More than 105 people are dead after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked central Mexico Tuesday afternoon, hitting on the 32nd anniversary of the biggest earthquake to ever strike the country's capital. The earthquake caused extensive damage to Mexico City, leveling at least 27 buildings, including homes, schools and office buildings, according to President Enrique Pena Nieto, who did a flyover of the city this afternoon. At least two children were trapped under rubble at the entrance of a school in Mexico City, according to local reports.
Aaron Paul is going to be a dad.The "Breaking Bad" star, 38, posted a picture on Instagram of his wife Lauren Paul showing off her baby bump."Hey everyone. Look what I did. Words can't express how excited I am that this little one has entered our lives," he announced. "Just thought it was time I would share this beautiful news with all of you." Hey everyone. Look what I did. Words can't express how excited I am that this little one has entered our lives. Just thought it was time I would share this beautiful news with all of you. ...
Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore tweeted Monday evening an apparent affirmation of remarks he made Sunday during a campaign speech, in which he seemed to characterize Native Americans and Asians as "reds" and "yellows."In his speech, Moore referenced the U.S. Civil War while lamenting the current divisions within the country.“We were torn apart in the Civil War — brother against brother, North against South, party against party. What changed?” Moore said. “Now we have blacks and whites fighting, reds and yellows fighting, Democrats and Republicans fighting, men and women fighting. ...
Senate investigators postponed their scheduled meeting with Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and longtime confidant Michael Cohen in the ongoing probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election on Tuesday. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., released a statement after the meeting came to an early and abrupt end, chastising Cohen releasing his own statement ahead of the interview. “We were disappointed that Mr. Cohen decided to pre-empt today’s interview by releasing a public statement prior to his engagement with Committee staff, in spite of the Committee’s requests that he refrain from public comment,” the statement reads.
Congressional Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare appeared to come to a standstill in July, after Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona., cast a "no" vote on the Senate floor, rejecting a bill backed by Senate Republican leadership. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan suggested that week they would turn their attention to tax reform.
Actor Ryan Phillippe is denying allegations by his ex-girlfriend that he physically assaulted her and threw her down a flight of stairs at his home earlier this year. Elsie Hewitt, a 21-year-old model, filed a lawsuit against the "Crash" actor, 43, in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, asking for no less than $1 million in damages for assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Los Angeles officials investigated the matter, but no charges were filed.
The North Korean ambassador to the United Nations walked out of the General Assembly hall before President Donald Trump addressed the group this morning. Trump's criticized North Korea and the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, in his speech. Ambassador Ja Song Nam was photographed at the General Assembly this morning, but he was seen leaving before Trump started speaking.
The lyrics from her 2015 song may now have new meaning for superstar singer Lady Gaga, who has postponed a portion of her world tour because of a worsening case of fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition she says she has experienced for a while. Lady Gaga, 31, opened up about her battle with the illness to fans on Twitter last week, which has raised interest in what the disease is and how it is treated. What is fibromyalgia?
Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, said Tuesday that those who violate human rights in the country's crisis-hit Rakhine state will be punished, but she did not publicly criticize Myanmar’s military, which has been accused of killing and terrorizing the country's Rohingya ethnic minority. More than 410,000 Rohingya have fled the country in what the United Nations has described as a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing,” with security forces and local militia reportedly burning villages and shooting civilians. "Human rights violations and all other acts that impair stability and harmony and undermine the rule of law will be addressed in accordance with strict laws and justice," Suu Kyi said in Myanmar's capital, Naypyidaw, in her first speech since recent violence erupted in the country’s northern Rakhine state.
A California woman responded to an attempted mugging on a train by "faking a medical problem to attract attention from her fellow riders," according to the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department. Julie Dragland told local ABC News affiliate KGO-TV of the San Francisco Bay Area that someone dropped a note in her lap while she was on the train on Saturday, which demanded that she hand over her wallet and phone. "Somebody dropped a note into my lap, I didn't see them, or like a hand or anything," Dragland told KGO-TV.
For Victoria Arlen, "Dancing With the Stars" is more than just another reality competition show, it's a reminder of what she's overcome in her young life. Arlen said the conditions left her in a vegetative state for almost four years. "When I was 10 years old, 'Dancing with the Stars' premiered, and I told my mom, 'I’m going to be on that show one day,'" she wrote for People.
Selena Gomez recently revealed that she is recovering from a kidney transplant, and now her mom is speaking out about watching her daughter go through that experience. Mandy Teefey posted an emotional message on her Instagram page Monday night, in which she shared how "helpless" and "scared" she felt during her daughter's transplant surgery. "This picture is one of the most breathtaking images that will live with me forever," she captioned a photo of the pop star with her friend and kidney donor Francia Raisa in side-by-side hospital beds.