The estate of a Chicago man who was poisoned to death right after he won $1 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket will be split between his widow and his daughter from a previous marriage, ending a fight in court.The settlement was confirmed Thursday by a lawyer for the widow.
The case of a Montana bride on trial for pushing her husband of eight days off a cliff could go to the jury Thursday.Jordan Linn Graham's defense team rested after calling a dozen witnesses, mainly in an effort to show she was happy in the days leading up to her wedding.
In a world constructed entirely from computer code, spies for international superpowers are keeping tabs on digital creatures who sometimes wield elaborate medieval weaponry, controlled by guys who were picked last for their high school dodgeball teams.
The grilling of a female Naval Academy midshipman allegedly sexually assaulted by classmates, who spent more than 30 hours being cross-examined during an Article 32 preliminary military hearing, could lead to changes in the way such hearings are conducted.
Prices posted at a cafe in France suggest that a spoonful of politesse will sweeten the prices for a cup of joe.Ordering simply "a coffee" at the Le Petite Syrah cafe in Nice runs you 7 euros, about nine-and-a-half dollars, according to the prices on the chalkboard menu.
Some of the most buzzed-about films, TV shows and talent from the big and small screens nabbed Golden Globe nominations Thursday, with crime comedy "American Hustle" and antebellum drama "12 Years a Slave" leading the way.
Dont visit Viola H. Nelson Elementary School in Niles, Ill., if theres a warrant out for your arrest. All guests must present a photo i.d. before they can get past the staffer at the schools locked doors, and when they do a computer runs an instant criminal background check.
Seth Wescott is trying to defend an Olympic gold medal while coming off a major knee injury in a sport where some of the competitors were barely born when he first joined the tour.Yet in Wescott's mind, he isn't getting older, he's getting better.
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis said in the first peace message of his pontificate that huge salaries and bonuses are symptoms of an economy based on greed and inequality and called again for nations to narrow the wealth gap.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - NASA is assessing a problem with one of two cooling systems aboard the International Space Station, a potentially serious but not life-threatening situation, officials said on Wednesday.
A man tried to drive around a railroad crossing bar in Virginia and was struck by an Amtrak train barreling at almost 80 mph on Thursday morning, authorities said. The man was flown to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Famous people! They tweet just like us, except that way more folks actually care about what they have to say.In 2013, celebrities dominated the conversation on Twitter. But which ones decided to join the conversation? Prepare to hit "Follow" on these 12 star-powered Twitter accounts.
The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.The demarcation may be as simple as Democrat and Republican.
In 2012, President Barack Obama sent out the most retweeted message in the seven-year history of Twitter. It read, simply, "Four more years," with a picture of him embracing the first lady.This year, politics took a back seat to pop culture.