Licensed firearms dealers can’t sell handguns to people under age 21, but they can sell long guns, including rifles, to people over 18. Handguns are regulated differently than rifles because they are used in connection with crime more frequently.
R&B star R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison for using his superstardom to subject young fans — some just children — to systematic sexual abuse.
Scotland's leader told lawmakers in Edinburgh that she plans to hold a fresh referendum on Scotland's independence on Oct. 19, 2023.
Serena Williams began — and ended — her comeback at Wimbledon after 364 days out of singles competition looking very much like someone who hadn’t competed in just that long.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the jet-setting socialite who once consorted with royals, presidents and billionaires, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping the financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse underage girls.
A year ago in the middle of the night, a 12-story oceanfront condo building in Surfside, Florida, came down with a thunderous roar.
Fact: Barron Trump is taller than both his parents.
Malaysia's film censors said that it was Disney's decision to ax the animated film “Lightyear” from the country's cinemas after refusing to cut scenes promoting homosexuality.
£37 billion was the original budget for Test and Trace over two years.
The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 for their fourth title in the last eight seasons.
An aardvark cub born at the San Diego Zoo is doing well and developing quickly, according to wildlife specialists.
While Allen wasn't cast in the 2022 "Lightyear" movie, he was working on a different project with Disney.
Are you six times more like to be killed by a doctor than a gun in the United States? We don't know. The estimates are too scattered to form a conclusion. Official mortality statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (
A territorial dispute between Denmark and Canada over a barren and uninhabited rock in the Arctic that has led to decades of friendly friction has come to an end.
Multiple recounts and election audits have confirmed the accuracy of the election results. But most Republicans agree with Donald Trump that the election was stolen.
Did the U.S. inflation rate hit an all-time high in 2022? No, that's not true: While inflation, as measured by the U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI), is at a high level of 8.0 percent in June 2022, a dozen other years have had higher inflat
The prices of gas, food and most other goods and services jumped in May, raising inflation to a new four-decade high and giving American households no respite from rising costs.
We built more affordable homes in one year of the incoming Conservative government after 2010—or Coalition government—than the Labour party did in 13 years in office. Boris Johnson, 9 June 2022. During a press conference in Blackpool, the
The Grammys are adding a special song for social change award and five new categories including songwriter of the year, giving the Recording Academy an avenue to honor music’s best composer.
Did an Australian police officer named "Ed Chenel" detail an increase in that country's homicide rate a year after new gun control laws were introduced? No, that's not true: It's unclear whether Chenel ever existed but statistics from the
The Oak Park and River Forest High School confirmed that the reports of implementing a race-based grading policy in its school for 2022-23 are fake.
Goodyear has agreed to recall more than 173,000 recreational vehicle tires that the U.S. government says can fail and have killed or injured 95 people since 1998.
Michael Avenatti was sentenced to four years in prison for stealing book proceeds from Stormy Daniels, the porn actor who catapulted him to fame.
A federal judge is set to preside over an important hearing for John Hinckley, the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981.
Will a suburban Chicago high school use a race-based grading system during the 2022-2023 school year? No, that's not true: According to Oak Park and River Forest High School, such a policy has neither been proposed nor implemented at the
The embargo covers Russian oil brought in by sea, allowing a temporary exemption for imports delivered by pipeline.
It took more than three centuries, but the last Salem “witch” who wasn’t has been officially pardoned.
Pictures purporting to show private jets parked up at the “Davos 2022 Climate Change conference” have been shared hundreds of times on Twitter, as well as Facebook. There are several problems with this claim. First of all, the pictures in t
The indictment offers no clues and no new information on the case, which included a dramatic rescue at sea and the suspicious deaths of two members of a wealthy New England family.
Scientists will set about 1,000 traps this year in their quest to wipe out the Asian giant hornet in Washington.
Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography.
The image, taken in 2007, shows a replica of Sweden's Gotheborg ship on the Thames at Tower Bridge. The original shipwrecked in 1745.
There's no doubt that being left-handed brings some annoyances.
German prosecutors sought a five-year prison sentence for a 101-year-old man who is on trial for his alleged role as a Nazi SS guard at a concentration camp during World War II.
The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 1 million, a once-unimaginable figure that only hints at the multitudes of loved ones and friends staggered by grief and frustration.
Posts on Facebook which have been shared hundreds of times have questioned where the £37 billion allocated for the running of the NHS Test and Trace scheme was spent. One post, which is a screenshot of a tweet, states: “Tories explain
When the New York State Senate voted to legalize abortion in 1970, 12 Republican senators voted in favor of it.
Abortion rates and the number of overall abortion procedures have been declining in the U.S. over the last decade, data show. But if you were watching a May 3 segment […] The post Jeanine Pirro wrongly says there are 63 million abortions per year
Says JFK. Jr is masquerading as QAnon promoter Juan O. Savin.
The average rate on 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages jumped to 4.52% from 4.4% last week.