Former "Glee" star Mark Salling was found dead Tuesday in the Los Angeles area. He was 35. Salling's attorney, Michael J. Proctor, confirmed the actor had died early Tuesday morning. A month before his death, Salling formally pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. His sentencing was scheduled for March 7.
Paleontologist Matthew Lamanna can still remember the day in 2014 when a colleague, Hesham Sallam, emailed him detailed pictures of fossils that had just been unearthed by his team in Egypt. From one photo, depicting the remains of a large lower jaw bone, Lamanna knew right away that Sallam had found a dinosaur.
There was a realistic-looking replica of a suicide vest found in a checked bag at an airport in El Paso. A block of inert explosives was discovered in a carry-on bag at an airport in Florida. Hand grenades were confiscated from luggage at airports all over the country. These, along with 3,957 firearms, were among the items discovered agents with the Transportation Security Administration discovered at airport security checkpoints in 2017.
It's been the longest relationship of my life as a voter, and as a writer on culture and politics. But after last week, and the revelation that she failed to take her campaign manager's advice and fire an aide accused of sexual harassment in 2008, Hillary Clinton and I are done. And to be honest, it's probably overdue.
In the face of Netflix and other formidable forces, I refuse to abandon the movie theater experience. The 20th Century Fox fanfare on the big screen makes my heart swell, the "Star Wars" crawl brings tears to my eyes and don't even get me started on how much better popcorn tastes when consumed in a plush red chair.
No one had heard from them in days. Harley Michael Million, Samara Fontaine Kitts and the couple's 17-month-old daughter, Willa, were reported missing from their home in southeastern Missouri, not far from the foothills of the Ozarks. When deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff's Department arrived at the family's home in the tiny town of Mill Spring, there was no sign of them - only clues to a tragic end.
WASHINGTON - The emergency worker who sent a false public safety alert on Jan. 13 warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack on Hawaii believed that a ballistic missile was truly bound for the state after mishearing a recorded message as part of an unscheduled drill, according to a preliminary investigation by federal officials. A combination of human error and improper safeguards led the worker to deliberately send the alert message, which sowed widespread confusion and fear for 38 minutes, the Federal Communications Commission said in its report Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is asking manufacturers of over-the-counter anti-diarrhea treatments to change the way they package their products in an effort to curb abuse by people with drug addictions. Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a statement Tuesday, Jan. 30, that the agency was taking the "novel" action because of growing concerns that abuse of Imodium A-D and similar medications was adding to the death toll of the nation's opioid epidemic.
WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul D. Ryan on Tuesday defended the way that Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes handled a politically divisive vote to publicize a classified memo detailing alleged surveillance abuses by federal law enforcement agencies, but warned against using it to discredit the special counsel's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
A deepening slump in U.S. motorcycle demand is spurring more job cuts and a plant closure at Harley-Davidson Inc., a company President Donald Trump has cast as a model American manufacturer.