NBCUniversal delivered a message to Donald Trump over his recent remarks regarding immigrants: "You're fired."
In a statement issued Monday, the company said it is severing ties with the mogul who is pursuing the 2016 ...Read more
Stock markets in Europe and Asia fell sharply, and U.S. shares dropped less dramatically, as investors fled to safer investments after the Greek government closed banks Monday and the crisis over the country's membership ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has blocked Obama administration rules designed to sharply limit the hazardous air pollutants that spew from the nation's power plants.
The justices by a 5-4 vote agreed with the coal ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In an apparent setback for advocates fighting to end family detention, a federal court has lifted a ban that blocked the government from detaining mothers and children as a means to discourage future ...Read more
HOUSTON -- The Texas attorney general told local county clerks and other officials that if they refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples or perform weddings because they conflict with their religious beliefs ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Jen Dunlap took a lot of ribbing from her friends in Michigan when she decided to move to North Tampa, Fla., with her husband and six children.
Friends said, "It's so hot!" But the Dunlaps were tired of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday settled the electoral landscape in Arizona and California, upholding the use of voter-established independent panels to draw legislative district lines.
In a politically charged ...Read more
MONO LAKE, Calif. -- As this drought-stricken body of salt water recedes, the repercussions mount: Its exposed alkaline flats are giving rise to dust storms. A haven for endangered migrating birds has become more ...Read more
The Ghosts of Hanoi [Kindle Edition]Alex Drinkwater
“Ghosts” is the story of an intrepid intelligence analyst in the Pentagon’s office charged with investigating “sightings” of POWs in Southeast Asia. There is pressure to “prove” there are still men held captive but he is skeptical. Acting on his own, he discovers a conspiracy by...
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has cleared the way for Oklahoma and other death-penalty states to execute convicted murderers with a lethal injection that relies on a substitute sedative.
The 5-4 decision rejected claims...Read more
No matter if you feel love, hate or indifference toward them, the Grateful Dead mattered. They were indisputably one of the most important and influential bands in rock history, in part because they defied convention at ...Read more
The world has come a long way since 1993, when the New Yorker published Peter Steiner's cartoon of two canines above the caption: "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog," making us laugh at the absurd notion of ...Read more
VIENNA -- The final round of international negotiations for a nuclear deal with Iran won't finish by Tuesday's deadline, diplomats acknowledged Sunday after weekend meetings.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif,...Read more
LONDON -- As the Greek debt drama hurtles toward a climax, fears are mounting that the outcome could sink not just Greece but the euro and the idea of the European Union itself.
Athens is dangerously close to bankruptcy ...Read more
The U.S. Senate race in California has been hard to see.
Kamala Harris has been going about her business as attorney general, doing work that occasionally serves a campaign purpose and floating above any fray that might ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Three weeks after his daring escape from a maximum-security prison with a fellow murderer, David Sweat was shot and captured Sunday near the Canadian border, ending a manhunt involving thousands of law ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Members of the gay-straight alliance at Napa High School, Carley Solberg and her friends long dreamed of this moment, when acceptance would feel a little more real.
When they could hope to marry just like...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Seth MacFarlane's comedy "Ted 2" fell short of box-office tracking expectations with a $32.9 million launch in theaters this weekend, as "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out" continued a close race for No. 1 at ...Read more
SUWAYDA, Syria -- The commander of the besieged air base west of town had a message of defiance for the world.
"This will be the terrorists' graveyard," vowed the Syrian army colonel at the front gate of the Thalah ...Read more
DILLEY, Texas -- At the 50-acre compound here holding hundreds of immigrant women and children, the lights stay on 24-7. At night they're dimmed, but not entirely out. Security, officials say.
The lights are among the ...Read more
Pin-drop silence followed as social activist Jibran Nasir, 28, screened a documentary on sectarian and religious violence in Pakistan. Nasir, who was on a six-week speaking tour of the United States, is among the few ...Read more