ELIZABETH, N.J. -- Ahmad Rahami's troubles with his family and his identity may have begun when he met a girl named Maria.
The 28-year-old suspect in a string of bombings grew up in a perfect corner of the American ...Read more
Matt LeBlanc plans to be back in the driver's seat on "Top Gear" when the long-running British car series returns in 2017.
BBC Two announced news of LeBlanc's return Monday morning, saying that the actor had been signed ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Chicago Teachers Union members have approved a strike, the union said days before its leaders could set an actual walkout date.
The CTU did not disclose the total number of signatures collected after it spent ...Read more
Elon Musk said SpaceX successfully tested its Raptor rocket engine that might one day be used to transport people to Mars.
SpaceX "achieved first firing of the Raptor interplanetary transport engine," Musk said Sunday ...Read more
Back in 1982, Van Morrison recorded a song titled "Cleaning Windows." It celebrated a blue-collar worker, the sort he has often identified with in his career as a musician.
Morrison, over the course of a 50-plus-year ...Read more
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump step onto the biggest shared stage of their presidential campaign Monday chasing the same goal: persuading voters to discard long-held and sharply negative views of them....Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Eleven people were arrested late Sunday and early Monday in connection with protests staged in uptown Charlotte, including three from out of state. The protests were in connection with the shooting of an...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It might be time to dust off the government shutdown clocks.
A senior Democratic aide said Senate Democrats are expected to block the stopgap spending plan that's currently on the table.
Even if Senate ...Read more
BOSTON -- Hillary Clinton gets the vote from America's richest citizens. Or at least she's getting their cash.
The former Secretary of State and current Democratic presidential candidate has collected $21.1 million for ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Shooting past all competition, MGM and Sony's "The Magnificent Seven" took over the weekend box office, surpassing the new animated "Storks," from Warner Bros.
The remake of John Sturges' classic 1960 ...Read more
Our nephew, who we are very close with, wants to visit us for a few days with his girlfriend. They live together, but we told him they would have to sleep in separate rooms in our house because we have ...Read more
YARI PLAINS, Colombia -- After more than five decades of civil war, Colombia's armed guerrillas were preparing for peace.
Big-name bands from Bogota descended on a remote stretch of rebel-held savanna, where the rebels ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Several activist groups gathered to demonstrate in Charlotte Saturday afternoon, united by calls for government transparency and to urge change in light of recent police shootings nationwide of unarmed ...Read more
Bill Nunn, a character actor best known for his portrayal of Radio Raheem in director Spike Lee's 1989 film "Do the Right Thing," has died. He was 63.
Nunn's wife, Donna, confirmed his death to the Associated Press and ...Read more
SEATTLE -- In opposite corners of the country, two families were on flip sides of the same tragic mystery. One, in Texas, had lost a wife to suicide in 2010, then learned that she was not who she claimed. So who was she? ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Call it a condom conundrum. On Nov. 8, California voters will decide whether to make the state famous for its film industry the first to force protective prophylactics on X-rated actors.
Surveys ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Can police prevent hate crimes by monitoring racist banter on social media?
Researchers will be testing this concept over the next three years in Los Angeles, marking a new frontier in efforts by law ...Read more
MIAMI -- As the Zika virus spread across Miami-Dade County this summer, a tiny staff of 17 that handles mosquito control for nearly 2.7 million people was outgunned, overwhelmed and maybe even a victim of its own success: ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Ask Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump how they are preparing for the debate Monday that could upend the presidential race, and they might just change the subject.
Their aides, of course, are handing them ...Read more