On Thursday, British citizens voted to leave the European Union. On Friday morning, those of us in the Western Hemisphere woke up to a barrage of information about the potential implications of the historic breakup.
To ...Read more
LAKE ISABELLA, Calif.--A fast-moving fire that has already destroyed 100 structures and scorched more than 19,000 acres is now bearing down on several other communities in eastern Kern County, according to authorities.
In the early years, the biggest events in "Game of Thrones" history tended not to come in season finales. Neither -- spoilers alert -- Ned Stark's execution nor the Red Wedding was in a concluding episode.
But lately, the...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The shock waves of British voters' decision to leave the European Union began almost immediately after the polling booths closed Thursday night. The British pound plummeted against the dollar, the Dow tanked ...Read more
HOUSTON (UPI) -- A Houston-area bee removal expert shared video showing how a heavy-duty tire on a disused trailer became home to thousands of honeybees.
Tom Brueggan posted a video to YouTube showing the colony he ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Major U.S. stock indexes plunged Friday morning following a large-scale global selloff overnight in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
The Dow Jones industrial index plummeted 500 points...Read more
ISSAQUAH, Wash. (UPI) -- A mother bear in Washington state was filmed digging through a resident's trash and running off on her hind legs while clutching a bag of garbage.
The video, posted to the Bear Smart WA group on ...Read more
Fenton's DeathS. Elizabeth
Emm and Francine grew up with Fenton. He was their neighbor, best friend and big brother all in one. Fenton thought he loved both his friends equally but one day as a young man he realized he had to make a choice. But what would his choice do to the 3. And then...Fenton died. Fenton's Death ...
BRUSSELS -- Initial reactions to Britain's decision to leave the European Union began pouring in Friday from Europe and the wider world, ranging from concern and disappointment, to glee among euro skeptics.
A majority of ...Read more
My mother and I have been having a "weight war" since I was a child and it's growing old. As a child (older, mind you), I would walk into a room and she would look me up and down then angrily scoff at me,...Read more
Peeking behind the curtain is almost always a letdown. Most musicians will tell you that while being on stage is exhilarating, the other 22 hours of the day are an endless series of sound checks, infighting and stinky bus ...Read more
PANAMA CITY -- The colossal freighter, guided by a pair of tugboats that looked like gnats in comparison, eased toward the entrance of the Panama Canal, the storied passageway traversed more than a million times since its ...Read more
MIAMI -- The rampage in Orlando left 50 bodies on the floor of Pulse nightclub.
For 49 of them, funerals were marked with flowers, song and a swell of community support.
This is not the case for body number 50 -- the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's dream of what he says is a more humane immigration system was quashed by the Supreme Court on Thursday with a ruling that ended a policy meant to keep families together.
The Supreme ...Read more
Rosa Maria Soto ached to visit her dying mother in Sonora, Mexico, one final time. But family members worried that the immigrant rights activist who lacks legal status would not make it back across the border to her ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- An oil spill that may have released more than 29,000 gallons of crude into a grassy canyon in Ventura County did not reach the beach or trigger evacuations, Ventura County fire officials said Thursday.
The ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- After prosecutors suffered a crushing defeat Thursday in the trial of Baltimore Police Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., legal analysts say, their chances of securing a conviction against any of the police ...Read more
BRADENTON, Fla. -- When music legend Prince died in April from an overdose of fentanyl, it looked like just another example of celebrity excess. But his death is more a cautionary tale for some of his peers: aging baby ...Read more