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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.
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.
Local and federal authorities are investigating the Southern California helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people -- including 41-year-old NBA legend Kobe Bryant.
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.
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.
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 fiery, win-at-all-costs spirit made him one of the most famous and decorated athletes in history, is gone.
A Florida man was arrested on Wednesday night for pointing lasers at planes trying to land at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Australian authorities have recovered the bodies of three American firefighters who were killed in a plane crash while helping battle wildfires in the country, New South Wales Police said in a statement.
A former Illinois State trooper was killed and two others were injured when a woman opened fire in a cigar lounge before taking her own life, police say.
Another case of coronavirus has been confirmed, in Arizona, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Sunday, bringing the total to five cases in the United States.
A Georgia death row inmate who had argued a racist juror voted to put him to death because he was black has died, according to the Georgia Resource Center.
Border agents arrested a 36-year-old US citizen this week after finding 222 pounds of liquid meth in his truck.
An emaciated female dog named Clover led animal shelter volunteers to a home in Georgia where her puppies, along with multiple dead and severely malnourished animals, were found.
A North Carolina man is facing a human trafficking charge after police alleged he kept a person in sexual servitude for five years.
The New Orleans Saints are fighting a legal request to make public emails they sent to Catholic officials in a sex abuse lawsuit.
A devastating fire Thursday night destroyed up to 85,000 artifacts at New York's Museum of Chinese in America, a repository of significant cultural materials documenting Chinese life in America.
On a brightly lit stage, two male K-pop stars with glowing skin and perfectly coiffed hair are nibbling either end of the same long, chocolate stick.
An Indiana teenager is being honored after a distressed parent left a newborn child in a baby drop-off box he raised money to install.
Never heard of a "witch bottle"? Step right in, friend, sit a spell (not the evil kind) and we'll tell you why archaeologists believe a broken bottle found in Virginia just might be one.
Before US Army Sgt. Martin LaMar was killed in Iraq, he spent his weekends cheering on the San Francisco 49ers. Next week, LaMar's service will be honored during Super Bowl LIV.
Police in Australia are urging the public to stay alert after a runner found homemade spikes methodically hidden on a popular running trail Monday.