3 dead, state capital battered as storms rake Missouri

A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes.

Same-sex couples start registering marriages in Taiwan

Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to get married on the first day a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage takes effect.

Ex-craps dealer linked to $1.2M scam is banished from Nevada casinos

A former craps dealer at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas now has the dubious distinction of being the 36th person listed in the state of Nevada’s “black book” – a register of those excluded from casinos in the state.

Pete Hegseth: I’m with the warfighters — Count me out of second-guessing our heroes

We send men to fight on our behalf, and too often second guess the manner in which they fight. We send men to fight on our behalf, and too often second guess the manner in which they fight. I’ve been on the battlefield and that’s why I feel so passionately about this issue.

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law

Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abortion law, which all but outlaws the procedure.

Prosecutor to decide if police who shot kids can be charged

A prosecutor is reviewing an investigative report to determine if two police officers who shot into a truck injuring three children and a robbery suspect in southeast Oklahoma should face criminal charges.

Moose crashes snowy Colorado elopement, provides no objections to the secret union

One coupled eloped to Colorado specifically to keep their wedding intimate, though an uninvited guest ending up crashing the nuptials – a moose.

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist'

Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his speech on Monday.

Sir Patrick Stewart returns in 'Star Trek: Picard' first teaser trailer

Sir Patrick Stewart has returned as his beloved character Jean-Luc Picard in the upcoming TV series, "Star Trek: Picard."

The Lonely Island releases satire film spoofing Mark McGwire, Jose Canseco

The Lonely Island on Thursday dropped a special movie and two songs honoring their love for the Oakland Athletics and the Bash Brothers – Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco.

NFL star's distant family members accuse player of making threats as man faces extortion charges

The family of a man accused of trying to extort NFL star Tyrann Mathieu of millions of dollars said Wednesday the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive back made threats against them.

Fab Five could reunite thanks to Michigan's hiring of Juwan Howard, Jalen Rose says

Michigan hiring Juwan Howard to be its next men’s basketball coach could end the feud between members of the iconic Fab Five team, Jalen Rose said Thursday.