• International Space Station just got a little bit bigger

    The International Space Station is already quite large, but it just got a little bit bigger as the ISS crew successfully installed the Cygnus cargo ship with the help of a high-tech robotic arm. The ship, which was launched into space via an Antares rocket on Saturday, will remain attached to the space station for...

  • Parent accused of wearing referee uniform to sway football game

    CHICAGO — Parents of players on a Chicago high school football team have filed a lawsuit, claiming a parent of an opposing player wore a referee uniform and influenced the outcome of the game. The Simeon Alumni Association and parents of Simeon Career Academy players filed the lawsuit last week against the Illinois High School...

  • How racing starlet survived insane 171 mile-per-hour crash

    Teen F3 starlet Sophia Floersch “had an angel on her shoulder” to survive a horror crash that has left her needing surgery on a broken back. It could have been so much for the 17-year-old German, who was traveling at 171 mph when she careered over a barrier and into a photographers’ bunker in Macau....

  • Pakistan summons diplomat over Trump’s allegation country harbored bin Laden

    ISLAMABAD — Pakistan summoned the top U.S. diplomat in Islamabad on Tuesday to protest President Donald Trump’s allegation that the country had harbored al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden despite getting billions of dollars in American aid. According to a statement, Foreign Secretary Tahmina Janjua told the U.S. diplomat, Paul Jones that “such baseless rhetoric …...

  • Police investigate bodies found in burning house, homicide suspected

    TAMPA, Fla. — Florida detectives say they’re investigating after firefighters found three homicide victims inside a burning house. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office reports that the bodies were discovered last week in Tampa. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to the home following a 911 call Thursday afternoon. While putting out the fire, rescue workers found...

  • Judge bars Trump from refusing asylum to immigrants

    HOUSTON — A federal judge barred the Trump administration on Monday from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar issued a temporary restraining order after hearing arguments in San Francisco. The request was made by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights,...

  • Women’s March founder calls on current leadership to step down

    The woman who first called for a women’s march after the election of President Trump is now calling for the group’s current leadership to step aside — slamming them as anti-Semitic and anti-gay rights. Teresa Shook, a retired lawyer based in Hawaii, called out Women’s March, Inc., board members Bob Bland, Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour...

  • Fizdale wants prayers for Knicks’ defense against Trail Blazers

    The Knicks have been a dumpster fire on defense all season. And with Portland’s vaunted duo of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum visiting the Garden on Tuesday, it’s not going to get any easier. Asked about how his team plans to contain the Trail Blazers’ high-scoring backcourt, David Fizdale responded simply, “Prayer.” “No, you gotta...

  • Family pit bull fatally attacks 5-day-old girl in Florida

    DUNNELLON, Fla. — Authorities in Florida say a pit bull climbed into a crib and fatally attacked a 5-day-old girl. Investigators with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office say they are investigating the girl’s death as an accident and no criminal charges are expected to be filed. The Citrus County Chronicle reports the attack took place...

  • Todd Bowles says ‘morale is up’ despite Jets’ 3-7 reality

    The Jets returned to work Monday after their bye week, trying to salvage what is left of their season. At 3-7 and coming off of four straight losses, including a 41-10 thumping to the Bills last week, it is hard to find any reason for hope in the final six weeks of the season, but...

  • Thanksgiving favorites please bettors but not this group

    LAS VEGAS — On Thanksgiving morning, there might be a few bookmakers who wake up from nightmares about Khalil Mack and the Chicago defense. Others might have nightmares about Drew Brees and the New Orleans offense. Nick Bogdanovich, the William Hill sports book director, knows he needs a ’dog or two with his turkey. It’s...

  • How the Nets plan to get more out of D’Angelo Russell

    Caris LeVert was on the receiving end of numerous texts after his injury, but he also sent one out to point guard D’Angelo Russell. “I just told him, ‘We have everything we need’ with me going down. We have all the pieces we need,” LeVert said. “We just need everything from everybody. I feel if...