Edgy already because you could not pay all you owe in federal income taxes? Well, don't let scammers steal your cash by playing into your fears that the IRS will soon be knocking down your door.
We're hearing reports of ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- It's a common refrain: If you want to save money for retirement or a down payment for a house, stop buying pricey coffee. Or there's the more recent admonition: Lay off the avocado toast.
Fat chance on that...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Insurers are fretting about the Senate Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act because it would repeal the individual mandate but -- unlike the House bill -- not provide an incentive for people to ...Read more
MUMBAI, India -- When President Donald Trump hosts Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House Monday, the two leaders will share much in common.
Both are political outsiders who champion a muscular, country-...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- At 1,100 feet and the tallest building west of the Mississippi, L.A.'s newest skyscraper is hard to miss.
With a sweeping sail of a roofline, it stands out by day among the flat tops of its tall rivals and ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--The American live music scene has become a culture of super festivals. Beyond the massively successful Coachella, Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo, the last two decades have seen a tremendous expansion of events that...Read more
BOGOTA -- The father of a Venezuelan man gunned down by authorities this week made a very personal appeal to President Nicolas Maduro -- saying the president had been his co-worker and had met his son as a child.
The grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park has been protected by the federal government for more than four decades.
That will begin to change next week.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke this week said the agency intends ...Read more
When The Serpent BitesNesly Clerge
Frederick Starks has it all—a gorgeous wife, three beautiful children, and millions in the bank. His wife's gut-wrenching betrayal sent him over the edge and into a maximum security prison. In that place, where inmates and guards have their own rules and codes of ...
NEW YORK -- Ivanka Trump must answer questions in a lawsuit over whether her company ripped off a rival's shoe design, as a judge rejected her claim that she's too busy a "high-ranking government official" in the White ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- The Trump administration has yet to award contracts to build prototypes of a U.S.-Mexico border wall even though construction was originally pegged to begin this week in San Diego, public records show.
While ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dean Heller came out in opposition Friday to draft legislation released Thursday that would overhaul the U.S. health insurance system.
"This bill that's currently in front of the United States Senate is...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A live Asian carp was caught beyond electronic barriers meant to keep the invasive species out of the Great Lakes, just nine miles from Lake Michigan, state and federal government officials confirmed Friday. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump nominated Jamie McCourt, former co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, to be the ambassador to Belgium on Thursday night.
McCourt, who co-owned the Dodgers with her husband, Frank, until...Read more
BEIRUT -- Four Arab countries locked in a blockade of Qatar since June 5 have issued a list of 13 demands posted online by Doha-based Al-Jazeera that the Persian Gulf nation is unlikely to accept:
1) Scale back diplomatic...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump signed into law Friday a bill that will ease restrictions on the discipline and termination of employees from the troubled Veterans Affairs department.
The Accountability and ...Read more
BOGOTA, Colombia -- Venezuela's opposition is asking demonstrators to shut down all traffic for two hours Friday to protest the point-blank shooting death of a 22-year-old protester on Thursday in Caracas.
The call comes ...Read more
MEXICO CITY -- After President Donald Trump incorrectly tweeted that Mexico is the second deadliest country in the world after Syria, the Mexican government responded quickly.
No, Mexico isn't the second deadliest place ...Read more
FERGUSON, Mo. -- A federal judge on Tuesday approved a secret civil settlement of the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown over his 2014 fatal shooting.
Apollo Carey, city attorney for Ferguson, ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Sears Holdings Corp. is closing 20 more stores.
Those closings -- including 18 Sears and two Kmart stores -- follow 150 stores Sears shuttered in the first quarter of this year and another 66 expected to close ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are moving quickly to address concerns about lawmaker safety after last week's shooting incident at the GOP baseball practice, including by making fiscal 2017 funding available for security ...Read more
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- GOP's health care bills threaten huge disruptions across the system
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- Mexico pushes back against Trump's inaccurate tweet
- Seattle police release statements from officers who killed woman