Trump likens buying Greenland to ‘a large real estate deal’

The idea of buying Greenland has been discussed within the Trump administration but is not a priority, according to the president.

  Florida woman caught on camera calling black woman the n-word

A Florida man used a tractor to dump dirt on a car, police said. His girlfriend was inside.

Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident

Sheriff: Kentucky woman assaulted store clerk after being charged for cup of water

  Small plane crashes into house near Poughkeepsie, N.Y., killing 2

  Houston Snapchat party argument turns into gun battle; 7 shot

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  Doctors say new rule will mean sicker immigrants

  Epstein’s purported madam now a focus in sex abuse cases

  Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

Florida man jailed, accused of threatening mass shooting

  WATCH: Good Samaritans rush to rescue woman in wheelchair who fell off pier

  Hours old baby found naked and abandoned in Md. wooded area

  13-year-old dies after collapsing during football practice in Pittsburgh

The medical examiner will determine the 13-year-old’s cause of death, according to officials.

3-year-old girl found alone on boat in Texas; father’s body recovered nearby

A young girl was found alone on a boat the day after she and her father took it out on Lake Granbury. Hours later, her father's body was recovered, not far from where the boat was found.

  Portland ‘ground zero’ for protests between right, left-wing

Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon.

  New information released in Dale Earnhardt Jr. family plane crash

Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and his family were on board an airplane that crashed near an airport in Tennessee Thursday afternoon.

  Family finds live frog in carton of organic salad greens

  Philadelphia standoff suspect charged with attempted murder

  New York City subway scare suspect taken into police custody

Welsh town to install anti-sex toilets

  Owner of ‘Heist Jewelry’ hit with sledgehammer, still fights off robbers

Kim expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over NKorea weapons tests

Heather Locklear pleads no contest to fighting with deputies

Heather Locklear has pleaded no contest to charges that she fought with first responders during two visits to her Southern California home last year.

Florida neighborhood overrun by vultures

Summertime is perfect for enjoying the pool, which is especially true for homeowners lucky enough to have one on their property.

  Fugitive hid in solar-powered bunker in woods for years, Wis. police say

Standing 20 feet away from the bunker, swatting at a cloud of mosquitoes undoubtedly breeding in the swamp nearby, you’d never know it was there.

Crews reopen Denali park road; stranded tourists leave

The tourists became stranded Friday after heavy rains triggered mudslides and caused excess water from a culvert to damage the only road inside the vast park.

Study: 8 in 10 people have cried at work

Eight out of 10 people have cried at work, according to a new study from job search company Monster.

  Hundreds arrive to honor El Paso victim after public invited

When 63-year-old Margie Reckard was killed by a gunman who opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, earlier this month, Antonio Basco lost his entire world. So, as the man who felt so alone planned her funeral, he invited the world to join him in remembering his companion of 22 years.

  Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging

New York City's medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide Friday, confirming after nearly a week of speculation that the financier faced with sex trafficking charges hanged himself in his jail cell.

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda dies at age 79

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died.

FOX 8 journalist Nancy Parker killed in New Orleans East plane crash

Nancy Parker, a journalist at FOX 8 for 23 years, was killed in a small plane crash in New Orleans East on Friday afternoon.

  Man auctioning comic book collection to pay for cancer treatment

Robert Letscher spent most of his life collecting comic books. Now he’s selling off his prized possessions to cover growing medical costs.

Claims: Migrant children molested in US-funded foster care

The foster care programs are aimed at providing migrant children with care while authorities work to connect them with parents, relatives or other sponsors. But instead the boy told a counselor he was repeatedly sexually molested by other boys in the foster home.

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls major airports

A CBP spokeswoman said the systems were running again by early evening on the East Coast.

  S. Dakota woman thought she had kidney stones, but gave birth to triplets

Blaze, Gypsy, and Nikki were born early, and the Giltz family hope to bring them home soon.

  Police seek to question man in NYC rice cooker bomb scare

Police were looking to talk to a man seen on surveillance video taking two of the devices, which they identified as rice cookers, out of a shopping cart and placing them in the subway station.

Court: US can reject asylum along parts of Mexico border

A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking asylum at the two busiest stretches of the southern border in a partial legal victory for the Trump administration.

  James Bond’s Aston Martin goes for $6 million at auction

Sleek, sophisticated, and fit for a spy, the Aston Martin DB5 is inextricably linked to Secret Agent 007.

Nearly half of Americans don’t change underwear daily, study says

According to the survey, 45 percent of Americans said they have worn the same pair of undies for two days or longer. About 13 percent said they had worn the same pair for a week or more.

  Lawsuit filed in Legionnaires’ outbreak at Atlanta hotel cites negligence

There have been 12 lab-confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease, including one person who died, and 63 probable cases, according to Georgia health officials.

  Greenland to Trump: Thanks, but we’re not for sale

Following reports that Trump had spoken about the notion of buying Greenland, the semiautonomous Danish territory between the Atlantic and Arctic oceans issued a short statement to clarify it wasn't on the market.

  Rep. Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions

Israel's interior minister says he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds.

  ‘You ugly!’ note gets airport security worker fired

A traveler at an airport says an airport security employee called him ugly. Security video shows Neal Strassner walking through the security check in July when the woman hands him a note.

Tyson recalling nearly 40,000 lbs. of chicken patties due to foreign matter contamination

The USDA classifies the health risk as "high."

UK judge sentences ‘Friends’ Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail

Abdulah Husseni's image became famous after Blackpool police published surveillance-camera footage of a man carrying a carton of cans from a restaurant in Blackpool. Social media users noted a strong similarity to Schwimmer's character Ross Geller on "Friends."

  Body cam video: Calif. police officers save choking child

Dramatic body cam video released by police in Culver City, California, shows two officers racing into an apartment last month to save a boy who was choking.

El Paso police seek identity of hero in Walmart attack

El Paso police are searching for a man who helped save lives in the Walmart mass shooting.

  Pennsylvania couple accused of faking birth, death of baby

A young couple in Pennsylvania faces criminal charges after police say they faked a pregnancy, birth and death of a child in exchange for gifts and money.

  Second person dies after shooting near Alabama State University

The shooting happened in the 800 block of N University Drive near the campus of Alabama State.

AP sources: Trump has talked about buying Greenland for US

Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S.

Coroner: Dayton gunman had drugs in system during firefight

The gunman in Dayton who killed nine people had cocaine, an antidepressant and alcohol in his system during the mass shooting, and was cut down by a barrage of at least two dozen police bullets that penetrated gaps in his body armor, a coroner said Thursday.

US makes new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed 13 new warnings that would appear on all cigarettes, including images of cancerous neck tumors, diseased lungs and feet with amputated toes.

N. Korea fires more projectiles, rules out talks with South

South Korea's military said North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea Friday to extend a recent streak of weapons tests believed to be aimed at pressuring Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear diplomacy.

Armed Florida woman suddenly dies after hitting person with bat, biting child’s finger

Investigators say Kaynesha Rhodes held two people at gunpoint, hit one with a baseball bat and bit off part of a child’s finger.

  Massive cliff falls very close to kayak tour in Michigan

A group of kayakers on a tour got a wake-up call when a massive section of cliff fell into Lake Superior about 50 feet away from them.

Migraine medicine could lead to life-threatening infection; recall announced

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday, August 15 that a medication used to treat migraines was being pulled from shelves because continued use could lead to serious, life threatening infections.

  Colorado Springs PD releases body-cam footage of shooting that killed De’Von Bailey

Colorado Springs police have released the body-camera footage of a controversial officer-involved shooting that left a teenager dead.

Doctors suspect vaping behind dozens of lung illnesses in US

As many as 50 people in at least six states have come down with breathing illnesses that may be linked to e-cigarettes or other vaping products.

  NASCAR world reacts after Dale Earnhardt Jr., family survive plane crash in Tenn.

The NASCAR world is publicly expressing their relief after legendary driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., along with his wife, daughter and two pilots, survived a plane crash Thursday afternoon.

  Vacationing Americans want internet more than air conditioning, survey says

Air conditioning has provided a standard of comfort for decades, but respondents claim they would rather have online access than a non-sweat-inducing room temperature.

  Panel rules soap, sleep essential to migrant kids’ safety

A panel of judges on Thursday dismissed an appeal by the U.S. government that contended detained immigrant children might not require soap during shorter stints in custody under a longstanding settlement agreement.

  Man with special needs gets a new home and first ever birthday party

A 30-year-old man with special needs gets first birthday party after coming into the care of his former teacher.

House subpoenas Lewandowski, ex-Trump aide in Trump probe

The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday subpoenaed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and a former White House aide as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office.

  Taco the dog helped save his owner’s life after he fell from a flood wall

Taco waited on the wall overnight, watching over her owner who fell 15 feet below to the floodplain.

Missing Tenn. 11-month-old found

A missing 11-month-old has been found.

John Hickenlooper ends 2020 presidential bid

The two-term former Colorado governor, who ran as a moderate warning of the perils of extreme partisanship, struggled with fundraising and low polling numbers.

  9-year-old girl shot to death when suspect shot into wrong Dallas apartment, police said

Dallas Police said on Wednesday around 5:30 p.m., they arrived to find a 9-year-old girl with a gunshot wound.

Scientists confirm July set new global heat record

The results had been expected after several European countries reported new all-time temperature records in July. Scientists say the upward trend will likely continue because of man-made climate change.

  6 police shot in standoff that ‘could have been far worse’

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross expressed amazement that the standoff, which began Wednesday when officers attempted to serve a warrant, ended with no one dead.

  Israel bans entry to outspoken US congresswomen

With a push from President Donald Trump, Israel on Thursday barred two Muslim-American congresswomen from entering the country for a visit, an extraordinary step bringing the longtime U.S. ally into Trump's domestic fight against political rivals at home.

Judge: Georgia must scrap outdated voting machines after 2019

A federal lawsuit filed by election integrity advocates and individual Georgia voters argues that the paperless touchscreen voting machines Georgia has used since 2002 are unsecure, vulnerable to hacking and can't be audited. They have been seeking statewide use of hand-marked paper ballots.

  Cards brighten birthday for young man nicknamed Sunshine

The simplest gestures often mean the most. It's a lesson learned from the birthday wish of a young man in Sabetha who doesn't let Down Syndrome keep him from being a bright spot.

Baton Rouge man charged with child porn, including ‘toddler erotica’

Evidence found on a man's computer allegedly contained graphic images of young girls.

  Rep. Steve King says rapes, incest helped populate the world

"What if we went back through all the family trees and just pulled those people out that were products of rape and incest? Would there be any population of the world left if we did that?" King asked, according to video of the event.

Indiana cemetery objects to John Dillinger exhumation plans

The Indianapolis Star reports Crown Hill Cemetery said in a statement Wednesday that it objects to the exhumation in part because it's concerned "the complex and commercial nature of this exhumation could cause disruption to the peaceful tranquility of the Cemetery."

Company seeks ‘Friends’ super fan to watch 25 hours of classic sitcom for $1,000

Could there BE an easier way to earn some cash??!!

Pilot hailed as hero after bird strike disables Russian jet

The airline said in a statement that the pilot shut down the engines to avoid fire as the plane landed with its fuel tanks fully loaded.

Duck Dynasty’s Uncle Si surprises drivers with gift cards during traffic stops

Several drivers got quite a surprise Wednesday morning when they were pulled over by West Monroe PD

  Epstein’s injuries consistent with suicide by hanging or strangulation, WaPo reports

Those familiar with the autopsy told the newspaper the broken bones included the hyoid bone, which is near the Adam’s apple.

  Serial rapist in decade-old cases caught through DNA match, Fla. authorities say

When several backlogged rape kits were tested, the DNA came back as a familial match to the suspect’s brother.