A strike closed the Eiffel Tower for most of Friday as staff demanded more help to deal with pickpockets operating around the Paris landmark, tower officials and unions said.
Graduation Day brought a mixture of mourning and celebration for one Illinois high school, which lost its homecoming king and star quarterback just days earlier in a car crash.
On what would’ve been Michael Brown Jr.’s 19th birthday, his memorial on Canfield Drive was removed.
Tanishq Abraham wraps up studies at American River College with his sights now set on becoming a doctor.
Hundreds of protesters marched around McDonald's suburban Chicago headquarters Wednesday, shutting down at least one building on the corporate campus as they called for pay of $15 an hour and a union.
Beachgoers on Folly Beach were shocked twice in one afternoon.
Two college students say they were forced to submit to transvaginal probes as part of their classroom training to learn how to perform the medical procedure.
Woman says Southwest flight crew wouldn't let her place an emergency call after a text from her husband warning of his suicide.
The founder of a suburban Atlanta private school who singled out black attendees at a graduation ceremony last week has been fired.
A Texas man buys dresser at estate sales. Turns out the dresser had a valuable secret.
Ever have a bad dream where you show up to class and everyone including you is naked? This is reality for one California University's College Art course's final exam.
An Oregon mom has filed a complaint against United Airlines after it removed her and family from a flight because it said her 15-year-old daughter, who has autism, had become "disruptive."
A small plane crashed on Interstate 285 just north of Atlanta on Friday morning, killing all four people aboard and severely snarling post-rush-hour traffic on the bypass that encircles the city, officials said.
Kentucky father drowns saving stepdaughter after she becomes trapped in creek.
Police in Houston, Texas have released video showing murder suspect Robert Durst urinate on a drug store candy display.
A Louisville, Kentucky, college student who was stabbed while delivering a pizza to a local hospital — and still managed to arrange for a fresh pizza to be delivered while he was being treated — said Wednesday that he has forgiven his attacker.
Man helping crash victims on Texas bridge struck by drunk driver, forcing him off of bridge and into river below.
college student is facing felony charges after a hidden camera allegedly showed her spitting and pouring cleaning fluid in her roommates' food.
An international rights group is pressing Paraguay to allow an abortion for a 10-year-old girl, who allegedly was raped by her stepfather.
Senior law enforcement sources on Monday named roommates Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi as the men suspected of opening fire on a contest for drawings of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad in Texas.
Young cancer patient copes with grueling chemotherapy using weekly dance parties.
A Placer County man says he would confront a bear again after he fought one off with his fists that he says was trying to eat his Chihuahua.
A female suspect was fatally shot by Atlanta police after exchanging gunfire with two officers — from the back of their patrol car, which was across from the precinct, police said Thursday.
A Florida family is shocked their cow gave birth to a two-headed calf.
A licensed nurse from Queens has been charged with murder in the death of a severely developmentally disabled 23-month-old girl she was hired to care for who was taken to the hospital with burns over about 50 percent of her body several days after a bath, authorities said.
It's been 66 years since James Hill and his wife Phyllis, tied the knot. Four kids, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren later it's safe to say things have changed since their wedding day, although, not everything is different.
Washington state high school teacher tackles student after the boy fired shots inside crowded commons area.
Missouri man battling terminal brain cancer gives his daughter a very special parting gift.
Utah police say registered sex offender attempted to pick up children using stolen bus.
Thousands of weary passengers stranded at sea for more than 24-hours as 30-foot waves blocked their cruise ship from docking finally made it back to shore early Wednesday in Australia.
Competitive eater Molly Schuyler devours three 72-ounce steaks in one hour, setting new world record.
A Colorado teacher wanted to find a way to better understand her students, and the result, shared on Twitter, is both heart-wrenching and moving.
Oh, the 90s. If there’s anything the decade taught us, it was how to spend copious amounts of money on mundane objects that may be worth a truckload one day.
Residents in Parma, Missouri reacted on Wednesday after learning more than half of their police department resigned.
Tighter security is in place on Monday as 30,000 runners get ready for the Boston Marathon — the 119th running and the second since two bombs shattered the race and terrorized the city.
A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, go swimming, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don'ts runs to several dozen items.
A Melbourne, FL man was arrested this week after a concerned citizen reported the man was naked, trying to get into locked vehicles and was performing sexual acts on a nearby tree.
A 29-year-old man has been identified as the Good Samaritan who fearlessly yanked a driver to safety before his car could plunge off a cliff, Idaho police said Thursday.
A Grandville, Michigan business owner is encouraging customers to bring guns into his shop and says he won’t do business with gays. Brian Klawiter made the statements on his Dieseltec Facebook page Tuesday morning.
A mother of five who had sex with an 18-year-old after playing naked Twister at a drug and alcohol-fueled party with her teenage daughter has lost custody of her children, police said.
Nine of 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a massive cheating scandal were sentenced to prison time Tuesday, with three of them getting seven years for their role in the conspiracy.
A Maryland artist makes controversial exhibit focused on police brutality.
A 65-year-old German woman with 13 children is pregnant again. And this time she's expecting quadruplets, for a total of 17.
One person was killed in a crash at Disney World's Exotic Driving Experience on Sunday, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
A hiker made a disturbing find along a trail in Philadelphia Friday night when he discovered a 21-year-old quadriplegic man with cerebral palsy had been abandoned in the woods.
The U.S. Capitol Building was locked down Saturday after a man killed himself outside and a suspicious package was found nearby, officials said.
An Olivette family is the subject of a story full of joy and mystery.
Watch the traffic stop that preceded the fatal shooting of Walter Scott.
Emergency teams were combing through the damage Friday from deadly tornadoes in Illinois, as forecasters predicted severe lighting storms would strike from New York to the Gulf Coast.
A 52-year-old music teacher in Russia has allegedly been caught trying to arrange a contract hit on a teenage student after he refused to return her affections, according to police and local reports.