Did Prince's 2016 death elevate experts' assessment of "Purple Rain"? That's a pertinent question because Rolling Stone published a reboot this weekend of its 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, and Prince's classic soared to...Read more
When Mart Crowley's "The Boys in the Band," the granddaddy of gay plays, first appeared off-Broadway, it offered an inside peek into what had been consigned to the shadows: gay male life as it is experienced outside the ...Read more
SINGAPORE - Amnesty International has suspended its work in India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government froze the group's bank accounts over alleged fundraising violations, the human rights organization said ...Read more
FEATHER FALLS, Calif. - When the Bear fire barreled over the mountain ridge headed for the Butte County town of Feather Falls, Nancy Baker Preston and her daughter Kellie Swann made a pact: meet at the Gold Flake.
After ...Read more
Most Americans have never heard of Dr. Richard Whitley, an expert in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.
Yet as the coronavirus pandemic drags on and the public eagerly awaits a vaccine,...Read more
For a term that's at least 100 years old, "herd immunity" has gained new life in 2020.
It starred in many headlines last month, when reports surfaced that a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force and adviser to ...Read more
Public health officials in the U.S. could take heart at the end of the summer. Even as the new coronavirus continued to spread, fewer people were winding up in the hospital because of COVID-19, and fewer were dying.
Now, ...Read more
SEATTLE - In a summer of skirmishes between protesters and police, July 25 stands out for the volume of its brutality.
Tensions had been primed in days prior. Video of agents seizing a protester in Portland sparked anger ...Read more
DENVER - For Laura Stoutingburg and her family, Halloween has always been a monthlong celebration of corn mazes, pumpkin patches and, of course, trick-or-treating in their suburban Denver neighborhood.
However, the COVID-...Read more
We knew in March that students wouldn't learn much during lockdown, and they seem to be in for more of the same this fall. The problem isn't just that teachers lack experience with remote instruction. For reasons ...Read more
There are two kinds of grandparents in this world-those who love personalized gifts emblazoned with adoring messages and those who do not. Naturally, the husband and I are opposites on this matter. I believe the Bible ...Read more
In our March primary endorsement of Joe Biden, we cited his moderation as a value Americans could embrace. In a field of diverse, left-leaning candidates promising free public college, student loan forgiveness, "Medicare ...Read more
Partway through a Zoom call with Mary Travis and her famous husband, Randy Travis, they suddenly disappear from the screen.
When the couple pops back into view 20 seconds later, Mary is apologizing and Randy is laughing. ...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas - Willie Brown carefully guided his cart of groceries off the Trinity Metro Bus. The cart thumped on the ground, and he slowly pushed it across an empty parking lot toward home.
Thirty years ago, that ...Read more
LOS ANGELES - When the eagerly awaited "Coming to America" and "Mission: Impossible" sequels hit theaters this year and next, Brian Oliver will see his company's credits onscreen in a way he says wasn't likely before the ...Read more
Q: My husband and I are not on the same page when it comes to our just-turned 4-year-old son. He thinks our son's behavior is a phase that he will outgrow. To me, his defiance and tantrums are alarming and need to be dealt...Read more
LOS ANGELES - In the early hours of Jan. 24, the rapper YG was at home with his family in Chatsworth when LA County sheriff's deputies banged on his door, guns out. The Compton-raised MC was scheduled to perform at the ...Read more
I sat in the same room with Clarence Thomas once, me, a bunch of photographers taking pictures and senators asking questions, and I remember having the same anxiety then, as I am having now, about defeat and inevitability....Read more
As part of his reelection campaign, Donald Trump would have us believe that he's jumped aboard the criminal justice reform bandwagon. He spent $5 million on a Super Bowl ad showing his signing of the First Step Act, which ...Read more
The Supreme Court nomination is in. The drama now moves to the Senate, where members like Marco Rubio can abide by the principles they once preached.
Florida's senior senator could stand up in the Senate chamber and ...Read more
- Ex-Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale was drunk and agitated in standoff, police say. Then his cop friend showed up
- Trump tax moves stir questions about potential legal exposure
- Gov. Cuomo announces sharp spike in coronavirus positive test results in New York
- Family rescues dog swimming 4 miles off shore in Lake Michigan
- US far from herd immunity, with less than 10% of adults showing virus antibodies, study shows