MIAMI--Attorney General Jeff Sessions came to Miami on Wednesday to deliver a stark warning on the dangers of "criminal aliens" and praised the county's mayor for being the only big-city leader to abandon "sanctuary" ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ripped Chicago for its defiant "sanctuary city" stance against turning over local prisoners for deportation, once again blaming the city's surge in crime on ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Several Federal Reserve monetary policymakers wanted to announce last month exactly when they would start reducing the central bank's trillions of dollars in assets, but most preferred to wait to see how the ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Stephen Hemsley, the chief executive who oversaw extraordinary growth in more than a decade running UnitedHealth Group, is leaving the job next month and will be succeeded by Dave Wichmann, the company's ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Racial violence in Charlottesville has re-energized efforts to scrap Confederate statues and memorials, but many Southern states are moving in the opposite direction, enacting laws that protect and retain the...Read more
WASHINGTON -- House Democrats are introducing a formal resolution to denounce President Donald Trump for saying that "both sides" are to blame for a violent encounter between white supremacists and neo-Nazis and the ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- A plaque honoring Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederacy, was quietly removed from the park at Horton Plaza Park in downtown San Diego on Wednesday.
The plaque, which was inlaid into the floor of ...Read more
Production of "Mission Impossible: 6" has been suspended to allow star Tom Cruise to recover from a broken ankle he suffered over the weekend while attempting a rooftop-to-rooftop jump in London.
"Tom Cruise broke his ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota state Sen. Tom Campbell has decided to challenge Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp for her Senate seat, he confirmed Wednesday.
Campbell said he made his decision after months of consideration and ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Hollywood Forever Cemetery removed a monument commemorating Confederate veterans early Wednesday after hundreds of activists requested its removal and some threatened vandalism.
The move comes days ...Read more
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he has dissolved the White House's economic advisory council and manufacturing council -- panels that consisted of business leaders from firms such as BlackRock, JPMorgan ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- America's top-ranking military officers spoke out forcefully against racial bigotry and extremism, a rare public foray into domestic politics that revealed growing unease at the Pentagon with some of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump's most loyal and longest-serving aides, is taking on one of the most thankless jobs in politics: serving as his communications director.
The job is only temporary, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did not name President Donald Trump in a statement on Wednesday, but clearly sought to distance the Republican Party from the White House's position on white ...Read more
Today, Aug. 16, is the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, who remains the most awarded artist in pop music history.
According to the Recording Industry Association of America, Presley's recordings have ...Read more
Though still without a title, Bond 25 finally has a star to accompany its U.S. release date on Nov. 8, 2019.
Daniel Craig has ended speculation about his future in the 007 franchise, confirming to Stephen Colbert on ...Read more
The University of Florida denied so-called "alt-right" leader Richard Spencer's request to speak on campus in September, citing "serious concerns for safety."
The university decided against allowing Spencer, who led the "...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump, facing another tough patch in his presidency, will hold his first campaign rally in the West next week, announcing Wednesday that he will travel to Arizona.
The rally could provide a ...Read more
NEW YORK -- U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is quietly going to war with his hometown's calorie-counting obsession.
The U.S. threw its weight on Monday behind trade groups suing New York over what the ...Read more
TOKYO -- With Japan's opposition wracked by infighting, any challenge to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's grip on power -- as his popularity slides after a series of scandals and missteps -- is likely to come from his own party...Read more
- US military leaders condemn racism following Trump's comments on Charlottesville violence
- Third woman claims she was sexually assaulted by Roman Polanski when she was a teen
- Trump reverts to previous statement -- blames 'both sides' for Charlottesville
- New non-native species emerges in Great Lakes after a mostly clean decade
- After CEO exodus, Trump disbands 2 advisory councils