WASHINGTON -- Those who would revive the moribund term limits movement as a prod against congressional dysfunction, Donald Trump newly among them, might be surprised at this statistic:
Come January, 11 percent of the ...Read more
LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Rep. Bob Dold is doing almost everything he can to inoculate himself against Donald Trump -- and it still might not be enough.
He was one of the first Republicans in the House of Representatives to ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump took dead aim at Obamacare Tuesday, hoping to use news about skyrocketing premiums as a sword to cut into Hillary Clinton's sizable lead in the presidential race and put his Democratic rival on ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Ron Howard's "Inferno," which sees Tom Hanks resuming his role as a globe-trotting professor, should top the box-office charts this weekend as the sole new release in theaters. But a No. 1 opening does not ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The State Department appears headed for a showdown with Congress over the department's decision to approve more than $50 million in aid for Honduras despite the Central American nation's poor human rights ...Read more
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. -- With polls suggesting she's pulling ahead of Donald Trump in Florida, Hillary Clinton traveled to South Florida Tuesday and delivered her strongest pitch yet for U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy ...Read more
Too many mothers stop breast-feeding their babies too soon, and a panel of experts says doctors, nurses and other health professionals should do more to change that.
In light of the "convincing evidence that breast-...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Speaking before 600 people at Chatham University, Vice President Joe Biden said he didn't want to devote much attention to the Republican presidential nominee.
"I'm so tired, and so disturbed, quite frankly,...Read more
Nothing More, Nothing LessAshley Dukart
When Brandon finds that his mother committed suicide, he blames himself for her decision. His guilt drives his young life into a downward spiral of drugs, drug-dealing, and violent repercussions when his “business partners” don’t get what they want. Haunted by the...
A federal judge has approved a $14.7 billion settlement in the Volkswagen emissions-cheating case, the largest auto-scandal settlement in U.S. history.
The deal, approved Tuesday, gives about 475,000 owners of Volkswagens...Read more
CALAIS, France -- French crews began disassembling makeshift shelters Tuesday, removing tarpaulins and scrap materials that made up the so-called "Jungle" migrant camp near Calais.
On the second day of a week-long ...Read more
He roamed the streets of Sacramento for six years, raping women as they walked to work or headed home from parties in the dark.
To keep them from fighting back, he smashed their heads with rocks and wrapped his hands ...Read more
Is it a tribute to Beyonce or a culturally insensitive parody?
In January, Beyonce released the video for her song "Formation." Set in New Orleans, the song and video talk about staying connected to one's humble, country ...Read more
Lady Gaga is all about reinvention: piano-pounding rocker, Euro-disco anti-diva, art-pop whirlwind, jazz vocalist -- she's done them all in a career that spans less than a decade. Now comes her latest remake: the retro ...Read more
CASSELBERRY, Fla. -- Donald Trump's prospects in Florida are starting to slip away.
The key reason is Republicans themselves. Interviews with more than 80 voters and party officials along the pivotal corridor across ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A week after Hurricane Matthew tore through their home country, Haitian immigrants took to the streets of downtown Miami Oct. 14 with a plea for President Barack Obama: Haitian immigrants need "compassion, ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- For people who find their pile of Halloween decorations getting nearly as large as their Christmas collection, check out Matt Dunn. He has been collecting Halloween decor for 24 years, since he was 10. "I'd ...Read more
HAZLETON, Pa. -- Donald Trump was down in Gettysburg, in southern Pennsylvania, eclipsing his own speech about his first 100 days as president with a blustery vow to sue women who have lodged complaints against him of ...Read more
LAS VEGAS -- If Donald Trump loses in November, one main factor will be the way he alienated Hispanic voters. But many of those same Hispanic voters could still give Republicans a chance to hold on to the Senate.
That's ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Deborah Burger, co-president of the California Nurses Association, says that when she started her career as an intensive care unit nurse in the 1970s, a grocery clerk made more money than she did.
LOS ANGELES -- The day before his death, Tom Hayden was talking with his ex-wife Jane Fonda in his Santa Monica hospital room when conversation turned to a 1961 "Freedom Ride" in the Deep South, his initiation into the ...Read more