September 11 Commemorated in New York and Washington: Photos
Today marks the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Ceremonies were held in New York City and Washington, D.C., to commemorate the tragic events and remember those who died.
Hurricane Irma Rips Through Florida Keys, Heads Up Southwest Coast Toward Tampa
Hurricane Irma finally made landfall on the continental U.S. Sunday morning, battering the Florida Keys first and then proceeding north to the southwestern coast of the Sunshine State.
Hurricane Irma Tears Through Caribbean With Record Strength, Heading for Florida
Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane ever measured, has made landfall on the Caribbean islands of Barbuda and Antigua, and passing by just north of Puerto Rico. Following that, if the gargantuan storm continues on its current path, its core would hit the Florida coast by Sunday morning.
O.J. Simpson Granted Parole After 9 Years in Prison for Robbery
He can go free as early as October 1.
Massive Recall of Beef Products Issued Over E. Coli Fears
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that Creation Gardens Inc. "is recalling approximately 22,832 pounds of raw ground beef and beef primal cut products that may be contaminated with E. coli."
Harvard Revokes Admission Offers to 10 Students Over Offensive Facebook Group Chat
The school withdrew acceptance offers to at least 10 students who had shared offensive images in a private Facebook group chat.
House of Representatives Passes Bill to Repeal and Replace Obamacare
The House of Representatives voted on Thursday in favor of the American Health Care Act, which would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which is commonly known as Obamacare. Congressional Republicans took a step forward in their years-long quest to repeal the Obamacare, the 2010 law that reshaped the country's individual health insurance market.
Fox News Just Fired Bill O’Reilly
In a move that many thought would never, could never happen, Fox News has decided to cut ties with Bill O'Reilly, the network's biggest star for 21 years and host of the highest-rated show in cable news, 'The O'Reilly Factor.'
Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Kills Himself in Prison
Aaron Hernandez, the onetime star tight end for the New England Patriots, hanged himself in his prison cell, according to the Massachusetts Department of Correction.
Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court
The Senate has voted to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, taking the seat left vacant since Justice Antonin Scalia died in February 2016. Gorsuch, 49, will become the 113th justice to sit on the court.