LAS VEGAS -- She's jumpy, sitting outside the Starbucks on a bright morning in an upscale Las Vegas neighborhood. People walk by, and she watches most of them closely. A helicopter flying toward the Las Vegas Strip causes ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Gun rights activists spent record amounts last year to elect Republicans -- but aren't likely to get their biggest wish, nationwide concealed carry legislation, approved before the 2018 elections.
Activists ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Animal care officials confirmed Thursday that they are investigating the death of 29 horses at a Sylmar ranch during the fast-moving Creek fire last week.
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care ...Read more
Following at least 11 accusations of sexual misconduct against Russell Simmons -- seven of which allegedly happened in New York City -- the New York Police Department's special victims unit has opened an investigation of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Call it not talking about the Wall in the Room.
Senior U.S. and Mexican government officials on Thursday pledged to continue working together to fight international drug-trafficking organizations and other ...Read more
Illuminating the late Philip Seymour Hoffman's longtime struggle with addiction, Mimi O'Donnell, his partner and mother of his three children, opened up about their relationship in a heartbreaking new essay for Vogue.
NEWTOWN, Conn. -- A bell at St. Rose of Lima Church tolled 26 times Thursday morning, five years to the moments when a gunman took the lives of 20 students and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School, forever ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The White House sent a clear signal Thursday to the defeated Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama: It's time to concede.
Roy Moore refused to concede the race Tuesday night when Doug Jones, the ...Read more
Days of the GiantsRJ Petrella
Days of the Giants follows intern Slater Barnes through a conflict between Boston City Hospital staff and corrupt municipal officials. Inspired by Boston City Hospital’s public mission to treat patients regardless of personal resources, Barnes finds meaning in his ...
WASHINGTON -- Florida Sen. Marco Rubio told Senate Republican leadership on Thursday that he intends to vote against the massive tax bill barreling through Congress if the child tax credit isn't expanded, a potential major...Read more
Drinking, smoking and drug abuse are on the decline among American teenagers, in some cases falling to the lowest levels seen in decades, according to the latest results from an annual nationwide survey.
About 1 in 3 ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators voted on Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules for internet traffic -- a major victory for telecommunications companies and another milestone for the Republican deregulation ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Millions of Americans are signing up for 2018 coverage through the Affordable Care Act, defying the Trump administration's hostility to the law and a yearlong campaign by congressional Republicans to repeal ...Read more
Walt Disney Co. said Thursday that it extended the contract of Chairman and CEO Bob Iger through December 2021, locking in a 16-year run for the entertainment executive.
The announcement came as Disney announced its $52.4...Read more
Walt Disney Co.'s proposed takeover of 21st Century Fox is likely to raise thorny regulatory concerns at a time when the Justice Department has been putting media mergers and acquisitions under the microscope.
Disney's $...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Mike Pence will postpone his trip to Israel and Egypt next week by a few days in case he is needed to break a tie vote in the U.S. Senate on the Republican tax cut bill, his office announced.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the world's largest generic drugmaker, said Thursday that it will cut more than 25 percent of its workforce, and close or sell manufacturing plants and research and development facilities at...Read more
Today they would be in sixth grade, getting ready for their school's Ugly Sweater Day, maybe experiencing their first crush, joining the drama club, complaining about homework.
But instead, they and the women who died ...Read more
MIAMI -- After Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, Luis Cruz got a generator connection from the bakery next door to run lights and fans in his Humacao martial-arts studio. But last month, only about a third of his ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Fewer Americans are putting off doctor visits or struggling with medical bills, according to a new report examining the effect of the Affordable Care Act.
The report -- based on a state-by-state survey of ...Read more
CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Almost a quarter-century after Nelson Mandela led the African National Congress to power at the end of apartheid and the world heralded the birth of the "rainbow nation," South Africa stands at a...Read more
- Five more women accuse Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct
- FCC votes to repeal net neutrality rules, a milestone for Republican deregulation push
- Mexican resort blames US woman for alleged sexual assault by waiter, attorney says
- White House gives Roy Moore an unsubtle shove: Time to concede
- GOP leaders have a tax cut deal: 'We reached the agreement'