Officers in Mississippi wrestle with massive alligator

A local news reporter caught the moment an officer wrestled an “eight-to-10 foot” alligator on the front lawn of a Mississippi home.

China vows to improve sports safety after 21 runners die in brutal weather at ultramarathon

China’s top sports governing body vowed to improve safety at ultramarathons and other races following the deaths of 21 runners in a race Saturday.

Permanent jobs rise as employers sweeten pay, benefits for gig workers amid labor shortages

More gig workers are taking permanent jobs as employers sweeten pay and benefits amid labor shortages.

3 Wuhan researchers ill before first cases revealed in 2019, report says; some vaccinated teens might have heart issues: Live COVID updates

China denied a report that three Wuhan researchers were hospitalized with possible coronavirus symptoms in November 2019. Latest COVID-19 news.

Remote places by cruise ship: See an expedition cruise in wanderlust-worthy photos

Expedition cruises provide the kind of adventure that put them at the top of “bucket list” or “brag-worthy” vacation lists.

MLB power rankings: As NL West battle heats up, Fernando Tatis Jr. has Padres taking over No. 1 spot

The Padres will certainly be tested in the coming weeks with series against the Brewers, Astros, Cubs and Mets.

‘I know how I’ll be judged:’ Under scrutiny, White Sox manager Tony La Russa not afraid to face his critics

White Sox manager Tony La Russa, under scrutiny much of the season, will face his old team the Cardinals in a three-game set starting on Monday.

Machine Gun Kelly, Megan Fox pack on the PDA at Billboard Music Awards: Their relationship timeline

Here’s what you need to know about Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox’s relationship, including their PDA-filled night at the Billboard Music Awards.

‘American Idol’ winner Chayce Beckham almost died in DUI wreck. Here’s how he turned his life around.

Prior to his “American Idol” win, life for Chayce Beckham has been far from the glitz and glam typical of live shows for the ABC singing competition.

Manhunt in deadly NJ house party shooting, African volcano erupts, NBA playoffs: 5 Things podcast

On the 5 Things podcast: a shooting investigation launched in New Jersey, a volcanic eruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo forces thousands to evacuate, &’s Amy Roberts offers travel tips for staying distant.