WASHINGTON -- In the latest escalation of a war between branches of government, Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday informed President Donald Trump on Wednesday that she will not host him in the House chamber next Tuesday so...Read more
After an extensive audition process to cast a young Tony Soprano, James Gandolfini's son, Michael Gandolfini, has landed the role of the iconic mobster-to-be in "The Sopranos" prequel film, "The Many Saints of Newark."
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is temporarily stepping down from her leadership of a House Judiciary subcommittee, following a lawsuit claiming she fired a staffer who said she was raped by a superior at the at the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, will postpone his hotly anticipated appearance before the House Oversight Committee because of "ongoing threats against his family" from ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A group of immigration advocates is planning to meet Thursday with Vice President Mike Pence and top adviser and President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner to see if there is a way to trade funding for...Read more
A Florida woman faces child abuse charges after police say she spanked other parents' children at a sleepover she was hosting.
"One girl mentioned that she was hit in the knee with a wooden spoon, and another one said ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump informed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that he plans to deliver the State of the Union address Tuesday from the House despite her request -- and her authority -- to delay the speech ...Read more
Meek Mill, Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin, and Jay-Z have announced the formation of Reform Alliance, an organization whose goal is to reform the American criminal justice system.
Rubin and the two rappers ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Since the beginning of the federal shutdown last month, Republicans have been arguing that many Democrats -- including U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan -- have flip-flopped on the question of a border ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A California man accused of cyberstalking the families of two students killed in the Parkland school shooting has been arrested, according to a complaint filed in federal court.
Brandon Fleury, of...Read more
For "A Star is Born," Lady Gaga received her second and third Oscar nominations, one for lead actress and one for co-writing the song "Shallow." She was previously nominated for co-writing the song "Til It Happens to You" ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Jim Jordan has a reputation.
He is a pit bull: Video clips of the Ohio Republican tearing into witnesses in committee is like sweet nectar to many conservatives.
He is deeply conservative: As founding ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The 2018 election transformed the far-right House Freedom Caucus from an influential renegade bloc within a majority into a rump caucus in the minority.
But that hasn't diminished the aspirations of the ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Car insurance startup Clearcover has raised $43 million to expand its business in Illinois and other states, betting that its online platform is more efficient and its policies cheaper than the insurance ...Read more
TUNICA COUNTY, Miss. -- Growing up in Tunica at the height of its casino boom, Roosevelt Hall felt his community had been dealt a winning hand.
Lavish monuments to gaming -- a gleaming high-rise tower, an Irish medieval ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In crime novelist Agatha Christie's biggest hit, "And Then There Were None," guests at an island mansion die suspicious deaths one after another.
So you can forgive Jeff Lyle, a big fan of Christie's, for ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Glaciers in western North America over the past 18 years have lost some 117 gigatons of ice -- enough that if it was melted and spread across the state of Washington it would come up our knees, said David Shean,...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the outspoken New York socialist, has been named to the powerful House Committee on Oversight and Reform, which has promised heightened scrutiny of President Donald Trump and ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Stormy Daniels isn't eager to walk away from her spat with President Donald Trump, but a federal judge sounded like he's ready to close the books on the adult film star's lawsuit over a 2016 "hush" payment. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A national intelligence strategy released Tuesday warns that growing isolationism and efforts to weaken Western alliances pose long-term threats to U.S. security and are exacerbating challenges for U.S. ...Read more
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