New Movies This Week: ‘Tammy,’ ‘Deliver Us From Evil,’ ‘Earth to Echo’
The summer movie seasons chugs along this weekend, with a slapstick comedy, our first horror entry and a kid-friendly adventure about a lost alien.
First American Since 1983 Wins Boston Marathon; Women’s Winner Sets Record [PHOTOS]
Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon, becoming the first American to do so since 1983. The women's race saw Rita Jeptoo, of Kenya, set a new course record.
20 Injured, Some Critically, in Stabbing Spree at Pittsburgh High School
A sophomore at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, attacked his fellow students Wednesday morning, injuring at least 20 people, four of them seriously. He is now in police custody.
New Movies: ‘Devil’s Due,’ ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,’ ‘The Nut Job,’ ‘Ride Along’
Oscar nominations came out Thursday morning, with films like 'American Hustle' and '12 Years a Slave' leading the way. You can probably bet that none of this weekend's new releases will figure into next year's Oscars, but that doesn't mean there won't be somet…
Watch These People Shoveling Snow and Not Doing It Well — Daily Distraction
Much of the country got slammed by snow this past week, which means lots of us had to break out our shovels for the first time this season. For some, it didn't go so well.
Nelson Mandela Dies at Age 95
Longtime civil-rights leader and former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela died Thursday due to complications from a lung infection. He was 95 years old.
Senate Reaches Bipartisan Deal to End Gov’t Shutdown, Raise Debt Ceiling
It may have taken more than two weeks, but the government finally looks set to reopen. At least until early 2014, that is.
U.S. Capitol Locked Down Briefly After Multiple Gunshots; Suspect Shot and Killed [PHOTOS]…
UPDATE 6:30 P.M. EST: Officials have confirmed that the woman who led police on a car chase from the White House toward the Capitol was indeed killed at the scene. Her name has not yet been released.
Multiple Record-Breaking Alligators Caught in Mississippi
On September 1, the record for the largest alligator ever caught in Mississippi was 697.5 pounds. That record was broken not once but twice on Sunday, the first day of the state's alligator-hunting season.
NFL and Former Players Reach $765 Million Settlement on Concussions
The National Football League and its former players have reached a settlement regarding concussion-related injuries, avoiding what could have been years of court battles. The league will pay out $765 million to its former players.