Gene Wilder, the star comedy classics as "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," has died. Along with his longtime collaboration with Mel Brooks, Wilder was known for playing the charming candy man in the children's favorite "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory"
Four weeks from tonight, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will face off in the first of three presidential debates. Both candidates have started debate prep, with Trump relying on former Fox News boss Roger Ailes and Clinton studying Trump's past comments
Huma Abedin says she’s splitting from Anthony Weiner after reports that he was caught in another sexting scandal. “After long and painful separation consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband," she said
The U.S. will admit its 10,000th Syrian refugee, a month ahead of the goal the Obama administration set when it sought to receive more refugees from the war-torn country. The decision to welcome Syrian refugees was controversial
Humanity's influence on the Earth is so great, an entirely new geological epoch called the Anthropocene should be declared, according to scientists who recommended the change to the International Geological Congress
Suspended President Dilma Rousseff addresses the Senate in a showdown pitting accusations that the she hurt Brazil's economy with budget manipulations against her argument that she did nothing wrong and is being targeted by corrupt lawmakers
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has found breaches in Illinois and Arizona's voter registration databases and is urging states to increase computer security ahead of the November presidential election, according to a U.S. official familiar with the probe
The world's best-known human ancestor fossil—widely known as Lucy—likely died following a fall from a tree, according to new research. Scientists behind the study took CT scans of the 3.18 million-year-old fossil to evaluate what caused Lucy's fractures
The singer not only wowed the crowd with a 16-minute performance of 'Lemonade', she took home an armful of Moonmen trophies on Sunday night at the annual Video Music Awards. Here's who else took home awards
A man responsible for bringing the world together in the spirit of friendship met with the head of the Catholic Church in Italy this week. Mark Zuckerberg said he admired Pope Francis's "message of mercy and tenderness"
The company said Monday that its U.S. subsidiary will put out a generic version of the injectable medicine that will have a list price of $300 for a two-pack. It will be available in both 0.15 mg and 0.30 mg strengths
The 49ers quarterback has defended his decision to sit during the playing of the national anthem, saying he has no plans of stopping his silent protest."I'm going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed," he said