WASHINGTON -- The CIA pulled the veil back Wednesday on long-classified foreign intelligence briefings it gave President Richard M. Nixon in the 1970s during the height of his power and his fall from grace, a period of ...Read more
CHICAGO -- When Beth Doherty found her future home in Indiana, it was by mistake.
Visiting property her sister-in-law purchased in 2002, she discovered Beverly Shores, Ind., where she and her husband moved in 2010 after ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Nobody walks in LA, as the saying goes.
But many people want to and will pay more to live in more walkable neighborhoods where they can stroll to work, shops and restaurants from home. It's a rare luxury in...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- If California's revamped standardized tests are accurately measuring what they set out to measure, one thing is clear: the state has miles to go before all of its students are on an equal footing to face an ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Fire Department is replacing the official in charge of enforcing fire safety codes for apartment houses, schools, hospitals and other high-occupancy buildings after months of turmoil over ...Read more
AMATRICE, Italy -- Rescue workers battled against time to find survivors from an earthquake that struck central Italy before dawn Wednesday, as the death toll reaches 120, according to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
During ...Read more
With "Hands of Stone," Robert De Niro officially enters his Burgess Meredith-in-"Rocky" phase, bringing the ringside grizzle and rumpled gravitas by the pound. In writer-director Jonathan Jakubowicz's peppy, none-too-...Read more
TOKYO -- In April 1960, not yet finished with high school, 17-year-old Eiko Kawasaki boarded a Soviet ship called the Kryl'ion in the Japanese port of Niigata and set sail on the journey of a lifetime, to a place she was ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas -- Greeted by die-hard supporters and vocal protesters, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump swept into Austin on Tuesday for three rapid-fire events meant to raise money and steer the campaign's ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Growing national scrutiny of a North Carolina state trooper's killing of a deaf Charlotte motorist last week has prompted the State Department of Public Safety to issue a statement asking the public not ...Read more
My brother-in-law recently lost his apartment, so my husband and I offered to watch his dog while he finds a new place (he is staying with his girlfriend, whose complex prohibits dogs).
The dog is so ...Read more
Now is the time of summer when, everywhere you turn, it seems that fresh sun-ripened tomatoes are plentifully in sight. Farmers' market stands are piled high with them, from big beefsteak tomatoes to all sizes, shapes and ...Read more
FRESNO, Calif. -- Eight-year-old Jalen Bailey was saving some of his money for a KitchenAid.
His mom taught him to save for the "good stuff," and he's running a bakery. But someone recently donated the machine he wanted ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA--The Republican ticket is poised to upend the status quo, and Donald Trump is ready to be president, vice presidential nominee Mike Pence told a King of Prussia audience Tuesday.
In a wide-ranging speech, ...Read more
A bigot. Deceptive. Opportunistic.
These were just some of the harsh descriptions doled out by surrogates of Hillary Clinton on Tuesday as they condemned Donald Trump's overt pleas in recent days for the support of blacks...Read more
CHICAGO -- A 3-month-old baby, two girls 4 and 7, and a man died in an extra-alarm fire in an apartment building in the South Chicago neighborhood early Tuesday, and police said a man suspected of starting the fire after ...Read more
2016 has been a banner year for excellent horror films, which seems at times appropriate, given the horrors of this calendar year -- shootings, war, natural disaster, an unprecedented presidential campaign. When it feels ...Read more