US Company Accused of Illegally Hiring Children to Clean Meat Processing Plants

US Company Accused of Illegally Hiring Children to Clean Meat Processing Plants

U.S. authorities have accused a sanitation company of illegally hiring at least two dozen children to clean dangerous meat processing facilities.

Wendy Williams Diagnosed With Dementia, Same Form Affecting Bruce Willis

Wendy Williams Diagnosed With Dementia, Same Form Affecting Bruce Willis

Former talk show host Wendy Williams has been diagnosed with dementia.

New Hampshire Man Convicted of Killing Daughter, 5, Whose Body Has Not Been Found

New Hampshire Man Convicted of Killing Daughter, 5, Whose Body Has Not Been Found

A New Hampshire man was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday in the death of his 5-year-old daughter.

Michigan School Shooter's Father Denied Change of Venue

Michigan School Shooter's Father Denied Change of Venue

James Crumbley wanted jurors from a different county to hear the case, arguing that he could not get a fair trial because of widespread publicity and his wife’s recent conviction.

Applications For Unemployment Benefits Fall Again

Applications For Unemployment Benefits Fall Again

U.S. applications for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level in five weeks, dropping by 12,000 to 201,000 for the week ending Feb. 17.

4 Charged in Transporting Suspected Iran-Made Weapons. Two SEALs Died Intercepting Ship

4 Charged in Transporting Suspected Iran-Made Weapons. Two SEALs Died Intercepting Ship

Four foreign nationals were charged with transporting suspected Iranian-made weapons on a vessel intercepted by U.S. naval forces in Arabian Sea. Two Navy SEALs died during the mission.

Foul Play Suspected in Woman's Death on University of Georgia Campus

Foul Play Suspected in Woman's Death on University of Georgia Campus

A woman was found dead Thursday on the campus of the University of Georgia.

Trial of ‘Rust’ Armorer Begins in Film Rehearsal Shooting by Alec Baldwin

Trial of ‘Rust’ Armorer Begins in Film Rehearsal Shooting by Alec Baldwin

Prosecutors delivered an opening statement Thursday at the first trial in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film “Rust.”

Private Lander Touches Down on the Moon — First Time Since 1972

Private Lander Touches Down on the Moon — First Time Since 1972

A private U.S. lunar lander touched down on the moon Thursday, but contact with the craft was weak, company officials said.

AT&T Says its Cellphone Network Restored to Service

AT&T Says its Cellphone Network Restored to Service

AT&T said its wireless network was back in service in the aftermath of an outage that affected cell phone service for hours across the U.S. Thursday.

Texas School Legally Punished Black Student Over Hairstyle, Judge Says

Texas School Legally Punished Black Student Over Hairstyle, Judge Says

A Black student’s monthslong punishment by his Texas school district for refusing to change his hairstyle does not violate a law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination, a judge ruled.

Ex-FBI Source Accused of Lying About Bidens is Back in Custody

Ex-FBI Source Accused of Lying About Bidens is Back in Custody

A former FBI informant accused of lying about bribery allegations against President Joe Biden and his son Hunter was back into custody Thursday, his attorneys said in court documents.

Average Long-Term US Mortgage Rate Climbs Again, to Highest Level Since Mid-December

Average Long-Term US Mortgage Rate Climbs Again, to Highest Level Since Mid-December

The average long-term U.S. mortgage rate rose for the third straight week.

Widespread Problems Reported With Wireless Services Early Thursday

Widespread Problems Reported With Wireless Services Early Thursday

A number of cellular networks across the country were hit with connection outages early Thursday, according to posts on social media and the DownDetector service.

Old European Satellite Crashes to Earth Over the Pacific After 29 Years in Orbit

Old European Satellite Crashes to Earth Over the Pacific After 29 Years in Orbit

An old Earth-observing satellite fell out of orbit Wednesday and harmlessly broke apart over the Pacific.