4:33 PM EST, Thu January 23, 2020
17 mins ago

Trump administration unveils rule restricting visas for pregnant women, but questions remain on enforcement

The Trump administration rolled out a new rule Thursday that seeks to make it harder for immigrant women to give birth in the U.S. — but questions remain on how exactly the controversial policy is going to be enforced. Under the so-called “Birth Tourism Visa Regulation,” applicants will be denied...
34 mins ago

‘Mean Girls’ musical being adapted into new movie written by Tina Fey

They’re trying to make fetch happen — again. "Mean Girls,” the comedy about a superficial high school clique that started out as a 2004 movie, and was later adapted into a musical, will be hitting the big screen again, this time as a musical film. It’ll feature a script by Tina Fey, just as the...
41 mins ago

K-9 attacks cow, cop tases K-9, cow injures cop during a burglary investigation where there was no burglar

You can almost hear the Benny Hill theme playing in the background. A South Carolina police officer investigating a burglary set off a chain of events that saw a dog, a cow, himself and a home owner injured, 50 miles south of Charlotte, N.C., in the South Carolina town of Pleasant Hill, according...
1 hour ago

Botched vengeance: Gang member charged with shooting to avenge dead brother

A Bronx gangbanger was busted for trying to kill a man to avenge his brother’s death, authorities said Thursday. Misael Flores Mosso, a reputed 18th Street Gang member, screamed "F--k you” when he opened fire on a rival Sureno 13 gang member outside the 103rd St. /Corona Plaza 7 train station in...
1 hour ago

Life in Chinese city of Wuhan grinds to halt as officials seek to stem coronavirus outbreak

The Lunar New Year is all but canceled in the sprawling central Chinese metropolis of Wuhan, the epicenter of a virus outbreak that has left at least 17 dead, sickened hundreds and pushed authorities to freeze public transportation. Wuhan, home to more people than New York, banned large Chinese...
1 hour ago

Ousted Grammys boss says she has ‘evidence’ the group’s nominating process is ‘tainted’

The Recording Academy’s ousted CEO said Thursday she has proof to back up her claim voting “irregularities” and corruption “taint” the Grammy nominating process. “I have evidence … I do,” Deborah Dugan told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos when asked if she has the goods to show the system is “rigged.”...
2 hours ago

Hispanic Miami police captain suspended after claiming he’s a ‘black male’

A Hispanic Miami police captain who claimed he’s a black male — not Hispanic — last week has been suspended and is now the subject of an investigation. Javier Ortiz made the comment to a black city commissioner, among others, during a meeting in which Miami’s black police union expressed its objections...
2 hours ago

Amy Schumer’s ex, Kyle Dunnigan, has been living with her and husband Chris Fischer since late last year

It’s a comedy of ... exes. Amy Schumer’s ex Kyle Dunnigan has been living with the “Trainwreck” star and her husband Chris Fischer for about a month-and-a-half, Dunnigan revealed on “The Howard Stern Show” Thursday. “Yes, I’m living right now with her and her husband so you have to be careful,”...
2 hours ago

Channing Tatum and Jessie J reportedly back together again after near two-month split

The hot and heavy romance of Channing Tatum and Jessie J is on again almost two months after their breakup. The “Magic Mike” star and the British pop singer are “fully back together,” according to sources to E! News. “They took a few weeks apart but ultimately decided they really care about each...
2 hours ago

Fresh off presidential campaign trail, Sen. Cory Booker’s girlfriend Rosario Dawson books leading role for DC Comics’ ‘DMZ’ pilot

Now that she’s off the presidential campaign trail with her boyfriend Senator Cory Booker, Rosario Dawson is getting back to the business we know and love her for. The former “Luke Cage” actress is making an official jump from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to the DC Extended Universe with her latest...
2 hours ago

When the feds seize cash without due process

Federal agents at Pittsburgh International Airport did not want Rebecca Brown. They wanted the money in her handbag. The fact that she had done nothing wrong did not matter. Officers pulled her aside at the departure gate before her flight to Boston, conducted a brief investigation and then seized...
2 hours ago

Texas high school student given in-school suspension after refusing to cut dreadlocks

A Texas high school student was suspended from school after he refused to cut his dreadlocks. Deandre Arnold, a senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, Texas, about 30 miles east of Houston, returned from Christmas break to an updated school dress code that would require cutting his...
3 hours ago

‘Bachelorette’ alum Tyler Gwozdz reportedly hospitalized after apparent overdose

Reality personality Tyler Gwozdz, known for his stint on “The Bachelorette,” was reportedly hospitalized for at least a week after an apparent overdose. The Boca Raton Police Services Department “responded to a medical overdose involving that subject” on Jan. 13, a department spokeswoman confirmed...
3 hours ago

Indoor bowls provides all-time great sports highlight with impossible ball-splitting feat

When Greg Harlow announced to his partner Nick Brett that there was enough room to split two red balls, the apparently all-elderly audience at the Indoor Bowls world championships in England laughed. You don’t need to know anything about bowls, a kind of bocce-curling-bowling hybrid, to know that...
3 hours ago

Workers trapped on scaffolding in Midtown

Two workers were stuck dangling on malfunctioning scaffolding high up a Midtown skyscraper Thursday. The two workers were stuck on a lift that suddenly tilted at 12 E. 48th St. near Fifth Ave. about 12:15 p.m. Firefighters were able to move the workers through a window back into building. They...