Two Nuns Found Slain in Mississippi Home; Motive Unclear


Two Catholic nuns were found slain in a Mississippi home where they lived when the women, both nurse practitioners, didn’t report to work at a...

  • Former President Jimmy Carter talks about his cancer diagnosis during a news conference at The Carter Center in Atlanta on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. Carter announced that his cancer is on four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment, saying he is "at ease with whatever comes." (AP Photo/Phil Skinner)

    Jimmy Carter: Presidential Candidates Are ‘Quite Unpopular’

    MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that both major presidential candidates are “quite unpopular,” but he knows who’s more qualified and he’s voting for Democrat... Read more

  • (Christian Senger/Flickr, CC BY-SA)

    Former Inmate Turned Researcher Gives Insider’s Perspective on Prison

    Greg Newbold is a sociology professor at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. He also did 7.5 years in prison for selling drugs. Newbold... Read more

  • Professor Ronald Bettig, who was found dead (Penn State)

    Police: Missing Professor Pushed to His Death at Quarry

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa.—The body of a Penn State professor who’s been missing for a week has been found in a quarry, and police said Friday they’ve charged... Read more

  • Amber Heard has donated her $7 million dollar divorce settlement from Johnny Depp to charity. (Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

    Amber Heard Donates $7M Divorce Settlement to Two Charities

    Amber Heard will donate her multimillion-dollar divorce settlement to two charities. The actress announced on Aug. 18 that she hopes to “help those less able... Read more

  • A casket is seen in a flooded cemetery on August 17, 2016 in Sorrento, Louisiana. Tremendous downpours has resulted in disastrous flooding, responsible for at least seven deaths and thousands of homes being damaged. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Floating Coffins Highlight Flood Devastation in Louisiana

    Amid rampant flooding across Louisiana, photos of floating coffins are being shared on social media to highlight the devastation. The Walker Police Department posted an image... Read more

  • In this Feb. 2, 2009 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden, right, swears in Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in a ceremonial swearing-in at the State Department in Washington, accompanied by her husband, former President Bill Clinton, and their daughter, Chelsea. This time, it's Bill Clinton's turn to be the adoring spouse, rapt and smiling when the cameras cut away from the candidate in the spotlight. He’ll be the He in the VIP box watching as a She accepts the presidential nomination at the Democratic convention on Thursday, July 28, 2016. It's one small step in the role reversal that Americans will need to get used to if Hillary Clinton wins in November. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)

    Clinton Foundation to Limit Donations If Hillary Clinton Wins

    NEW YORK—The charitable foundation led by former President Bill Clinton will no longer accept foreign and corporate donations if Hillary Clinton is elected president and... Read more

  • This June 2016 photo provided by David Strickland shows Caleb Thomas Schwab, the son of Scott Schwab, a Kansas state lawmaker from Olathe. (David Strickland via AP)

    Women in the Same Water Slide Raft as 10-Year-Old Boy Who Was Killed Speak Out

    The two women who were passengers in the same raft as a 10-year-old boy killed on the “world’s tallest” water slide in Kansas have spoken... Read more

  • This June 2016 photo provided by David Strickland shows Caleb Thomas Schwab, the son of Scott Schwab, a Kansas state lawmaker from Olathe. (David Strickland via AP)

    Report: Water Slide Raft Carrying Slain 10-Year-Old Met Ride’s Weight Requirement

    The raft that was carrying Caleb Schwab on the “world’s tallest” waterslide before his death met the weight requirement, according to a report. A police... Read more

  • MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 19:  People look at a Tesla Motors vehicle on the showroom floor at the Dadeland Mall on February 19, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  Tesla said today it earned $46 million in the fourth quarter on a non-adjusted basis, or 33 cents a share, causing shares in the company to jump 12 percent.  (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Tesla: Removal of ‘Autopilot’ From Chinese Site a Mistake

    PALO ALTO, Calif.—Tesla said Monday that the term “Autopilot” was mistakenly removed from the electric car maker’s website for China, but it has been restored... Read more

  • Authorities work the scene of a plane crash at a park along Robert Cardinal Airport Road across from the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport in Northport, Ala., Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. Authorities said several people are dead following the crash of a small airplane near Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Erin Nelson/The Tuscaloosa News via AP)

    Officials: 6 Dead in Plane Crash in Alabama

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—Six people died when a small aircraft flying from central Florida to Oxford, Mississippi, developed engine problems and crashed Sunday morning while trying to... Read more

  • Authorities respond near a burning gas station as dozens of people protest following the fatal shooting of a man in Milwaukee on Aug. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Gretchen Ehlke)

    Police Say Man Shot in Milwaukee Had a Gun in His Hand

    MILWAUKEE—The black man whose killing by police touched off an outbreak of arson and rock-throwing in Milwaukee was shot by a black officer after turning... Read more

  • The Walmart in Helotes, Texas (Google Maps)

    Baby Found Dead After Being Left All Day in Hot Car in Texas

    HELOTES, Texas—A 6-month-old boy died after being left all day in a hot sport utility vehicle in a San Antonio-area Wal-Mart parking lot, authorities said... Read more

  • In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for an appeal hearing in Bellefonte, Pa.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

    Jerry Sandusky Emphatically Denies He’s Guilty of Abusing Boys

    BELLEFONTE, Pa.—Jerry Sandusky forcefully asserted his innocence and described his own sexual history Friday during an hour of testimony as he seeks to have his... Read more

  • This image released by Netflix shows Steven Avery, right, in the Netflix original documentary series Making A Murderer.(Netflix via AP)

    Court Orders Release of Nephew in ‘Making a Murderer’ Case

    MADISON, Wis.—A federal court in Wisconsin has overturned the conviction of a man found guilty of helping his uncle kill Teresa Halbach in a case... Read more

  • Kadiza Sultana, left, is believed is believed to have been killed in an air strike in Syria. Sultana, Shamima Begum, center and Amira Abase fled the U.K to Turkey to become "jihadi brides." (Metropolitan Police via AP)

    British Girl Who Travelled to Syria to Join ISIS Believed to Have Died

    Kadiza Sultana, a British schoolgirl who fled the U.K. to join the ISIS terrorist group is believed to be dead, according to her family’s lawyer.  “It’s devastating... Read more

  • United States' Michael Phelps celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter final during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    Why Michael Phelps Was Laughing During the National Anthem

    Michael Phelps is having the time of his life—it was written all over his face. In the midst of receiving his 20th Olympics gold medal... Read more

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