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Doctors baffled by mysterious sea creatures that bloodied Australian teen's feet

"What is really clear is these little things really love meat," the teen's father said.


Chicago sues over sanctuary cities; comply or forego tax dollars, AG Sessions responds

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has taken his fight against President Donald Trump's immigration policies to court, with Chicago becoming one of the first cities Monday to sue over what many U.S. cities argue are illegal bids to withhold public safety grants from so-called sanctuary cities.


Should the school day begin at a later time?

Lawmakers in California are considering requiring schools to start after 8:30 a.m. because teenagers literally do not function before that time.


Google exec denounces memo criticizing political correctness surrounding biology

The widely shared memo, titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber," also criticizes Google for pushing mentoring and diversity programs and for "alienating conservatives."


Trump looks to loyal voters as support slips, agenda stalls

After six months of infighting, investigations and legislative failures, President Donald Trump is trying to combat new signs of weakness in his Republican base and re-energize his staunchest supporters.


Watch: Woman heartbroken after package containing dog's ashes disappears from front porch

Her neighbor's surveillance footage shows a man walking past her home several times, then running up to her front porch.


Pesticide spraying on North and East Shores this Thursday

The pesticide will be sprayed from trucks to reduce risk of West Nile virus transmitted by mosquitoes.


Staten Island opposition to de Blasio's subway tax on wealthy

"The left believes that raising taxes is the answer to every problem even when none exists."


New cardiac rehabilitation center coming to Staten Island

A new cardiac rehabilitation center is being built at Richmond University Medical Center, West Brighton.


Mom struggles to fill void after son -- a jokester and talented boxer -- died in West Brighton shooting

Matthews of West Brighton had only been 19-years-old for two weeks when he was shot and killed while standing by a bodega near 487 Vanderbilt Ave. on June 30. In the aftermath of his death, a mother was left questioning why her son was gone from the earth so soon.


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