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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. lawmaker says Chinese authorities have released an American college student who was arrested in their country a week ago after reportedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother in a fare dispute. The office of Montana Republican Sen...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man looking for a dropped cellphone ended up in a stinky situation, tumbling into a building's trash chute where he had to be rescued. Washington, D.C., Fire Spokesman Vito Maggiolo says the man was throwing out trash at an apartment building when he thought...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Alexander Zamaraev) Now that the Sunset legislation has passed, preventing local governments from regulating what property owners do with trees on private land is expected to come up during the Special Session. Governor Gregg Abbott called it the definition...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Gerald Bernard) Authorities called to a Walmart parking lot found eight people dead and 20 others in dire condition in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer, victims of what police said Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling operation gone wrong. The driver was...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four "Star Wars" costuming clubs held a tribute to their favorite fallen princess at Comic-Con. The fan groups celebrated the life and work of Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia at the pop-culture convention in San Diego on Sunday. Several women dressed in Leia's...
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A news site linked to Jordan's military has reported a violent incident near Israel's embassy in the kingdom's capital of Amman. The Hala Akhbar site reported Sunday evening that an Israeli and a Jordanian were wounded and that the incident involved a...
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky claimed her first gold medal of the world championships Sunday, cruising to a dominating win in the women's 400-meter freestyle though she failed to break her own world record. As expected, the 20-year-old American pulled away on the very...
HONOLULU (AP) — A high-rise fire recently claimed the lives of three people in Honolulu, and the apartment building where the blaze broke out had no fire sprinklers. The tower overlooking Waikiki was constructed in 1971, before sprinkles were required for new construction in the...
HONOLULU (AP) — A high-rise fire recently claimed the lives of three people in Honolulu, and the apartment building where the blaze broke out had no fire sprinklers. The tower overlooking Waikiki was constructed in 1971, before sprinkles were required for new construction in the...