More than 500,000 hoverboards recalled after fires

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 500,000 hoverboards are being recalled after reports that dozens of them have burst into flames. The Consumer Product SafetyRead More

Obama to leave about 8,400 troops in Afghanistan at year-end

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday the U.S. will leave 8,400 troops in Afghanistan when he completes his term, down slightly from theRead More

Maryland hairdresser caught on camera poisoning co-worker

A Maryland hairdresser was caught on camera while poisoning her co-worker. Video shows her pour lotion into the victim’s water bottle. The victim vomited severalRead More

Protesters take to streets after police kill Louisiana man

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The head of the NAACP in Baton Rouge called Wednesday for the police chief to be fired after a LouisianaRead More

BlackBerry will stop producing its Classic smartphone

WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) — BlackBerry said Tuesday that it will stop making its Classic smartphone, less than two years after launching it with much fanfare.Read More

Low gas prices cause increase in deadly car accidents

Lower gas prices have led to a rise in deadly car accidents, according to the National Highway Safety Administration. Lower prices at the pump meanRead More

No Mega Millions winner; Friday jackpot increases to $508M

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — No jackpot-winning ticket was sold in the latest Mega Millions drawing, increasing the prize to an estimated $508 million, aRead More

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murder

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius stood andRead More

Washington family searches for daughter’s missing wheelchair

PORTLAND, Ore. (WHDH) — A family from Washington state is asking for help in locating their daughter’s wheelchair that went missing last week. Hannah Shepherdson,Read More

Ex-National Guard member charged with plotting to help IS

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former National Guard soldier has been charged with plotting to help the Islamic State group and contemplating a Fort Hood-styleRead More