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  • Company that tried four-day work week says it was a ‘resounding success’

    A company in New Zealand that tested four-day work weeks says the experiment was so successful that it wants to make it permanent. Perpetual Guardian, which helps customers manage their wills and estates, released the results of its two-month trial this week. The company said its employees all reported greater productivity, better work-life balance and lower stress levels from working one less day a week. The employees — more than 240 of them — were still paid for five days a week […]

  • Boy aspiring to be astrophysicist after graduating from college at just 11 years old

    He can’t vote. He’s not even old enough to drive. But William Maillis already has a college degree. William, 11, walked across a stage Saturday to receive his Associate in Arts degree from St. Petersburg College in Florida. “I am totally fascinated by William and the work that he has done,” Dr. Tonjua Williams, President of St. Petersburg College, told CNN affiliate Bay News 9. “He’s extremely brilliant, very open and collaborative.” William Maillis was the youngest St. Petersburg College graduate to […]

  • Ohio family says teen was targeted by scammer while playing Fortnite

    MASON, Ohio – An Ohio teen says he was targeted by a scammer while playing the popular game Fortnite. Jake Bates told WLWT that the hacker talked him into handing over his password and username. When it comes to Fortnite, the chances are most teens know more about the game than their parents. While they may know the secrets to survival, it’s easy for kids to let down their guard down when in the midst of an intense battle. That’s […]

  • New photo of Prince George released to mark his 5th birthday

    An official photo of Prince George was released Saturday to mark his fifth birthday, which falls on Sunday. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said the photograph, which shows the smiling prince in front of a brick wall, was taken in the garden of Clarence House by Matt Porteous following the christening of Prince Louis on July 9. Prince George Alexander Louis, the oldest child of Britain’s Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, was born […]

  • ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ reboot to feature African-American lead

    The supernatural drama “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” will be getting a reboot with an African-American actress in the lead role, a Fox 21 Television Studios spokesperson confirmed to CNN. “Like our world, it will be richly diverse, and like the original, some aspects of the series could be seen as metaphors for issues facing us all today,” producers on the project told Deadline, which first reported news of the “Buffy” reboot. Based on the 1992 film of the same name, “Buffy […]

  • Baby found dead after police say mom went to work, left him alone for 8 hours

    PHOENIX — Phoenix police have arrested a mother for child abuse after her 1-year-old boy was found dead in their apartment. On Tuesday, July 17, at around 4 p.m., police were called to the apartment near 19th Avenue and Hatcher Road. The mother, Donielle Joyce King, 32, was at home, and the baby was unresponsive on the bed. The child was declared dead at the scene. According to court paperwork, King “admitted she left her son home when she left […]

  • 3-year-old boy seriously injured in suspected UK acid attack

    A 3-year-old boy has been seriously injured in a suspected acid attack in a shop in the English city of Worcester, police said. The boy was left with serious burns to the face and arms after what police believe was a “deliberate attack” in the Home Bargains store on Saturday afternoon. A 39-year-old man from the nearby town of Wolverhampton has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm. He remains in police custody, local West Mercia Police […]

  • IN Focus: Indiana politicians come to Coats’ defense after Russia summit

    President Donald Trump said Thursday he is “looking forward” to meeting again with Russian President Vladimir Putin to “begin implementing” issues they discussed during their summit earlier this week. Trump, who touched off a major political controversy with his embrace of Putin in Helsinki, Finland, accused the news media — which he again dubbed the “enemy of the people” — of distorting the summit and pining for a confrontation between the US and Russia. In a series of tweets Thursday […]

  • Indiana woman who survived duck boat incident mourns her 9 relatives who drowned

    Tia Coleman’s thoughts as she struggled to swim to the surface of the lake were focused on her family. She and 10 of her relatives were on a family vacation from Indiana, taking a tour Thursday of Table Rock Lake near the Missouri tourist hotspot of Branson. A treacherous squall sank the boat, sending Coleman down into cold, deep water. She knew she had to go up to get to safety and to help her children. “I said, ‘Lord, please, […]

  • Dallas police officer killed by suspected drunk driver during funeral procession for other officer

    A Dallas Police Department motorcycle officer was killed Saturday when a suspected drunk driver ran into him during a funeral procession for another police officer, the police department said. Senior Cpl. Earl “Jamie” Givens had positioned himself to block traffic to the eastbound entrance ramp to Interstate 20 at Bonnie View Road around 5:30 a.m., the police department said in a news release. Givens was stationary on his motorcycle with his emergency lights on when the driver of a Kia […]