SAN JOSE, Calif. -- When geriatrician Mehrdad Ayati first met Lee Katz in 2011, he encountered yet another patient -- and her spouse -- who were in despair over the conflicting and contradictory information they received ...Read more
WASHINGTON –– Congress voted to extend federal funds for highways and mass-transit programs through July while lawmakers work on a longer-term financing plan.
The Senate's voice vote early Saturday followed House ...Read more
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- A papal envoy Saturday declared Archbishop Oscar Romero "blessed" in a ceremony that drew hundreds of thousands of people and moved the Catholic martyr one step closer to sainthood 35 years ...Read more
Every war casts a long shadow, from the heroism of the Greatest Generation to the dark ambiguities of Vietnam. It was inevitable, then, that the 2016 presidential candidates would be confronted with the war in Iraq.
LOS ANGELES -- Monteen Purdie cut the strings off an apron, then starched and ironed them before delicately placing them inside a card for her son.
Almost half a century later, Linda Smith reminded her mother of the gift ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas –– An unidentified man died Sunday in central Texas flooding after torrential rain swelled the normally scenic Blanco River into a destructive wall of water.
Ken Bell, the emergency management ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration intensified its defense of the president's strategy against the Islamic State group, with Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter making a vigorous case that the terrorist group can be ...Read more
BUJUMBURA, Burma -- The opposition in Burundi has suspended its talks with the government after a party leader was shot dead, the main opposition party said Sunday.
"The climate is not conducive for talks," said Bernard ...Read more
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"When It's Time To Say Good-Bye," is a beautiful story of life, love, perseverance and the will to survive even when all seems hopeless. It will grace you with the understanding and significance of each and every breath we take. It will hopefully give you the courage to take chances as you ...
John Forbes Nash Jr., the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," died Saturday in a car accident on the New Jersey turnpike. He was 86.
Shasta Dam, more than 600 feet tall and gatekeeper of the largest man-made lake in California, was designed to perform two crucial functions: store water and generate power.
And for decades, the huge concrete dam has ...Read more
HAVANA -- The oceanfront building that will become the U.S. Embassy in Cuba has faced a relentless enemy assault for more than 60 years. None of its assailants was human.
Heat, sun, high winds and salty air have taken ...Read more
SANTIAGO, Chile -- Ask a design expert for global architectural destinations and chances are she'll tell you to head to Germany, home of Walter Gropius and the Bauhaus architects, or Brazil, land of Oscar Niemeyer's ...Read more
Emissions from fracking operations may be exposing people to some toxic pollutants at levels higher than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency considers safe for long-term exposure, according to scientists from Oregon ...Read more
DON'T MISS: "Aquarius" -- It's the dawning of a new age for David Duchovny ("The X-Files"), who returns to network television in this gripping, 13-episode slice of "historical fiction." He plays an L.A. detective searching...Read more
REFUGIO STATE BEACH, Calif.--A section of oil pipeline that ruptured and spilled thousands of gallons of crude along the Santa Barbara County coast could be dug up by the end of the holiday weekend, authorities said, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Hours after the Senate balked at reauthorizing the bulk collection of U.S. telephone records, the National Security Agency began shutting down a controversial program Saturday that senior intelligence and law...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It wasn't the 296 emails released Friday that caused the most trouble for Hillary Clinton. It was the sentence and a half in one that was redacted.
After months of review, the administration published ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- R.I.P., Iowa Straw Poll. Badly wounded in 2011, it was lethally wounded Thursday.
Mike Huckabee announced he won't compete this year. Neither will Jeb Bush. So far, no one except Donald Trump has committed ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The State Department on Friday released the first batch of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private server, shedding light on how political bureaucracies work but revealing nothing new ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- After a lengthy debate, the Senate approved a contentious bill Friday that would grant President Barack Obama the power to speed up passage of trade deals, but a tougher battle is expected in the House.
The ...Read more