Boaty McBoatface had captured the public's fancy but British officials said Friday the country's newest polar research vessel will be christened Sir David Attenborough, in honor of the prominent naturalist and broadcaster.
For a thousand years China's Cave Temples of Dunhuang were a popular traveler's rest stop, marketplace and religious shrine on the fabled Silk Road. Now they are coming to Los Angeles, both in spirit and reality.
A former Cleveland Browns player who had his sentencing delayed in an embezzlement case while he participates in a concussion study is now being accused of assaulting a man at a golf course over a loud radio.
Donald Trump is struggling in his efforts to unify the Republican Party behind his presidential campaign, the difficulty immediately underscored Thursday by a startling exchange of negative comments with GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan who said he was not ready to support him.
A rapper draped herself in a Confederate battle flag and hung a noose around her neck during a performance to protest Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant's proclamation of April as Confederate Heritage Month.
A 22-year-old Las Vegas man who had been sought for more than two weeks in the shooting death of a Las Vegas liquor store clerk surrendered to detectives shortly after officials held a news conference to describe the arrests of his younger brother and the alleged gunman, police said Thursday.
Washington's Supreme Court has thrown out the convictions of three men in what police called a gang-related shooting, finding among other things that music on one defendant's phone was not evidence of gang ties.
A renowned Russian conductor led a triumphant concert Thursday in the ruins of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, once terrorized by the Islamic State group, even as an airstrike on a refugee camp in the north left at least 28 people dead and dozens wounded, including many children.
A former Arizona State linebacker who was set to join the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent has been charged with tampering with evidence after a fatal shooting outside a suburban Cleveland bar.
Late music icon Prince is being honored throughout the United States with light displays, surrounding famous landmarks, in the artist's trademark color purple. Prince died at age 57 at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota on April 21, 2016.
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Prince honored with purple lights across America
Amber Heard, Johnny Depp make super awkward apology video in Australia after guilty plea
Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell on the keys in Macon, Ga.
Dwyane Wade, with Vanilla Ice, bounces to "Ice Ice Baby"