Michael Avenatti tried to shake down athletic apparel giant Nike for millions of dollars, prosecutors will argue in a trial starting Monday in New York Federal Court.
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As the country tries to come to terms with the crash that claimed the life of basketball superstar Kobe Bryant, fans and cities across the country have begun paying tribute to the NBA legend.
Major shops, restaurants and tourist destinations are shuttering their doors across China, as global businesses begin to feel the effects of the deadly Wuhan virus outbreak.
The death of basketball great Kobe Bryant was felt as far away as China, where fans mourned his passing along with millions of others across Asia.
The aunt of Kim Jong Un has made a surprise appearance with the North Korean leader -- the first time she's been seen in public since her husband was executed in 2013.
Nine people died in the helicopter crash that killed basketball legend Kobe Bryant -- including his daughter, Gianna, and her basketball teammate.
Millions of people never met him, but the sudden death of Kobe Bryant and eight others has left a country in mourning.
As the world watches the developing crisis around the deadly Wuhan coronavirus, it's difficult to know how worried to be. One thing is clear, however: China is treating the matter extremely seriously.
NASA is planning to bring Martian samples back to Earth -- and they're looking for someone to lead the mission.
On Sunday, the world lost Kobe Bryant, the basketball legend who was indisputably so much more, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna.
Some time in the next few days, the Senate is likely to give Donald Trump what he most craves — an acquittal in his impeachment trial. A late breaking report that John Bolton has information that implicates the US President could see the former national security adviser called to testify. In…
The death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus now stands at 80, with almost 2,800 cases confirmed across China, as the country initiates emergency procedures to try and rein in the pathogen's global spread.
At 2:24 p.m. ET, TMZ posted the story that stunned the world on Sunday: Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, at the age of 41, had died in a California helicopter crash.
The week ahead will no doubt be filled with tributes to NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, who died Sunday in a helicopter crash along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people.
Kobe Bryant's legacy extends beyond his time on the basketball court. He was also known to the business world as a brand-builder; an investor; and a coach to other athletes and company founders.
News that NBA superstar Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday was made more tragic by what came next -- confirmation that his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, also was on board.
It's hard to believe NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, whose prodigious talent and win-at-all-costs spirit made him one of the most famous and decorated athletes in history, is gone.
The News Literacy Project is breaking out of the classroom to launch a public awareness campaign, and project founder and CEO Alan Miller says it's all about the misinformation "pandemic."
A Florida man was arrested on Wednesday night for pointing lasers at planes trying to land at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.
Kasey McClure grew up to become a Christian wife, mother, founder of an organization that helps women and girls escape human trafficking and one who just received an invitation to a White House reception because of her work.
When the weather is frigid, and the garden has hunkered down for the winter, it’s time to turn to chicories. These leafy vegetables are our cold-season friends, packed with vitamins and nutrients, and winter’s replacement for sweet summer greens. While chicories are also referred to as “gree…
Powerball jackpot hopefuls were most likely disappointed by last night's drawing as there was no winner of the $366 million prize. But they shouldn't be too upset. That just means they'll have another chance to win the increased jackpot of $394 million in the next drawing.
Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and one of his daughters were among nine people killed Sunday morning when a helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, California, sources and officials said.
When Kylie Jenner launched her billion-dollar cosmetic brand, Kylie Cosmetics, five years ago, an essential item was missing: mascara.
The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the death of Investigator John Cole Haynie, who died Saturday after a month-long illness.
A small plane crashed into the side of a Lake City, Florida, home on Saturday, killing the pilot, according to Columbia County Sheriff's Office.
One night, I fixed up and went to the funeral home because a close friend’s father was “layin’ a-corpse” as my mama used to say. He was 91. It had been a good life.
North Carolina authorities are investigating a shooting that unfolded shortly after midnight inside a Salisbury restaurant, leaving nine people injured, at least six of them from gunfire, police said.
The greatest military invasion in the history of war, fortunately, never happened. The ill-fated participants would have been in the millions, as would have been their casualties.
One of the longest-living female WWII veterans, Sophie Yazzie, died Saturday, Arizona Department of Veterans' Services Director Wanda Wright said in a Facebook post.
California firefighters responded to an unusual call this week -- a puppy that got her head stuck in the wheel in a spare tire.
A second grader in Austin, Texas, left school Wednesday with three academic awards and a brand-new baby sister.
It started as a fun pajama party for 10 sixth-grade girls who make up Girl Scouts Troop 1980. It quickly evolved into something with much greater purpose and reach: A new book to help child abuse victims in their healing process.