WASHINGTON -- Republicans are trying hard to tie federal funding to graduation rates, a change that schools with large minority populations worry could dramatically reduce the money they get from Washington.
WASHINGTON -- He was welcomed to the State Department nearly 11 months ago with polite applause and hopeful anticipation from its diplomatic corps. On Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson faced the same employees, now...Read more
"Harry Potter" scribe J.K. Rowling has added another title to her globally recognized name: Companion of Honor.
The 52-year-old best-selling author and Lumos charity founder was awarded the British prize by Prince William...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The fire that destroyed six homes and damaged a dozen others in L.A.'s Bel-Air neighborhood last week was caused by a cooking fire at a nearby homeless encampment, Los Angeles fire officials said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Police Department said it is investigating allegations that director Roman Polanski in 1975 molested a child when she was 10, even though the case cannot be prosecuted because the statute of ...Read more
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- To the great relief of many, the hardest-fought, most tawdry U.S. Senate race in recent state history heaved to an uncertain finish Tuesday across Alabama.
Polls opened at 7 a.m., and turnout was ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A group of House Democrats on Tuesday called for an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by President Donald Trump.
"The #MeToo movement has arrived and sexual abuse will not be tolerated, ...Read more
NEW YORK -- The man charged with detonating a makeshift pipe bomb in the New York transit system was radicalized through internet propaganda and told investigators, "I did it for the Islamic State," according to a criminal...Read more
Fires of RevengeDavid Clink
Abdul Mossad survived his forced exit from the United States after spending years of his life successfully executing his personal jihad against the American economy. Having been scorned then rejected by his countrymen, he executes a daring escape ending up in Switzerland. Now as Mikaeel Saeed...
Remember how eye doctors were warning people not to stare at the solar eclipse in August without proper protection?
They were right.
A woman in her 20s gazed at the eclipse without any protection for 6 seconds, then ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Westfield Corp., operator of upscale shopping malls in Los Angeles and dozens of other locations in the U.S. and Britain, is being sold to French commercial real estate giant Unibail-Rodamco in a $16 billion ...Read more
If "Today" show fans are missing Matt Lauer, it isn't showing up in the Nielsen ratings.
NBC's morning program was the most watched in its slot for the week of Dec. 4-8. It was the second consecutive week that "Today" ...Read more
Writer/director Rian Johnson goes for broke during his turn at bat in the "Star Wars" franchise, and he delivers an epic space opera with "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," a film that is as indebted to the previous installments ...Read more
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who led the city during a development boom fueled by unprecedented tech wealth, died early Tuesday. He was 65.
Lee's death was announced by the city in a statement. No cause of death was ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans are set to confirm three more of President Donald Trump's appeals court picks this week, a push that will help set a record for the most such appointments in a president's first year in ...Read more
Richard Jenkins spoke to the Times Monday.
Q: Were you up and watching the nominations this morning?
A: No, I was not. I was asleep. The publicist called. I know, I know. It was amazing.
Q: This is actually your first ...Read more
Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez were watching the Golden Globe nominations Monday morning when news hit of a pipe bomb explosion in Manhattan. Then, after they were nominated in the original song category for "...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday alleged that Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand "would do anything" for his campaign contributions before he ran for president.
In a morning tweet, the president dubbed the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump wrote a sexually suggestive tweet on Tuesday about New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, after the Democratic lawmaker called for him to resign over sexual misconduct allegations.
The German-French production "In the Fade" earned a nomination Monday in the foreign-language film category for the Golden Globes, where it will face off with Chilean, Cambodian, Russian and Swedish-German-French movies. ...Read more
Armie Hammer scored a Golden Globe nomination -- for best actor in a supporting role in any motion picture -- Monday morning for his performance in the acclaimed "Call Me by Your Name," co-starring Timothee Chalamet, who ...Read more
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