FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Eighteen months before Nikolas Cruz shot up Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, staff members were so worried about his fascination with guns that they banned him from practicing shooting skills ...Read more
Legal abortions in the United States are so safe and effective that the vast majority of them can be performed in office-based settings, according to a new consensus report from the National Academies of Sciences, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul's opposition to President Donald Trump's pick to head the Central Intelligence Agency drew fire Friday from both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue -- first by a key Senate Republican colleague, then ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- White House chief of staff John Kelly told members of President Donald Trump's senior staff Friday that their West Wing jobs are safe -- a simple but necessary message after a week of heightened tumult in the...Read more
PHILADELPHIA--Could political rhetoric be hazardous to public health? Quite possibly, according to a new University of Pennsylvania analysis of the last presidential campaign.
During the 2016 campaign, cities that hosted ...Read more
John Bailey, who was elected in August as the 34th president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is being investigated by the organization following multiple allegations of sexual harassment against him.
Silicon Valley's tech giants are famously secretive -- after all their proprietary products and services are worth billions -- but a new report alleges that Facebook goes to Orwellian lengths to keep its workers from ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Qualcomm director Paul Jacobs has reportedly informed the company's board of directors that he intends to partner with investment firms to make an offer to buy the semiconductor giant based in San Diego.
Nothing More, Nothing LessAshley Dukart
When Brandon finds that his mother committed suicide, he blames himself for her decision. His guilt drives his young life into a downward spiral of drugs, drug-dealing, and violent repercussions when his “business partners” don’t get what they want. Haunted by the...
LOS ANGELES -- Two attorneys who formerly represented Marion "Suge" Knight after he was charged with murder pleaded not guilty to witness tampering charges in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom Friday.
Thaddeus Culpepper ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A major conservative group with ties to the billionaire Koch brothers is boosting its efforts to sell the Republican tax plan and target vulnerable Senate Democrats for opposing the tax cuts.
Americans for ...Read more
BEIRUT -- At least 80 civilians were killed in Syria on Friday in airstrikes by government jets and allied Russians on the besieged rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta, a monitoring group said.
The deadliest strikes were ...Read more
BEIRUT -- A U.S. military helicopter crashed in western Iraq on Thursday, killing all seven people on board, the Pentagon confirmed Friday.
In a statement issued Friday, the U.S. Central Command said the aircraft, an HH-...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Four days after the Interfraternity Council at the University of Kansas announced a ban on fraternity activities, an interim council created in the wake of the decision has revoked the freeze and called...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The National Park Service on Friday formally moved forward with its proposal to put 20 to 30 wolves on Isle Royale in Lake Superior over three years to bolster the nearly extinct population on the island and ...Read more
MIAMI -- The death toll rose overnight in the catastrophic collapse of a 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University in Miami-Dade County as a search for survivors became a mission to recover bodies, ...Read more
MIAMI -- Miami-Dade Fire Rescue workers, homicide detectives, engineers and the NTSB worked through the slow, painstaking process Thursday night of clearing rubble, documenting evidence and trying to remove the dead after ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- It looks like a barren no man's land, but the vast desert outside Indio, Calif., has many suitors.
Conservationists see its acres of creosote bush and cholla cactus as scarce habitat for tortoises, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Big money to help areas in Kentucky and other states ravaged by the coal industry's slump could be part of the last big budget bill Congress considers before the November election--but the funding faces a lot...Read more
It seems the "Next New World" may not be coming to Tahiti after all -- the government of French Polynesia has thrown a wrench into plans for a libertarian utopia on floating islands there -- as proposed by a group founded ...Read more
AVON, Conn. -- Mark Boughton, a top GOP contender for Connecticut governor, collapsed at a candidates' event in Avon on Thursday night and required CPR before he was rushed to the hospital.
Boughton, the mayor of Danbury,...Read more
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- Democrats ponder disavowing Pelosi after Pennsylvania race
- Trump seeks more than $20 million in damages from Stormy Daniels
- Stoneman Douglas officials worried about Nikolas Cruz and guns 18 months before shooting