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February 23, 2020

Naval Academy football player dies
A US Naval Academy midshipman who played on the school football team has died — the second midshipman death in two weeks. ... More >>

St. Louis shooting leaves 6-year-old boy dead and 9-year-old girl critically injured
A 6-year-old boy was killed and a 9-year-old girl left critically injured when someone opened fire on their car in St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. ... More >>

Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder in seventh round of WBC heavyweight title rematch
Tyson Fury stopped Deontay Wilder in the seventh round of their heavyweight rematch in Las Vegas Saturday to claim the WBC version of the world title. ... More >>

2 people killed when a single-engine airplane crashes in Hawaii
Two people died when a single-engine plane crashed Saturday morning at a general aviation airport on the north shore of Oahu in Hawaii, authorities said. ... More >>

2 people charged in connection with disappearance of 15-month-old
Two people were arrested and charged in connection with an AMBER alert for 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell, who was last seen two months ago. ... More >>

Trump made 56 false claims last week
President Donald Trump made 56 false claims last week -- repeating one of his conspiracy theories about the 2016 election, promoting new fiction about impeachment witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, and inflating his accomplishments and his standing in the polls. ... More >>

Analysis: Russian interference is turning 2020 into a horror movie
The Washington Post reported late Friday that intelligence officials told Sen. Bernie Sanders, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, that Russians are actively trying to help him in an effort to split the party. They're also meddling generally on behalf of President Donald Trump,... More >>

Analysis: 3-year pattern seems unstoppable
President Donald Trump's actions this week attacking the US justice system are stunning only in how much they conform to a three-year pattern that seems unstoppable. ... More >>

In pictures: The Nevada caucuses
The presidential campaign shifts to Nevada on Saturday, and Democratic candidates have been in the Silver State this week making their final pitch to voters. ... More >>

Burger King thinks moldy Whoppers will get you to buy more burgers
Burger King is re-"molding" the image of its signature Whopper in a nauseating new ad campaign that promotes efforts to eliminate artificial preservatives and other additives from the company's menu. ... More >>

Bill Gates bought an electric Porsche. Elon Musk isn't impressed
Bill Gates co-founded America's most valuable company and has become one of the world's leading philanthropists. But Tesla CEO Elon Musk finds him "underwhelming." ... More >>

Branson launches luxury, adults-only cruise ship
Richard Branson is sailing into new waters with the launch of his first cruise liner, making a bold pitch to younger travelers at an undeniably awkward time for the industry. ... More >>

Baby Yoda toys are finally here
Disney finally lifted the veil on a truck load of new Baby Yoda merchandise Thursday morning, nearly four months after the character debuted on the Disney+ Star Wars series "The Mandalorian." ... More >>

Girl makes portrait of NBA legend using recycled materials
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Pet poodle taken by hawk, found 28 hours later
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Artist displays unique sculpture at laundromat
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Lake levels 20 feet higher than it should be
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77-year-old victim forgives attacker
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Event raises money for teen
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Man turns himself in after stealing car, dog
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Phillie phanatic debuts new look
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Woman dies after plunging vehicle into waterway
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Smelling skunk? It's their mating season
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School barred students from wearing pro-gun t-shirts
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Troops receive warm, unique welcome home
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Relative of man killed by Endymion float reacts
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Business takes to social media after illegal dumping
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Woman's mission to find car takes unexpected turn
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Children fight gun violence at annual boxing event
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