Video shows American skater perform illegal stunt in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police are investigating the culprit behind a skateboard stunt illegally performed between two busy streets in Taipei after a video of the incident was released earlier th...

Trump spokeswoman says Obama aides left behind mean notes

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said Tuesday that Obama administration aides left behind taunting notes for incoming Trump officials when they handed over their offices...

Fire burns for Stewart as he chases another NASCAR title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Tony Stewart was convalescing from a nasty wreck, and he was depressed because, as he cracked, "if you live with your mom and stepdad for a month, you'll be depressed," when he ...

Cousins gets surprise call of praise from White House

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins delivered a 306-yard, two-touchdown, no-turnover performance in a bounce-back win on the road over the New York Giants last week. It followed one of the wors...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2019. There are 87 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 5, 19...

Authorities: Child poured boiling water on friend as prank

MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky authorities say they're filing charges against the mother of a child accused of pouring boiling water on an 11-year-old boy as a prank. WYMT-TV report...

US Air Force warns against joke event to 'storm Area 51'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. Air Force is warning people against participating in an internet joke suggesting a large crowd of people "storm Area 51," the top-secret Cold War test site in...

YouTuber in Spain banned for 5 years after tasteless prank

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has banned a YouTuber from using the video sharing platform for the next five years after he played a prank by feeding toothpaste-laced cookies to a homeless person. ...

School closes after man enters overnight, takes clothes off

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania elementary school closed for the day after educators realized that a man had entered the building overnight, got naked and spilled Murphy Oil Soap on the gym floor....

Probe inconclusive on governor's racist yearbook pic

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm investigating a racist picture of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan clothing on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page says...

Probe done on blackface photo in Virginia gov's yearbook

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page 35 years ago, and is expected to release the results on W...

An emotional send-off for lovable geeks of 'Big Bang Theory'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Big Bang Theory" closed out its run as television's top-rated comedy with an emotional final episode that saw some big changes for the show's group of geeky misfits. ...

Egyptian actress faces backlash after appearing in blackface

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian actress is facing a backlash after appearing on a TV prank show in blackface in a demeaning imitation of a Sudanese woman. In an episode of the "Shaklabaz" p...

AP Was There: Teen boys unleashed terror, chaos at Columbine

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — On April 20, 1999, two teenage boys dressed in black trench coats went on a killing rampage at Columbine High School in suburban Denver. They shot and killed 12 classmates and ...

Report: Man says friendly fire shooting stemmed from prank

NEW YORK (AP) — A man charged in the friendly fire death of a New York City police officer says the shooting stemmed from a "prank gone horribly wrong." Christopher Ransom told the N...