HAVANA -- The oceanfront building that will become the U.S. Embassy in Cuba has faced a relentless enemy assault for more than 60 years. None of its assailants was human.
Heat, sun, high winds and salty air have taken ...Read more
SANTIAGO, Chile -- Ask a design expert for global architectural destinations and chances are she'll tell you to head to Germany, home of Walter Gropius and the Bauhaus architects, or Brazil, land of Oscar Niemeyer's ...Read more
Emissions from fracking operations may be exposing people to some toxic pollutants at levels higher than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency considers safe for long-term exposure, according to scientists from Oregon ...Read more
DON'T MISS: "Aquarius" -- It's the dawning of a new age for David Duchovny ("The X-Files"), who returns to network television in this gripping, 13-episode slice of "historical fiction." He plays an L.A. detective searching...Read more
REFUGIO STATE BEACH, Calif.--A section of oil pipeline that ruptured and spilled thousands of gallons of crude along the Santa Barbara County coast could be dug up by the end of the holiday weekend, authorities said, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Hours after the Senate balked at reauthorizing the bulk collection of U.S. telephone records, the National Security Agency began shutting down a controversial program Saturday that senior intelligence and law...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It wasn't the 296 emails released Friday that caused the most trouble for Hillary Clinton. It was the sentence and a half in one that was redacted.
After months of review, the administration published ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- R.I.P., Iowa Straw Poll. Badly wounded in 2011, it was lethally wounded Thursday.
Mike Huckabee announced he won't compete this year. Neither will Jeb Bush. So far, no one except Donald Trump has committed ...Read more
Hanged for the FewJames T Carpenter
A label Billor has fled for the last ten years. Flandism is the most radical and rigid sect of Monidism, a sect that sometimes alienates its followers like Billor or angered kings like Merkvor.
Billor and four others are recruited by King Merkvor to find Weslin, ...
WASHINGTON -- The State Department on Friday released the first batch of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private server, shedding light on how political bureaucracies work but revealing nothing new ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- After a lengthy debate, the Senate approved a contentious bill Friday that would grant President Barack Obama the power to speed up passage of trade deals, but a tougher battle is expected in the House.
The ...Read more
BEIRUT--The guide had tears in his eyes as he stood in the remains of the majestic temple of Bel, an ancient deity, the edifice's stately columns gouged with holes as a result of recent shelling. We had the ruins of ...Read more
The TLC cable channel has yanked repeats of the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule after news reports that one of its stars, Josh Duggar, was involved in inappropriate conduct when he was a minor.
BEIRUT -- Syrian authorities on Friday trumpeted the escape of dozens of soldiers trapped for weeks in a besieged hospital in a northern town even as al-Qaida-linked militants said they had overrun the entire area and ...Read more
A well-oiled machine of visuals, and yet a wobbling rattletrap of storytelling, the sci-fi fantasy "Tomorrowland" is an unwieldy clunker driven into the ditch at full speed. Injured in the accident were George Clooney as a...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- After months and years of fighting to stop her son from being circumcised, a West Boynton mother on Friday signed her consent for the procedure moments after a judge had again ordered her to remain...Read more
CANNES, France -- The history of pop music is filled with far too many untimely demises. But for all the cultural lumping together of these tragedies, they're hardly as similar as we tend to believe.
In "Amy," a new ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama took his case for nuclear talks with Iran to a local synagogue Friday where he promised he would not make a bad deal with the Islamic Republic in part because he wouldn't want to bear ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The State Department released 300 of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's private emails on Friday, the first in a batch of 50,000 messages at the center of a tug of war between congressional ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rival Republican presidential candidates Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida are teaming up on Iran.
The duo, along with Georgia GOP Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, are demanding a ...Read more
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is asking its U.S. suppliers to follow new guidelines on animal treatment and antibiotics, making it the latest in a string of companies to curb the use of antibiotics in animals.
The Bentonville, Ark...Read more