On Sept. 21, 1937, J.R.R. Tolkien published “The Hobbit,” a novel about a fantastical journey to reclaim treasure stolen by a fire-breathing dragon.
Country singer Faith Hill turns 51 and writer Stephen King turns 71, among the famous birthdays for Sept 21.
Three homeless men have been beaten to death in Los Angeles this week and police are investigating whether the murder are connected.
It was the matchup everyone wanted to see — Sam Darnold vs. Baker Mayfield, the future of football in New York and Cleveland. And it didn’t disappoint.
Streaming now accounts for 75 percent of music industry revenue, according to data released by the Record Industry Association of America.
Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador was stuck on a commercial flight for three hours due to rain, but still won’t ride the presidential plane.
The United States blacklisted 33 Russian individuals and entities and penalized a Chinese military department for conducting business with Russia.
The Denver Broncos have squeezed out a pair of narrow victories but hit the road for the first time this season when they visit the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
Scooter Gennett plated all of the Cincinnati Reds’ runs in a 4-2 win against the Marlins on Thursday in Miami.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Thursday that will impose a partial ban on plastic straws unless the customer asks for one.
The biggest obstacle facing the Minnesota Vikings this week against the Buffalo Bills may be mental.
The New England Patriots will have a new face on the sideline Sunday night when they encounter a familiar one in Matt Patricia and the Detroit Lions.
The return of star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and addition of prize rookie running back Saquon Barkley provided plenty of optimism for the New York Giants.
McDonald’s paid $25,000 to two Texas college students who hung a fake poster of themselves in the eatery for months.
The Cincinnati Bengals are off to a fast start but will hit the road for the next two games, beginning with a visit to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
The Jacksonville Jaguars gained a measure of revenge in Week 2 by toppling the team that beat them in the AFC Championship Game in January.
Christine Blasey Ford must decide by Friday whether she will testify about her accusations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
The Philadelphia Eagles will welcome the return of a familiar face in franchise quarterback Carson Wentz on Sunday when they encounter the Indianapolis Colts.
Google alerted an unspecified number of U.S. senators that foreign government actors attempted to hack their personal Gmail accounts.
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Michael Lorezen is hitting nearly .300 this season and says he could handle a role in the rotation and as a fielder going forward.