He was once dubbed the "video game player of the century" and shot to international notoriety after being featured in a cult classic documentary, but Billy Mitchell's rein in the arcade is now in question. The man who once held world records in classic arcade games like Donkey Kong and Pac-Man has been stripped of his high scores following a scandal that's upended the world of old-school video gaming.
BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. -- With her platinum blonde hair and a cherubic smile, Lois Riess looks in photos like what she is - a 56-year-old grandmother from small-town America. And that, authorities say, makes her even more dangerous.
President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen did work for Fox News commentator Sean Hannity in the last year, one of just three legal clients Cohen represented after leaving his post as a counsel for Trump's private company in early 2017, his attorney told a federal judge Monday.
It was supposed to be a routine call, just a clogged toilet in need of repair. Instead, plumbers at a clinic in the Indian state of Kerala on Friday made a ghastly discovery: A 2-day-old baby had been flushed down the toilet, with her placenta still intact. Abdul Rehman, a doctor who runs the clinic, told local reporters that he called for help when the toilet stopped working. The plumbers got to work, uncovering something that looked like a ball. When they tried to pull it out, a head popped up.
President Donald Trump's push for a quick resolution to NAFTA talks is being stymied by persistent differences among the U.S., Canada and Mexico over a handful of the make-or-break issues. After seven rounds of talks rotating between the three countries, negotiators have entered what they've called a permanent round in Washington and are expected to keep going until a deal is struck.
The chief executive of Starbucks on Monday, April 16, called for "unconscious bias" training for store managers and unequivocally apologized for what he called "reprehensible" circumstances that led to the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia store. Starbucks's chief executive Kevin Johnson said on "Good Morning America" that the company was reviewing the actions of the store manager who called the police. Johnson said that "what happened to those two gentlemen was wrong."
A few weeks ago, Donald Trump invited Vladimir Putin to meet -- maybe even at the White House. After U.S.-led missile strikes in Syria, the two nations' officials can't get into the same room without insulting each other.
MEXICO CITY - In the past few opiate-soaked years, U.S. officials say, nearly all the heroin coursing through American cities has come from one place: Mexico. U.S. authorities have expressed alarm at what they call an explosion of opium poppy in their southern neighbor. Echoing a federal drug agency assessment, President Donald Trump has declared that "an astonishing 90% of the heroin in America comes from south of the border" and cited that as one reason to build a giant border wall.
The Academy of Country Music Awards usually kicks off with a boisterous opening number - this year, on Sunday night, April 15, the show started on a much quieter note. Five country stars (Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett) paid tribute to the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting in October.
A federal judge will consider President Donald Trump's extraordinary request that she block his own Justice Department from viewing evidence about his private lawyer seized last week in an FBI raid. U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood on Monday will weigh Trump's arguments at a hearing that will decide the next steps in a fast-moving investigation of the lawyer, Michael Cohen. Trump's attorneys and Cohen will be in court -- along with Stormy Daniels, the adult-film star who claims she had sex with Trump in 2006 and took a $130,000 hush payment shortly before the 2016 election.