What does it take to make Jimmy Kimmel cry? The death of Cecil the Lion, apparently.
On Tuesday, the comedian lashed out at Walter Palmer, the formerly anonymous Minnesota dentist who became the scourge of the Internet ...Read more
If Trevor Noah is feeling any early jitters about settling into Jon Stewart's chair as the new host of the "The Daily Show," he's hiding it very well.
The South African comedian, who will take over for Stewart on Sept. 28...Read more
A white University of Cincinnati police officer who shot a black motorist during a traffic stop has been indicted on murder charges, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
The case involves university Police Officer Ray Tensing...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- The turmoil surrounding the killing of a beloved lion in Zimbabwe by a Wisconsin big-game hunter was playing out around the world Wednesday, with court proceedings against two men, and the hunter saying ...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Texans are firing back at a federal plan to prevent some Social Security beneficiaries from buying guns if they don't or can't manage their own financial affairs.
Some say the proposal -- which would ...Read more
ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia -- Ask Mongolians what they think of China and you are likely to hear about the Dalai Lama's visit to their country in 2002. China scolded Mongolia for hosting Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, and ...Read more
For two years I taught social studies at an inner-city high school; for six years I ran a Catholic Worker shelter for homeless families. Then, almost 20 years ago, I became a full-time animal advocate, confident that such ...Read more
NEW YORK -- More than a few students over the years have wished they were listening to hip-hop instead of learning about American history.
Merging rap and the nation's origins into one cultural creation, then, might seem ...Read more
Silevethiel: The Vaelinel Trilogy, Book OneAndi O'Connor
Princess Irewen Donríel is betrayed and left for dead in the forests of Mistwood. Rescued by an elf prince, Irewen awakes an exile. But the nightmare is only beginning.
The world of Vaelinel is failing-its fate bound to her in ways no one fully understands. A mysterious elven ...
LOS ANGELES -- A dispute over a convent on a Los Angeles hilltop pitting an archbishop and pop star against a group of aging nuns is headed to a higher power.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James Chalfant is set ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Some of Silicon Valley's biggest companies are investing billions of dollars in China's tech sector in a rush to preserve access to the country's vast markets.
In recent months, Intel, Hewlett-Packard ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- When a passenger recently wondered aloud about the meaning of the phrase "Bye, Felicia," Pittsburgh Uber driver George DeBolt knew the answer, even though he's not quite in the demographic one might expect to...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Uber now spends more on lobbyists in California than Wal-Mart, Bank of America or Wells Fargo.
And for good reason: The 6-year-old ride-hailing company needs powerful friends as it faces two serious ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The broken printer frayed Ross Armstrong's last nerve.
He had to make photo copies of the death certificate of his late husband, Jay Stern, who died in May. But it was Stern who had always handled home ...Read more
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- President Barack Obama may have some election season envy.
While constitutionally prohibited from seeking a third term in the Oval Office, the president used a speech in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on ...Read more
WASHINGTON-- A U.S. House Republican filed a procedural move Tuesday that could set off a longshot maneuver to topple Speaker John Boehner from his post -- if a committee controlled by the speaker allows it to advance.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va.--Jamestown archaeologists working with the Smithsonian Institution have identified four sets of remains found inside the footprint of a 1608 church as prominent early leaders of the historic Virginia ...Read more
How do I help my newish boyfriend come to terms with the fact that when I say I need regular alone time, I do not mean "except for you"? When it comes to my wanting time away from my close-knit family and ...Read more
On some of summer's hottest days, dessert can run the risk of turning what should be a meal's crowning glory into the last straw. When the weather feels oppressive, who needs something overly filling as the final course?
LOS ANGELES -- Defying the warnings of gun rights groups, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to ban the possession of firearm magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds.
Backers of the plan said it ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- In elementary school, Erik Anders was told he would never be able to hold down a job or live on his own.
"I was told I would never be able to live like a normal person," said Anders, 28, who has Asperger's ...Read more