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Mass shooter Dylann Roof confesses with a laugh, 'I did it'

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:31:55 GMT

Dylann Roof confessed almost immediately to the massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, according to an FBI video shown Friday at his murder trial in Charleston, South Carolina.(image)

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Roof confessed almost immediately

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:10:35 GMT

Dylann Roof confessed almost immediately to the massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, according to an FBI video shown at his murder trial in Charleston, South Carolina.(image)

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Why the US has the most mass shootings

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:09:20 GMT

When it comes to gun massacres, the United States is tragically exceptional: There are more public mass shootings in the United States than in any other country in the world, according to a study published recently.(image)

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Obama orders review of Russian hacking

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:51:37 GMT

President Barack Obama has ordered a full review into hacking by the Russians aimed at influencing US elections going back to 2008, the White House said Friday.(image)

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Warehouse in Oakland fire hadn't been inspected in 30 years

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 06:15:25 GMT

Oakland's Ghost Ship warehouse where 36 people died in a fire last week had not been inspected in 30 years, according to officials in the California city.(image)

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After the fires, Gatlinburg reopens for business

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:08:20 GMT

The Smoky Mountains resort town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, had a message Friday for the world: We are open -- and back in business.(image)

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Gov.: Miami is free of locally transmitted Zika virus

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:49:00 GMT

Miami and the South Beach area have been declared free of locally transmitted Zika virus, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said during a press conference Friday.(image)

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Below-freezing temperatures set to sweep the country

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:32:32 GMT

The cold is taking hold of the US weather pattern for the next week. Over the next seven days, 80% of the country will at some point see temperatures below freezing.(image)

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Buzz Aldrin released from hospital

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:42:52 GMT

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin has been released from a hospital in New Zealand and is on a flight back to the United States, according to a tweet from his manager, Christina Korp.(image)

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Democrats' revolt threatens government funding bill

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:24:33 GMT

Senate approval of a must-pass short-term government spending bill was threatened late Thursday as West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin and other Democrats worked to bolster miners' health insurance provisions in it.(image)

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How NASA's black mathematicians multiplied success

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:39:11 GMT

By the time NASA was preparing to send John Glenn to space for the historic Mercury-Atlas 6 mission computers were used to calculate launch conditions.(image)

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Real or fake: What Christmas tree is best for the planet?

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:22:47 GMT

Like a birthday without cake or a Thanksgiving meal without turkey, Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a tree.(image)

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Robin Williams and Tupac did what?

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:42:30 GMT

The names of two suspects were far from usual when police arrested three Albuquerque, New Mexico, men and confiscated thousands of dollars' worth of marijuana.(image)

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You may be able to make calls on a plane soon

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:48:17 GMT

Air travel today offers many irritations, but at least that's the one place in this world where you can escape phone calls. Well, maybe not for much longer.(image)

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Jennifer Lawrence panned for 'disrespectful' Hawaii story

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:19:18 GMT

Jennifer Lawrence has long endeared herself to the public by being "cool" and "down-to-earth," what with her fry eating and face planting and all manner of quirky hijinks.(image)

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Conway: Trump will do 'Apprentice' in his spare time

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:09:44 GMT

Kellyanne Conway on Friday defended President-elect Donald Trump's decision to remain an executive producer on NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" even as he takes office, arguing that "presidents have a right to do things in their spare time."(image)

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Report details Trump campaign cash

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:22:34 GMT

President-elect Donald Trump boasted that he would spend as much as $100 million of his own money on his campaign -- but it turned out he didn't come close to giving that much.(image)

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Pence is doing this more than Trump

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:10:15 GMT

Donald Trump is getting the President's Daily Brief on average only once a week, according to a US official with knowledge of situation.(image)

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Coca-Cola CEO stepping down

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:58:15 GMT

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent is stepping down. James Quincey, the company's president and chief operating officer, will become CEO on May 1, the company said.(image)

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