JOHANNESBURG -- It was the election result analysts predicted would never happen. And even if it did, everyone thought the mercurial president of the tiny West African nation of Gambia, who once said he would rule for a ...Read more
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- From the earliest hours Friday, people touched by the attack one year ago in San Bernardino began gathering to remember the victims and honor those who offered their help in a moment of terror.
WASHINGTON -- Public and private spending for U.S. health care increased to $3.2 trillion in 2015 or nearly $10,000 per person, according to a government report released Friday.
The 5.8 percent spending increase last year...Read more
NEW YORK -- Canadian Karen Levy, 45, arrived here for a weekend getaway armed with a to-do list: Go out for dinner at world-class restaurants, catch a Broadway show and visit the city's latest tourist attraction -- Trump ...Read more
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Baffled at times and often bitter, more than two dozen of the country's top political operatives grappled with questions that have dominated American politics for 18 months: What explains Donald Trump's...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas -- A new bill intended to help Texans know what is going on in their children's lives has sparked outcry from those who fear it could put some students at risk of being outed to their parents -- for ...Read more
After losing more than $50 billion in the decade following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, U.S. airlines have been enjoying some financially robust times of late.
On the front lines, airline employees are reaping billions...Read more
LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette wants the Michigan Supreme Court to halt a presidential recount in Michigan before it begins.
In a court action filed Friday, Schuette echoes arguments made for ...Read more
Hidden Under the Corporate LadderJ.K. LaMay
Hidden Under the Corporate Ladder gives a brutally honest look inside a scandalous Fortune 100 company. The story takes place in Dallas, Texas, in the mid 1990s, as told firsthand by an employee hired to work for a corporation's branch location to figure out why its operation isn't productive...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Dozens of Santas cycle through Twin Cities shopping centers each year, spreading joy to children who entrust them with their holiday wish lists. What has been missing from that experience, some parents say, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- For U.S. Senate progressives like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, the possibility of working with a populist Donald Trump on at least a few liberal goals was nice while it lasted.
Now they're attacking ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Members of the Democratic National Committee will meet in Denver this weekend for the first time since Election Day. They'll certainly talk about what went wrong in 2016, but they'll also begin the process of...Read more
Peppermint extract, stockings on the mantle, bustling shopping malls and, of course, the Christmas music repertoire of Johnny Mathis are all classic standards of every holiday season.
For more than six decades, Mathis has...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump will nominate retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, who led operations across the Middle East, to be secretary of defense.
Mattis, 66, served in the U.S. Marine Corps for more than ...Read more
LA PAZ, Bolivia -- The dispatcher for a charter flight that crashed in Colombia, killing 71 people, had clashed with Bolivian aviation officials who warned the flight was too long to make without a refueling stop, Bolivian...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Immigration authorities should continue holding people accused of immigration violations in for-profit prisons despite complaints about safety and other problems, a Department of Homeland Security review ...Read more
Donald Trump arrived Thursday in Indiana to tout the saving of about 1,000 American jobs -- and to add yet more positive shine to an image honed daily with his effervescent use of social media.
Trump claimed this week on ...Read more
GATLINBURG, Tenn. -- The death toll stands at 10 in the historic wildfire that tore through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and this resort town earlier in the week, with no identities of the dead confirmed by ...Read more
In just six months between January and June, an additional 1 million HIV-infected people gained access to lifesaving treatment, according to figures announced in advance of World AIDS Day on Thursday.
The news came as ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The internet was created in America. But is it safe in America? Some people don't think so.
A nonprofit group based in San Francisco has decided to "Trump-proof" its massive open-for-all internet library by ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In the year since Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik killed 14 people in a terrorist attack in San Bernardino, authorities have conducted more than 600 interviews, gathered more than 500 pieces of ...Read more
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