Faced with the possibility that a bout of abnormal heartbeats could end his life, in 2006, Dr. Marc Sicklick had a small device implanted in his chest that would shock it back into rhythm. Soon he would struggle with ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- To stem the opioid epidemic, U.S. doctors cut prescriptions of medications such as OxyContin, Vicodin and Percocet by at least a quarter over the last five years. But the reduction in prescriptions came at a ...Read more
DETROIT -- The first of 500 U.S. Ford Motor Co. salaried employees are expected to be notified in meetings Tuesday that they're being let go.
Ford's operations in Dearborn were quiet Tuesday morning ahead of the last ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- The Trump administration, under court order to determine how many additional families had been separated at the border prior to the nationwide rollout of the controversial zero tolerance policy, has so far ...Read more
Author George R.R. Martin was among the minority of fans who applauded "Game of Thrones" showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss on Monday following the polarizing series finale of their HBO series.
He also teased that ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The cannabis industry in the U.S. has long been centered around states like Colorado and Oregon, but now, marijuana sales in Illinois and its neighboring states east of the Mississippi River are poised to rival ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement wants to hold up to 5,600 more people in custody in California, according to a Request For Information document the agency posted last month.
The agency is responsible for ...Read more
One aspect of American life that President Trump never tires of taking credit for is economic growth -- specifically, job growth. So you won't hear him pointing out the disturbing discrepancy in the employment figures ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- As a line of robots queued up in front of Jackie Spence, she methodically plucked products from them -- a pack of sponges, earbuds, Band-Aids, baby bottles, a preordered $399 Oculus Quest gaming device.
MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. -- Air Force One landed here Monday evening ahead of a special House election as AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" blared inside an airport hangar. Minutes later, with Air Force One parked in front of small tree-...Read more
When the 2019 NFL draft took over downtown Nashville last month, ESPN became a city within the city, with more than 600 staffers and freelancers on site, and its top executive, Jimmy Pitaro, surveyed the scene like its ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Republicans seeking to increase their party's diversity in Congress and challenge a media portrayal of the conservative movement as "bigoted" launched a PAC on Monday to support candidates "as diverse as our ...Read more
Usually, choosing between the lesser of two evils is a dismal decision. But sometimes, it's an opportunity.
A case in point: Turning methane (a powerful greenhouse gas) into carbon dioxide (also a planet-warming pollutant...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A federal district court judge in Washington on Monday sided with Congress in President Donald Trump's lawsuit to block lawmakers from getting eight years of his financial records from an accounting firm.
HBO's highly anticipated finale of "Game of Thrones" on Sunday was the most watched program in the premium cable network's history, with 19.3 million viewers.
Citing Nielsen data, HBO said 13.6 million viewers watched the...Read more
CHICAGO -- Lori Lightfoot was sworn in as Chicago mayor Thursday, becoming the first black woman and the first openly gay person to hold the office in the city's history.
During her approximately half-hour speech, ...Read more
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran has accelerated the rate at which it's enriching low-grade uranium fourfold, weeks after threatening to scale back its commitments under a 2015 deal meant to prevent it from developing a nuclear bomb. ...Read more
This review is full of spoilers.
And the winner of "Game of Thrones" was ... Drogon.
I'm not talking about who became King of the Seven -- er, Six -- Kingdoms. That title went to Bran the Broken, elected by the Small ...Read more
The Whitney Houston revival is well underway.
The pop titan's estate is planning a resurgence for the late stinger that includes a new album of unreleased tracks, a touring hologram, a potential Broadway musical and other...Read more
The "Game of Thrones" finale proved a bit less than disposable Sunday night after fans spotted a stray plastic water bottle lurking in a later scene.
Warning: Spoilers are coming.
And so it all began, perhaps, the ...Read more
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