BEIJING -- As hefty new tariffs came into effect Monday in the escalating trade war, China accused America of "trade bullyism," intimidating other countries and adopting protectionist policies that would harm the global ...Read more
The hedge fund run by Sears CEO Edward Lampert issued its strongest warning to date that the retailer must "immediately" take steps to right itself, calling on the company to restructure debt and sell off assets.
MOSCOW -- President Vladimir Putin's United Russia party lost governorships in three regions as the fallout from popular anger over a plan to boost the retirement age makes usually tightly controlled elections more ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The video Katie Hill posted Friday on social media opens with a striking declaration for a congressional candidate: "I have experienced sexual assault multiple times, different ways."
The 31-year-old ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Of the four new wide releases this past weekend, only Universal's "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" managed to place among the top five at the box office.
Amblin Entertainment's PG-rated fantasy opened ...Read more
WASHINGTON –– Christine Blasey Ford is now scheduled to testify Thursday morning at the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding her sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
The committee ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- From African farms shriveled into desert to monster storms revved up by warmer air over the oceans, climate change is stoking environmental disasters around the world and uprooting millions of people a year -...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. may deny green cards to immigrants who've legally used or seem likely to use a range of public benefits, including food assistance or housing vouchers, under new rules announced by the Trump ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams said Saturday that the Trump administration has made its position on safe injection sites clear: Despite Philadelphia's city's efforts to sanction a site where people ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif.--California will formally forbid the sale of short-term health plans and work requirements for those who receive subsidized health care, under laws signed on Saturday by Gov. Jerry Brown, with both ...Read more
Suge Knight was almost always cheery in court.
Whenever the judge overseeing his murder case cracked a sarcastic aside, the former rap impresario belly laughed so hard his broad shoulders bounced for several seconds. ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Bill Cosby has been accused of sexual misconduct by more than 60 women. He's been tried twice in the nearly three years since he was charged with drugging and assaulting Andrea Constand. And he's been found...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- To hear Katie Porter tell it, she's just your average Orange County, Calif., mom, clipping coupons, shopping specials at the supermarket and puttering about with three kids in a Toyota minivan that's ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- A common joke between politicians from Maryland and Virginia holds that all Maryland blue crabs actually come from Virginia, where saltier waters are hospitable to egg-bearing females. The retort: As soon as ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- When rains pushed the Rio Grande River to flood stage in 2010, an existing border wall acted as a flood barrier, protecting some lowlands but also trapping some animals. A 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...Read more
During the final days of going-out-of-business sales at Carson's last month, still-loyal shoppers mourned the demise of a 160-year-old department store chain. Their loss may turn out to be short-lived.
Less than a month ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- When Amazon arrived like Godzilla to the retail world, stomping out brick-and-mortar shops with speedy e-commerce delivery, small businesses suffered the brunt of the damage. But there's a new wave of savvy ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The Rust Belt states that provided an election night shocker two years ago -- delivering the presidency to Donald Trump -- could hand Democrats crucial wins in the midterm elections.
Wisconsin, Michigan and ...Read more
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Tweaking the name Paul Manafort Drive to Paul Manafort Sr. Drive last month just wasn't enough, city Democratic leaders say.
They want the Manafort name off the street sign altogether.
"It's ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The woman who ignited gallons of flammable liquids in her nail salon looking to get an insurance check but ended up killing two Kansas City firefighters was sentenced Friday to 74 years in prison.
The ...Read more
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