Bloomberg donates 'unprecedented' $1.8B to Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg donates 'unprecedented' $1.8B to Johns Hopkins

Former New York City Mayor and businessman Michael Bloomberg is donating nearly $2 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University.

Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire
Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire

Rain in the forecast could bring relief for those working to tame a devastating Northern California fire and frustration for those searching for remains of victims.

4 hrs 56 mins ago
Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town
Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town

Many of the nearly 3,000 migrants who have reached the border with California say they do not feel welcome in the Mexican city of Tijuana.

November 17th, 5:20 PM EST
In smoldering wildfire ruins, life goes on for a hardy few
In smoldering wildfire ruins, life goes on for a hardy few

A small group of residents who survived the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century are staying put and trying to live amid the ashen ruins.

4 hrs 36 mins ago
Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3
Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3

Officials say an employee at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho was killed after an explosion Saturday that also injured three workers and heavily damaged a building.

November 18th, 2:40 AM EST
Rhodes scholar class features plenty of women, immigrants
Rhodes scholar class features plenty of women, immigrants

The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, and almost half of the 32 winners are immigrants or first-generation Americans.

21 hrs 16 mins ago
1st black Democratic nominee for Florida governor concedes
1st black Democratic nominee for Florida governor concedes

'Stay tuned': Andrew Gillum, Florida's first black nominee for governor, concedes hard-fought race against Republican Ron DeSantis but vows to remain politically active.

November 18th, 1:10 AM EST
Prison inmate death after run-in with staff ruled homicide
Prison inmate death after run-in with staff ruled homicide

The death of an inmate following an incident at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide.

November 18th, 12:03 AM EST
Disney details new 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' attractions
Disney details new 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' attractions

At 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' lands, fans will be able to pilot the Millennium Falcon and face off with Kylo Ren in an epic battle, Disney announced on Saturday.

November 17th, 4:21 PM EST
Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns
Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns

Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences.

November 15th, 1:09 PM EST
Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder
Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with PTSD in a small experiment.

November 15th, 6:39 PM EST
New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her
New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her

A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights.

November 17th, 12:20 AM EST
Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak
Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak

Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak.

November 16th, 9:40 AM EST
Latest: Sheriff: List of missing after fire drops to 1,000
Latest: Sheriff: List of missing after fire drops to 1,000

California's governor is expressing optimism that President Donald Trump will support the state as it deals with raging wildfires.

17 hrs 56 mins ago
As Florida recount ends, Sen. Nelson concedes race to Scott
As Florida recount ends, Sen. Nelson concedes race to Scott

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon whose career highlight may have been a trip on the space shuttle, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday.

13 hrs 16 mins ago
Searchers in California wildfire step up efforts; 77 dead
Searchers in California wildfire step up efforts; 77 dead

Northern California crews braced for strong winds, with gusts up to 50mph, that could erode gains they've made against the country's deadliest wildfire in a century.

November 18th, 12:20 AM EST
Man who fled Texas during 2008 murder trial caught in Mexico
Man who fled Texas during 2008 murder trial caught in Mexico

Authorities say a man who disappeared on the last day of his 2008 murder trial has been captured in Mexico and returned to Texas.

14 hrs 2 mins ago
Election shows how gerrymandering is difficult to overcome
Election shows how gerrymandering is difficult to overcome

The midterm elections have provided a case study on the consequences of how congressional and state legislative districts are drawn.

November 17th, 10:20 AM EST
The Latest: DeSantis: No reaction to race he declared 'over'
The Latest: DeSantis: No reaction to race he declared 'over'

Democrat Andrew Gillum is officially ending his bid for Florida governor, congratulates Republican opponent Ron DeSantis.

November 17th, 5:40 PM EST
Recount adds to Florida's reputation for bungling elections
Recount adds to Florida's reputation for bungling elections

Latest Florida recount adds to state's reputation for bungling elections.

November 17th, 9:20 AM EST
Amazon's would-be NY neighbors: Cynicism, some hope for jobs
Amazon's would-be NY neighbors: Cynicism, some hope for jobs

Residents of the housing project near the Queens location where Amazon would make its New York City home have mixed reactions to the global behemoth coming to the neighborhood.

November 17th, 12:00 PM EST
Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan had 'loved Afghan people'
Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan had 'loved Afghan people'

A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan has been remembered at a public funeral as a man of commitment, confidence and compassion.

November 17th, 6:01 PM EST
Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral
Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral

A fight over who owns the fossils of two dinosaurs that appear to have died while locked in battle hinges on the legal definition of "mineral".

November 16th, 4:40 PM EST
Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days
Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days

A rocket has blasted off from Virginia with space station supplies, the second shipment in as many days.

November 17th, 4:10 AM EST
Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees
Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Amazon opens its second headquarters there.

November 15th, 2:49 AM EST
Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show
Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not stay in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.

November 15th, 12:39 AM EST

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