The White House plan to turn up the pressure on Cuba for its role in what a senior administration official on Wednesday said was its efforts to subvert democracy in Venezuela and propping up President Nicolás Maduro.
Scientists at the University of North Carolina plan to study 1,000 people equipped with free Apple watches to see if they can track the signs of binge eating using the watch’s onboard heart-rate monitor.
The Ross Ice Shelf in Western Antarctica ‘sings’, as heard in eerie audio captured by researchers. A study in Geophysical Research Letters said howling winds and melting from climate change cause the vibrations.
Smithfield Foods said it is investigating an incident caught on video of a worker possibly peeing on a production line at a meat packing plant in Virginia. The company said it disposed of 50,000 pounds of meat.
County outside Atlanta is rejecting absentee ballots at an astounding rate. Gwinnett County says it is acting legally. But Georgia is hit by a federal civil rights lawsuit demanding that it halt all efforts to discard mailed-in ballots.
Dozens of seniors from Jefferson County, Georgia were told they could not ride a bus to go vote because it was a political event. The bus was sponsored by Black Votes Matter, and some called it intimidation.
Acute flaccid myelitis, AFM, can cause paralysis in children. New cases of the polio-like condition have been found in North Carolina and South Carolina. Public health officials say the illness is rare.
The Fulshear, Texas police department posted a video to Facebook of what appears to be a giant spider sneaking up to attack an officer in a traffic stop. It was a windshield illusion caught by the dash camera.
Teenage killer of Northern California couple dreamed of being serial killer, but new details emerged in the vicious 2013 killing as Daniel Marsh took the stand to determine if he should be retried as a juvenile because of Proposition 57
Researchers say a New York man may have been infected with Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease after eating squirrel brains from hunting. The disease is similar to mad cow disease and leads to dementia and death.
Caroll Spinney is retiring from “Sesame Street” after playing Muppets Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch for nearly 50 years on the TV show. Matt Vogel, the puppeteer who plays Kermit the Frog, will be Big Bird.
Smoking marijuana can impair a driver’s ability for up to five hours, a study from McGill University in Canada found. But simple tasks like staying at the speed limit and braking weren’t affected, the study said.
Outrage erupted after video showed a Cobb County, Georgia officer restraining 12-year-old Corey Jackson or Lil C-Note, a rapper who has been on the show Ellen. Jackson was arrested and charged with a felony.