TOKYO - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared he will suspend nuclear and missile tests starting Saturday, and that he will shut down the site where the previous six nuclear tests were conducted. "From April 21, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles," the Korean Central News Agency said in a report Saturday morning. This came out of a meeting of the central committee of the ruling Worker's Party of Korea held Friday to discuss policy issues related to "a new stage" in a "historic" period.
WASHINGTON - Public health officials are now telling consumers to avoid all types of romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak linked to the vegetable that has spread to at least 16 states and sickened at least 60 people, including eight inmates at an Alaska prison.
No matter how long you kept up with "Scandal" - the first episode, the first season or, if you were a loyal viewer, until Thursday night's finale - you know one thing about the show: It was crazy. In the best way possible. "I mean it with deep affection when I say that 'Scandal' is a lunatic television series that spits in the face of narrative logic and good taste," Vulture's Rachel Handler wrote this week, summing up perfectly, adding that the hit ABC drama "has existed as a sort of Möbius strip of plot and tension, a wine-drunk snake permanently eating its own tail."
Swedish DJ and producer Avicii was found dead on Friday, his publicist confirmed. He was 28. "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," his publicist said in a statement. "He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given." The cause of death has not yet been released.
PARRISH, Ala. - All anyone here could talk about was the smell, which drifted from the rail yard to the softball field, past the pharmacy and the hardware store. It was acrid, hurtful, all-consuming, the kind of stench that forced residents and city workers to don masks just to get through the day. And everyone knew the source: the poop train.
The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Donald Trump.
Yellowstone National Park sits squarely over a giant, active volcano. This requires attention.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump expressed concerns about the judgment of his national security adviser Michael Flynn weeks before forcing him to resign, according to memos kept by former FBI director James Comey that recount in detail efforts by Trump to influence the bureau's expanding investigation of Russia.
President Donald Trump blasted the OPEC oil cartel on Friday, April 20, accusing the group on Twitter of "artificially" raising oil prices and declaring that it "will not be accepted!" "Looks like OPEC is at it again," the president tweeted. "With record amounts of Oil all over the place, including the fully loaded ships at sea, Oil prices are artificially Very High! No good and will not be accepted!"