WASHINGTON -- Ohio is a state used to getting its way.
So when President Barack Obama stripped the name of an Ohio favorite son from a mountaintop 4,000 miles away in Alaska, the state's powerful congressional delegation ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he plans to "fairly dramatically" reduce his work at the Carter Center as he undergoes treatment for cancer.
What does it mean for the Carter Center?
Carter, 90, has ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- President Barack Obama is going wild.
NBC announced Monday that Obama will explore the Alaskan wilderness with survival expert Bear Grylls in a special episode of the docuseries "Running Wild with Bear ...Read more
GREAT YARMOUTH, England -- To pass a day at a cloudy British seaside resort in the waning days of summer is to embrace melancholy. The resorts themselves -- conceived as great Victorian towns of pleasure and repose -- have...Read more
Miley Cyrus tried hard, very hard, to be the story of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, which she hosted Sunday night in Los Angeles and on multiple cable television channels.
But even several mentions of marijuana and a ...Read more
CHICAGO -- As he rode home on a Greyhound bus earlier this year, 19-year-old Dennis Rodriguez swore he had learned his lesson. He would do whatever he could, he said, to stay out of prison and to steer clear of the gangs ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Colin Quinn is indignant.
He's smiling, but he's indignant.
"You just can't have it both ways," he said. "Everyone wants to be artisanal, vinyl, organic, but when it comes to people, they want it to be ...Read more
He appears as if a flicker among the rose bushes and sycamores. He squints, tilts his head in that signature way, and smiles with new teeth. "Just got 'em. $3,000 a set. They hurt." He laughs, waves you on, riffing and ...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 ...
BOULDER CITY, Nev. -- Growing up in the shadow of the Hoover Dam, Keegan Strouse has always been captivated by the history of the Depression-era buildings that once served the mammoth government project erected nearby.
First-class fliers can secure their furry friends in a special pet cabin on American Airlines. Delta Air Lines' highest-paying passengers are chauffeured in Porsches and dropped curbside at a private entrance at Los ...Read more
One of the more popular episodes of the cable television show "Breaking Bad" revolved around a little housefly that tormented the main character, Walter, in his meth-making lab.
But the fly only appeared to be real. It ...Read more
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- Sixty feet from the top of a giant sequoia named Kong, biologist Anthony Ambrose studied the foliage around him. Dense clusters of green leaves grew like shaving brushes from the branches, ...Read more
MIAMI -- Claire Hackett, a retired dietician, never saw herself as a "jock."
But at 77, the Palmetto Bay, Fla., mother of seven is enrolled in a twice-weekly indoor cycling class at the UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- As electric utilities grapple with declining revenue, the rigidly traditional method used to determine a customer's monthly bill is breaking apart.
Utility law experts and regulators agree that surcharges --...Read more
WASHINGTON -- If you thought you couldn't escape the onslaught of political ads in 2012, just wait until 2016.
This election cycle, campaigns are expected to fully embrace mobile advertising as a way to target voters ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- North America's tallest peak is getting a new name as the administration resolves a decades-long dispute between Alaska and Ohio.
President Barack Obama will announce Monday that his administration is ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Wes Craven, the prolific horror filmmaker behind "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and the "Scream" movies, died Sunday at his Los Angeles home after a battle with brain cancer, according to his representative. He...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- We knew she was going to be just left of NSFW, but what we didn't know was that she'd be dressed like Xena: Warrior Princess on acid.
Exhibitionist extraordinaire Miley Cyrus outdid herself on the MTV Video...Read more
KIVALINA, Alaska -- This is what climate change looks like.
In this town of 403 residents 83 miles above the Arctic Circle, beaches are disappearing, ice is melting, temperatures are rising, and the barrier reef Kivalina ...Read more
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