KABUL, Afghanistan -- His knees swaying and his smooth face shadowed by an oversized helmet, Amir Khan Mohammad Naim did not look like an elite law enforcement officer.
But when a call went out in his rural hometown for ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- It was a critical piece of evidence: an inmate's shirt, bloodied from a jailhouse brawl.
When it went missing, Deputy Jose Ovalle had an idea. He picked out a similar shirt, doused it with taco sauce and ...Read more
TOPEKA, Kan. -- At least for a moment, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback was delighted.
And that's not something that seems to happen often for the Kansas Republican these days.
He was about to leave a reporters asking him ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Southern California is the landscape of dreams, or so the mythology goes. Newcomers arrive. They raise the roof beam high over the simplest foundations and pass on to a new generation the hope that they too ...Read more
MEXICO CITY -- Almost two weeks after Hondurans went to the polls, the still-unresolved results of the country's disputed national elections remain a source of uncertainty and disquiet amid widespread allegations of fraud....Read more
CAIRO -- Arab countries have demanded the U.S. revoke its decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling it "invalid."
"This shift in the U.S. policy on Jerusalem is a dangerous development whereby the U.S. ...Read more
Marguerite Moniot felt frustrated and flummoxed, despite the many hours she spent in front of the computer this year reading consumer reviews of health insurance plans offered on the individual market in Virginia. Moniot ...Read more
Kraft Heinz, a company known for its rigorous cost-cutting, now wants to improve animal welfare, help end the destruction of rainforests and fight world hunger.
Though cynics may roll their eyes, consider this: Growing a ...Read more
The BeastAlex Bobrov
Poised precariously between imagination and madness, The Beast is a psychological thriller and action novel in which several personalities from parallel worlds come together in a single body at a turning point in their lives. It is a culmination of absolutely different ...
WASHINGTON -- The tide watchers start patrolling whenever the celestial forces align. From coast to coast, hundreds of tide watchers come out with their cameras to record the latest "king tides," brief episodes of tidal ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- For Alabama Democrat Doug Jones to win Tuesday's special election for U.S. Senate, he'll need near-historic turnout from the southern state's large black community and progressive voters. If history holds, he...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- The evacuation of San Luis Rey Downs was orderly at first. Trainers at the 500-stall facility for racehorses in northern San Diego County led thoroughbreds from the stables into trailers or onto a nearby ...Read more
ATLANTA--Snow blanketed a vast swath of the Deep South on Friday, triggering a flurry of winter weather warnings that closed businesses and schools, canceled hundreds of flights and caused traffic gridlock. It also ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- A jury Friday sided with San Diego's Comic-Con in its long-running legal battle over the rights to the name, "comic con," used by a rival convention in Utah.
The verdict, handed down in San Diego federal ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Six former clerks and externs said 9th U.S. Circuit Court Judge Alex Kozinski made inappropriate sexual comments to them, The Washington Post reported Friday.
Heidi Bond, a Kozinski clerk from 2006 to ...Read more
JACKSON, Miss. -- Four years after it broke ground and nearly two decades after civil rights veterans began pushing for its establishment, the country's first state-sponsored civil rights museum will open Saturday in ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif.--California Assemblyman Matt Dababneh said Friday he is resigning from office at the end of the month, a decision that comes four days after he was publicly accused of masturbating in front of a lobbyist...Read more
Cesar Sanchez-Guzman, who filed a lawsuit this week claiming that Hollywood director and producer Bryan Singer raped him when he was 17 years old in 2003, said in an interview Friday that fear of being outed as gay kept ...Read more
OTAY MESA, Calif. -- Officials have begun testing how easily someone can climb over the border wall prototypes near the Otay Mesa port of entry, progressing to the next phase of a process that may make President Donald ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Beverly Young Nelson, one of the women who has levied sexual misconduct allegations against Roy Moore, said she added the date and location below a now-infamous yearbook inscription she has attributed to the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- After announcing Thursday that he would resign from Congress as of January 2018, Arizona Rep. Trent Franks announced Friday he's resigning immediately, citing a family illness.
"Last night, my wife was ...Read more
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