Boy Scouts to Begin Admitting Girls, From Cub Scout Up to Eagle Scout
The Boy Scouts of America will soon open up its programs, allowing girls to join Cub Scout units and also to become Eagle Scouts, the organization's highest rank.
Watch: Hurricane Irma Live Tracking, Expected to Hit Florida Directly by Sunday
Hurricane Irma is now all but certain to hit Florida directly, likely making landfall sometime around sunrise Sunday morning, according to weather experts.
Monday’s Solar Eclipse: 3 Things You Should Know
The total solar eclipse set to take place this Monday, August 21, is a rare, almost magical treat for anyone interested by what's up there in the sky and how it works. NASA has been preparing for the celestial event, and we wanted to share a few key pieces to help you better enjoy and understand what's about to happen.
Guess Why Trump Nearly Sued ‘Sharknado 3′ + NASA Is Hiring an Alien Protector: Pop Bits
Imagine a universe in which Donald Trump was merely a fictional president, plus more, as we sort through this afternoon's Pop Bits.
O.J. Simpson Granted Parole After 9 Years in Prison for Robbery
He can go free as early as October 1.
Fox News Founder Roger Ailes Dies at 77
The founder and former CEO of Fox News has died following a serious fall.
Donald Trump Wins Election, Defeats Hillary Clinton [UPDATED 2:45 a.m. ET]
It's finally over, and it might be the biggest upset in American political history.
U.S. Olympic Swimmers’ Robbery Story Was Fabricated; Surveillance Video Emerges From Gas Station
American Olympians Ryan Lochte, Jack Conger, Gunnar Bentz and Jimmy Feigen, who had told the media that they had been held up at gunpoint the night of August 13 in Rio de Janeiro, may have fabricated their story, possibly in an attempt to cover up their behavior at a gas station.
Shooting Spree in Germany Leaves at Least 8 Dead, Many Injured [UPDATED]
A shopping center in Munich, Germany, was the site of a shooting spree Friday. Details at this time are scarce, but it appears that one person has been killed and several others injured.
Police Call UCLA Campus Shooting a Murder-Suicide; No Gunman at Large [UPDATED]
A gunman shot and killed two people on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles at about 10 a.m. Wednesday (local time), according to university officials. Police, FBI and other law-enforcement agencies are on the scene trying to locate the shooter, who remains at large.
Peyton Manning to Announce Retirement
Peyton Manning, the two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback, is expected to announce his retirement on Monday in Denver.
Harper Lee, Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Has Died at 89
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, died in her sleep Thursday night at the age of 89.
Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders Win New Hampshire Primaries
In a major statement against the current political establishment, businessman Donald Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont have won the first primaries of the 2016 election season.
Democratic Race Too Close to Call in Iowa — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Tied (UPDATED)
The Democratic contest in Iowa was one of the closest ever.
Ted Cruz Wins Iowa Republican Caucuses, Defeating Donald Trump and Marco Rubio
Texas Senator Ted Cruz claims the first victory in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination campaign, holding off rivals Donald Trump and Marco Rubio.
President Obama Announces New Measures to Reduce Gun Violence in Emotional Speech
At the White House on Tuesday, President Obama introduced 10 new provisions aimed at reducing the gun violence he says is plaguing the entire country, as evidenced by the spate of mass shootings that have occurred over the last several years.