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Woman, 75, shot her grandson after argument about tea cups on her furniture

Washington apparently doesn’t allow beverages on her furniture and an argument began about where he was sitting his glass.

$470 million up for grabs in Saturday’s Powerball drawing

A jackpot winner will match the numbers on the five white balls, numbered 1-69 and the red Powerball, numbered 1-29.

FL officer caught on camera punching 14-year-old girl

The mom calls the video heartbreaking, but police said the video doesn't show the whole story.

Lack of exercise worse for your health than smoking, bad diet, study finds

Researchers found that there’s no limit to the benefits of exercise.

SC officer pulls over mayor during first day on duty

Typically one’s first day on the job is memorable but one first-timer with the Myrtle Beach Police Department had a first day she will never forget. PTL Amanda Johnston stopped a driver for an expired tag and it turned out to be none other than Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune.

Deputy cuffs crying 8-year-old boy who walked away from elementary school

The boy’s mother said her son is mentally disabled and often wanders away from the school.

Police retrieve 63 remains of fetuses from Detroit funeral home

Police discovered 27 fetuses stored in freezers and more in boxes. The discovery comes a week after 11 remains were discovered at another business.

Lioness kills father of 3 cubs at Indianapolis Zoo

Nyack, a 10-year-old male lion, was on loan from the San Diego Zoo.

Mission to Mercury blasts off

The ambitious BepiColombo spacecraft is now on its way to Mercury on a seven-year voyage.

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $1.6 billion after nobody won Friday’s drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot has now swelled to $1.6 billion after nobody bought a winning ticket for the Friday night drawing.

Here are some classic scary movies to stream this Halloween season

If you want classic chills and thrills to celebrate this time of year, here’s a handful of films from the top streaming platforms.

Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

The U.S. charges a Russian woman in the first case involving meddling in the 2018 elections.

Aguilar, Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

Milwaukee Brewers beat Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 to send NL Championship Series to Game 7.

A different kind of caravan from last time, and a more agitated Trump as it reaches Mexico

A caravan of thousands of Central American migrants attempting to cross into Mexico has drawn the president's ire in recent days.

Orionid Meteor Shower to peak worldwide this weekend

The Orionids make an appearance every year between Oct. 2 and Nov. 7.

NY limo accident victims died of ‘multiple severe traumatic blunt force injuries,’ autopsy says

Autopsy shows all 20 victims in Oct. 6 limo crash died from "multiple severe traumatic blunt force injuries."

Big numbers of Central Americans arriving at Arizona border

Authorities say large groups of Central American migrants continue to surrender to Border Patrol agents in Arizona, with the arrival of one recent group numbering 108 captured in dramatic video images

Buck stuck in tree freed by wildlife officials

A Montana deer finds himself in a sticky situation when one of his antlers gets caught between a couple of trees.

Julian Assange suing Ecuador, country that has hosted him in embassy for six years

Assange claims the government of Ecuador, whose embassy in London he has been staying in to avoid arrest since 2012, is "violating his fundamental rights."

93-year-old Houston grandmother reunites with long-lost siblings from U.K.

Una Pereira met her two younger siblings for the first time at a Houston airport.

Trump praises Montana congressman who body-slammed reporter

At a campaign rally in Missoula Thursday, Trump lauded Rep. Greg Gianforte, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault for an attack on Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs. The attack came a day before Gianforte won a 2017 special election.

Florida man accused of cutting off penis of ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend

A man is out on $1 million bond after he attacked his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend with a tire iron and cut off his genitalia.

US life expectancy predicted to fall behind, report says

The U.S. will fare the worst of all high-income countries when it comes to life expectancy, according to a study that analyzed data from the 2016 Global Burden of Diseases project and generated predictions.

Volunteers search for Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed

One-hundred volunteers have joined the search for a Wisconsin girl who went missing earlier this week and whose parents were shot and killed in their home

Driver goes extra miles - 225 of them - for special pizza delivery

Rich Morgan of Indiana has been in a tough battle with cancer, but he and his wife Julie never forgot their favorite pizza place in Michigan, where they lived more than two decades ago.

Nearly 100 more women accuse ex-USC gynecologist of sexual misconduct

A college gynecologist sued over inappropriate touching is facing additional accusations. Ninety-three additional former students have accused Dr. George Tyndall of sexual misconduct.

240 animals seized from Pennsylvania home

Authorities said some of the animals were dead. The homeowners could face charges.

$1 billion! Friday’s Mega Millions drawing reaches record jackpot

Someone out there could buy a winning ticket for the record-high $970 million jackpot, even if the odds are astonishingly low.

Flooding poses threat to Texas homes and businesses

Major flooding in parts of Texas is expected to continue over the next few days.

Therapy dog helps students at missing WI teen’s school

A police therapy dog helped students cope with the disappearance of Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs.

Mystery of strange space junk found on CA farm is solved

The discovery was made Saturday, on a ranch south of Hanford, CA, about half an hour south of Fresno.

One does not simply share memes: Researchers sound alarm over habits they can normalize

According to British researchers, memes can pose a risk to young people for a number of detrimental health and behavioral traits.

Accidents up in first states to legalize marijuana

Car crashes are up as much a 6 percent in the states that legalized pot first.

Mom hunts down 13-year-old son driving her new BMW to impress girlfriend

Sister creates internet sensation on Twitter after brother takes mom’s BMW to impress his girlfriend.

Truckload of metal balls bounces down Seattle street, damages cars

Large metal balls spill from a truck in Seattle, damaging anything in their way.

Marketside ‘Fiesta Steak’ salads recalled due to salmonella and listeria risk

The salads were shipped to retail locations in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.

Father located after 2-year-old abandoned on stranger’s doorstep

The boy's father said the incident was "very irresponsible."

Worker pees on production line at pork processing plant, company throws out 50,000 pounds of meat

The incident was captured on camera last weekend, and brought production at the world’s largest pork processing plant to a grinding halt.

A mild winter could be in store for many Americans, NOAA says

El Nino has a 75 percent chance of developing according to Mike Halpert, deputy director of NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center

Pet owners will spend nearly half a billion on costumes this Halloween

Dogs dressed as pumpkins. Cats dressed as Batman. It must be Halloween.

Girl, 3, contracts paralyzing virus AFM

Preslee Holcombe's mother detailed her struggle with the polio-like illness acute flaccid myelitis.