Man drops 700 pounds and hopes to inspire others

A 33-year-old man who once tipped the scales and 950 pounds is sharing his weight loss success story. Robert Walls has lost more…

Chinese student jumps to his death in Jersey City

Man jumped to his death in Jersey City was a Chinese student…

$200K bond for NYC man arrested amid Hoffman probe

A lawyer for a musician arrested amid an investigation into Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death says about 300 packets of heroin…

Surfing pig makes waves in Hawaii

He’s the adorable piglet making waves in honolulu….

Conservation group offers ‘love calls of the wild’ cell phone ringtones

A Valentine memento of “Love Calls of the Wild” cellphone ringtones is being offered by a conservation group dedicated to protecting endangered species…

Comcast strikes deal to buy Time Warner Cable

How should they handle a conglomerate that promises to improve cable TV and Internet service to millions of homes but also consolidates unprecedented control of what viewers watch and download?

Watchdog: Security measures hurt press freedom

The United States ranked 46th among 180 countries in a press freedom survey by Reporters Without Borders, falling 13 places from last year…

Man is accused of cutting off dog’s head

A Pittsburgh man is facing animal cruelty charges after he allegedly used a machete to decapitate his mother’s Chihuahua…

Obama raises minimum wage for contract workers

President Barack Obama has increased the minimum wage for a few hundred thousand federal contractors…

‘Selfie’ photo leads to suspect’s arrest

Authorities say it was a “selfie” that led detectives to a suspect in the burglary of a Southern California church…