JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. -- A man who authorities say bound a small dog with tape and threw him in a rural Jefferson County ditch last week believed the dog was spying on him for the police, charging documents say.
Paul ...Read more
BOGOTA, Colombia -- Venezuela's defense minister on Tuesday stressed the army's loyalty to President Nicolas Maduro, saying it was on "alert" against any border violations, while Maduro's challenger, Juan Guaido, stepped ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Bowing to bipartisan concerns in Congress, President Donald Trump retreated Tuesday from his plan to create an independent space force in the Pentagon, proposing instead to consolidate the military's space ...Read more
AMMAN, Jordan -- A U.S.-backed militia has sent trucks to the edge of Islamic State's dwindling territory in eastern Syria to evacuate hundreds of civilians as well as surrendering fighters, many of them foreign-born, ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Hourly Marriott workers in Philadelphia are in the midst of a lawsuit against the Marriott Employees Federal Credit Union, saying the credit union's $500 mini-loans are predatory and lack transparency on ...Read more
CHICAGO -- In a major setback to plans to build the Obama Presidential Center on Chicago's South Side lakefront, a federal judge ruled Tuesday that a lawsuit challenging its location can proceed.
In a written decision, U....Read more
AURORA, Ill. -- Four days after a warehouse shooting that killed five Henry Pratt Co. employees and wounded five Aurora police officers, Aurora police Chief Kristen Ziman said officers have a long road to recovery, but ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a report that he asked former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker if an ally could undo his recusal in an investigation of his former personal attorney and fixer,...Read more
ATLANTA -- Former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams told a congressional subcommittee examining ways to boost voting rights that a toxic combination of "incompetence and malfeasance" led to a ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it will not consider a defamation case involving Bill Cosby. But the announcement came with a twist: Justice Clarence Thomas called for a reconsideration of the...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A House committee is deepening its investigation into what it describes as ongoing White House efforts to "rush" the transfer of highly sensitive U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia, a move some experts ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- California has already received an 18 trillion-gallon soaking this month -- enough water to fill 27 million Olympic-sized pools -- and the state's wild winter isn't over yet.
A series of storms, including a...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Marc Short, President Donald Trump's former top liaison to Congress, is returning to the administration as Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, a source familiar with the situation said Tuesday.
His ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- All 16 passengers trapped on suspended gondolas at SeaWorld for several hours Monday night have been rescued, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department said.
The passengers waited in cars that had stopped mid-air ...Read more
When Kelly Clarkson released "Meaning of Life," the nostalgic pop-soul record that reinvigorated her career, she had a good feeling about it. "I felt it was going to be a big life change," Clarkson says, in a phone call. "...Read more
Michael (Mark Duplass) and Andy (Ray Romano) are neighbors. But they're more like platonic life partners. They make pizza, watch kung fu movies and play a made-up game with rackets, balls and a barrel called Paddleton. It'...Read more
Karl Lagerfeld, who transformed Chanel from a faded fashion empire into a world power of style, has died. He was about 85.
Lagerfeld, who also designed the Chloe collection, Fendi furs and his own brand-name collection ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Before he was elected governor, Gavin Newsom was instrumental in legalizing marijuana for recreational use in California. Now, as he settles into office, he faces the challenge of fixing a system that...Read more
In early 2018, a deputy assistant administrator in the EPA, Clint Woods, reached out to a Massachusetts toxicologist best known for pushing a public health standard suggesting that low levels of toxic chemicals and ...Read more
When people buy plane tickets, they have to select a "gender" option: male or female. But those two categories don't cover everyone, so some major airlines are planning to offer more choices.
Airlines for America and the ...Read more
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