WASHINGTON -- The Secret Service is close to its annual caps for salary and overtime pay for more than 1,000 agents, partly because of President Donald Trump's large family, multiple properties and frequent travel, ...Read more
AMMAN, Jordan -- The Navy said Monday that the world's largest and most powerful armada will immediately pause operations for a fleet-wide safety review following the pre-dawn collision of a guided-missile destroyer and an...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Across the Carolinas, residents paused Monday to watch the skies for the first total solar eclipse to span the United States in 99 years.
Despite predictions of traffic jams, the roads weren't as hectic...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Black Caucus, a formidable bloc of lawmakers with a big say in the fate of President Donald Trump and his legislation, Monday sent him a terse, clear message: We don't think you understand ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Bill Cosby has hired Tom Mesereau – the Los Angeles-based attorney who helped acquit Michael Jackson at his 2005 child molestation trial – to defend him at his Nov. 6 retrial on sexual assault charges, ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk has joined dozens of CEOs of artificial intelligence companies in signing an open letter urging the United Nations to ban the use of AI in weapons before the technology gets out...Read more
DETROIT -- Chinese automaker Great Wall is interested in buying Jeep, an iconic American brand, from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, a move that likely would face political opposition in the U.S. and create angst among workers....Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Monday took in the solar eclipse from the White House balcony, first looking up at the phenomenon without the necessary glasses to protect his eyes.
Trump, along with first lady ...Read more
Hidden Under the Corporate LadderJ.K. LaMay
Hidden Under the Corporate Ladder gives a brutally honest look inside a scandalous Fortune 100 company. The story takes place in Dallas, Texas, in the mid 1990s, as told firsthand by an employee hired to work for a corporation's branch location to figure out why its operation isn't productive...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Millions of sky-watchers gazed heavenward Monday as the moon's shadow raced eastward along a slender corridor bisecting the mainland United States, blotting out the sun in a grand celestial show that ...Read more
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared without hesitation Monday that Congress will raise the debt limit come September.
"There is zero chance -- no chance -- we won't raise the debt ceiling. No chance. America ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, one of President Trump's most loyal and most polarizing supporters, is "very unlikely" to be included in Trump's campaign-style rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night, ...Read more
If "Game of Thrones" were a person, instead of a television series, we'd be looking right now for the tell-tale signs of addiction. Is there a little powder around the nose? Have valuables been disappearing from the "GoT" ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Two and a half years after it premiered off-Broadway, "Hamilton" finally reached Los Angeles last week when the touring edition of Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash-hit musical opened Wednesday night at the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump Monday will announce a new U.S. strategy for the war in Afghanistan, where U.S. troops have been fighting for 16 years, and other parts of South Asia, the White House said Sunday.
Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced comedian who burst onto the post-World War II show-business scene with partner Dean Martin to form the hottest comedy team of their era before launching his own highly successful solo ...Read more
BARCELONA, Spain -- Police said Sunday that they are still looking for a fugitive from the 12-member terrorist cell behind last week's attacks in Cambrils and Barcelona in which 14 people were killed and 132 others were ...Read more
NEW YORK -- On a gray summer afternoon a double-decker ferry cruised around New York's Rockaway Peninsula as rain drove down in sheets. Undaunted, the passengers, including 8-year-olds from Brooklyn celebrating a birthday,...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Kamala Harris, liberal hero?
It certainly doesn't feel that way after some left-wing leaders and think-piece writers spent the summer dissecting the California senator's record -- often harshly. Even a ...Read more
Dick Gregory, who became the first black stand-up comic to break the color barrier in major nightclubs in the early 1960s, a decade in which he satirized segregation and race relations in his act and launched his lifetime ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Five days after President Donald Trump took office, he signed an executive order that promised a swift, sharp crackdown on illegal immigration -- immediate construction of a massive border wall, quick hiring ...Read more
- Pressure on Manafort grows as feds track more income, possible money laundering
- From Oregon to S. Carolina, solar eclipse delivers shadow of awe across the land
- Trump to outline new Afghanistan plan in TV address
- An unforeseen benefit of California's physician-assisted death law
- Jerry Lewis –– comedian, actor and director –– dies at 91