Teen takes plea deal in rape, murder of…

18-year-old Jayden Sterzer from Utah accepts blended plea deal in 2015 sexual assault, murder of 12-year-old Kailey Vijil.

Resident leaves nasty surprise for 'porch pirates'

Kansas City woman taking matters into her own hands, uses pet poop to get back at package thieves this holiday season.

California will set more fires to try to stop wildfires

California's seemingly endless cycle of wildfires is helping drive plans to do more "controlled burns" that thin forests choked with dead trees and withered underbrush that if left unchecked can feed monster blazes that force entire communities to flee

Detroit breaks ground on tallest tower, symbol of…

An 800-foot-tall (244-meter) centerpiece is coming to Detroit's resurgent downtown as the city continues to build momentum nearly three years after exiting the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history

No jail for fertility doctor who lied about using…

A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor will get no jail time after pleading guilty to lying to investigators about inseminating patients with his own sperm

As tensions ease, China keeps building on disputed islands

Tensions over China's island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy

University of Houston to lead new hurricane research center

As part of a multi-state effort to respond to damages wrought this year by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, the University of Houston will lead a new Gulf Coast hurricane research institute

Timelapse shows meteor shower light up sky

If you missed the annual Gemenid meteor shower, luckily cameras captured the celestial display over China.

The New York Times - Voices From Alabama: Black…

From The New York Times: Exit polling shows 98 percent of female African-American voters supported Doug Jones in the Senate election in Alabama. We spoke to some of them to learn what was so important to them in this election.By: By NILO TABRIZY and CHRIS CIRILLO. Watch the original video on Times Video:

Uber Charged This Passenger $15,000 for a…

Uber apologized to a Toronto man who was accidentally charged more than $14,000 for a 20-minute journey.

2017's Most Talked About Trends

Buzz60's Sam Berman knows the most talked about trends of 2017.

Illness sidelines McCain, Cochran as tax vote…

A Senate Armed Services Committee hearing opened without John McCain in the chairman's seat and panel members unsure when he'd return to Congress after being admitted to a local military hospital

Prosecutor: Not enough evidence yet in Damond shooting

A Minnesota prosecutor says he doesn't yet have enough evidence to charge a Minneapolis police officer who killed an unarmed 911 caller this summer, blaming investigators who "haven't done their job."

The Latest: Officers saved by bulletproof vests released

Two suburban St. Louis police officers shot in the torso but saved by their bulletproof vests are now out of the hospital

NASA And Google's Artificial Intelligence Tech…

The planet is in the Kepler-90 system more than 2,500 light years from Earth.

The Latest: Murdoch says Disney deal is return to…

Rupert Murdoch says selling much of the 21st Century Fox entertainment businesses to Disney allows what remains of his family's business to focus on American news and sports.

Melissa Francis: There is no one tax reform won't…

Republicans reach an agreement on tax reform combining elements of the House and Senate bills.

Haley: Iran cannot be allowed to continue…

U.N. ambassador holds a news conference on Iran violating the U.N. resolution, arming rebels in Yemen.

California sues over Corinthian student debt…

California's attorney general says it has sued the Trump administration because the U.S. Department of Education is refusing to process debt relief claims from tens of thousands of students who had federal loans to attend Corinthian Colleges