On Dec. 15, 1945, U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur ordered an end to state Shintoism in Japan, a key belief of which was that the emperor was a divine being.
Actor Michelle Dockery turns 37 and actor Don Johnson turns 69, among the famous birthdays for Dec. 15.
A 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died last week after from suffering dehydration while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, according to officials.
The Philadelphia Eagles haven’t exactly been forthcoming this week as the drama surrounding quarterback Carson Wentz’s back injury intensified.
Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday asked a federal judge to dismiss any arguments made by President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn leading into his sentencing next week.
Kentucky running back Benny Snell, considered one of the best players in Wildcats’ history, announced on Friday that he will enter the 2019 NFL Draft.
Former Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions All-Pro guard Bill Fralic died Friday after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 56.
The skidding Washington Redskins are dealing with a number of injuries on offense heading into Sunday’s game at the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz will not need surgery for his back injury and might be able to play on Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams.
Martavis Bryant of the Oakland Raiders was suspended indefinitely by the NFL on Friday for a violation of the league’s substance abuse policy.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner, who missed last week’s loss to the Oakland Raiders due to an ankle injury, practiced on a limited basis Friday.
Aviation officials have launched an investigation into whether a drone crashed into a Boeing 737 jetliner at the U.S. border while approaching Tijuana, Mexico.
In a series of new photos captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, InSight, NASA’s newest Martian lander, can be seen on Elysium Planitia.
National Security Advisor John Bolton said during a speech that the U.S. has to readjust it’s strategy for Africa regarding military and civilian aid.
Scientists have spotted a young star forming the in the disk of gas and dust surrounding another star. The young star is forming like a planet.
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick had some thoughts about the holiday season Friday, telling reporters that ‘Christmas comes at an inconvenient time.’
A Kentucky court of appeals on Friday upheld a prior ruling for opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma to release its secret marketing records.
Emergency responders and animal rescuers spent three and a half hours working to rescue 16 sheep stranded in an English river.
Outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker signed new laws Friday that strip certain powers from his Democratic successor.
Men with inflammatory bowel disease have a significantly greater risk of prostate cancer, a new study finds.