1 killed, 3 injured after street racing crash in Albuquerque

Authorities say street racers in southwest Albuquerque have killed a pedestrian and crashed a vehicle into an apartment building. Police say it appears a woman was crossing a street Saturday night when she was fatally struck by one of the vehicles racing down a street. They say one of the vehicles then crashed into an…

Hot air balloon stolen in Indiana found at Florida festival

Florida authorities have recovered a hot air balloon stolen from its owner in Indiana. The Marion County Sheriff's Office got a tip Saturday from police in Bloomington, Indiana, that the stolen balloon had been spotted at The Villages Hot Air Balloon Festival. That tip wasn't full of hot air. In a Facebook post, the sheriff's…

Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles nerves in southwestern Colombia

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck in Colombia shook buildings and frightened residents, but does not appear to have caused any damage. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the mid-afternoon quake Saturday took place near El Dovio, about 200 miles (325 kilometers) south of Medellin. Colombians reported feeling the quake as far away as the capital…
FAA to look at Boeing’s fixes for 737 Max jets next week

FAA to look at Boeing’s fixes for 737 Max jets next week

Boeing on Saturday confirmed the flight-control software fixes that it plans to make for its grounded 737 Max 8, the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five months. The company is tweaking the system designed to prevent an aerodynamic stall if sensors detect that the plane's nose is pointed too high. After the update,…

12 hurt, 50 cars involved in pileups on California highway

Authorities say several crashes involving about 50 vehicles on Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles have sent 12 people to the hospital. The Grapevine section of the interstate was closed as emergency crews responded to the accidents Saturday afternoon. The California Highway Patrol's traffic incident website said the accidents occurred amid thick fog. Los Angeles…
Guggenheim Museum will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family, makers of opioid OxyContin

Guggenheim Museum will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family, makers of opioid OxyContin

Despite having their name on the museum's education center, the Guggenheim said it will no longer be accepting gifts from the Sackler family, according to a statement given to ABC News on Saturday. The Sacklers own Purdue Pharma, the makers of the powerful and addictive painkiller OxyContin. The rejection of the wealthy pharmaceutical name isn't…
Numbers drawn in $638.8 million Powerball jackpot

Numbers drawn in $638.8 million Powerball jackpot

The Powerball jackpot continues inching toward $1 billion as no one took home the jackpot Saturday night. The drawing on Wednesday will be worth an estimated $750 million. The latest numbers drawn for the jackpot were 24-25-52-60-66 with a Powerball of 5. The winner would have officially taken home $638.8 million, the biggest jackpot of…
University of Georgia fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon suspended over racist video

University of Georgia fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon suspended over racist video

A fraternity at the University of Georgia has been suspended after video allegedly showing members whipping someone and referring to them picking cotton surfaced on social media. Georgia's chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon was suspended by the national chapter and the video was condemned by the university. The frat also announced it had expelled four…

Florida city dismantles, relocates Confederate statue

A statue of a Confederate soldier is being removed from a Florida park. The statue had stood at the center of Lakeland's Munn Park for 109 years. City officials began dismantling the monument Friday. City commissioners voted in December 2017 to start the process to move the statue after receiving complaints from residents. In November,…

Clashes among government-aligned forces in Yemen kill 6

Yemeni officials say heavy street battles among armed Islamist factions aligned with the exiled government have left at least six people dead and families displaced. They said on Saturday that the clashes, which erupted in Taiz a day earlier, saw a faction financed and armed by the United Arab Emirates and led by Salafi commander…

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