LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Normally this time of year at Haskell Indian Nations University, they'd be getting ready for the homecoming football game.
But not this October. There will be no game because Haskell recently cut its ...Read more
After some deep thought and research, I could find only one situation where a home equity line of credit, or HELOC, might work better than a home equity conversion mortgage, or HECM, in meeting the needs of consumers. In ...Read more
Hear that? That's the sound of an exhausted team of reporters collectively high-fiving over the end of music festival season. Whether it was the lush green setting of San Francisco's Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Horror director Eli Roth ("Hostel") was a 20-year-old film student at New York University answering phones for producer Frederick Zollo when he met actress/producer Colleen Camp.
He recalled the first time ...Read more
MOSELEY, Va. (UPI) -- A Virginia zoo shared video of a hand-raised cheetah cub playing with his designated animal companion, a lab mix puppy from a rescue group.
The Metro Richmond Zoo, which posted the video to YouTube, ...Read more
If it weren't for the rats, Grace Lee Boggs might never have become a radical.
But when she was fresh out of graduate school and working in a Chicago library for $10 a week, she had to run a gantlet of rats to get into ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Heading into Thursday's closed-door nomination for House speaker, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., ran into some stiff but anticipated opposition after the influential House Freedom Caucus endorsed one of his ...Read more
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for pioneering work on the fragile, unstable DNA molecule -- revealing the lengths to which the cell must go to repair it.
IRBIL, Iraq -- Russian forces supporting embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad fired 26 cruise missiles from ships based in the Caspian Sea into eastern Syria on Wednesday in an escalation of Russian involvement in the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Bill Cosby's attorneys could not persuade a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Wednesday to throw out a lawsuit accusing the comedian of molesting a woman at the Playboy Mansion in 1974 when she was 15,...Read more
SEATTLE -- Working on reforming the U.S. education system is the hardest job they've ever tackled, Bill and Melinda Gates said Wednesday -- more difficult and complex, even, than trying to find a cure for malaria.
In the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama apologized Wednesday to the president of Doctors Without Borders over the deadly U.S. bombing of a field hospital in Afghanistan, a White House spokesman said Wednesday, a reversal from...Read more
CHICAGO -- Ravaged by fire and time, St. Gelasius Church in the Woodlawn neighborhood had been shuttered for more than a year when a demolition crew arrived to shut off power and gas so it could start work in the summer of...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- "Jackass" star Steve-O was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in the Los Angeles County jail for an anti-SeaWorld stunt in which he climbed atop a crane and shot off fireworks in Hollywood.
Steve-O, whose real ...Read more
Volkswagen, reeling from its ever-widening diesel emissions scandal, has quietly begun a campaign to persuade owners to stay with the brand.
The company unveiled an Owner Loyalty Bonus program this week, with no fanfare, ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- Monsanto plans to cut 2,600 jobs -- more than 10 percent of its workforce -- in a cost savings move following a disappointing fourth quarter in which it lost nearly $500 million.
The agriculture giant, based ...Read more
MIAMI -- The war court prosecutor declared last month that alleged 9/11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's letter to President Barack Obama is "inflammatory propaganda" -- and advised an Army judge that Guantanamo prison ...Read more
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Recent heavy rains and floods across South Carolina that broke multiple dams and destroyed hundreds -- if not thousands -- of homes have turned a spotlight on the state's dam safety program.
South ...Read more
LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- Los Angeles police said officers were called to wrangle a runaway miniature horse reported running loose in traffic.
Officer Jack Richter of the Los Angeles Police Department said officers were called...Read more
What's old is new again.
Jay Leno made a surprise visit to "The Tonight Show" on Tuesday night, stepping in to deliver the monologue when his injury-prone successor, Jimmy Fallon, "pulled a muscle" during a joke about Sen...Read more