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Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison

America: CNN - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 14:16
Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison and is serving out the rest of his sentence in a halfway house, records show.

Man who claimed to be sailor in WWII Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

America: CNN - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:41
George Mendonsa, who maintained for decades that he was the sailor in an iconic 1945 Times Square photo, dubbed "The Kiss," that came to symbolize the end of World War II, has died, his family says. He was 95.

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square photo ‘The Kiss’ dies at 95

News from Japan - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:20
The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95.Mendonsa fell and ...

FAA investigating Southwest over baggage weight data

America: CNN - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:17
The US Federal Aviation Administration is investigating how Southwest Airlines tracks the weight of checked bags on its flights.

Philippines says 136 people, mostly kids, have died in measles outbreak amid vaccination fears

Asia/Pacific - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:16
The Philippine health secretary said Monday that 136 people, mostly children, have died of measles and 8,400 others have fallen ill in an outbreak blamed ...

‘Test prep on steroids’: First-ever ‘Jeopardy!’ team contest draws top champs

Japan: Culture - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:12
Glance around the “Jeopardy!” set during rehearsals for its first-ever team championship and it’s easy to be intimidated by the assembled brain power.There’s Brad Rutter, ...

Sources: Grand jury is convened in R. Kelly case

America: CNN - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 11:49
A grand jury has been convened in Cook County, Illinois, in connection with new allegations against singer R. Kelly, according to two sources close to the case.

Five bystanders shot during police shootout in New Orleans

America: CNN - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 11:48
Five people waiting at a bus stop in New Orleans were shot during a police shootout with a robbery suspect Sunday, police said.

Potential GOP challenger: Trump 'showed contempt for the American people'

America: CNN - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 11:13
A potential GOP primary challenger to President Donald Trump explained further on Monday why he was stepping in and why he was concerned about Trump's leadership.

This glass chalet is a skier's dream

America: CNN - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 11:13
Any place with a warm fire is a welcome respite after a day on the slopes. But for those with modern taste, the typical ski house — with its chunky lines and a lot of dark wood — can feel closed-in.