Pope to young: Try politics, activism; don’t be couch potato

BRZEGI, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis challenged hundreds of thousands of young people who gathered in a sprawling Polish meadow to reject being a “couchRead More

Wisconsin teen charged with viciously attacking brother’s girlfriend

NEW RICHMOND, WISCONSIN (NBC) — A 14-year-old Wisconsin girl is accused of slitting another teen’s throat in hope of making her first kill. The girlRead More

13 hospitalized for heat-related illnesses at Chicago post office

Thirteen people were hospitalized for heat-related illnesses at a post office in Chicago Saturday morning. Employees said the air conditioning at the post office wasRead More

Police: Boy told officer he smothered infant

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say they charged a 12-year-old boy for smothering a 4-month-old baby after the boy told a schoolRead More

No ‘Pokemon Go’: South Carolina gov wants capitol stops back

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s governor is asking the company that runs the “Pokemon Go” app to return the Pokestops and gym that areRead More

Questions remain about killing of San Diego policeman

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police were trying to determine whether a shooting that killed a veteran officer and wounded another was a deliberateRead More

SeaWorld Orlando treating whale that beached herself

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A critically ill pygmy killer whale that beached herself off the west coast of Florida is getting treatment. SeaWorld Orlando saidRead More

At least 16 dead in hot air balloon crash in Central Texas

LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — At least 16 people died in the hot air balloon crash in Central Texas, the National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday,Read More

Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled that a North Carolina law illegally targeted minorities with tougher ballot access rules, such as requiringRead More

Tennessee experiences flooding after fast moving thunderstorms

HENDERSONVILLE, TN (WHDH) — Fast moving thunderstorms dumped more than four inches of rain in less than an house on parts of Tennessee on Friday.Read More