Scientists say tiny 'water bears' can teach us about survival

Published Mar. 21 2019

Earth's ultimate survivors can weather extreme heat, cold, radiation and even the vacuum of space. Now the U.S. military hopes...

Catholic priest accused of groping woman during last rites

Published Mar. 21 2019

A Roman Catholic priest has been arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge after he was accused of groping a woman...

Man maintains innocence in 1999 slayings of teen girls

Published Mar. 21 2019

The type of DNA analysis that led to the arrest of an Alabama truck driver and part-time preacher in two...


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Long-resistant county near Atlanta votes down transit plan

Published Mar. 21 2019

A contract with Atlanta's public transportation provider that would have brought a significant expansion of mass transit was voted down...

After mosque attacks, New Zealand quickly bans assault weapons

Published Mar. 20 2019

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban Thursday on semi-automatic and automatic weapons like the ones used in the...

Poll: More Americans want immigration to stay the same

Published Mar. 20 2019

A growing number of Americans say immigration levels should remain the same or increase, according to a major U.S. survey,...

Kentucky governor says he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox

Published Mar. 20 2019

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said in a radio interview that he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox so they would...

Georgia man confessed he helped burn teacher's body to ash

Published Mar. 20 2019

Jurors watched a videotaped confession Wednesday of a Georgia man admitting he helped a friend burn the body of a...

Harvard profits from early photos of slaves, lawsuit says

Published Mar. 20 2019

Harvard University has "shamelessly" turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos...

Why Facebook didn't block live New Zealand shooting video

Published Mar. 20 2019

Why did Facebook air live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting for 17 minutes? Didn't anyone alert the company...

Free prostate cancer screening offered at Preds game

Published Mar. 20 2019

The Nashville Predators are joining with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Fans for the Cure to offer fans and employees...

Douglas County prosecutor to take over as Georgia ethics director

Published Mar. 20 2019

The Georgia State Ethics Commission has chosen a local prosecutor to serve as its new director.


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World Health Organization panel says gene editing for human reproduction is 'irresponsible'

Published Mar. 20 2019

A panel convened by the World Health Organization said it would be "irresponsible" for scientists to use gene editing for...

Coal tax cut endangers federal black lung fund

Published Mar. 20 2019

Former coal miner John Robinson's bills for black lung treatments run $4,000 a month, but the federal fund he depends...

Ex-Auburn assistant basketball coach pleads guilty to bribery conspiracy charge

Published Mar. 20 2019

Former Auburn University assistant coach and 13-year NBA veteran Chuck Person pleaded guilty Tuesday to a bribery conspiracy charge in...

Gov. Bill Lee 'glad' to meet with woman who accused lawmaker

Published Mar. 19 2019

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Tuesday that it took "a lot of courage" for a woman to meet with him...

First trial begins in death of missing Georgia teacher

Published Mar. 19 2019

More than 13 years after a south Georgia high school teacher and one-time beauty queen vanished without a trace, a...

In end of 20th Century Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood

Published Mar. 19 2019

The Fox Studio backlot, first built in 1926 on a Culver City ranch in Los Angeles, was enormous. Before much...

Jury: Roundup weed killer is major factor in man's cancer

Published Mar. 19 2019

Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer, a jury determined Tuesday in the first phase...

Tennessee man gets 20 years in prison for $3 million investment scam

Published Mar. 19 2019

A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for defrauding investors out of $3 million.

Pilot found dead after plane disappears from radar

Published Mar. 19 2019

Officials in North Carolina say a pilot has been found dead after a single-engine plane disappeared from radar during a...

DC-area sniper shootings case to have Supreme Court hearing

Published Mar. 19 2019

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as...

Country star Kane Brown countersues producer over contract

Published Mar. 18 2019

Country star Kane Brown and Atlanta-based producer Polow Da Don are embroiled in a contract dispute that has both sides...