PUNE, India -- As battlegrounds go, the leafy campus of India's premier film school must count among the more graceful, with its rows of tidy bungalows gently shaded by neem and tamarind trees.
Yet there is no mistaking ...Read more
NEW YORK -- It was a blazing hot day, but Al Sharpton didn't break a sweat as he waited to take the stage at a Brooklyn rally, dressed as usual in a perfectly cut suit and tie, his arms crossed and his leather-clad feet ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Some kids who skip kindergarten have to play catch-up when they enter first grade: to learn how to hold a pencil, count to 100 and begin tackling spelling.
Educators and state lawmakers who want to ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- We've known for a long time what assets Scott Walker brings to the Republican race for president: youth, conservative record, swing-state political success and heroic (to his party) recall victory over ...Read more
DON'T MISS: 2015 MTV Video Music Awards -- Two years ago, Miley Cyrus caused an uproar with her naughty twerking. Now that she's back to host the 32nd annual bash, will she behave herself -- or push the envelope even ...Read more
Actress Melody Patterson, who played the feisty cowgirl Wrangler Jane in the comic western sitcom "F Troop" in the mid-1960s, has died at a nursing home in Hollister, Mo. She was 66.
Patterson had multiple medical ...Read more
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants President Barack Obama to cancel Chinese president Xi Jinping's upcoming state visit. Stealing some of his thunder, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio swooped in and countered that it should be ...Read more
LONDON (UPI) -- A caped superhero of comic book lore was caught patrolling the streets of London recently.
Barry Craig of London taped a Superman action figure to his Phantom 3 drone and shot a short video of it flying ...Read more
A terrible tragedy devastates Jackson Fitzgerald's world: the murder of his wife brings him close to insanity. Accompanied by friends, he undertakes one last effort to reshape his life in a journey that brings him to Glendale Plantation.
But there he is tormented by memories and ...
BILOXI, Miss. -- The Biloxi, Miss., dispatchers have avoided lists that name Hurricane Katrina's dead, but they can still hear the voices of people who called 911, trapped in the storm.
The wind shrieked as the water ...Read more
BILOXI, Miss. -- The desperate voices on the phone told emergency dispatchers Hurricane Katrina was much worse than anyone imagined -- "We're drowning!" -- but until Desiree Hernandez stepped from the windowless bunker at ...Read more
PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Many hard-working Hispanics with skills in construction and roofing poured into the Gulf Coast for jobs after Katrina, joining other Hispanic nationalities.
They would sleep in their trucks in parking...Read more
BILOXI, Miss. -- Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney studied the face of each resident he and other first responders found dead in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
He did so, he said, to make sure he would do what he could to ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- It was a meeting of Democrats, their heroes, their hopes and their neuroses.
All were there under one roof but one -- Vice President Joe Biden, whose deliberations over making a late entry in the ...Read more
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
BOUGHTON, England (UPI) -- Firefighters in Britain said two crews responded to a report of a cow with its head stuck in a garden chair.
Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue tweeted a picture showing the cow with its head ...Read more
BOISE, Idaho (UPI) -- An Idaho ammunition company is marketing "Drone Munition" shotgun cartridges designed to blast unwanted drones out of the sky.
Ammunition company Snake River started shipping specially-made 12-gauge ...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