A high school teacher from a small town in Kansas posted to Facebook this week three threatening letters he received after he came out as gay last year.
"Queers will burn and so will you," said one letter, signed "a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Fred Guttenberg, the Parkland parent who confronted Marco Rubio on national television about the senator's opposition to an assault weapons ban, had a very different conversation with the Florida Republican ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A group of Democratic senators is asking the administration to explain its ties to Charles and David Koch after the conservative, wealthy brothers bragged to donors that they were responsible for some of ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- It might break some your budgets to buy a Tesla, but renting one is a different story.
A company called Tesloop, based in Culver City, Calif., launched a new service in San Diego this week that lets consumers...Read more
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- A pair of self-driving shuttle buses should begin motoring around Ann Arbor this spring in an ambitious test of the new technology with the University of Michigan.
The electrically powered, 15-seat ...Read more
WACO, Texas -- On April 19, 1993, Clive Doyle was one of nine Branch Davidians to emerge from the fire that consumed Mount Carmel, the small religious sect's communal home a few miles outside of Waco. He was burned, but ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Thirteen thousand years ago Southern California was crawling with enormous mammals -- all of which are extinct today.
There were massive mammoths three times bigger than modern-day elephants, giant ground ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Senate's No. 2 Republican on Thursday used a floor speech to try to beat back efforts by IBM and a tech trade group to gut a bill that would expand the powers of a secretive national security panel.
The ...Read more
Creator's Children: The Rise of AstwihadValerie Welsh
Having decimated the peaceful Trident race in the Deneb Star System, Astwihad and his clones are now targeting their next conquest; Earth!
Galaxie, Guardian of the Milky Way, must use all her cunning and knowledge to safeguard Earth and all those under her ...
LOS ANGELES -- New oil, gas and mineral exploration and development will be barred in the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument under a long-awaited management plan, released Thursday, governing the largest wilderness in...Read more
CHICAGO -- Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown has been the focus of a long-running federal investigation into an alleged bribes-for-jobs scheme. On Thursday, she indicated she'll ask voters to elect her mayor of...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The push to decriminalize marijuana has picked up another high-profile backer -- Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer -- just a week after President Donald Trump endorsed letting states decide how to ...Read more
SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea's president Thursday expressed fresh optimism about a resolution to the nation's decadeslong conflict with North Korea, saying the North might be willing to denuclearize even if the U.S. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City and an unofficial White House adviser, is joining President Donald Trump's personal legal defense team.
"He has been my friend for a long time and wants to ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross, under heavy criticism for the arrests of two 23-year-old Philadelphia men at a Starbucks a week ago and his defense of the police action, apologized to the men...Read more
Mary Beth Lacey, meet Murphy Brown.
Tyne Daly, who played Lacey in CBS' groundbreaking "Cagney and Lacey," about two female police detectives, is joining the cast of the planned reboot of "Murphy Brown."
CBS announced ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Carver County Attorney Mark Metz announced Thursday that he was closing the two-year investigation into the death of musician Prince Rogers Nelson without issuing any criminal charges.
Metz said county, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Democratic concerns that President Donald Trump's tough immigration policies might keep immigrants from voting may be unfounded.
Activists working with immigrant voters say a "climate of fear" -- stoked by ...Read more
Special counsel Robert Mueller's interest in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort stemmed in part from his suspected role as a "back channel" between the campaign and Russians intent on meddling in the election, a ...Read more
The news of two black men being arrested inside a Philadelphia Starbucks late last week has garnered national media attention, sparked outrage across the country and elicited a public apology from the city's police ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Thursday they want to act on a bill to protect special counsel Robert S. Mueller III -- even if Majority Leader Mitch McConnell essentially killed it by saying ...Read more
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