Jenrry Mejia first player to get permanent ban for 3rd positive PED test
Jenrry Mejia, 26, became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under MLB's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.
Pope Francis arrives in Mexico City for 5-day visit
Pope Francis has landed in the Mexican capital for his first papal visit to Mexico in which he wants to convey a message of solidarity with the victims of violence and communities stuck in poverty. The pope arrived at Mexico City's international airport from Havana, where he had an historic meeting with the patriarch of the Russian Orthodox church. Francis will tour Mexico, the most Catholic country in the Spanish-speaking world, through Wednesday. According to the most recent census, Mexico's percentage of Catholics has declined from 96 percent in 1970 to 83 percent in 2010.
Chris Bosh won't play in All-Star Game; Al Horford to join East team
Heat forward Chris Bosh will miss Sunday's All-Star Game in Toronto, as well as the 3-point contest Saturday, due to a strained right calf.
Houston family in Mexico City for Pope's visit
Families from the Houston area are in Mexico to see Pope Francis.
Baylor to add counselors, boost training in wake of allegations
Baylor will hire more counselors and provide additional training for faculty in an effort to improve the school's response to sexual-assault incidents, school regents said Friday.
Mountain West reverses stance, but says result of game will remain
After further reviewing video, the conference said a buzzer-beater should have given Boise State a win over Colorado State. But due to NCAA rules, the game result will remain.
Shaquille O'Neal, Yao Ming among 2016 HOF finalists
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced 14 finalists for the Class of 2016 on Friday, including Allen Iverson, Tom Izzo, Shaquille O'Neal and Yao Ming.
Death Valley blossoms with wildflowers in potential rare 'super bloom'
Flowers have blossomed over the California desert in what may be a rare "super bloom."
Teen gets on bus with severed arm after Brooklyn robbery victim runs down assailant in SUV
A suspect fleeing on foot from an armed street robbery was run down by an SUV driven by his victim in Brooklyn early Friday afternoon, severing the assailant's arm.
West Houston business 'Float Baby' featured on Shark Tank
A west Houston business will be featured on ABC's Shark Tank tonight.
OSCARS TRIVIA: Fun facts about Hollywood's biggest night
Did you know that the red carpet is 500 feet long? How about that the Oscar statuette weighs 8.5 pounds?
Firings raise questions at Harris Co. Sheriff's Office
Domestic Violence and Abuse expert Jolanda Jones said she's not surprised. It's an issues, she said, she's tried to call attention to.