MIAMI -- Say hello to Hermine. After days of threatening to intensify, a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico blossomed into a tropical storm Wednesday.
With sustained winds reaching 45 mph and moving about 7 mph ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown have reached a deal on how to spend a significant portion of the money generated by the state's cap-and-trade auctions, breaking through a two-year ...Read more
DURHAM, N.C. -- Judge Orlando Hudson on Wednesday once again vacated the murder convictions against Darryl Anthony Howard.
Hudson's ruling came after he found that new DNA evidence found in one of the victims belonging to...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday turned away an emergency appeal from Republican leaders in North Carolina who were hoping to reinstate new voting rules that were struck down in July as racially biased.
The ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- An email that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton sent almost four months after she left the State Department was partially redacted before being publicly released, raising questions about whether...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Chris Brown is in trouble with the law again, this time for allegedly threatening an actress with a gun at his Tarzana home.
Q: What exactly is Brown accused of doing?
A: Early Tuesday, the LAPD received a...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- More than 200 musicians have signed a legal brief supporting Pharrell Williams' appeal of the $5.3 million judgment handed down against him and Robin Thicke in 2015 after a jury decided that their hit, "...Read more
God's Just Trying to Get the Juice Out!: A Kingdom View of Trials of Many KindsDemetrius Robinson
God's Just Trying to Get the Juice Out! presents the awesome plan of God and reveals his mighty hands in everything that you face in life. Each chapter traces a divine theme that is woven throughout the Scriptures. When looked at together, they offer an extraordinary ...
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Ethan Couch's lawyers are seeking his release from jail, claiming the judgments imposed by Tarrant County Criminal Court Judge Wayne Salvant are null and void.
In a motion filed Tuesday, Couch's ...Read more
JOHANNESBURG -- Africa's elephant population is decreasing dramatically due to poaching, plunging by more than 140,000 between 2007 and 2014, according to a study published Wednesday.
The Great Elephant Census carried out...Read more
MEXICO CITY -- With Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump traveling to Mexico City on Wednesday to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, many Mexicans are reacting with outrage against both politicians. ...Read more
CHICAGO -- When they decided to get married, there was no formal proposal.
The day they made the trip to apply for a marriage license was one they both happened to be off work.
But Edgewater residents Anthony Aranda, 50,...Read more
You don't have to be in a union for your paycheck to feel the impact of organized labor's long decline.
A new report from the Economic Policy Institute, a research group that advocates on behalf of low- and middle-income ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence broke down at a meeting with federal agents in September 2014 about nude photos of her that had been splashed on the internet as part of a shocking computer hack known as ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The ABC television network is extending its glittery Oscar run through 2028.
The Walt Disney Co. broadcast network and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Wednesday that they had renewed ...Read more
Former Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann said she believes there's a divine power behind Donald Trump's run for the presidency.
In an interview with Christian channel CBN, Bachmann said she initially supported Sen. Ted Cruz...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- To a fanfare of Cuban music and a water canon salute, the first commercial flight to cross the Florida Straits to Cuba in decades took off Wednesday morning, ushering in a new era in the ever-...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri is among a growing number of web-savvy lawmakers who use social media to start casework files for constituents who request help with veterans benefits, Social Security claims...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Legislature on Tuesday sent the governor a bill to end the statute of limitations for prosecuting rape and other felony sex crimes.
If the governor signs the bill, crimes including ...Read more
MIAMI -- A hurricane watch was issued Tuesday evening for Florida's Big Bend as a tropical depression continued to swirl in the Gulf of Mexico.
Over the next day or two, the National Hurricane Center said the tropical ...Read more