MOSCOW -- Turkey's downing of a Russian Su-24 bomber near the Syrian border "looks like a planned provocation," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday.
"We have serious doubts that it was unintentional," ...Read more
CHICAGO -- None of the 200 or so people who showed up at a late October luncheon in Chicago was as old as the guest of honor: Norman Lear, age 93. And few, if any, would have been as lively or as smart or as charmingly ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Allegheny City Market, tucked inconspicuously into Pittsburgh's Mexican War Streets neighborhood, has built a customer base with its tidy convenience store and deli featuring locally themed sandwiches like ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--The video, shot from the dashboard camera of a police cruiser, shows a black teenager walking down the middle of a Southwest Chicago street. Two police officers approach the 17-year-old from his left, guns ...Read more
How surprised is Creedence Clearwater Revival mastermind John Fogerty that he'll be kicking off his first-ever Las Vegas residency at the Venetian Theatre in January? And how surprised is he to be doing so just a few miles...Read more
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Caryn Beck-Dudley has some experience as an outsider.
She was a nonpracticing Mormon in Utah, Mormon country. She was the first pregnant, pre-tenure professor in tenure track line at Utah State; ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The earthy smell of silk and wool fills a showroom piled waist-high with thousands of hand-woven rugs, some of them centuries old. It is a familiar scent, one that links this shop in L.A.'s Westwood ...Read more
ODESSA, Ukraine -- When former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed governor of the Odessa region in May, Ukraine's president and fawning media hailed the brash, Western-educated reformer as the new sheriff...Read more
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When a dear friend disappears, archaeologist Grace Madison exposes his deadly deception—and endangers everything she cherishes.
She is cataloging looted antiquities in Brussels when her son's bride is attacked in Switzerland and daughter disappears...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- South Florida gained an upper hand in the fight against flakka with a combination punch: China's recent ban of the drug dubbed "$5 insanity" and an unprecedented visit by a delegation of Broward ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The gig: Michael Marini, 49, is chief executive of Planet Home Living, one of the leading developers of small-lot subdivisions -- clusters of townhome-like single-family houses that are only inches apart ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- As it strives to push sales toward an ambitious, self-imposed goal, Kohl's Corp. wants to speak to more than just the "mom-ness" of its core customer.
It wants to tap her inner sense of style.
The nationwide...Read more
My husband and I are both late 30s so the decision to have a child is somewhat pressing. I want one but don't see my partner as a desirable parent, both toward me and the child.
I don't think he would be...Read more
Time and time again, I hear home cooks saying something along the lines of, "I forgot all about my Thanksgiving dinner first course!" Fortunately, I have a perfect solution in the form of what may be my all-...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In ordinary hands, "The Good Dinosaur" might not be worth your time. It's got its share of gee-whiz elements and isn't shy about imparting sweet lessons ideal for improving 5-year-old minds. But this is ...Read more
Author Stephen Birmingham wrote approximately 30 books, almost all of which were about the super-wealthy. And he had a good time doing so.
"I think rich people are more interesting than poor people," he told the ...Read more
FORMBY, England (UPI) -- Entertainers dressed as Christmas elves were attacked by a group of teenagers during a Christmas lighting ceremony in England.
The group of performers, which included a 13-year-old, were cursed at...Read more
CHICAGO -- Cook County prosecutors said in court Tuesday that a Chicago police officer charged with first-degree murder opened fire six seconds after exiting his squad car as 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was walking away ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy grew at a faster pace over the summer than initially estimated, a positive sign that could help convince Federal Reserve policymakers to raise a key interest rate next month.
Total economic ...Read more
NEW YORK (UPI) -- A New York woman suspicious of her disappearing undergarments used a hidden camera to catch her building super stealing and sniffing her panties.
Ashley Chase, 26, said she concealed an iPhone with a ...Read more
TORONTO (UPI) -- A Canadian woman is looking to brighten her elderly mother's holiday by asking her Facebook friends to send her mother Christmas cards.
Jane Gilbert's 85-year-old mother Doreen had a tradition of lining ...Read more