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The Winter Solstice Is Next Week. Here Are 4 Things You Probably Didn‘t Know

The start of December means winter is coming, and soon. This year, the winter solstice will take place on Thursday, Dec. 21 for the Northern Hemisphere. The Southern Hemisphere will experience its summer solstice at the same time. The specific time the winter solstice happens depends on which time zone you‘re in, but this tool

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Why Mothers Are Leading the Fight for Gun Safety

‘When our families remain at risk, the only option is to keep going‘

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Mother Found Guilty of Murdering Child Known as ‘Baby Lollipops‘

(MIAMI) A Florida mother on Wednesday was convicted for a third time of brutally abusing her toddler before fatally beating the boy who became known as Baby Lollipops in a case that riveted Miami decades ago. Jurors found 56-year-old Ana Maria Cardona guilty of murder and aggravated child abuse in the killing of 3-year-old

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Stephen Colbert Takes Dennis Rodman to Task About Kim Jong Un

In a surprising interview, talk show host Stephen Colbert welcomed former basketball star Dennis Rodman to his couch to discuss his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Rodman, as Colbert noted, has been to North Korea five times since 2013, meeting multiple times with the young dictator during his visits, despite the fact

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This Breakthrough Could Stop Glaucoma In ItsTracks

These are today‘s best ideas

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Democrats Want Doug Jones in the Senate Now. Here‘s Why That‘s Not Going to Happen

Democrats won big with Doug Jones‘ victory in Alabama Tuesday. Now, they are fighting to have him seated as soon as possible. The push to swear in Jones quickly comes as Democrats aim to derail the Republican tax overhaul currently in its final stages before a vote on Capitol Hill. The Republican majority in the

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Men Accused of Dragging Shark Behind Speeding Boat Charged With Help From Social Media

Investigators obtained a video of the action from Snapchat

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Man Who Threw His Dog Into Traffic Gets Probation

A woman called to report that a man had thrown a dog at her moving car

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2 Police Officers Shot in the Chest Were Saved by Bulletproof Vests

The police were engaged in a standoff

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Full Autopsy Reports in Unsolved Killings of 8 Family Members Will Not Be Released

8 members of the Rhoden family were killed in April 2016

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Stephen Colbert Is Livid Trump Let Omarosa Go Without Doing This One Thing

The former Apprentice contestant was reportedly "dragged" from the White House

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A Man Was Living With 166 Cats. 55 of Them Were Dead, Officials Say

(GAHANNA, Ohio) An animal group has removed more than 100 cats from a central Ohio home where 55 other felines were found dead. The Dispatch reports workers from Columbus Humane wore protective suits while removing 111 cats Wednesday morning from the home of a 60-year-old man in Gahanna. A Columbus Humane spokeswoman says many

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These are the Top 10 Questions You Asked Google in 2017. We Answered Them.

"What is covfefe?"

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Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold Won‘t Seek Re-Election Amid Harassment Allegations

The allegations surfaced three years ago have come under renewed focus

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Karlie Kloss Is a Firmly Established Taylor Swift Squad Member and This Is Proof

The supermodel and the singer are still BFFs

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The Biggest Controversies From Betsy DeVos‘ First Year

From school choice to campus sexual assault

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Missy ElliottWill Receive Essence Magazine‘s Black Women In Music Honor For 2018

The‘Get Ur Freak On‘singer will receive the prestigious honor on Jan. 25

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Missy ElliotWill Receive Essence Magazine‘s Black Women In Music Honor For 2018

The‘Get Ur Freak On‘singer will receive the prestigious honor on Jan. 25

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‘I Wish I Had Been Able to Do More.‘ Joe Biden Says He Owes Anita Hill an Apology

Joe Biden says he owes Anita Hill an apology over the treatment she faced in 1991 when she testified before Congress that Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her. The former vice president oversaw Thomas‘ 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearing at the Senate Judiciary Committee. When Hill testified that Thomas had harassed her while she worked

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How a Live Orchestra Is Mashing Up Kanye West and Beethoven

When "Ultralight Beam" meets its 19th-century match

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‘It‘s Almost About Anything But the Guns‘: Sandy Hook and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment

An expert on the Second Amendment offers perspective on the fifth anniversary of the tragedy

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Here‘s a Complete List of All the Upcoming Star Wars Movies

From ‘The Last Jedi‘ to ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story‘

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This Is When the FCC Net Neutrality Vote is Happening - and How You Can Watch It

The landmark Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote on net neutrality is taking place from 10.30 a.m. E.T. today

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Betsy DeVos Had a Controversial First Year. Here Are the 4 Most Divisive Issues She Tackled

From school choice to campus sexual assault

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