The basketball-size tumor was finally gone, and the first signs after Emanuel Zayas' surgery were deceptively encouraging. The 14-year-old's eyes had begun to react to stimulation. The muscles on his face were strengthening. For a moment, his family, doctors and other supporters exhaled. But inside, the teen was already dying, according to Miami NBC-affiliate WTVJ.
Neil Diamond, one of America's most enduring songwriters best known for his singalong hits "Sweet Caroline" and "Cracklin' Rosie," announced Monday, Jan. 22, that he has Parkinson's disease. Diamond, who will turn 77 on Wednesday, Jan. 24, said he is retiring from concert touring as a result of the diagnosis.
JERUSALEM - If there's one thing female journalists covering the trip of Vice President Mike Pence to Israel will remember it is the "special treatment" they received, first by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security detail and second, in their "unique" vantage point while covering Pence's visit to the Western Wall on Tuesday.
One person was killed and several others wounded during a shooting at a Kentucky high school, the state's governor wrote on social media Tuesday morning. In his tweet, Gov. Matt Bevin called the shooting at Marshall County High "tragic" and said a suspect was in custody. "Tragic shooting at Marshall County HS . . . Shooter is in custody, one confirmed fatality, multiple others wounded . . . Much yet unknown . . . Please do not speculate or spread hearsay," he tweeted. "Let's let the first responders do their job and be grateful that they are there to do it for us. . ."
Minutes after the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency mistakenly sent a missile alert at 8:07 a.m. on Jan. 13 - terrifying residents and visitors across the state - some officials, such as Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, rushed to Twitter to reassure everyone it was a mistake.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed last week by investigators for special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible election campaign coordination between Russia and Trump associates, according to Justice Department officials. Sessions was questioned for several hours, the officials said. In addition to the Russian coordination probe, Mueller is also investigating whether President Donald Trump or any White House officials sought to obstruct justice in the probe.
As a Greyhound bus pulled up to a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, station on Friday afternoon, en route from Orlando to Miami, the driver announced there would be a "routine" security checkpoint. Two uniformed officers boarded the bus and introduced themselves as Border Patrol agents, passengers told the Florida Immigrant Coalition, an advocacy group. The officers made their way down the center aisle, row by row, questioning passengers. They instructed each person to present "a U.S. identification or a passport with a stamp of entrance," one passenger, Raquel Quesada, told CBS4.
"The Shape of Water" dominated the nominations announcement for the 90th Academy Awards on Tuesday morning. Guillermo del Toro's grown-up fairy tale romance between a mute woman and a misunderstood aquatic monster landed 13 nods, one shy of the record. The fantasy is up for best picture, best director for Guillermo del Toro, best screenplay and acting awards for Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer and Richard Jenkins, in addition to a number of technical categories.
A tsunami warning was lifted Tuesday for a stretch of Pacific Coast from Washington to Alaska after a major undersea earthquake hit southeast of Kodiak, according to the National Weather Service. Officials in some coastal areas had urged people to seek higher ground. The U.S. Geologic Survey gave a preliminary magnitude of 7.9. The National Weather Service put the magnitude at 8.2. The quake was located about 175 miles southeast of Kodiak in the Gulf of Alaska at a depth of about 6.2 miles at about 12:30 a.m. Alaska time.
Louise and David Turpin were married 33 years ago, but have since renewed their wedding vows in Las Vegas at least three times - most recently in 2015. After hearing that the couple were accused of starving their 13 children and chaining them to their beds, Kent Ripley, the Elvis impersonator who presided over their ceremonies, pulled up videos of the occasions, where the siblings, in matching outfits and similar haircuts, smiled and danced.