MIAMI -- Even before the sun poked through the skyline, the espresso machine at the landmark Versailles coffee shop in Little Havana whirred with activity.
Sleepy-eyed men waited patiently around the takeout window, or la...Read more
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Whenever Monica Alegria has an appointment with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, she gets so nervous her head aches. Alegria didn't come into the country illegally nor does she have a criminal ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama took aim the emerging 2016 presidential field at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner on Saturday even as he joked about his own waning time in office.
The president ...Read more
BALTIMORE--A day of mostly peaceful demonstrations against the death of Freddie Gray turned confrontational as dark fell over Baltimore Saturday evening, as protesters blocked traffic near the Inner Harbor, smashed police ...Read more
KATHMANDU, Nepal --A magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, collapsing historic buildings in the capital, Kathmandu, fracturing highways and triggering avalanches on Mount Everest. By evening, authorities said, ...Read more
GLENDALE, Calif. -- Dapper men flock here by the dozens almost every day.
They arrive in sweater vests and fedoras, to play pool, backgammon and chess -- until their wives call them home for lunch or dinner.
It would ...Read more
ISTANBUL -- In a message to Armenians on the centennial of the mass deportations and massacres during World War I, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that Turkey recognizes "the sorrowful events" of a ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Crows are among the brightest of animals, able to recognize faces, to work for cheese. They are part of mythology in various cultures. In early Asian beliefs, having a crow fly in front of you was bad luck; ...Read more
Comcast Corp. announced Friday that it has withdrawn its planned $45-billion takeover of Time Warner Cable, ending a 14-month quest to create a cable TV and broadband behemoth.
"Today, we move on," Comcast Chief Executive...Read more
Songwriter Sid Tepper, who co-wrote more than 40 songs specifically for Elvis Presley and hundreds of others performed by Frank Sinatra, the Beatles, Dean Martin, Eartha Kitt, Perry Como, Jeff Beck and many more, died ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The final years of the Obama administration provided the backdrop for laughs at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, with the president flashing a little anger and poking fun at ...Read more
KATHMANDU, Nepal -- Powerful aftershocks jolted Nepal's Kathmandu region Sunday, sending terrified residents fleeing one day after the impoverished mountain kingdom was hit by its worst earthquake in 80 years.
As rescue ...Read more
Corinthian Colleges Inc., the troubled Orange County, Calif. for-profit college operator, announced Sunday that it will end operations and close its remaining schools, affecting more than 16,000 students in California and ...Read more
Former California state Republican chairman Tom Del Beccaro announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate on Sunday, ensuring a divided GOP field in next year's contest to succeed Democrat Barbara Boxer.
Del Beccaro, 53, is a ...Read more
JERUSALEM -- Three Israeli soldiers were indicted for offenses allegedly committed during last summer's Gaza war, the army reported Sunday.
According to a statement from the Military Advocate General, two soldiers were ...Read more
The Clinton Foundation's acting chief executive, Maura Pally, Sunday admitted to some mistakes in the organization's listing of donations from foreign governments on its tax forms.
In a statement, Pally wrote, "Our total ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain renewed his effort to end the CIA's control over U.S. drone strikes after an attack on an al-Qaida compound in Pakistan killed two hostages.
Now that drones have become "an integral part" of...Read more
KATHMANDU, Nepal --Powerful aftershocks jolted Nepal's Kathmandu region Sunday, sending terrified residents fleeing one day after the impoverished mountain kingdom was hit by its worst earthquake in 80 years.
As rescued ...Read more
BAKU, Azerbaijan -- Russia's southern periphery is closer to open war than at any time since the 1990s.
Hostilities between Azerbaijan and Armenia are mounting 21 years after a cease-fire froze a conflict that flared in ...Read more
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addresses a joint session of Congress this week to present his nation as a stalwart U.S. ally that's willing to play a bigger military role in Asia, a message likely to be embraced in ...Read more
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