Louisiana runoff increases Republican majority in Senate
WASHINGTON--Republicans have increased their Senate majority to 52 seats after Saturday's Louisiana runoffs, the final elections of 2016.
Associated Press called the Senate race for state Treasurer John Kennedy shortly before 10 p.m. With 32 ...Read More
Senate leaves FCC seat empty, sets up partisan stalemate
WASHINGTON ––The Senate adjourned without confirming Jessica Rosenworcel to a second term on the Federal Communications Commission, forcing her out of office and setting up the agency for a partisan deadlock as the Republican administration ...Read More
Trump says he'll spend 'zero time' in role for new 'Apprentice'
NEW YORK –– President-elect Donald Trump said he won't spend any time working on the new version of the TV reality show he starred in before seeking office, although he will be paid and credited as an executive producer.
"I have NOTHING to do...Read More
5 ways a new HHS secretary could change the course of health policy
Prospective Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, currently the chairman of the House Budget Committee, brings a distinctive to-do list to the agency. And, if confirmed by the Senate, he will have tremendous independent power to get ...Read More
While shopping online, visit Social Security
"Black Friday" is the busiest shopping day of the year, with people lining up at midnight for deals as they begin the busy holiday shopping season. More people than ever are taking advantage of online holiday deals. "Cyber Monday" is the day ...Read More
My Pet World: Kathy Ireland extending her passion for fashion to pets
Kathy Ireland's Worldwide brand is 28th most powerful brand in the nation, according to Forbes Magazine, topping $2 billion in licensed products in 2013. When it comes to home decor, the one-time super model is a superstar and more ...Read More
Aston Martin to build a limited run of DB4 GT 'continuation' cars
Start saving your shillings and get in line: Aston Martin will build and sell 25 units of a "continuation" of its historic DB4 GT race car, and they'll cost $1.9 million each.
The English car company will begin delivering the new DB4 GTs in late ...Read More
Mortgage applications jump, possibly from fear of a bump in interest rates
The fear of rising mortgage interest rates may have nudged people into action on homebuying in November.
Mortgage applications are down 0.7 percent from a week ago, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported Wednesday. But over the last month, ...Read More
On Gardening: Let Ascot Rainbow color your world
Mention the word "ascot" and a silky men's tie worn by the upper crust of European society comes to mind. Today, however, I want you to associate the name with Ascot Rainbow, an evergreen perennial euphorbia capturing the imagination of the ...Read More
Mom and Dad are the real MVPs of cancer survivor Eric Berry's epic ...
FAIRBURN, Ga. -- The sign still stands on a table in the hallway of Carol and James Berry's suburban home.
"As you enter this house, please leave your sadness and uncertainty outside the door. If you have fear, and anxiety, throw them away.
Science & Technology
Research analyzes close-up of massive moon crater, a remnant of early ...
BALTIMORE -- About 3.8 billion years ago, something massive slammed into the face of the moon, leaving behind a crater some 560 miles wide.
On most any other object in the inner solar system, the crater would have vanished long ago. Plate ...Read More
Tensions erupt between Trump and the CIA over claims Russia hacked US ...
WASHINGTON -- Tensions between Donald Trump and U.S. intelligence officials boiled over Saturday as Trump's transition team mockingly compared a secret CIA assessment that Russia tried to sway the U.S. election in Trump's favor to the agency's ...Read More