BALTIMORE -- Judge Barry G. Williams on Monday presided over jury selection in the trial of Officer William Porter, one of six Baltimore officers charged in Freddie Gray's death, and offered both a potential endpoint and a...Read more
JOHANNESBURG -- The final hours of Pope Francis' African tour might well have been most dangerous moments of his papacy, as he visited a volatile Muslim neighborhood in the Central African Republic's capital, Bangui, ...Read more
BEIJING -- A day after Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived in Paris for the United Nations climate conference, his country's capital was smothered Monday with some of its worst smog of the year.
Levels of tiny particulates ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago announced Sunday that all classes and other activities planned for Monday on its Hyde Park campus will be canceled after FBI counterterrorism officials informed the university of a gun ...Read more
PARIS -- Declaring that the future of the planet is at stake, more than 150 world leaders assembled outside Paris on Monday to launch an ambitious attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help countries that are ...Read more
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My in-laws wanted their ashes scattered in Yosemite ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- It's a few days before Thanksgiving, and so many shoppers have queued up that their carts are backed into the aisles at a Los Angeles-area Trader Joe's.
Part of the checkout crush comes from the sheer ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Since the California Fair Pay Act was signed into law in October, companies have been scrambling to check their books, review their hiring statistics and get legal guidance to navigate what's being called ...Read more
NEW YORK -- In the opening act of the documentary "The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs," former Director Leon Panetta admits to authorizing a 2010 drone strike that killed an al-Qaida member implicated in the deaths of ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- When he was growing up in Queens, N.Y., in the 1930s, Robert Raymond's family struggled with money. He remembers vowing that he wouldn't be in the same financial position when he got older.
"We had some ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- When the scholarship and grant money that Danielle Newman received to attend the University of Pittsburgh did not cover the full price tag of attending, the 18-year-old freshman used a student loan to cover ...Read more
INDIANOLA, Iowa -- After years of plunging crime rates, hugely expensive incarceration budgets and troubling racial disparities in criminal punishment, it has become fashionable on the presidential campaign trail to ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon's glitch-prone, $2.7 billion system of radar-equipped blimps -- designed to safeguard the nation's capital against cruise missiles and other airborne threats -- has long been a source of ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The top Hollywood talent agents have artwork by Annie Leibovitz and Ed Ruscha on their walls, armies of sharp young assistants at their beck and call, and Porsches gleaming in their parking garages.
Then ...Read more
The newest "Call of Duty" title raked in $550 million globally in its first three days on the market, a figure that its publisher, Activision Blizzard, touted as the largest entertainment launch of the year -- bigger than ...Read more
PARIS –– French authorities detained at least 150 people for questioning Sunday after a demonstration in favor of a global climate agreement in central Paris turned into a violent clash between protesters and police.
NEW YORK -- Bill Gates, the world's richest man, and fellow philanthropists on Monday will announce a multibillion-dollar fund for clean-energy technology to combat climate change, according to an environmental group ...Read more
PARIS -- Offering a single white rose and a silent prayer, President Barack Obama paid his respects to the massacre victims at Paris' Bataclan theater here Monday, moments after arriving in France to attend a major ...Read more
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- David Teie, an accomplished orchestral cellist, put his theory on music appreciation in mammals into action by launching a Kickstarter campaign to compose an album designed to appeal specifically to ...Read more
PARIS -- The United States and 18 other nations will pledge Monday to double their investment in renewable energy technology by 2020, joining a separate private sector effort led by Bill Gates that aims to help catalyze a ...Read more
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