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4 Missouri River states unite to try to limit flooding

Grant Schulte, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 7:49am

Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are joining forces for a study that will look for ways the states can limit flooding along the Missouri River and give them information about how wetter weather patterns could require changes in the way the U.S. government manages the basins reservoirs.

Dark cloud looms over new artists celebrating at Grammys

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 7:16am

Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X are walking into what should be one of the most exciting days of their careers as they attend their first-ever Grammy Awards on Sunday, where they are the top-nominated acts.

Georgia inmate who came close to execution in 2017 dies

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 7:13am

A Georgia death row inmate whose planned execution was halted in September 2017 by the U.S. Supreme Court after his lawyers argued his death sentence was tainted by a juror's racial bias has died, according to the state Department of Corrections

Sharpton to lead memorial service for teen killed by trooper

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 7:06am

Family and friends of a 19-year-old Connecticut man killed by a state trooper earlier this month are set to gather Sunday for a memorial service featuring the Rev. Al Sharpton.

Police: 6 people shot at party at North Carolina restaurant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 6:54am

Six people were treated for gunshot wounds after a shooting inside a restaurant in North Carolina, police said Sunday.

Coroner: 2 dead, 7 injured in South Carolina bar shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 3:21am

Two people were killed and seven people were injured early Sunday in a shooting at a bar in South Carolina, officials said.

California patient is 3rd US case of new virus from China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 1:35am

A patient in Southern California is the third person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with the new pneumonia-like virus from China, health officials said.

Simmons doc, sans Oprah, receives huge ovation at Sundance

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 11:08pm

Without Oprah or Apple, the Russell Simmons documentary “On the Record” went ahead with its premiere Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival, where the women who came forward with sexual assault allegations against the hip-hop mogul received one of the festival's most roaring receptions.

Changes are coming to your credit score

Anna Bahney, CNN Business  |  Posted Jan 25th - 8:27pm

Your credit score could soon go down — or up.

Used mascara wands are helping treat and save wild animals

Francisco Guzman and Saeed Ahmed, CNN  |  Posted Jan 25th - 7:11pm

If you're in need of a new mascara wand, don't throw the old one away.

5 films that tried and (so far) failed to represent 2020 on-screen

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 25th - 4:24pm

It is the future, people. We are now in 2020 and it's time we take a look at the movies made in yesteryears that were supposed to take place today.

Reunion site named after hero of Virginia Beach shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 3:26pm

The post office where survivors reunited after a mass shooting in a Virginia Beach government office building now is named after the man who gave his own life for his co-workers.

Border Patrol allows replanting after bulldozing garden

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 2:48pm

The Border Patrol, reacting to a breach it discovered in a steel-pole border wall believed to be used by smugglers, gave activists no warning this month when it bulldozed the U.S. side of a cross-border garden on an iconic bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Man points gun in French Quarter, wounded in police shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 12:35pm

A man who had been pointing a gun at people in New Orleans' historic French Quarter was critically wounded Saturday in a shootout with police.

Florida man arrested for pointing lasers as planes landed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 11:51am

A man was arrested for pointing lasers at planes trying to land at a Florida airport and injuring a pilot in the process, authorities said.

Byte, the sequel to Vine and potential competitor to TikTok, launches on mobile

Shannon Liao, CNN Business  |  Posted Jan 25th - 11:23am

TikTok teens have a shiny, new toy to try: Byte, a social media platform, has launched on mobile. It's a direct successor to the Vine app, which was discontinued in early 2017 although videos posted to the platform are preserved to this day.

2 killed, toddler injured in shooting at Little Rock home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 10:01am

Two women were killed and a 2-year-old boy was injured in a shooting at their Little Rock home early Saturday morning, police said.

Seller auctioning JFK docs from ex-California governor

Cuneyt Dil, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 9:15am

Former California Gov. Jerry Brown wants to know who is trying to sell his father’s memorabilia related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Kansas land up for auction was site of 1870s serial slayings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 7:52am

Kansas cropland that turned into a crime scene of serial slayings in the 1870s is up for auction.