It didn’t take long for Nevada sports books to begin offering betting lines on the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Two people suffered minor injuries on Thursday in an unspecified hazardous materials incident in the Silicon Valley community of Sunnyvale, California, a city spokeswoman said.
How do you know the right time, if ever, to change jobs? Asking yourself these four key questions could give you the answer.
A 911 emergency dispatcher who told a young caller to “stop whining” after her father was struck and killed by a car along a Maryland highway has left the position, a fire official said on Wednesday.
The scene Wednesday of first responders wearing bright orange hazardous material suits, scaling railroad tank cars and trying to shut off leaks was not far from the place where 42 tons of liquefied chlorine spewed from a pipe at the Pioneer Chlor Alkali plant 24 years ago.
The truck driver whose vehicle was struck by a Southern California commuter train, triggering a wreck in which 50 people were hurt, will not be charged at this time, Ventura County prosecutors said on Thursday.
Possession of small amounts of marijuana became legal in the District of Columbia on Thursday, launching a pot “green rush” despite a face-off between local officials and the Republican-led U.S. Congress over the new standards.
Burlesque dancers bare their bodies and they’ve got to have the self-confidence and pride to rule the stage so when one New Orleans dancer was let go recently she didn’t take it lightly.
In February we celebrate “Make a Friend Day.” Here are five movies about friendship that you should check out to celebrate.
Pop diva Madonna’s gasp-inducing “wardrobe malfunction” at a star-studded London awards ceremony grabbed British headlines on Thursday along with photos of her falling backwards downstairs tangled in a swirling cape.
A Florida man facing murder charges for allegedly throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge currently is incompetent to stand trial, a judge said on Thursday.
Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto shed no new light on reported off-field issues and said outfielder Josh Hamilton is at home rehabbing from surgery. According to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, Hamilton had a relapse of cocaine use.
Abror Habibov, Akhror Saidakhmetov and Abdurasul Juraboev are accused by the federal government of attempting to join ISIS and of fostering plans to kill the president and shoot law enforcement officers.
The questions keep piling up for Bill O’Reilly, and increasingly those questions are being raised by a liberal media watchdog that has long feuded with the conservative Fox News host.
The masked “Jihadi John” killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a British computer programming graduate from a well-to-do London family.
U.S. regulators are poised to impose the toughest rules yet on Internet service providers, aiming to ensure fair treatment of all web traffic through their networks.
One way or another, most Americans are expected to pay taxes. But if taxpayers are able to take large enough deductions or receive sizable credits, they might be able to legally avoid paying taxes. The following people were lucky enough to have this experience.
A trucker accused of using a James Bond-style retractable bumper to evade a $95 toll on the George Washington Bridge has been charged with using burglary tools, police said on Thursday.
An out-of-control car in an illegal street race struck and killed two spectators and badly wounded a third person in Los Angeles early on Thursday, and the driver later fled the scene, Southern California media reported.
One of the most colorful street closures on the calendar is coming to downtown Las Vegas on Saturday.
Attorneys for two patients who were infected with a drug-resistant bacterial “superbug” during medical procedures in a Los Angeles hospital, one of whom died, have sued the maker of the devices used in their care.
Researchers in China have spotted a supermassive black hole, which they say is 12 billion times the size of the sun and formed around 900 million years after the Big Bang.
Nationwide efforts are trying to stamp out bullying in schools, but a new study suggests the biggest bully might be in your own home.
Passenger counts at McCarran International Airport started 2015 the way they left off in 2014 — with a slow and steady climb.
A lawyer for the driver whose truck was hit by a California commuter train in a wreck that injured 50 people said on Wednesday the crash was an accident and that his client left the scene only to try to find help.
The four defendants standing trial on charges tied to a massive scheme to defraud homeowners associations of millions of dollars did it for “greed,” a federal prosecutor told a jury Wednesday.
Some 20 upper school students who run the TMS MicroBank at The Meadows School have given out 536 loans worth more than $104,000 to small-business owners, farmers and others trying to build a career and life for their families in countries from South America to Southeast Asia.
Erich Nowsch will not be appearing in juvenile court Friday, according to a court spokeswoman. Nowsch, 19, was arrested Thursday in connection with the shooting death of 44-year-old Tammy Meyers, which was originally characterized by the Meyers family as a road rage attack.
Earlier today, popular video site YouTube unveiled a new app called YouTube Kids, a family-friendly version of YouTube made just for children. It will be available starting today on Google Play and in the Android app store.
Spoiler alert: Vice President Joe Biden made his second cameo appearance on the NBC show “Parks and Recreation” in the series finale Tuesday, this time alongside the Second Lady Jill Biden.
Former Family Court Judge Steven Jones was sentenced to 26 months in prison for his participation in a $2.8 million investment scheme while on the bench.
While Disneyland has long been known as the “happiest place on Earth,” Disney’s cruise ships sound like they’re also pretty cheerful spots to vacation.
Operations returned to normal for Southwest Airlines on Wednesday after McCarran International Airport’s busiest carrier voluntarily removed 128 of its Boeing 737-700 jets from service after discovering inspections on backup hydraulic systems were overdue.
CBS46 News began investigating a hospital after a metro Atlanta woman with a life-threatening disease said she had to leave the emergency room and actually call paramedics to get the care she needed.
Just as Bill O’Reilly was trying to move on from a dispute over his war stories, the Fox News host suddenly has more questions to answer. This time, the scrutiny is being directed at an account of his investigation into John F. Kennedy’s assassination.
Gloria Lee, who set fire to the Prince and Princess Pet Boutique fire with 27 dogs inside, was sentenced Wednesday to 5 to 14 years in prison.
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