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November 17, 2019

The last survivor of the Hindenburg disaster has died, family says
The last survivor of the Hindenburg airship disaster, Werner Gustav Doehner, has died, according to his family. ... More >>

A Colorado day care hid children behind a false wall, police say
A Colorado day care used a "false wall" to hide 26 children under the age of 3 in a basement, police said, concealing the fact it had too many children in its care. ... More >>

Boeing and SpaceX face 'significant' challenges in delayed NASA program
Government oversight officials issued a scathing report about delays in NASA's commercial crew program, warning that Boeing and SpaceX are facing "significant safety and technical challenges" with their spacecraft — which could leave NASA astronauts stranded on the ground next year. ... More >>

5 men arrested after shooting at high school football game injures 3
Two people were hospitalized after gunfire broke out during a high school football game in New Jersey on Friday night, sending terrified fans diving under bleachers. ... More >>

Rough transcript of Ukraine call differs from what the White House described
The White House hopes to show that there was nothing untoward in the US-Ukraine relationship by releasing a rough transcript of President Donald Trump's first call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. ... More >>

Meet the ambassador at the center of the hearing
Editors' note: This story, which originally published on October 10, has been updated with recent events in advance of Marie Yovanovitch's testimony Friday at an open impeachment inquiry hearing. ... More >>

Supreme Court to take up military rape cases
The US Supreme Court on Friday accepted a Justice Department appeal to review the cases of three men in the Air Force whose rape convictions were overturned last year -- including one whose confession the Air Force recorded -- when the top military appeals court found a five-year statute of limitat... More >>

Bloomberg to spend $100 million on anti-Trump ads
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $100 million on an anti-Donald Trump ad blitz in key 2020 battleground states. ... More >>

Tracking the Russia investigations
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Trump's Ukraine scandal: Who's who?
The fast-moving scandal involving President Donald Trump and allegations that he pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate his political rival Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, has upended politics in Washington, DC, and turned Democrats toward an impeachment investigation. There... More >>

10 things we learned from the world's longest flight
It feels like the world just got that bit smaller. A flight operated by Australian airline Qantas has just made the record-breaking trip from London to Sydney nonstop, spending 19 hours and 19 minutes in the air and opening up the possibility of scheduled direct flights between some of the farthest... More >>

Why fans aren't happy with Pokémon Sword and Shield developer Game Freak
Nintendo Switch users were treated to their first mainline Pokémon games on the console with the release of "Pokémon Sword" and "Pokémon Shield" on Friday. ... More >>

They're making paper out of stone -- and saving lots of trees
Is it possible to make paper without trees? ... More >>

Dad has adopted 5 children, including four biological siblings
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'Win a Baby' contest winners have a boy
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Teen helps handcuffed girl escape NYPD
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Firefighter battles cancer and with the city
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Rapper invests in hometown with restaurant
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Cancer survivor held at ICE detention center
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Man finds, returns wedding ring lost in sand
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Machete-wielding men rob metro stores
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103-year-old woman shares secret to long life
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Fedex addresses worker's death
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Handmade hats mysteriously appearing around school campus
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Community donates $30K to vandalized businesses
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Aquarium opens up name voting for new whale calf
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Parent says bugs were in daughter's breakfast
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Owner of car on fire punches firefighters
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Video shows vicious brawl at Popeyes
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