A military pilot is said to be 'safe and sound' after he survived a harrowing rescue operation after his plane was shot down in Syrian rebel territory.
Stern warning Putin issued
Suspended St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey is in critical but stable condition after being shot in the head Tuesday near Miami.
Details emerging on the incident
Hundreds gathered overnight on Wednesday in Chicago after seeing a 'disturbing' dashcam video of a cop shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times.
Item police said was in teen's hand
The presidential candidate made his stance on abortion clear at the first GOP debate, but now it seems he's finessing his original statement.
'Exceptions' he'd sign into law
The CDC said on Tuesday people from seven states were infected, including two who developed a type of kidney failure, after eating the food.
Product causing alarming outbreak
After a star-studded finale on Tuesday night, this 'Dancing With the Stars' pair took home the Mirror Ball trophy and added their names to history.
Dancing duo who came out on top
A wave of outcries arose after a commercial commissioned by the Church of England was denied screen time in movie theaters.
Contested ad causing drama
It's important to respect the line that exists between your personal and professional lives.
Information to keep to yourself
Lily Garcia had the best reaction to a businessman's degrading question.
Awkward situation she had 'fun' with
We took a close look at the numbers that define the presidential candidate -- including his billions of dollars -- and found one very distinct zero.
Common habit he avoids
A famous singer just released her autobiography and revealed that the former James Bond once tried to take her and her sister to bed.
Who the star is and why she said no
When a Good Samaritan came across a mom passed out in a running car with her 3-year-old about to roll into traffic, he knew he had to act fast.
'She could've been dead'
Hot, hot, hot! Longoria ditched the typical fall attire and hit the beach instead in a hot pink bikini that showed off her enviable bod.
See her spicy, beach look
A cheerleader at a Massachusetts high school has been punished for using 'insensitive language' in a message posted on her Twitter page.
Hot-button topic she wrote about
Humans aren't the only ones who enjoy post-meal naps.
Pup with head in bowl is too much
When this picture was taken, he was known as Vincent Furnier -- but these days, he goes by a different name and style.
Singer that became tabloid fixture
It's a painful subject that's not easy to discuss, but knowing what to expect can help make it less frightening.
10 things you should know
A Chicago-based company not only rewards workers for their tenure, but also boasts a paid sabbatical and 10 'Ferris Bueller Days' to boot.
CEO's reasoning for the major perk
The gorgeous judge talked about her childhood crush on a contestant and Bindi Irwin's moving performance ahead of the Season 21 finale.
Moving performance she loved
Apparently, when you've been in a long and seasoned relationship, sexy texting takes on an entertaining new meaning.
'I will send my husband a picture of ...'
Hair full of static is an annoying side-effect of the cold, dry air that comes around this time of year -- but it doesn't have to be your fate.
One trick to remove static for good
Sharbat Gula was 12 years old when Steve McCurry captured this shot during the 1984 Soviet occupation. A year later, National Geographic made it its June cover.
Eyes are still piercing years later
American roads are safer than they've been since 1975, but that could all change in this year.
'Epidemic of death on our roadways'
Consuming one or two servings a day of a particular beverage has been linked to a 35 percent greater risk of heart attack or fatal heart disease.
Also linked to higher risk of stroke
The Vogue editrix is no stranger to cold weather, so naturally she knows exactly how to look stylish while staying warm, too.
Her secret to winter fashion
Adding one ingredient to the dish can change its consistency for the better -- and it's something you probably already have in your kitchen.
5 cooking hacks to stress less
An underground bunker in Georgia listed for $17.5M is complete with a theater, conference rooms and a library -- and that's definitely not all.
Massive kitchen you just have to see
Big utility vehicles are usually great choices for families that like to spend time outdoors, but there's one you may want to skip.
Other unreliable cars in 2015
Canary famously played twin brothers Adam and Stuart Chandler on the hit soap opera and took up acting after opting not to play football in the NFL.
A look at his incredible life
It has 17 circular miles of tunnel, but what this colossal device contains is too small to be seen by the naked eye.
Plus, giant bridge moves by itself
A very pregnant Kim K. is reportedly doing everything she can to turn her baby and avoid a C-section, including inverting herself.
Tactic that involves her pinky toe
Seven finalists were considered, but only one automobile could win this coveted award.
Classic nameplate that took home the trophy in 2016
Pilots Martin and Katie are so passionate about flying that they live inside a working airplane hangar.
Sunny interior isn't what you'd imagine
Rebekah Brown invited two men who received her late brother's face and heart to celebrate the holiday.
See the heartwarming encounter
Researchers invented 'VibroHear,' a bracelet-shaped gadget that uses a unique method to warn people who can't hear of likely dangers nearby.
Technology behind cutting-edge tool
The actor and his wife reportedly adopted their daughter, Ntombi, from South Africa -- but after the pair divorced, legal questions began.
Why Rock is denying she's his kid now
An explosion hit a bus full of Tunisian presidential guards Tuesday, which a source said was likely carried out by a bomber detonating explosives from inside the vehicle.
Latest on this developing story
Can't have that name! The comedian is suing a Mississippi gas station for taking his famous 'Git-R-Done' catchphrase and using it.
Royalties he says he is owed too
Stamos ducked out of jail time, but the judge slapped a pretty hefty probation period on the former 'Full House' star for his DUI arrest.
Years probation he'll serve and more
Prosecutors filed a request for a sentence enhancement in the case.
Plea both suspects entered
"Your country has known for too long a situation of violence and insecurity where many of you have become innocent victims."
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