Anti-Doping Agency Imposes 4-year Ban on Russia
Russia was slapped with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer's Tokyo Olympics, over a longstanding doping scandal.
New Orleans Strip Club Owner Charged with Raping Drunk Teen
The owner of a strip club in a popular New Orleans entertainment district has been charged with raping an intoxicated, underage girl who was visiting the area with friends.
Edwards Pledges Increased Spending on Louisiana’s Colleges
Governor John Bel Edwards told the board overseeing Louisiana's largest university system that he will propose to again raise spending on public college campuses next year.
Uber Reports More than 3,000 Sexual Assaults on 2018 Rides
In a long anticipated safety report, ride-sharing giant Uber says more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.S. rides in 2018.
Mitchell Trubisky helps Bears beat Cowboys
Mitchell Trubisky threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score in the Chicago Bears' 31-24 victory over Dak Prescott and the slumping Dallas Cowboys.
Chaos in Paris Forces Eiffel Tower to Close
The Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s high-speed trains stood still and tens of thousands of people marched through Paris and other cities Thursday in a massive and sometimes chaotic outpouring of anger at the government’s plan to overhaul the retirement system.
Houston Bail System Ruled Illegal
A federal judge has given final approval to a settlement in a lawsuit over the bail system in Texas' most populous county which ensures that most people accused of misdemeanor offenses don't languish in jail.
Man Wanted Circumcision, But Got Vasectomy Instead
A jury in Iowa has awarded $1.4 million to a Burmese immigrant who wanted a circumcision but instead got a vasectomy.
3 Dead in Shooting at Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma
3 people dead in shooting at Oklahoma Walmart.
4 Killed at Party in California
Four people were killed and six more wounded when “unknown suspects” sneaked into a backyard filled with people at a party in central California and fired into the crowd, police said.