In yet another confirmation that you're getting old, pop superstar Rihanna has hit a landmark: She has now landed 30 songs in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, a feat achieved only by the Beatles and Madonna.
SEATTLE -- Surrounded on all sides by roadblocks and under threat of arrest, demonstrators against the Dakota Access Pipeline have invoked an old ally: fire.
Used by native people ceremonially since time immemorial to ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- San Jose city officials said Wednesday they did not anticipate the level of flooding that submerged a neighborhood near Kelley Park because water in Coyote Creek was flowing below the capacity of the ...Read more
Bill Maher weighed in Tuesday on the swift downfall of Milo Yiannopoulos days after the controversial pundit had appeared on his HBO show, " Real Time," last week.
"By the end of the weekend, by dinnertime Monday, (...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The White House declined Wednesday to rule out that President Donald Trump will push his own plan to replace the Affordable Care Act rather than pursue one course with congressional Republicans.
When asked ...Read more
Astronomers using powerful space telescopes and ground-based observatories have discovered seven Earth-sized planets in orbit around a star just 39 light-years away. Several of these exoplanets are in the habitable zone, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- End Citizens United, a liberal PAC, is throwing its weight behind Democrat Jon Ossoff in the race to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in Georgia's 6th District.
The endorsement is the ...Read more
SHOT DOWN: The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan RuthSteve Snyder
An Amazon #1 Best Seller and winner of 20 national book awards, SHOT DOWN is set within the framework of World War II in Europe and recounts the dramatic experiences of each member of a ten man B-17 bomber crew after their plane, piloted by the author's father, was knocked out of the sky by ...
WASHINGTON -- The first African-American and first woman to hold the position of librarian of Congress says she is partly in her role thanks to the inspiration of Frederick Douglass. Carla Hayden, who was sworn in last ...Read more
If, as expected, "La La Land" wins the Oscar on Sunday, it would be the first best-picture winner since Clint Eastwood's "Million Dollar Baby" to feature a woman nominated for lead actress.
Let that rattle around your ...Read more
Sunday night is Oscar night, and as always, a few questions await their answers:
Which winner will deliver a speech so eloquent that everyone's talking about it the next day? (My money's on Mahershala Ali, whose Screen ...Read more
MIAMI -- The number of Florida manatees, both dead and alive, continues to climb.
This week, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission released preliminary results of an annual count that recorded 6,620 ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Will the National Zoo change without Bao Bao?
"Ask the bamboo," joked Noah Tadele, 9, an aspiring veterinarian who was at the zoo Tuesday to say goodbye to Bao Bao, a panda cub headed home to China after ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The gang member accused of killing a Whittier police officer Monday had cycled in and out of jail for repeatedly violating the terms of his release, records show.
Sheriff's Homicide Capt. Steve Katz on ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Immigration lawyers have already begun taking steps to challenge President Donald Trump's sweeping new directives to step up deportations of those in the country illegally.
Some of the top immigration rights...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Even as the newly installed Environmental Protection Agency chief sought to calm employees anxious about his longtime opposition to the agency, Scott Pruitt managed to rattle them a little more.
Concerns ...Read more
Milo Yiannopoulos, the conservative provocateur whose comments on race have been assailed by Democrats and Republicans alike, resigned Tuesday from his senior editor position at Breitbart News.
In recent days, nearly a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A short-handed Supreme Court that's about to be recast seemed split Tuesday about whether to extend U.S. constitutional protections to cover a teenager shot on Mexican soil.
An even split, though, would be a...Read more
MODESTO, Calif. -- Northern California was battered by another atmospheric river that produced record rainfall and wind gusts that reached 199 mph.
The dramatic gusts were recorded high in the Sierra Nevada, where Alpine ...Read more
David Cassidy is suffering from memory loss due to dementia, he says, and will stop touring to focus on his personal life.
"I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming," the 66-year-old entertainer told ...Read more
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