FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- South Florida prepared for the possible arrival of Tropical Storm Erika this weekend, although the projected path of the storm continued to veer toward the southwestern part of the state.
The ...Read more
The photograph was a snapshot of desperation: a tawny-haired boy wearing nothing but a muddied pair of shorts, sitting on top of a collapsed fence in Biloxi, Miss. Mounds of debris filled the frame around him. He held his ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As Ray Harrington lay dead on the third floor of his North Carolina condominium, the popular professor of criminal justice at Pfeiffer University unintentionally began teaching his final lesson. This time his...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency may continue to collect phone data until November when a new law takes effect, a U.S. appeals court decided Friday.
The court ruling is a symbolic win for the Obama ...Read more
The chief executive of dating website Ashley Madison is resigning, parent company Avid Life Media Inc. said Friday, following a hack that revealed millions of user names meant to be kept secret.
Noel Biderman founded the ...Read more
U.S. stock prices drifted lower in opening trading Friday, the first calm start this week after four days of massive swings in the market.
The Dow Jones industrial average, which had soared nearly 1,000 points in the last...Read more
CHICAGO -- Amy Schumer was reunited with Billy Joel's "Uptown Girl" on Thursday at Chicago's Wrigley Field.
Schumer and pal Jennifer Lawrence danced on Joel's piano during his concert, according to video from the show, as...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- "Rosenwald" used to be a name to conjure with, but no more, and that is a shame this vivid, engaging documentary attempts to do something about.
In the early years of the 20th century, Julius Rosenwald was ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders in Congress are considering a pledge to hold a separate vote on defunding Planned Parenthood as a way to keep the issue from derailing legislation to keep the government running, said ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Every year, Americans for Prosperity, the political group backed by the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, gathers thousands of conservative activists to share strategies for building a popular ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The nude in the silver frame calls no attention to herself amid the colors and splashes of Lichtenstein, Rauschenberg and other 20th century masters hanging in a well-lighted house beyond the pepper trees. ...Read more
TRENTON, N.J. -- He has played up his experience as a former federal prosecutor, declared victory over the "Democratic machine" in New Jersey, and downplayed the disappearance of text messages exchanged with an aide.
As ...Read more
My morning commute to work is suddenly filled with big yellow buses and cars darting through traffic to drop off kids at school. Yep, the school year is here once again. This is also Kids Eat Right Month, an ongoing ...Read more
This may be surprising news about Alzheimer's: Lifestyle choices may affect the risk for up to two-thirds of Alzheimer's cases, according to a review of research published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & ...Read more
Unless you're Carrie Underwood or Miranda Lambert, it's not easy being a female singer in country music right now. Bro-country and male voices rule the radio airwaves and the concert scene. But two women making are headway...Read more
NEW ORLEANS -- David Herzenberg is back in the city he once called home -- back to the place that is blighted and dysfunctional and infuriating yet at the same time magical and musical and wonderfully distinctive.
Ten ...Read more
WARSAW, Poland (UPI) -- A Polish dog owner who adopted a stray kitten that showed up at her door posted a video of the tiny feline "patiently" putting up with some wet doggy love.
The video, posted to YouTube by ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A man was hospitalized Wednesday after a bison attack on Santa Catalina Island, officials said.
Los Angeles County Fire Department officials helped Chris Baker, 43, around 8:40 a.m. PDT after he was gored ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump's war against what he calls political correctness has helped fuel his summer surge -- and spark a fierce new debate over how far politicians can go.
"I think the big problem this country has is ...Read more
This year I will be spending all of my vacation time (and money) on traveling for or with my boyfriend's family. I understand that I do this voluntarily, but in a very real sense it is also somewhat ...Read more