LOS ANGELES -- Strands of silver hair fell into Annie Costanzo's face as she wielded a sledgehammer against the brick walkway in her backyard. Plumes of dust and debris filled the air, and reddish-pink shards scattered in ...Read more
ELKHART, Ind. -- Linda Joyner, at 64, just got health coverage.
Uninsured for years, the former waitress signed up for Medicaid after Indiana expanded its program through the Affordable Care Act. But unlike millions of ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Bill Cosby testified that he gave powerful sedatives to a 19-year-old woman in 1976 before the two had what he described as consensual sex, according to court filings unsealed Monday from a 2005 lawsuit.
WASHINGTON -- Greek voters' resounding rejection of international creditors' demands may have strengthened the hand of their prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, who rose to power promising to halt painful austerity measures ...Read more
Doctors and nurses understand that working while they're sick can put their patients at risk.
But most do so anyway, a new survey of workers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia suggests -- influenced by factors as ...Read more
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- As South Carolina legislators start debate Monday, the Confederate flag could be moved off the State House grounds within days. But lawmakers could lengthen their deliberations and delay the flag's ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The Republicans who control Wisconsin's legislature are handing Gov. Scott Walker a going-away bag full of goodies to sell along the campaign trail ahead of his expected formal entry into the presidential race ...Read more
BERLIN -- A weekend heatwave in Germany broke the national record for the highest recorded temperature.
The thermometer in Kitzingen in the southern state of Bavaria read 40.3 degrees (104.5 Fahrenheit) on Sunday, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara Boxer and fellow California Democrat George Miller and their spouses used to spend weekends together, just a pair of couples taking a break from the pressures and strains of Capitol Hill.
But ...Read more
At least 24 people were hurt when a deck at a beach house in North Carolina collapsed as a vacationing family gathered for a Fourth of July family photo, officials said Sunday.
Five people remained hospitalized Sunday ...Read more
When the nation's largest Spanish-language television network cut ties with Donald Trump, Univision executives said they were acting out of "a responsibility to speak up for the community we serve."
"We see firsthand the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Republican Jeb Bush and Democrat Hillary Clinton, two of the top establishment choices for next year's presidential election, have more in common than famous families, a desire to succeed a relative in the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The meeting lasted about 160 seconds.
With just a few words, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, declared that there would be no vote that day on Luis Felipe Restrepo, a federal judge...Read more
NEW YORK -- A month from now, 10 Republican presidential candidates will walk out onto a prime-time debate stage in Cleveland and confront each other face to face for the first time. If the debate were held today, Donald ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A fierce food fight has erupted in Congress over the labeling of genetically engineered foods.
At the center of the conflict is a bill sponsored by Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., that would block state and local ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- David Vitter has been crisscrossing Louisiana for the past six months, holding public events about the issues at the core of his campaign for governor: transportation, energy, flood insurance and taxes.
WASHINGTON -- The tension between GOP leadership and House conservatives might have eased somewhat, now that Rep. Mark Meadows has his subcommittee gavel back. But the distrust, even anger, within the conference after last...Read more