DON'T MISS: 2015 MTV Video Music Awards -- Two years ago, Miley Cyrus caused an uproar with her naughty twerking. Now that she's back to host the 32nd annual bash, will she behave herself -- or push the envelope even ...Read more
Actress Melody Patterson, who played the feisty cowgirl Wrangler Jane in the comic western sitcom "F Troop" in the mid-1960s, has died at a nursing home in Hollister, Mo. She was 66.
Patterson had multiple medical ...Read more
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants President Barack Obama to cancel Chinese president Xi Jinping's upcoming state visit. Stealing some of his thunder, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio swooped in and countered that it should be ...Read more
BILOXI, Miss. -- The Biloxi, Miss., dispatchers have avoided lists that name Hurricane Katrina's dead, but they can still hear the voices of people who called 911, trapped in the storm.
The wind shrieked as the water ...Read more
BILOXI, Miss. -- The desperate voices on the phone told emergency dispatchers Hurricane Katrina was much worse than anyone imagined -- "We're drowning!" -- but until Desiree Hernandez stepped from the windowless bunker at ...Read more
PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Many hard-working Hispanics with skills in construction and roofing poured into the Gulf Coast for jobs after Katrina, joining other Hispanic nationalities.
They would sleep in their trucks in parking...Read more
BILOXI, Miss. -- Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney studied the face of each resident he and other first responders found dead in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
He did so, he said, to make sure he would do what he could to ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- It was a meeting of Democrats, their heroes, their hopes and their neuroses.
All were there under one roof but one -- Vice President Joe Biden, whose deliberations over making a late entry in the ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- South Florida prepared for the possible arrival of Tropical Storm Erika this weekend, although the projected path of the storm continued to veer toward the southwestern part of the state.
The ...Read more
The photograph was a snapshot of desperation: a tawny-haired boy wearing nothing but a muddied pair of shorts, sitting on top of a collapsed fence in Biloxi, Miss. Mounds of debris filled the frame around him. He held his ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As Ray Harrington lay dead on the third floor of his North Carolina condominium, the popular professor of criminal justice at Pfeiffer University unintentionally began teaching his final lesson. This time his...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency may continue to collect phone data until November when a new law takes effect, a U.S. appeals court decided Friday.
The court ruling is a symbolic win for the Obama ...Read more
The chief executive of dating website Ashley Madison is resigning, parent company Avid Life Media Inc. said Friday, following a hack that revealed millions of user names meant to be kept secret.
Noel Biderman founded the ...Read more
U.S. stock prices drifted lower in opening trading Friday, the first calm start this week after four days of massive swings in the market.
The Dow Jones industrial average, which had soared nearly 1,000 points in the last...Read more
CHICAGO -- Amy Schumer was reunited with Billy Joel's "Uptown Girl" on Thursday at Chicago's Wrigley Field.
Schumer and pal Jennifer Lawrence danced on Joel's piano during his concert, according to video from the show, as...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- "Rosenwald" used to be a name to conjure with, but no more, and that is a shame this vivid, engaging documentary attempts to do something about.
In the early years of the 20th century, Julius Rosenwald was ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders in Congress are considering a pledge to hold a separate vote on defunding Planned Parenthood as a way to keep the issue from derailing legislation to keep the government running, said ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Every year, Americans for Prosperity, the political group backed by the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, gathers thousands of conservative activists to share strategies for building a popular ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The nude in the silver frame calls no attention to herself amid the colors and splashes of Lichtenstein, Rauschenberg and other 20th century masters hanging in a well-lighted house beyond the pepper trees. ...Read more
TRENTON, N.J. -- He has played up his experience as a former federal prosecutor, declared victory over the "Democratic machine" in New Jersey, and downplayed the disappearance of text messages exchanged with an aide.
As ...Read more