring at least 140 more, including five Americans.
NYC Mayoral Candidate Caught Sexting (Again), Vows to Stay in Race
Anthony Weiner, the former congressman who resigned in disgrace after lewd photos he had sent to young women were publicly exposed, held a press conference Tuesday in Manhattan where he admitted that he had basically done that exact same thing all over again, even after promising he wouldn't.
George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty in Death of Trayvon Martin
A six-person jury comprised of all women in Florida found George Zimmerman not guilty in the killing of Trayvon Martin on Saturday after more than 16 hours of deliberation over two days.
Video Released of Asiana Flight 214 Crash, as Investigation Continues
As the investigation of Saturday's crash of Asiana Airlines flight 214 proceeds, officials are examining exactly what the crew did in the moments leading up to the deadly incident.
New Movies: ‘The Heat,’ ‘White House Down’
We have another comedy/action pairing of flicks hitting theaters this weekend. The first is a reunion of sorts between the director and co-star of the summer 2011 hit 'Bridesmaids,' and the second should sound oddly familiar to anyone who caught 'Olympus Has Fallen' back in March…
Watch These People Riding Horses Wrong — Daily Distraction
Horseback riding can be tons of fun, unless of course the horse just doesn't like you.
6 Dead, 14 Injured in Philadelphia Building Collapse; Search Operations Halted
Late Wednesday night, a 61-year-old woman was found alive amid the rubble of a collapsed building in Philadelphia and taken to a nearby hospital where she remains in critical condition. The search for other survivors has been halted as of Thursday morning.
3 Missing Women Found in Cleveland After 10 Years in Captivity
Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, all of whom disappeared between 2002-2004 in Cleveland, have been found alive, after being kidnapped imprisoned in a house on Cleveland's West Side.
World Trade Center Finally Gets Its Spire (Photos)
One World Trade Center, which will soon become the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, received one of its final pieces today: the spire that will sit atop the skyscraper.
Multiple People Stabbed at Lone Star College in Houston
As many as 14 people were injured, some of them stabbed, on Tuesday morning at Lone Star College, just outside Houston. Police have arrested one suspect.