If airlines allow passengers to make in-flight cellphone calls, the carrier must notify passengers in advance, under a rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
The rule, proposed this week, may be a moot ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has ordered a "full review" of computer hacks and leaks that U.S. intelligence agencies say were aimed at disrupting this year's presidential election, a top White House official said ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump, who won the hearts and minds of millions of working-class voters, may help deliver a multibillion-dollar bonanza to America's wealthiest families.
The Manhattan businessman's ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Kamal Essaheb has vivid memories of the freezing day in 2003 when he, his two brothers and their father took a train to New York City's federal building to join a long line of brown men waiting to be ...Read more
Watch out, Elizabeth Warren: A Republican lawmaker who's also a senior member of President-elect Donald Trump's transition team appears to be vying for the title of Congressional champion of student debtors.
U.S. Rep. Tom...Read more
With Islamic State driven from its last urban stronghold in strife-ridden but energy-rich Libya, fresh turmoil is brewing over control of lucrative oil installations.
And a polarizing military figure who once enjoyed ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- You have to hand it to R. Kelly and his unflagging salesmanship.
Even as his publicist jumped on the line to abruptly cut off our phone interview last week, the infamous, resilient R&B singer still got in ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he would nominate St. Louis lawyer Andrew "Andy" Puzder, the current CEO of the fast-food chain CKE Restaurants, to be the next labor secretary.
Trump told The ...Read more
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Days of the Giants follows intern Slater Barnes through a conflict between Boston City Hospital staff and corrupt municipal officials. Inspired by Boston City Hospital’s public mission to treat patients regardless of personal resources, Barnes finds meaning in his ...
WASHINGTON -- When Al Gore emerged from his surprise meeting at Trump Tower earlier this week to suggest the president-elect was a good listener and maybe was keeping an open mind on climate change, there was hardly ...Read more
English rock musician Greg Lake, who helped pioneer the expansive genre of progressive rock in the late 1960s and '70s as a founding member of both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, has died.
The singer, bassist ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- When Randy "The Natural" Couture began his Ultimate Fighting Championship career in 1997, the sport resembled little more than an organized fight club.
His first opponent outweighed him by more than 100 ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Fast-food executive Andrew Puzder, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to be the next Labor Department secretary, turned around the Southern California-based parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's with ...Read more
Electronic cigarettes have all the addictive potential of traditional tobacco products, and health officials should do all they can to keep them out of the hands of teens and young adults, according to the federal ...Read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- John Herschel Glenn Jr. -- twice an astronaut, four times elected to the Senate, once a presidential candidate, 149 times a combat bomber pilot and forever an American symbol and hero -- died Dec. 8, 2016...Read more
ISLAMABAD -- He burst into the national imagination with a stylish mane and sparkling eyes, riding a motorcycle through green fields and singing a patriotic pop song set to lively synthesizer beats.
Junaid Jamshed was the...Read more
CHICAGO -- The judge overseeing the murder case against Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke grilled a city lawyer Thursday over whether her request to keep some 240,000 emails from public view violated Mayor Rahm Emanuel...Read more
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Navy officials say they have decided to not change the name "midshipman" since it's a rank not just a job title.
Last January, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus issued a memo to the chief of naval ...Read more
John Glenn, who became an American hero as the first U.S. citizen to orbit the Earth and then relived that glory 36 years later as the oldest man to go into space, has died. He was 95.
Glenn, who also served for 24 years ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Since Election Day, President Barack Obama has appointed 56 people to boards, commissions and offices in the hopes that they remain in those posts for years to come.
He has reduced the prison sentences of 79...Read more
Add Leonardo DiCaprio to the list of people who've come to Trump Tower to meet with President-elect Donald Trump. The subject: green jobs.
The Oscar winner, who's known for his environmental advocacy as well as his ...Read more
- Obama orders full review of Russian hacking during the 2016 election
- Stepfather to stand trial for murder in disappearance of San Diego toddler
- Obama is rushing to Trump-proof the White House
- Constitution's ban on foreign gifts hangs over Trump's business interests
- John Glenn, first American to orbit the Earth, dies at 95