Michael enjoyed immense popularity early in his career as a teenybopper idol, delivering a series of hits such as “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go,” ”Young Guns (Go For It)” and “Freedom.”
All 84 passengers and eight crew members on the Russian military’s Tu-154 plane are believed to have died when it crashed two minutes after taking off at 5:25 a.m. in good weather from the southern Russian city of Sochi.
Tonya Doughty has big plans for Christmas Day. She gets to cook in her own home, and she’s got quite the feast planned. Christmas at home almost didn’t happen for Doughty and her seven children. Like millions around the nation, the family was without a home until just a few days ago.
The site How It Should Have Ended re-mixed audio of Chewie’s grunts and growls with clips from several “Star Wars” films to create a video that has been watched nearly 2.5 million times on YouTube.
A 21-mile section of the Interstate 69 project is nearly a year behind schedule.
The driver was cited for driving while suspended.
From David Bowie to Muhammed Ali to Alan Thicke, celebrity deaths marked 2016 as a year of great loss, with at least one celebrity dying in every single month but October.
In entertainment news, 2016 saw the deaths of a few beloved celebrities, record-breaking albums, a robbery at the hotel room of Kim Kardashian, a surprising Oscar win, and the clash of politics and theatre at a show of the Broadway smash Hamilton, among over memorable events.
After “I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas” became the biggest hit song of the holiday in 1985, she actually got a 700-pound baby named Matilda and promptly donated it to the Oklahoma City Zoo.
Gun rights advocates view the upcoming legislative session as their best chance yet to get rid of an Indiana law requiring a license to carry handguns.
In 2016, ISIS fought for control in the Middle East, terror struck in France, thousands were killed as the war raged in Syria, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, and the Zika virus presented health concerns during the Olympics.
2016’s most memorable national news headlines ranged from presidential politics, to passionate, sometimes violent protests to the deaths of celebrities, along with mass shootings, deadly hurricanes, fires and Pokemon Go.
The heavy security at the Vatican reflected apprehension in much of Europe, which is reeling from extremist attacks.
A sheriff’s official says it was “a Christmas miracle” that searchers found and rescued members of a Pennsylvania family stranded in two separate locations in a northern Arizona forest.
Trump said in a statement Saturday that he has directed his counsel to take the necessary steps to implement the dissolution of the Donald J. Trump Foundation, saying that it operated.
It’ll be a white Christmas for the northern Plains and some Western states, but it’s likely to cause troublesome travel.
From mass shootings to natural disasters, a look back at some of the tragic stories that made headlines in 2016.
The $763 million bridge named after 19th Century explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark took more than three years to build. It offers a bypass route for travelers who want to avoid downtown Louisville traffic.
More than 54,000 people in the southern German city of Augsburg must leave their homes Christmas morning while authorities defuse a giant 1.8-ton aerial bomb from World War II.
According to the National Fire Prevention Association, rougly one of 34 reported home fires that began with a Christmas tree resulted in a death, compared to an average of one death per 142 total reported home fires.