An 11-year-old girl from the Indian city of Chennai was raped by 17 men who worked in the building she lived in, local authorities said on Tuesday. The incidents took place from mid-January, according to S. Rajendran, the deputy commissioner of police for Chennai's Kilpauk district. They were reported to police Sunday after the girl told her family.
Don't mess with Texas. It's a global oil superpower. The shale oil boom has brought a gold rush mentality to the Lone Star State, which is home to not one but two massive oilfields.
He's an old man compared to golf's young guns, but Tiger Woods says the British Open gives him the best chance of adding to his major tally for the first time in 10 years.
Despite tech glitches, Amazon Prime Day has been a huge success so far.
Netflix needs big hits if its next 100 million users are going to come from India. It just landed a couple.
Late night hosts like Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert went after President Donald Trump for his comments made during Monday's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.
"Who are the potential Mandelas of our generation?" The question hung in the air after I had asked it. I didn't intend to, as young South Africans hosted me at a Cape town event May this year, but it had slipped out as we engaged in an honest interrogation of our contributions to our nations.
It's been over two months since Hawaii's Kilauea volcano started erupting, and the lava's still flowing
Since Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted in early May, a stream of subsequent eruptions and thousands of earthquakes have hit the Big Island. Lava has engulfed neighborhoods and homes.
A House Republican agreed Tuesday with an assessment that President Donald Trump's news conference with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, amounted to a "bad day for America," joining a number of his GOP colleagues who have rebuked their party's leader.
Goldman Sachs' next leader isn't your typical investment banker. David Solomon has been named as the successor to CEO Lloyd Blankfein, who is stepping down September 30. Solomon is a part-time electronic dance DJ who spins records around New York and Miami clubs under the nickname DJ D-Sol.
US President Donald Trump's European tour, much feared by European leaders and NATO powers alike, was an unmitigated disaster.
We've seen a flurry of recent activity in efforts to reunite migrant children removed from their parents.
Planning a trip to the holiday island of Mallorca, Spain? Better pack something a little less revealing.
President Donald Trump had a golden opportunity on Monday to stare down Russian President Vladimir Putin and tell him, in no uncertain terms, that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election was totally unacceptable, and that if anything like it continued going forward, there would be major and serious penalties to pay.
The future of banking is here -- and it's mobile. Bank of America announced on Monday that deposits made on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets are outpacing those made at branches for the first time.
Microsoft has helped innovate facial recognition software. Now it's urging the US government to enact regulation to control the use of the technology.
Twitter has suspended two accounts allegedly used by Russian intelligence officers to spread information hacked from Democrats computers and email accounts during the 2016 US presidential election.
It was a question asked during a chance encounter one of us observed early this year between two visitors standing in front of Emmett Till's casket, which is on exhibition in the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. The moment was all the more poignant because it involved a white man in his 60s querying a young black woman who was overcome with emotion as she looked on at what was, in a sense, a symbol of our nation's tortured history of race relations.
Rapper Drake became the first artist to chart seven simultaneous Billboard Top 10 singles last week, besting the Beatles' record of five in 1964. In today's fractured media landscape, Drake's ability to get so many people bopping to "Nice For What," "Nonstop," "God's Plan," "In My Feelings," "I'm Upset," "Emotionless" and "Don't Matter To Me" deserves a tip of the hat, whether you rep Team Drizzy or not.
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Casey Lynn takes a deep breath, pulls her boxing gloves to her mouth and uses her teeth to make one final adjustment before stepping into the ring. This is the quiet before the storm. Lynn, a self-proclaimed "overthinker," says that when she approaches the boxing ring, everything in her mind falls away.
Smokers won't be able to light up in or near public housing starting July 31. They'll still be allowed to rent in the communities but will have to keep lit cigarettes, cigars and pipes at least 25 feet away from buildings. Electronic cigarettes will still be permitted.
"My name is: Garrett Michael Boofias My birthday is: I am 5 years old My address is: I am a Bulldog! My favorite color is: Blue....and Red and Black and Green ... "
The US Food and Drug Administration announced Friday its approval of the first drug to treat smallpox. The contagious disease was eradicated in 1980 thanks to vaccination efforts, but there are concerns that it could be used in a bioterror attack.
The US Food and Drug Administration is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria.
An investigation continues into what has caused hundreds of visitors to a Tennessee zipline destination to suddenly develop gastrointestinal illness.
The southern Indian state of Kerala announced this month that it would reserve places for transgender students in the state's higher education institutions, a move aimed at easing their stigmatization.
Nimeet Shah panicked whenever he had to speak before a group at work. "It was pretty severe," the Chicago IT professional said. "Making eye contact was even so difficult for me." Anxiety limited the 34-year-old's social life. "I would avoid big crowds. I would avoid even going to parties and things."
Most of the time when you hear me talking about food, I am talking about the food we eat. But a few years ago, I realized I needed to talk more about the food we DON'T eat.
A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure was announced by the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday, a week after 22 other countries recalled it because the drug contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk.
It's a magical moment that can leave viewers awestruck: The sun aligns perfectly through spaces between carefully constructed monolithic structures to cast an amazing beam of light.
Washington, D.C., might not have the same cultural cachet as New York or Los Angeles, but the capital of the United States has something unsurpassed by any other city in the world.
Scarlett Johansson has opted to withdraw from a film in which she was set to play a transgender man after her casting drew criticism from the LGBTQ community.
Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra, died Friday at the age of 101, her daughter said.
The first official photograph of British actress Olivia Colman in her new role as Queen Elizabeth II in the third season of the Netflix series "The Crown" was revealed on Twitter Monday, accompanied by just one word -- "patience."
It's a baby home run for Kate Upton and Justin Verlander. The model and her professional baseball player husband are expecting their first child.
Mandy Moore is back behind the mic. The "This Is Us" star, who first became a household name with her hit single "Candy" in 1999, announced over the weekend that she's making a musical comeback.
Why should someone in the midst of a heart attack or comforting an injured child have to dial 911 when any one of the internet-connected gadgets in their home could do it for them?
Their "Love Story" started at a Taylor Swift concert so it just made sense that they would get engaged there.
The Illinois and Iowa health departments are investigating outbreaks of a parasite that causes intestinal illness and might be linked to McDonald's salads, both states said Thursday. Illinois is reporting 90 cases since mid-May. Iowa is reporting 15 cases since late June.
The national security of the United States relies on a healthy airline industry. That requires modern reliable airplanes -- and highly skilled pilots to operate them.
US President Donald Trump said Monday he holds both the United States and Russia responsible for the breakdown in the relationship between the two countries and railed against the special counsel's Russia investigation.
A Republican senator is calling on President Donald Trump on Monday to declare that Russia is "the enemy of America and our allies."
An outbreak of cyclospora linked to McDonald's salads has sickened at least 61 people in seven states, federal health officials said Friday.
People cheered Starbucks' recent decision to ditch straws. But that's not always the reaction companies get when they introduce eco-friendly packaging.
Lava that's still flowing from the Kilauea volcano has now created a tiny new island off the coast of Hawaii.
UPDATE ON JULY 15: 41-year-old Christopher G. Caggiano was identified as the suspect in this case by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Rolls-Royce is preparing a flying taxi for takeoff. Vertical takeoff, that is.
The world's most famous summer signing showed up for his Juventus medical in style on Monday to a throng of new supporters in Turin holding signs, waving banners and singing songs.
Genesee County, Mich. (WXYZ) -- The five teens facing charges for throwing rocks off of an I-75 overpass in Genesee County which killed a man will appear in court on Monday morning.