Televisions were alive with "The Sound of Music Live!" Thursday night as the live broadcast of the beloved musical, starring Carrie Underwood as Maria, pulled in an impressive 18.6 million viewers, NBCs highest Thursday night ratings (excluding sports programming) since 2004.
SEOUL, South Korea Extradited from Thailand, the five suspects appeared before a New York court last month to face charges of a sensational plot: smuggling crystal meth from enemy number one, North Korea.The five suspects from China, the U.K.
Even 72 years after the attack on Pearl Harbor that pulled the United States into World War II, numerous states and organizations are commemorating the day which will live in infamy.More than 2,400 American troops died in the early hours of Dec.
From the White House to the halls of Congress, U.S. government officials have responded to the death of Nelson Mandela with a hail of testimonials to the late South African presidents leadership in the struggle for freedom and human rights.Until five years ago, however, the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. When the hunger headaches get strong, Lenka Mendoza focuses on why she is fasting and dreams of what she would do if she won the right to legally live and work in the U.S.: she would return to her home country, Peru, to hug her cancer-stricken mom.
The deaths of at least 11 people including three in California and the mayor of a small Missouri town were blamed on the deep freeze that continued to grip the U.S. on Friday, canceling hundreds of flights and leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power.The Santa Clara County, Calif.
From Sriracha cookies to Sriracha vodka to Sriracha sandwiches at Subway, the wildly popular hot sauce has got a following of gourmands and fast food lovers like.David Chang, the chef and restaurateur behind Momofuku, uses Sriracha at every location.
Jamie Lynn Spears is hoping to storm back into America's consciousness thanks to a new country album, but a video from a performance Thursday night shows that she knows why we pay attention: she's still Britney's little sister.During a gig at Eddie's Attic in Decatur, Ga.
Walt Disney Co has gained marketing and distribution rights for any future "Indiana Jones" films under an agreement with Paramount Pictures, the studio that released the first four movies in the blockbuster franchise.
A baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious beliefs or face fines, a judge said Friday.The order from administrative law judge Robert N.
A teenager in Tampa, Fla., was sentenced to 25 years in prison Friday for the attempted murder of a transgender woman, officials said.Tavares Spencer, 16, was convicted in October for shooting Terrence McDonald, a man Spencer believed was a woman.
Despite a $450 price tag, a limited-edition line of rose gold-colored metal Starbucksgift cards sold out Friday in less time than it takes to order a latte.The offering marked the second year the coffee chain has partnered with high-end daily deal site Gilt.com to sell the cards.