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August 18, 2017 3:53 AM Deadly Barcelona attack is worst in a day of violence in Spain

Witness describes 'immediate carnage' in Spain A makeshift memorial pays tribute to those who were killed in a terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday, August 17. A van rammed into a crowd of people near the popular tourist area of Las Ramblas. Early the next morning, a group of five attackers drove into pedestrians in the Spanish town of Cambrils 16

August 18, 2017 1:18 AM Boat overturns off Haiti; 6 dead and at least 10 missing

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Authorities in Haiti say at least six people drowned and about 10 are missing after a boat overturned off the northern coast. Local Civil Protection agency representative Jose Rethone says 23 people have been rescued and a search is continuing for more survivors near the city of Port-de-Paix. Rethone says the boat overturned Thursday 24

August 18, 2017 1:15 AM Confusion over suspects in Barcelona terror attack

Spanish media reported Thursday that police had named a suspect arrested hours after the terror attack in Barcelona -- but soon afterwards, a man with that name reportedly stepped forward to say he was not involved. Spanish public broadcaster RTVE and other news outlets named one of the detained as Driss Oukabir, a French citizen of Moroccan origin 25

August 17, 2017 11:58 PM Fitness instructor falls to his death while taking promo photos

A Hong Kong fitness trainer died after he fell from the 12th floor of a building while trying to get the best picture of fellow fitness trainers. Will Kong Wai, a 25-year-old fitness buff, was helping an older photographer take promotional pictures of two other fitness instructors, according to an account in the South China Morning Post. Wai was standing 27

August 17, 2017 5:15 PM Confederate memorials: An excuse for white supremacists to spew hatred and Trump to tweet nonsense

The racist display in Charlottesville over the weekend that ended in clashes and death was supposedly over a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The white supremacists who gathered in Virginia claimed they were protesting the statue’s removal. Baloney. That statue was their excuse to light tiki torches, fly Confederate and Nazi flags, play commando 25

August 17, 2017 12:29 AM Texas illegal-immigrant disaster: Suspected driver of crowded truck indicted, could get death penalty

The man accused of smuggling 39 illegal immigrants in the back of a tractor-trailer, resulting in the death of 10 immigrants, now faces the death penalty after he was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Antonio Wednesday afternoon. James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60 of Clearwater, Fla, was indicted on five charges. The charges include conspiracy to transport 31

August 16, 2017 4:59 PM Jo Walker-Meador, country music matriarch, dead at 93

Jo Walker-Meador, a matriarch of country music who led the Country Music Association for nearly three decades, has died. She was 93. She was an office manager for the CMA when it was created in 1958, then took over as executive director in 1962 and held that position until 1991. During her tenure, the CMA launched a fundraiser to build the Hall of Fame, started 14

August 16, 2017 1:00 AM Coroner: 'Home Alone' actor Heard died of cardiac arrest

Officials say actor John Heard, whose body was found last month in a Northern California hotel, died of cardiac arrest. The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office said Tuesday an autopsy revealed the 71-year-old actor died "a sudden cardiac death due to atherosclerotic and hypertensive heart disease." Heard was found dead July 21 in a hotel in Palo Alto, California 26

August 15, 2017 11:15 PM More Than 300 Killed in Sierra Leone Mudslides

Government calls for international help as cholera threat rises and volunteers hunt for survivors The scale of the devastation from a mudslide in Sierra Leone came into sharper focus as the death toll topped 300 and the government called for urgent international aid to help prevent a cholera outbreak. Days of storms and floods caused a densely populated 23

August 15, 2017 10:00 PM Watch two-year-old Mila vent her preschool struggles in a viral video

Sometimes even two-year-olds need a good venting session. Internet star Mila returned for a new video shared by her mum Katie Stauffer to recap her first day of preschool - which was a struggle to say to the least. To be fair, the adorable toddler didn’t want to go there anyways since she has higher aspirations. "I told [my mum] I wanted to go to law school 43