GLENDALE, Calif. — Elizabeth Taylor’s funeral started late – just the way the screen legend wanted it. Her family held a brief private service Thursday at a Southern California cemetery famous for being the final resting place of Hollywood celebrities, including her good friend Michael Jackson. But the funeral began 15 minutes after its announced start time in observance of the actress’ parting wish.
On Wednesday, President Donald Trump ordered flags flown at half-staff on the day he is buried.
An animal rescue group in Pittsburgh says someone strapped firecrackers to a cat’s front left paw with rubber bands and set them off, causing such severe injuries the animal’s leg had to be amputated.
WASHINGTON — In a major break with a longtime ally, the Trump administration on Wednesday said Turkey is being kicked out of an American-led fighter aircraft program because it is buying a Russian air defense system that would aid Russian intelligence.
The lawsuits accuse Kasey Glass, a former Kirk Adams Elementary School teacher, of subjecting two autistic children to physical and verbal abuse.
Pilot whales are often involved in mass strandings, partly due to their social nature, according to the American Cetacean Society.
The difference between R. Kelly’s life in 2002 when he was last charged with child sex-related crimes and his arrest last week on even more serious charges was on full display when the R&B singer turned and slowly walked out of court.
NEW YORK — Scientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique. The downside: It may not be practical for larger areas and may cost a lot of money.
The two severed ties last month amid turmoil within the powerful organization and accusations of financial misdeeds.
The El Salvador native was arrested while covering an April 3, 2018, rally protesting immigration policies in Memphis.
The disclosure in a court filing Wednesday is part of a legal fight over whether to unseal search warrant materials dealing with the investigation.