MUMBAI, India -- India's Supreme Court is due to rule soon in a case challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalizes same-sex intercourse. Based on the justices' comments in hearings last month, the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Six years after journalist Austin Tice disappeared in war-torn Syria, the State Department says it believes he is alive and that his case has "attention at the highest level" of the Trump administration, ...Read more
SEATTLE -- In an unprecedented intervention with a wild, free-swimming whale, federal scientists this week attempted to feed live hatchery chinook salmon to a starving orca.
The result of the effort Sunday afternoon was ...Read more
Two women face off Tuesday in a competitive Democratic primary to fill Rep. Elizabeth Esty's seat in Connecticut's 5th District.
Mary Glassman, a former local elected official in suburban Hartford, has the state party's ...Read more
YABUCOA, Puerto Rico -- Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria ripped through this valley town in the southeastern corner of the island, obliterating homes and bringing months of darkness and misery, families marked a new ...Read more
McDonald's Corp. and its franchisees plan to spend $390 million to update 550 McDonald's restaurants in California through 2019.
McDonald's is modernizing its dining rooms, installing new digital menu boards and providing...Read more
CHICAGO -- Willow Creek Community Church agreed to pay more than $3 million to settle lawsuits over the sexual abuse of two developmentally disabled boys by a church volunteer, court records show.
The second and largest ...Read more
California's high court has ruled that interest rates on consumer loans can be so high that they become "unconscionable" and, therefore, illegal -- a decision that could upend the state's subprime loan market.
In a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump signed defense legislation named for Sen. John McCain in a splashy ceremony at a New York Army base on Monday without once mentioning the ailing Arizona Republican's name.
Trump ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- They haven't even made it to high school yet, but they managed to hack into a mock version of Florida's election website and change the results in a matter of minutes.
An 11-year-old boy pulled ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Peter Strzok, the FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages to a colleague during the 2016 campaign have been cited by the president as evidence of bias within the agency, has been fired.
Strzok initially ...Read more
BEDMINSTER, N.J. -- At least 125 Republican campaigns and conservative political groups spent more than $3.5 million at President Donald Trump's resorts, hotels and restaurants since January 2017, the month he was sworn in...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Johnson County will accept nearly 1,500 provisional ballots either in full or in part, including dozens cast by unaffiliated voters who were incorrectly told by poll workers to cast provisional ballots....Read more
Actress Ruby Rose is taking a break from Twitter following a wave of backlash over her casting as Batwoman in the CW's Arrowverse shows.
Last week, Rose, one of the stars of "The Meg," was announced as the DC heroine in ...Read more
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said Monday that Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has approached him several times about taking the electric-car maker private and that he the fund's interest represents the funding Musk...Read more
Aretha Franklin, one of the most popular and influential musicians of all time, is "gravely ill," according to WDIV Local 4 in Detroit, her hometown.
On Monday morning, the outlet reported that the 76-year-old singer was ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday afternoon, tens of thousands of K-Pop fans mobbed their favorite artists in meet-and-greets, danced like crazy in choreography workshops and bonded over a ...Read more
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Not many people need to reinvent themselves at 19. But actress Traci Lords did. Today she's celebrating 17 years of marriage, motherhood and a whole new career.
Lords became a cause celebre in the...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Republicans fighting to hang on to their majority in the House in the congressional elections this November may be helped by one bit of good news: voters' good feelings about the economy.
A CBS News poll ...Read more
BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Inside a sleek but unobtrusive office building a few blocks from the River Danube, conference rooms and executive suites that once buzzed with activity will stand vacant by the month's end.
What was ...Read more
- After 17 days and 1,000 miles, mother orca Tahlequah drops her dead calf
- Aretha Franklin 'gravely ill' and surrounded by loved ones
- Voters upbeat on economy may boost Republican election prospects
- Arrest of prominent Cuban dissident draws protest and concern
- Kansas county accepts nearly 1,500 new ballots, including from unaffiliated voters