An illegal cooking fire at an encampment near a Los Angeles freeway sparked a fast-moving wildfire last week that destroyed homes in tony Bel-Air and closed down a major freeway, authorities said Tuesday.
Feminism has been in Merriam-Webster's annual Top 10 for the last few years, including sharing word-of-the-year honors with other "isms" in 2015. Socialism, fascism, racism, communism, capitalism and terrorism rounded out the bunch. Surreal was the word of the year last year.
Fentanyl, which has killed thousands of Americans, could soon be used to dispatch death row inmates in Nevada and Nebraska to the grave.
Akayed Ullah, 27, of Brooklyn was hit with federal charges Tuesday for Monday's bungled rush-hour bombing.
In a report detailing gruesome atrocities, an international committee says Kim Jong Un should be prosecuted for 10 separate crimes against humanity.