ATLANTA -- Georgia has long given its state employees a holiday honoring the birthday of Robert E. Lee, the iconic Confederate general. Though the Civil War leader's birthday falls on Jan. 19, the state generally postpones...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Donald Trump's hats have quickly become a signature totem of the 2016 presidential campaign, a kitsch magnet that serves ironic hipsters and sincere supporters alike. The red-and-white caps are emblazoned with...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Joe Siudzinski travels around town just fine in his six electric vehicles. He can get by with a 15-minute charge on a round trip from his home to the San Francisco airport, or a breakfast break and a ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Several years after automotive experts began predicting hydrogen fuel cell technology would be the powertrain of the future, the future still isn't here.
Car companies are building, leasing and even selling...Read more
Every evening as she got ready for bed, Narmin Al Eethawi knew that when sleep came, so would the nightmare. A woman would appear, dressed in black robes, her face shrouded. She would stalk Narmin -- walking when she ...Read more
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In a stark contrast between the sexes, most women are worried about retiring and having enough money, while only about a third of men share their concerns, according to a recent survey.
About 54 percent of women say they ...Read more
My father-in-law is as self-centered as they come (possibly a narcissist?). My husband still expects that his encounters will be different -- that his father will help when it's requested, show interest ...Read more
Every day after school, Exel Estrada was in a rush. He would run into his Highlandtown rowhouse, pull off his Patterson High School uniform and throw on a pair of bleach-splattered black pants and an old Ravens shirt. He ...Read more
The Insiders: A ThrillerCraig Hickman
Thrill, suspense, conspiracy, mystery, corporate corruption, and more clash in this new brand of thriller by New York Times bestselling author Craig Hickman. Untainted by political, journalistic, or legal manipulation and uncorrupted by fear or threat of retribution, The Insiders enthralls ...
On that cold December afternoon, Monique Ngomba followed hundreds of students out the doors of Patterson High School until she stood, completely baffled, in front of a line of buses.
It was time to go home, but she had no...Read more
Just like the comic book on which it is based, Netflix's "Jessica Jones" is a revelation.
The 13-episode first season, all of which became available Nov. 20, is based on a 2001 Marvel Comics series that was no ordinary ...Read more
WATERTOWN, Wis. -- Concerns about the safety of crude oil trains loom over a proposed rail takeover that would create the largest rail system in North America.
Last week, Alberta-based Canadian Pacific made public its ...Read more
COLVILLE INDIAN RESERVATION, Wash. -- It's a stickpin skyline: fire-blackened trees without leaves, needles or even branches as far as the eye can see.
The quiet is deathly, until an 18-wheel logging truck roars out of ...Read more
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (UPI) -- Internet sensation Lil Bub has released a new song from her upcoming album Science and Magic, due out Dec. 4.
The track, entitled "New Gravity," was premiered by Yahoo Music and represents the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- A California dog born with deformities that made walking difficult is learning to run for the first time in her life with the help of prosthetics.
Christian and Sheena Main, who operate a Facebook ...Read more
A total solar eclipse occurs somewhere on Earth about once every year and a half, on average. But imagine if it happened every single month. For this to be the case, the moon would have to orbit Earth in the same plane in ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday that national security officials see no evidence of a Thanksgiving terrorist attack in the United States, and he urged Americans to proceed with their holiday travel and ...Read more
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A home-buying website said its research indicates Black Friday brawls are most likely to break out in Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama and Louisiana.
Website Estately said it ranked each state 1-50 in two ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Hennepin County attorney's office received a deadline extension Wednesday to decide if charges will be filed against four men arrested in connection with the shooting of five protesters near the 4th ...Read more
CHICAGO -- An aspiring Chicago poet and community activist walked out of a Cook County courthouse Wednesday to hugs and cheers from dozens of supporters after prosecutors in a surprise move dropped charges against him for ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A bitter battle to control the fortune of ailing billionaire Sumner Redstone escalated Wednesday when the media mogul's ex-girlfriend filed a lawsuit alleging that he is mentally impaired and unable to make ...Read more