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- ‘Zombie deer disease’ has spread to 2 provinces and 24 states February 17, 2019Chronic wasting disease belongs to a family of diseases called prion diseases, which includes the human form of "mad cow disease."Eric Stober
- ‘We need wall’ proclaims Trump in new ‘Saturday Night Live’ cold open February 17, 2019Saturday Night Live returned with a spoof on U.S. President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency in order to receive funding for a border wall.Eric Stober
- Victims of Aurora shooting included intern on his first day February 17, 2019Trevor Wehner was a 21-year-old Northern Illinois University student on his first day as an intern in human resources at Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora and attended the fateful meeting where the gunman was fired and then started shooting.
- Brothers say Jussie Smollett paid them to carry out alleged attack: sources February 17, 2019On Saturday, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told CBS Chicago : "We can confirm that the information received from the individuals questioned by police earlier in the Empire case has in fact shifted the trajectory of the investigation."Eric Stober
- Trump’s pick for UN ambassador, Heather Nauert, withdraws February 17, 2019Heather Nauert said that “the past two months have been grueling for my family and therefore it is in the best interest of my family that I withdraw my name from consideration.”
- NFL settles collusion grievances with Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid February 17, 2019A confidentiality agreement prevented both sides from commenting - it remains unclear if the NFL admitted wrongdoing or how much money Reid, Kaepernick or others may have received.
- Viral video shows mayhem of massive car pileup in Missouri that left 1 dead February 16, 2019The video, shot by truck driver Jamon Weaver, shows car after car colliding into the pileup that included at least 15 cars.Eric Stober
- Southern Alberta missionary group rescued by helicopter in Haiti February 16, 2019The emergency evacuation of a group of southern Alberta missionaries once stranded in Haiti is underway.Jill Croteau
- Africa is getting its own pro basketball league, NBA and FIBA announce February 16, 2019The initial plan is for the 12-team league to begin play in January, and former U.S. President Barack Obama is among those who are expected to have direct involvement with the league’s operations.
- India, Iran both threaten action against Pakistan after suicide attacks on soldiers February 16, 2019Forty-four Indian paramilitary police and 27 Iranian Revolutionary Guards were killed in separate suicide bomb attacks this past week.Rahul Kalvapalle