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  • Heavy favorite Justify wins Preakness, will shoot for Triple Crown at Belmont

    Justify, trained by Bob Baffert, won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, capturing the second event in horse racing’s Triple Crown. Baffert has won 14 Triple Crown races, tied for most with D. Wayne Lukas. Seven of those wins are at the Preakness. Justify was tested by Kentucky Derby runner-up Good Magic for most of the race. But Justify took a short lead coming down the home stretch and held off hard-charging Bravazo, who finished second, and Tenfold, who was third. […]

  • Former Playboy model and her 7-year-old son fall to their deaths from a Manhattan hotel

    NEW YORK — A 47-year-old former model involved in a custody dispute plunged to her death from a Manhattan hotel Friday, according to three law enforcement sources. New York police found the bodies of Stephanie Nicolai and her 7-year-old son, Vincent, on a second-floor balcony of the Gotham Hotel, where the two were guests, police said. The bodies were discovered about 8:15 a.m. Friday after a 911 call about an unconscious woman and child at the 25-story boutique hotel on […]

  • These are the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting

    SANTA FE, Texas — There were 10 people shot and killed in Friday’s shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. At least 10 others were wounded. So far, two victims have been publicly identified: a substitute teacher and an exchange student from Pakistan. Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt has offered to pay for the funerals of the victims, according to a Houston Texans spokeswoman. Here’s what we know about those who died: Cynthia Tisdale Cynthia Tisdale was a […]

  • Cuba mourns after more than 100 people killed in plane crash

    Cuba began a two-day period of official mourning Saturday, as investigators continued the grim work of combing through the wreckage of the crashed plane that took the lives of over 100 people. There were 105 people and six crew members aboard Cubana de Aviación flight DMJ 0972 from Havana to Holguín, Cuba when the plane crashed as it was taking off at 12:08 p.m. on Friday. Amateur video taken shortly after the crash showed a large fireball and thick plume […]

  • Princess Diana’s presence felt at Meghan and Harry’s wedding

    The presence of Prince Harry’s mother, Princess Diana, was subtly felt at her son’s wedding to the American actress Meghan Markle, more than two decades after she was killed in a car crash in Paris. Observers saw a clear nod to the mother-in-law whom Meghan will never meet in the choice of her wedding dress train. More transparent than the one worn by Diana when she married Prince Charles in 1981, but just as long. The bridal bouquet, hand-picked Friday […]

  • Melania Trump released from the hospital after kidney procedure

    WASHINGTON — First lady Melania Trump was released from the hospital Saturday morning, her office confirmed. “The first lady returned home to the White House this morning. She is resting comfortably and remains in high spirits,” said Stephanie Grisham, the first lady’s communications director. “Our office has received thousands of calls and emails wishing Mrs. Trump well, and we thank everyone who has taken the time to reach out.” Trump has been recuperating at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center […]

  • Harry and Meghan share first kiss as husband and wife

    Prince Harry and Meghan have kissed for the first time as a married couple after a joyous and modern wedding full of firsts for Britain’s royal family. Now known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the newlyweds emerged from their ceremony in St. George’s Chapel and shared a short kiss on the grounds of Windsor Castle, before descending hand-in-hand down the chapel stairs to be whisked off in a horse-drawn carriage. The couple had married in front of of […]

  • JCPenney is in serious trouble, reporting an adjusted loss of $69 million in the first quarter

    JCPenney is in serious trouble. There’s no sugarcoating it. The department store chain, famous for its Christmas catalogs, is losing money — and customers. It has a lot of debt. And not much cash. A dismal earnings report on Thursday only reinforced that time is running out. JCPenney reported an adjusted loss of $69 million in the first quarter, even worse than Wall Street was expecting, and lowered its projections for the year. Sales fell 4%, also missing estimates. Much […]

  • Royal wedding: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are married

    And they’re married! Britain’s Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle were wed Saturday at Windsor Castle in a ceremony that combined British pageantry with modern style. In a departure from tradition, Markle walked much of the way up the aisle unchaperoned, followed by her 10 bridesmaids and page boys — a move that is unprecedented for a royal bride in Britain. Her elegant white dress with an open bateau neckline was by British designer Clare Waight Keller, Givenchy’s first […]

  • Royal wedding 2018: Here is what you need to know

    Meghan Markle will walk down the aisle and marry her prince on Saturday. FOX8 will air the royal wedding on TV and stream it online beginning at 6:30 a.m. Saturday. Click here to watch it. As the wedding is a private event — rather than a state occasion — paid for by the British royal family, only a few details have been revealed so far. Here’s what we know and what’s still under wraps. The venue Prince Harry and Meghan […]

  • 2 weeks after Hawaii volcano eruption, residents say it’s getting worse

    Steve Gebbie has to wear a face mask every time he comes close to his home on Hawaii’s Big Island. When the Kilauea volcano erupted May 3, Gebbie and hundreds of others were forced from their homes in the Leilani Estates subdivision. His home is still standing, but it’s surrounded by toxic gas. “It’s hard to believe that it’s happened in our neighborhood,” Gebbie said. “And every day has gotten worse.” Residents have periodically been allowed to go back and […]

  • More than 100 killed in Cuba plane crash, state media reports

    HAVANA, Cuba — Cuban authorities believe more than 100 people were killed Friday when a Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737-200 crashed on takeoff from Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport. There were 104 people on board when the plane crashed Friday on takeoff from Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport, according to Cuba’s state-run television. Three passengers were in critical condition after surviving the crash, the state-run newspaper Granma reported. The flight to the eastern Cuban city of Holguin went down at […]