CMA Awards 2018: The winners list
The 52nd Annual Country Music Association Awards were held Wednesday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
Iran executes 'Sultan of Coins' for financial crimes
Iran executed two men for financial crimes early Wednesday, punishments that were quickly assailed by Amnesty International as disproportionate and reflective of Tehran's "shameless disregard for the right to life."
Death toll, number of missing rise in California's Camp Fire
Hundreds of people poured Wednesday into the Northern California communities ravaged by the deadly Camp Fire, searching for human remains while authorities tried to track down 130 people who are unaccounted for after the blaze.
Snow and flooding smack the South and take aim at the Northeast
A big storm is taking shape as it moves from the Gulf of Mexico up the eastern seaboard, bringing flooding to the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic and a wide swath of snow from the Deep South to New England.
Experts warn US at risk of losing war with Russia or China
The Trump administration's new National Defense Strategy is insufficiently resourced and the US runs the risk of a military defeat by China or Russia, according to a report by a congressionally mandated panel of bipartisan experts that was released Wednesday.
'You're a terrorist,' says note sent to 10-year-old Muslim schoolgirl in Massachusetts
A 10-year-old Muslim girl found two threatening handwritten notes in her cubby in an elementary school west of Boston, and police are investigating it as a hate crime.
Cheating scandal erupts as South Korean students face their toughest test
In South Korea on Thursday everyone will be avoiding words like "fail" or "fall" to avoid causing bad luck for the hundreds of thousands students taking the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT), South Korea's university entrance exam.
Carrie Underwood reveals her baby's gender at the CMAs
It's going to be another boy for Carrie Underwood!
Bitcoin plunges below $6,000 to lowest level in more than a year
Bitcoin's price plummeted more than 10% on Wednesday, with industry experts saying it was hit by uncertainty surrounding the expected split of another major cryptocurrency, bitcoin cash.
Parts of Asia are slipping into the hands of organized crime
Southeast Asia is no stranger to organized crime.
The $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot winner has not claimed the prize
The winner still has more than 100 days to show up with the lucky numbers, which were drawn October 23.
'Cultural genocide': How China is tearing Uyghur families apart in Xinjiang
Every day, US-based Uyghur journalist Gulchehra Hoja tries to call her family in the Chinese region of Xinjiang. Sometimes she tries up to 20 different numbers, just hoping that someone will pick up.
No decision yet in key Florida recount lawsuit over mismatched ballot signatures
The federal court hearing in Florida on whether to count thousands of rejected mail-in and provisional ballots concluded on Wednesday after more than five hours without a decision from Judge Mark Walker.
France accuses Trump of lacking 'common decency' for tweets on anniversary of Paris attacks
Emmanuel Macron's spokesman accused Donald Trump of lacking "common decency" Wednesday after the US President blasted his French counterpart in a series of tweets following his visit to Paris.
Please, Hillary, don't do it
While many republicans are rejoicing a recent op-ed suggesting that Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2020, her candidacy would create a schism in the Democratic party that would last far beyond 2020, write Bradley Honan and Arick Wierson
Michelle Obama opens up about her friendship with George W. Bush
Former first lady Michelle Obama said that her oft-admired friendship with former President George W. Bush serves as a reminder of how relationships should be during a time when America only sees all the "nasty parts" of political discourse.
First woman passes special forces assessment on path to becoming Green Beret
A female soldier recently completed the Special Forces Assessment and Selection for the first time, making her a candidate to be the first woman to become a Green Beret, according to a US Army Special Operations Command spokesman.
Marie Antoinette's pearl and diamond pendant fetches $36 million at auction
Jewelery from Marie Antoinette's private collection was sold on Wednesday evening in Geneva. Sotheby's billed it as "one of the most important royal jewelry collections ever to come to auction."
Trump announces support for bipartisan prison reform
President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his support for a bipartisan prison reform bill, called the FIRST Step Act.
More than 30 people knew of Nikolas Cruz's disturbing behavior, but didn't report until after shooting, sheriff says
More than 30 people knew about confessed Parkland gunman Nikolas Cruz's troubling behavior, but didn't report it until after he killed 17 students and teachers at his former school, investigators found.
Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel forced out of White House
The White House, after a day of uncertainty, confirmed Wednesday that deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel is leaving her position after first lady Melania Trump's office issued an unprecedented public statement calling for her ouster.
Michael Avenatti arrested on suspicion of domestic violence
Attorney Michael Avenatti has been placed under arrest on suspicion of felony domestic violence and was booked early Wednesday evening.
Text messages show Roger Stone discussing WikiLeaks plans days before hack
Roger Stone exchanged text messages with his alleged WikiLeaks back channel about imminent "big news" harmful to Hillary Clinton's campaign six days before WikiLeaks released hacked emails from former Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, according to new messages released by Stone.
Garth Brooks leads moment of silence for Thousand Oaks shooting victims at CMAs
Country legend Garth Brooks started the County Music Awards on Wednesday night by paying respects to the 12 people killed at the Borderline Bar & Grill last week.
Why Rwanda could help China fix its eyecare crisis
President Xi Jinping recently described myopia as an epidemic affecting China's younger generations.
Obamacare sign-ups for 2019 off to a slow start
Fewer people are rushing to sign up for Obamacare for 2019.
Democrats pick up two more House seats as Denham, MacArthur concede
Democrats picked up two more House seats on Wednesday as Republican Reps. Jeff Denham of California and Tom MacArthur of New Jersey acknowledged they'd been defeated.
New Zealand asks travelers to help protect the environment
Travelers arriving in New Zealand are being asked to sign the "Tiaki Promise," wherein they pledge to be good stewards of the environment during their trip.
Is this the coolest brewery in Asia?
On Jeju Island, Magpie Brewing Co is changing the story of craft beer not only in South Korea but in all of Asia. Find out why it's become a growing tourist destination.
What Donald Trump doesn't know about voter fraud is a lot
On Wednesday, the Daily Caller, a conservative website, sat down with President Donald Trump for a "wide ranging" interview. (Is there any other kind?)