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The Francis Scott Key bridge in Baltimore collapses after a ship crashed into it

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

A part of the Francis Scott Key bridge in Baltimore has collapsed after a ship crashed into it early Tuesday morning, closing traffic on a major commuter arterial, local officials said.


What to know about Wendy Williams' diagnosis of aphasia and frontotemporal dementia

Thursday, February 22, 2024

News of the former TV host's medical diagnosis comes days ahead of the TV premiere of Where is Wendy Williams? — a two-part documentary detailing her health battles.


Country music star Toby Keith dies at 62

Tuesday, February 06, 2024

Keith announced on social media in 2022 that he had been having chemotherapy and radiation treatments for stomach cancer. He is behind such hits as "Red Solo Cup" and "Beer For My Horses."


Tracy Chapman's 'Fast Car' climbs the iTunes charts after her Grammy performance

Monday, February 05, 2024

Chapman has performed sparingly in recent years. She took the Grammy stage to raucous applause and capped her performance with Luke Combs by receiving a standing ovation.


Several die after a plane crashes into a Florida mobile home, officials say

Friday, February 02, 2024

Authorities received emergency calls at the same time about a structure fire and an aircraft that went off radar three miles from a Florida airport. It is still unknown how many fatalities there were.


A hot air balloon accident in Arizona leaves 4 people dead and 1 critically injured

Monday, January 15, 2024

Authorities said they do not know the cause of the hot air balloon accident at the time. The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.


Michael Strahan reveals his daughter's cancer diagnosis on 'Good Morning America'

Friday, January 12, 2024

Isabella Strahan, 19, began experiencing severe headaches, nausea and the inability to walk straight. Her MRI results showed a four-centimeter tumor, and she was diagnosed with medulloblastoma.


After 2 nominations, Angela Bassett wins an honorary Oscar

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Bassett was nominated in 1993 for her portrayal as singer Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do With It, and in 2022 for Queen Ramonda in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.


The Oakland A's are relocating to Las Vegas after MLB owners approve the move

Thursday, November 16, 2023

There have been complaints about the Oakland Coliseum being outdated, but negotiations between the A's and the city over a new stadium fell apart. The Vegas stadium is expected to cost $1.5 billion.


Man arrested in the skate death of former NHL player Adam Johnson is released on bail

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Johnson died last month after an opposing player's skate cut his neck during a game. An unnamed man was arrested and charged with suspicion of manslaughter in connection with Johnson's death.


Tracy Chapman becomes the first Black person to win Song of the Year at the CMAs

Thursday, November 09, 2023

Chapman won the award for her 1988 hit "Fast Car," which got renewed attention after singer Luke Combs released a cover of the song earlier this year.


Stronger activity on the sun could bring more displays of the northern lights in 2024

Thursday, November 09, 2023

Scientists have updated their forecast for the current solar cycle, which usually lasts about 11 years. Solar activity is now expected to peak earlier and to be stronger than previously thought.


A pod of orcas has sunk a yacht in the Strait of Gibraltar

Tuesday, November 07, 2023

The pod rammed the boat's rudder for about 45 minutes. Authorities were able to get crew members to land safely, but their yacht was irreparably damaged.


The FDA proposes banning a food additive that's been used for a century

Friday, November 03, 2023

Brominated vegetable oil is a food additive that studies show causes organ damage in rats and pigs. It was introduced in the 1920s and is used today in sodas and sports drinks.


Yes, they've already picked the Rockefeller Center's giant Christmas tree for 2023

Wednesday, November 01, 2023

It's a tree-lighting tradition dating back to the 1930s and this year's tree will arrive in New York City on Nov. 11. The Norway spruce is 80 to 85 years old, weighs 12 tons and is about 80 feet tall.


What to know about trunk-or-treating, a trick-or-treating alternative

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Trunk-or-treating has been popular among churches, where people gather in parking lots and decorate their car trunks. Here's a rundown of how it started and how to find one nearby.


Former NHL player Adam Johnson dies after a skate cut his neck during a game

Monday, October 30, 2023

Johnson's neck was cut by another player's skate during a game Saturday between the Nottingham Panthers and the Sheffield Steelers of England's Elite Ice Hockey League. He was 29.


What we know about the victims in the Lewiston, Maine, mass shooting

Friday, October 27, 2023

Eighteen people were killed in this week's mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine. Authorities have identified all of the victims.


Women and nonbinary Icelanders go on a 24-hour strike to protest the gender pay gap

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

According to organizers of the strike, women make 21% less than men on average. Immigrant women and women who work in sanitation and with children have some of the lowest wages in the country.


SAG-AFTRA issues Halloween costume guidance for striking actors

Friday, October 20, 2023

The union says actors should stick to generic characters, like a ghost or zombie, and not those in struck content.