WASHINGTON -- The United States on Wednesday joined other world powers and declared that the brutal campaign against Muslims in Myanmar amounts to ethnic cleansing.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the violence that ...Read more
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday pardoned a 70-year-old man who spent nearly four decades behind bars for two murders that officials now believe he did not commit.
Craig Coley was convicted in 1980 of strangling ...Read more
California State Auditor Elaine Howle wants University of California regents to consider disciplining university employees who repeatedly interfered with a state audit, tried to hide their actions, misled investigators and...Read more
Earth is losing its darkness. A new study using satellite data finds that artificially lit surfaces around the world are spreading and growing brighter, producing more light pollution at night.
The findings, described in ...Read more
BEIRUT -- Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Wednesday that he would wait before putting his resignation into effect, opening a path to solving a crisis that has thrown the tiny Mediterranean nation into turmoil.
Keri Claussen Khalighi, the former model who recently accused Russell Simmons and Brett Ratner of sexual misconduct, appeared on "Megyn Kelly Today" on Wednesday to share what transpired after her experience with the music...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Backlash over a leak of video and text messages between Rep. Joe Barton and an unidentified woman could trigger a political battle that opens up a long-held Republican seat.
Barton, 68, Texas' longest-...Read more
HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwe's soon-to-be president Emmerson Mnangagwa returned to the country on Wednesday, addressing jubilant supporters as he hailed a new chapter in his country's politics, a day after long-time ruler ...Read more
If you're associated with the administration of President Donald Trump, there's not much to be thankful for this week. With the exception of Defense Secretary James Mattis, no insider has elevated his or her standing in 10...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Just 30 percent of Republicans responding to a new national poll think former judge Roy Moore should end his bid for the Senate in Alabama.
That is despite detailed allegations of sexual harassment and other...Read more
SOCHI, Russia -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said there's a "real chance" to end the 6 1/2-year civil war in Syria as he met his counterparts from Iran and Turkey seeking to seal a peace deal that is likely to keep ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul has not had a good night's sleep since being attacked outside his Kentucky home in early September.
That's according to his wife, Kelley Paul, who published an opinion piece outlining the ...Read more
BELGRADE, Serbia -- The U.N. Hague tribunal sentenced Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb military commander, to life in prison for genocide and other crimes, including for the massacre of thousands of Muslim men and ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In the lucrative world of Washington consulting, businesses often burnish their reputations by adding bold-faced names to their boards.
So after Michael Flynn was fired as head of the Defense Intelligence ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In its race to embrace driverless vehicles, Washington has cleared away regulatory hurdles for auto companies and brushed aside consumer warnings about the risk of crashes and hacking.
But at a recent ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- For everyone who has ever passed one of this city's sprawling homeless encampments and wondered how to help, Mayor Libby Schaaf has an answer -- open your door to someone in need of shelter.
The Oakland...Read more
In 2015, Mark Z. Jacobson of Stanford and several colleagues predicted that wind, solar and hydroelectric power could provide 100 percent of the energy demand in each of the 48 contiguous American states, "at low cost," by...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Deaths linked to alcohol are significantly more common than drug overdose deaths, but lawmakers may promote more drinking through a two-year tax break for producers of beer, wine and spirits as part of the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- When a small nonprofit called the Judicial Crisis Network poured millions into a campaign to stop the Senate from confirming Barack Obama's Supreme Court pick last year, and then spent millions more ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Lawmakers who sped a bill through the U.S. House last week may have handed a few more goodies to Wall Street's wealthiest than they realize.
Investors in billion-dollar hedge funds might be able to take ...Read more
- Poll: Minority of Republicans want Moore out of Alabama Senate race
- David Cassidy, former teen idol and star of 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
- He spent 39 years behind bars for two murders he didn't commit; Gov. Jerry Brown just pardoned him
- Caribbean gets $2 billion to rebuild, but US gave only $4.3 million of that
- How Jackie Speier used her own experience to shine the spotlight on sexual harassment