Three Las Vegas children who saw their summer job, birthday and scholarship money taken by a bank after their parents defaulted on a loan are getting a chance to get their money back.
The old Belfort was a notorious stock swindler who squandered profits from a boiler-room, “pump and dump” scheme on cocaine, prostitutes and other excesses — a story that became basis for two memoirs and “The Wolf of Wall Street,” an upcoming movie starring Leonardo DeCaprio.
One dog died and four people were displaced after an apartment fire in north east Las Vegas Sunday afternoon.
The European Space Agency says that one of its research satellites that ran out of fuel will most likely crash to Earth into the ocean or polar regions.
Suspended Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito says teammate Jonathan Martin sent him a threatening text message as an apparent joke only a week before their relationship became the subject of a harassment case that has prompted an NFL investigation.
Pakistani education officials said Sunday that they have banned teenage activist Malala Yousafzai’s book from private schools across the country, claiming it doesn’t show enough respect for Islam and calling her a tool of the West.
For the families of 11 murder victims, the conviction of gangster James “Whitey” Bulger brought some sense of justice after decades of frustration. But for others, the jury’s decision was yet another denial of the peace they have long sought.
The family of the Rutgers University student whose suicide sparked a national conversation about the treatment of young gay people paid their first visit Sunday to the bridge where he took his life.
Police used tear gas to disperse rock-throwing fans outside the stadium before the African Champions League final Sunday, an outburst that has heightened fears for an upcoming World Cup playoff between Egypt and Ghana.
In an unabashed — and likely successful — bid for attention, singer Miley Cyrus smoked a joint on stage and twerked with a dwarf during the MTV Europe Music Awards.