A Florida man who piloted a small gyro copter past major Washington, D.C. landmarks last week said on Sunday he had fully expected to be intercepted before he landed on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, creating a national security scare. Show More Summary
This weekend was jam-packed with celebrity fun, and Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis were front and center. The two cuddled up at the NYC premiere of Tumbledown, part of the Tribeca Film Festival festivities. Elsewhere in New York, Amal...Show More Summary
Juha Sipila, the leader of Finland's Center Party that is leading in the parliament election, said Sunday he is supportive of the European Union's stance toward Russia in light of the Ukrainian crisis.
Two current members and one former member of the US Army have been indicted for stealing military weapons and gear from Fort Carson in Colorado and selling it on eBay.
Bouvier's red colobus monkey — thought to have disappeared for good from the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo sometime in the 1970s — has been photographed by two researchers.
A. Alfred Taubman, a self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, died April 17 at his home in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. He was 91.Read full article >>
The novelist Howard Jacobson on the virtues of art and literature over politics and politicians… It doesn’t follow from what I say that we should hand over the reins of political power to artists. They wouldn’t make a better job of it. But we would all make a better job of thinking about politics – more...
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish authorities said their forces, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, drove Islamic State militants from an 84 square kilometer (32 sq mile) area in northern Iraq over the weekend, widening a buffer around the oil-rich city of Kirkuk.
An elderly subway train passenger in Philadelphia slipped onto the train tracks after walking too close to the edge of the platform. A fast-acting fellow passenger jumped into action, pulling the man from the tracks and bringing him to safety. Show More Summary
While most people may think parrots merely mimic what we say, two parrots caught up in a 2-alarm structure fire were rescued safely after yelling, “Help!” and “Fire!” According to KBOI2, the incident happened just west of Duff Lane on...Show More Summary
The body of a young man was pulled from the Hudson River near lower Manhattan's Battery Park on Sunday, authorities said.
Detained asylum-seeking mothers at a for-profit detention center in Texas have gone on a hunger strike seeking their release, Freedom Speech Radio News reports. The women, many of whom had fled their countries in Central America in fear of violence or persecution, have all passed the...
A county in southern England holds the current record
It took nearly a week, but HBO has finally gone after users who uploaded torrents of the first four episodes of Game of Thrones season 5. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, the first four episodes of the new season of the hit HBO...Show More Summary
The Lilly Pulitzer for Target sale certainly caused plenty of hubbub online and in stores on Sunday, as reported by the Inquisitr, which noted plenty of customer frustration about Pulitzer selling out on Target’s website for some hopeful...Show More Summary
A South Carolina deputy Michael Hubbard is being hailed a hero after he pulled a suicidal woman from the edge of a bridge in a bid to save her life. Hubbard says he responded to a bridge where a woman could be seen sitting on the ledge with her feet dangling over the edge. Show More Summary
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A longtime California football coach sexually assaulted students, possibly for years, authorities said.
As a presidential candidate in 2008, she opposed gay marriage, equivocated on granting driver's licenses to people who were living in the U.S. illegally and endured heavy criticism from rival Barack Obama over her stance on campaign finance. Show More Summary
A Georgia woman was briefly detained by Valdosta State campus police after resisting arrest when they attempted to take her into custody for stealing an American flag she claims protestors were “desecrating.” According to the Valdosta Daily Times, Air Force veteran Michelle Manhart...