COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri’s journalism school on Friday announced a $10 million gift from a Las Vegas-based charitable foundation whose total contributions now exceed $100 million in a first for the flagship Columbia campus.
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AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Masters took a stunning turn for its youngest player ever, and it may cost 14-year-old Guan Tianlang a chance to play on the weekend at Augusta National.
NEW YORK -- Kool-Aid is unveiling a new look for its big red mascot Monday, as the powdered drink brand looks to refresh its image and tout a new liquid mix.
SARATOGA, Calif. — An attorney says a 15-year-old California girl committed suicide after she was sexually assaulted by three of her friends and a photo surfaced online.
LOS ANGELES -- A man who intentionally sawed his arms to the bone in a Home Depot store in California remained hospitalized in critical condition on Thursday while investigators tried to determine what led to the horrific action.
NEW YORK — Strands from baby’s first haircut. The first tooth. Tiny footprints sunk into clay. Some parents even tuck away the dried stump of the umbilical cord or the stick pregnancy test as a touching memento marking the milestones of their kids.
TUPELO, Miss. — A circus veterinarian says the Asian elephant wounded in a drive-by shooting in Mississippi should be fully recovered within a few weeks.
INDIO, Calif. — Officials say a 78-year-old man tied a puppy to train tracks in the California desert, and an engineer had to use emergency brakes to keep from crushing it.
NEW YORK — Cookie Monster stands accused of shoving a 2-year-old. Super Mario was charged with groping a woman. And Elmo was booked for berating tourists with anti-Semitic slurs.
CYPRESS, Texas — A student went on a building-to-building stabbing attack at a Texas community college Tuesday, wounding at least 14 people before being subdued and arrested, authorities said.
PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. — The U.S. Navy has canceled the remainder of the elite Blue Angels demonstration team’s 2013 season because of federal cuts.
NEW YORK — Bill Clinton is now on Twitter, albeit without a very presidential name.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says a man was struck and killed by a car while apparently tending to an injured rabbit on a two-lane highway west of Laramie.
NEW YORK — She was the first crush for a generation of boys, the perfect playmate for a generation of girls.
Police say former adult film star Jenna Jameson has been arrested after a report that she attacked someone at an Orange County home.
Megachurch pastor and popular Christian author Rick Warren posted a message on Twitter on Sunday saying he was “overwhelmed” by the love and support offered after the apparent suicide of the youngest of his three children.
Some people have had it with TV. They’ve had enough of the 100-plus channel universe. They don’t like timing their lives around network show schedules. They’re tired of $100-plus monthly bills.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. — The Southern California church headed by popular evangelical Pastor Rick Warren said his 27-year-old son committed suicide on Saturday.
SALT LAKE CITY — Troy James Knapp was dodging authorities, again.
LOS ANGELES — In the first episode of the first season of “Mad Men,” Don Draper’s next-in-line affair, Rachel Menken, hears his brutal philosophy: Love is nothing more than an ad man’s myth, and everyone is born alone and dies alone.
Roger Ebert started out as an old-school newspaper man, the kind that has all but vanished: a fierce competitor who spent the day trying to scoop the competition and the night bellied up to the bar swapping stories.
Two hikers are recovering in Southern California hospitals after a four-day hunt for the lost teens met a happy ending. Lt. Jason Park says 18-year-old Kyndall Jack and 19-year-old Nicolas Cendoya were recuperating from dehydration and minor injuries on Friday evening.
In case Americans want to scarf down their fast-food even faster, KFC is stripping the bones out of its chicken. The fast-food chain says it’s introducing deep-fried boneless chicken pieces on April 14 as an alternative to its traditional breast, thigh and drumstick pieces.