Plucky Pliskova stuns Serena with epic Australian Open fightback

Serena Williams squandered four match points and blew a 5-1 lead in the deciding set as seventh seed Karolina Pliskova produced a fightback for the ages to claim a 6-4 4-6 7-5 quarter-final win over t...

Court tosses parents’ suit in Illinois sex-video suicide case

CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago has dismissed a lawsuit brought against a suburban Chicago school by parents of a student who killed himself after staff warned him he may have to register as a…

U.S. airlines tap army helicopter pilots to ease shortage

U.S. Army pilot Shaun Perez spent ten hours flying an Apache helicopter over Afghanistan, providing gun cover for Special Forces soldiers on the ground as they hunted for high-value targets, guns and ...

The Rush: Salty Saints fans have no chill

Saints fans just can’t let the missed pass interference call go as they’re trying to sue the league, want the game replayed, are putting up billboards all over Atlanta and one bar is even refusing to show the Super Bowl. Carmelo Anthony was traded to the Bulls, where he is expected to be traded again or waived.

'Donald Trump's Hairpiece': Mysterious Creature Spotted in Australia (PHOTO)

A mysterious jelly-like creature with a mustard hue and a "fringe" has been discovered by locals on one of the country's beaches, the Mirror reported citing eyewitnesses.

US Supreme Court Allows Enforcement of Transgender Military Ban

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Pentagon to restrict military service for transgender individuals, however, litigation in the lower courts over the Trump administration’s policy has yet to be concluded.

Flights suspended at major US travel hub over multiple drone sightings

Authorities say arriving flights were held briefly but services later resumed

LOOK: Manny Pacquiao, family meet Stephen Curry, Warriors after game in LA

[embed][/embed] MANILA, Philippines-Days after his easy unanimous decision win over Adrien Broner, boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is enjoying his days in the United States. He watched the Lakers' game against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday (Manila time) at Staples Center in L

Tennis: Osaka reaches Melbourne semis for first time

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka managed to keep a lid on her simmering temper and powered to a 6-4 6-1 win over Elina Svitolina on Wednesday to book a spot in the Australian Open semi-finals for the fi...

Trump transgender troop limits can take effect, top court decides

The decision, with the court's five conservative justices prevailing over its four liberals, granted the Trump administration's request to put on hold injunctions issued by federal judges against enforcement of the policy while a challenge to its legality continues in lower courts. The court

General Practitioner: If You Delay Smear Test, You’re Putting Yourself at Risk

It’s Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, and GPs all over the UK are urging women to attend smear tests. Sputnik spoke about it to GP ambassador for Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust Dr Philippa Kaye and Professorial Research Fellow in Behavioural Science at University College London Dr Jo Waller.

Russian Firm's Lawyers Urge Mueller to Justify Indictment Over FARA Violation

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Lawyers for Russian-based Concord Management and Consulting called on US authorities to explain why they chose to indict their client for allegedly failing to register as a foreign agent but chose not to indict another firm accused of the same violation, a court document said.