George Zimmerman Taken Into Custody After Domestic Dispute [UPDATED]
George Zimmerman was taken into custody on Monday afternoon in Lake Mary, Florida, after his wife, Shellie, told police he had pulled a gun on her. Zimmerman has not been charged with a crime at this time and is being held in investigative detention.
Would You Put This Kidnapped-Woman Decal on Your Pickup Truck?
A marketing company in Waco, Texas, has created an unusual new type of decal, and it's causing quite a controversy.
New Movies: ‘Riddick’
The fall movie season generally sees a huge rush of films aiming for Oscar gold. Well, looks like that'll have to wait at least one week. They're probably just scared of Vin Diesel. (To be clear, there are a bunch of smaller movies coming out, but in very limited release.)
Multiple Record-Breaking Alligators Caught in Mississippi
On September 1, the record for the largest alligator ever caught in Mississippi was 697.5 pounds. That record was broken not once but twice on Sunday, the first day of the state's alligator-hunting season.
Kerry Lays Out Case Against Syria, Says Chemical Attack Killed 1,429
Secretary of State John Kerry described how the government in Syria, led by President Bashar al-Assad, used chemical weapons in an attack on its own citizens, killing 1,429 people, including 426 children. Kerry suggested that the United States must respond, or take the chance that other dictato…
NFL and Former Players Reach $765 Million Settlement on Concussions
The National Football League and its former players have reached a settlement regarding concussion-related injuries, avoiding what could have been years of court battles. The league will pay out $765 million to its former players.
New Movies: ‘Getaway,’ ‘One Direction: This Is Us’
If you have a tween in the family, you're probably going to get dragged to the theater this weekend. Two major pop-music acts feature prominently in the two movies debuting on Friday.
Nidal Hasan Sentenced to Death for Fort Hood Shootings
A jury of 13 military officers sentenced Major Nidal Hasan to death for the killing of 13 people at the Fort Hood Army base in November 2009.
50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech Draws Thousands
On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in front of 250,000 people. Exactly 50 years later, tens of thousands gathered there again to commemorate it.
Fort Hood Shooter Nidal Hasan Found Guilty, May Face Death Penalty
Major Nidal Hasan was convicted on Friday of the premeditated murder of 13 people at the Fort Hood Army base in November 2009. As a result, he may be executed for his crimes.
Ryan Braun Apologizes to Fans, Admits PED Usage
Ryan Braun, the Milwaukee Brewers slugger who was recently suspended for the rest of the 2013 season, issued a lengthy apology to fans, his teammates, the Brewers organization and numerous others. In the letter, he admits to using performance-enhancing drugs to recover from a 2011 injury.
New Movies: ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,’ ‘The World’s End,’ ‘You’re Next’
It's an action-filled weekend at theaters, with three new flicks offering different variations of adventure tales: one fantasy, one comedic and one scary.