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November 12, 2019

A bright meteor streaks through the Midwest sky
A blazing meteor lit up the night sky in St. Louis, Missouri, and was caught on video by excited residents, security cameras and doorbell cams. ... More >>

After 8 deaths this semester, USC urges students to seek help if they need it
The University of Southern California issued a letter to its school community over the weekend about the deaths of eight students this semester, partly to address rumors and partly to urge students to seek help if they need it. ... More >>

Red tide is back off Florida's coast. Residents aren't sure how much more they can take
Starting in the summer of 2017, Colleen Gill's strolls on the beach were often interrupted by the smell of death. ... More >>

Montgomery, Alabama's first black mayor takes office today
Alabama's capital city, a hub of the civil rights movement decades ago, is about to inaugurate its first African-American mayor. ... More >>

On Veterans Day, a reminder of a different cost of service: Why military spouses have a hard time getting hired
On Veterans Day, the country honors those in uniform and the sacrifices they have made across the globe. But as a military spouse who reports on the issues facing military families, I've learned that one of the biggest challenges is when a service member transitions out of the armed forces and into... More >>

The biggest week yet in the House impeachment investigation is here
The most important week so far of the impeachment inquiry is here. ... More >>

The Point: The 5 big 2020 fights to watch this week, ranked
With 86 days until the Iowa caucuses, the 2020 election will be here before you know it. Every Sunday, I will outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they're ranked -- so the No. 1 story is the most important of the coming week.  ... More >>

How the transcripts depict Trump
When President Donald Trump's phone rang in September, he was not eager for a lengthy conversation. ... More >>

A phone scam is targeting thousands of Americans
Pieter Gunst, 34, received what he thought was a credible phone call from his bank. But in a matter of minutes, Gunst realized the call was anything but after he had nearly handed over the keys to his account. ... More >>

How the biggest store credit card company is surviving
Synchrony, the nation's largest issuer of retail credit cards, is branching out from its retail roots into businesses that didn't exist when it originated, back when it was a GE creation in 1932. ... More >>

This app will take your Instagram Stories to the next level
The lead developers behind social media tools like Instagram Stories and Boomerang left their jobs to build new features for the very tools they created. ... More >>

Soldier surprises family in return home to South Carolina
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Video of churro vendor arrest sparks outrage
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Bobcats spotted roaming around neighborhood
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Vets use glass blowing to help with PTSD
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Woman folds 250 pieces of origami a day
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11-year-old girl fighting rare form of cancer
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Chemical forces assisted living facility evacuation
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Man bitten by alligator in Florida
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Sick puppy dies, abandoned in Walmart bathroom
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Doctor arrested on fraud charges
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Firefighters pull driver to safety from car dangling off roadway
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Third man sentenced in homemade cannon death
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Man calls 911 to report stolen marijuana, arrested
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Police handcuffed naked woman during wrong raid
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Rapper Lil Reese critically wounded in shooting
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Father speaks about son's recovery after 'illness'
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Community honors couple found dead in vehicle
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Rough landing for parachutists at NFL game
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