A Florida man received a rather unwelcome house call when he was attacked by a large alligator upon opening his front door.
Tennis pro Novak Djokovic will not compete at the Indian Wells Open in California for a third consecutive year.
Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis touted his state’s continued population growth as a sign of people fleeing states that are governed by “leftists,” like California.
BOLINGBROOK, Ill.—Three people were dead and a fourth was hospitalized after a shooting during a suspected home invasion in suburban Chicago, police said.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a notice that more eye drops are being recalled worldwide, targeting the eye drops over possible bacterial contamination.
The University of Massachusetts in Amhurst warned its students about a new drinking trend after 28 ambulances were called to off-campus parties over the weekend.
WILLOW, Alaska—The race to Nome began Sunday for 33 mushers in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska.
LOS ANGELES—A year after he was slapped on stage at the Academy Awards, Chris Rock hammered Will Smith and his wife in a comedy special streamed live around the world, joking that he enjoyed seeing the actor beaten in his latest film.
Amazon has decided to pause construction activities at its second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, following a poor 2022 financial performance that saw the company register over $2 billion in losses.
LOS ANGELES—At least five people were wounded in a shooting at a Los Angeles beach Saturday night, authorities said.
Health authorities in Florida issued a warning late last week to residents about tap water after it was confirmed that a man died from a brain-eating amoeba.
A GOP-led House committee said Sunday it uncovered new email evidence suggesting Dr. Anthony Fauci “prompted” the drafting of a “proximal origin” publication meant to “disprove” the COVID-19 lab leak theory.
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga.—A Georgia shooting has killed two of the more than 100 teenagers who had gathered at a house party Saturday, with six others wounded, authorities said.
PHOENIX—Two more children have died from their injuries suffered in a northwest Phoenix condominium fire, according to authorities.
TUCSON, Ariz.—A mistrial was declared after a jury in southern Arizona was unable to reach a verdict on a murder charge against a man accused of killing a 6-year-old girl.
LOS ANGELES—Jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter has died in Los Angeles at the age of 89.
DETROIT—Tesla says it will cut the cost of its next generation of vehicles in half, largely by using innovative manufacturing techniques and smaller factories.
Social media app TikTok, popular among teens, has announced that it will soon limit screen time to 60 minutes a day for any user under the age of 18 in an effort to curb young people’s time on the platform.
BUFFALO, N.Y.—A firefighter killed in an explosive blaze in Buffalo was identified Thursday as a 37-year-old father who had been with the department for three years, as authorities promised a thorough investigation of the fire’s cause.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—A new crew arrived at the International Space Station on Friday for a six-month mission, after overcoming trouble with one of the capsule’s docking hooks.
JACKSON, Miss.—A former pro wrestler pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal charge related to misspending of welfare money that was supposed to help needy families in Mississippi, one of the poorest states in the U.S.
Millions of dollars in pandemic-era relief spending that went to K-12 public education and universities was misspent, according to federal and state audits.