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Only one player won the writers' election this year for the Baseball Hall of Fame

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Scott Rolen, a seven-time All-Star third baseman, played with the Philadelphia, St. Louis, Toronto and Cincinnati teams over a 17-season career. None of the 27 other players won enough votes.


A gunman killed 7 people in shootings in Half Moon Bay, California

Monday, January 23, 2023

Seven people were killed at two landscaping nurseries in Half Moon Bay, Calif., about 30 miles south of San Francisco. A suspect has been arrested, officials said.


Another North Carolina power substation was damaged by gunfire

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Two power substations were damaged in early December, knocking out power for tens of thousands. The latest shooting did not cause any outages, the utility said.


Rescuers search for a 5-year-old swept away by floodwaters in California storms

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

More than 100,000 customers were without power and millions were under flood warnings as powerful storms continue to hit California. The death toll from recent storms is now up to 17.


California braces for flooding from intense storms rolling across the state

Monday, January 09, 2023

President Biden approved an emergency declaration as parts of California issue evacuation orders and close school districts after intense downpours.


Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin is in critical condition after collapsing in a game

Monday, January 02, 2023

The Monday night game between the Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals was suspended after Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field. Hamlin was in critical condition, the NFL said.


Strong thunderstorms and tornadoes are moving through parts of the South

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Weather forecasters are warning of the potential for strong thunderstorms and tornadoes across a wide swath of the South Wednesday, including across Mississippi, Georgia and the Florida Panhandle.


Steve Jobs' worn-out Birkenstocks sell for $218,000 at auction

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Steve Jobs wore the Birkenstocks during the early days of Apple in the 1970s and '80s. It's a record price for a pair of sandals.


Emperor penguins will receive endangered species protections

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is listing the penguins native to Antarctica as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.


The International Space Station had to move to dodge space junk

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

A piece of what used to be a Russian satellite was coming uncomfortably close to the International Space Station. Space junk is a growing problem and has major implications for satellite services.


Why experts say you shouldn't bag your leaves this fall

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

It's best to chop up and leave a thin layer of leaves in the grass. Rake excess amounts into a landscape bed or garden.


NASA says its asteroid defense test was a success

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

NASA smashed a spacecraft into an asteroid in an attempt to throw it off course. The mission succeeded beyond expectations, officials said.


After years of waiting, rare turtles have bred 41 hatchlings at the San Diego Zoo

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

The Indian narrow-headed softshell turtle is considered endangered. The zoo is the first accredited organization in North America to hatch and raise the species that's native to South Asia.


Google celebrates NASA's DART mission with a new search gimmick

Monday, September 26, 2022

In celebration of NASA's DART mission, searching for information about it will result in an animation and tipped screen.


Jupiter is coming its closest to Earth in decades

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Jupiter will be some 367 million miles from Earth on Monday, the closest it's been since 1963. It coincides with Jupiter being on the opposite side of Earth from the sun — when it'll be its brightest.


50 years ago, the Munich Olympics massacre changed how we think about terrorism

Sunday, September 04, 2022

Gunmen held members of the Israeli team hostage, eventually killing them, during the 1972 Munich Olympics. The attack was the first time a global audience had witnessed terrorism as it happened.


A small plane flew near Biden's beach house in Delaware

Saturday, June 04, 2022

The White House said it was apparently by mistake that a small private plane entered restricted airspace. The president and first lady were evacuated but have since returned.


Tiger Woods withdraws from the PGA Championship

Saturday, May 21, 2022

It marked the first time Woods has withdrawn from a major golf championship in his professional career.


What we know about the victims of the Buffalo shooting

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Grandmothers, charity volunteers, a former police officer, and a devoted sister. These are some of the stories of the people killed at a grocery store in Buffalo.


The U.S. warns companies to stay on guard for possible Russian cyberattacks

Monday, March 21, 2022

President Biden said "evolving intelligence" showed Russia is "exploring options for potential cyberattacks." The U.S. has previously warned about Russia's capability to attack U.S. infrastructure.