Court upholds charges in teen's burp arrest A federal appeals court has upheld the petty misdemeanor arrest of an Albuquerque student accused of repeatedly disrupting his middle-school class with loud burps.
Dig in! It's National Cheesecake Day What's your favorite dessert? If it's cheesecake, you're in luck. July 30 is National Cheesecake Day!
'Game of Thrones' to end after season 8 BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — HBO is confirming what "Game of Thrones" fans never wanted to hear: The fantasy-thriller phenomenon will be coming to an end after Season 8.
1 killed, 2 injuried in Norway bus crash One person was killed and two people were seriously injured Saturday when a tourist bus skidded off the road and into a ravine in Norway, police and a rescue official said.
Fires keep tourists away from California's coast Blazes have destroyed dozens of homes in several Western states and scared away tourists from California's dramatic Big Sur coast.
FAA ignored warnings of balloon death potential The FAA rejected recommendations made two years ago by accident investigators of the potential for large numbers of hot air balloon deaths.
Indiana officer shoots detective, flees to Ohio An off-duty IMPD officer traded gunfire with a detective at a south side apartment complex Friday night – beginning an hours-long search that ended in handcuffs along a Cincinnati interstate.
JK Rowling hopes Harry Potter play goes global LONDON (AP) — London is under Harry Potter's spell once more — and J.K. Rowling hopes the rest of the world will eventually follow.
Lawn dispute goes viral A payment dispute between a local lawn company and a customer has gone beyond words after security footage from a neighbor showed workers throwing debris at a local woman's yard near North 59th and Maple Street.
3 dead, 1 injured in Washington party shooting A gunman attacked a gathering of young adults at a suburban Seattle home early Saturday, killing two people at a fire pit before firing more shots from the roof, the grandmother of one of the witnesses said.
Powerball jackpot reaches $478 million Powerball players have a shot at the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot, but they should keep in mind that their dreams of riches likely won't become a reality.
Rednecks hold their 'blanking Summer Games' There will be no world-class athletes or top-notch sporting venues. But you will find barbecue, beer and muddy tugs of war at the event formerly known as the Redneck Olympics.
'Number of fatalities' in Texas balloon crash A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, causing what authorities described as a "significant loss of life."
Video: Phil Mickelson hits shot onto road PGA Tour star Phil Mickelson hit a shot Friday that would be embarrassing even for the casual golfer.
1000s rush to see Kilauea lava flow reach ocean The lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano vent has attracted thousands of visitors since it began oozing down in May and finally reached the ocean this week.
Courts strike blows to GOP voter restricts Courts have dealt setbacks to Republican efforts in three states to restrict voting.
Streb shoots 63 and joins Walker in lead at PGA Robert Streb became the latest player to shoot 63 in a major, and hardly anyone noticed in a PGA Championship with endless action across Baltusrol on Friday.
Rare, foul-smelling 'corpse flower' blooms A foul smelling plant known as the "corpse flower" is finally blooming at the New York Botanical Garden in New York City.
40 years later, fugitive appears before NC judge When a judge advised a North Carolina man that he was a fugitive wanted in the killing of a retired immigration official nearly 40 years ago, his only response was: "That's what the papers say."
Mosquitoes now spreading Zika virus in US Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a long-feared turn in the epidemic that is sweeping Latin America and the Caribbean.