If you've looked into building a rentable addition inside your house or in your backyard, you may, understandably, be shocked at the cost. Those basement apartments, garage units and other accessory dwelling units cost ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Congress by the end of the week will send President Donald Trump a bill to make lynching a federal crime for the first time, a long overdue recognition of the country's history of the hateful acts, the ...Read more
NEW YORK -- President Donald Trump escalated his war against the press by suing New York Times Co., accusing it of knowingly publishing false and defamatory statements claiming his 2016 election campaign had an agreement ...Read more
Despite being convicted of rape and a felony sex crime on Monday, Harvey Weinstein was found not guilty of predatory sexual assault against actress Annabella Sciorra. Yet a jury member claims Sciorra's violent story of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As the coronavirus outbreak enters a potentially dangerous new phase, with cases widening in Europe and expected to spread in the United States, economists have begun to raise their estimates for the risk of ...Read more
More than 200 Cherokees and other Native Americans have signed a letter urging Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren to fully retract her past claims to being Native and help dispel false beliefs held by many ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- When Naomi Blount was sentenced to the State Correctional Institution Muncy in 1982, there were maybe 300 or 400 women there, and she had a cell to herself.
"Then as the years passed by and the population ...Read more
MIAMI -- A bird's eye look at the Florida Keys is all it takes to understand that little stands between the chain of islands and the sea.
A new federal study all but confirms that there are few big, structural options to ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Consumers could be forgiven for assuming that shopping online has a lower carbon footprint than buying in-store. For many, the online option saves them a trip in the car, and it stands to reason that logistics ...Read more
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Darryl Thompson furrowed his brows, wearily rested his chin on his fist and kept repeating one phrase as he watched Democratic presidential candidates battle one another for the better part of two...Read more
The story of honey is older than most of us realize: an 8,000-year-old cave painting in Spain depicted honey-harvesting, and it's been used for food -- and for medicine -- all over the world ever since.
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump so far hasn't been able to head off a drawn-out Republican brawl for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia that pits two candidates he's praised against each other and triggered jitters within ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- New Jersey says white supremacist extremism is one of the state's greatest terrorism threats -- higher than al-Qaida and the Islamic State -- and in doing so has positioned itself as a national leader in ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Poor Mount Disappointment.
Located high in the San Gabriel Mountains, it's the only peak in the 60-mile-long range with such an unflattering name.
Nearby you might summit Josephine Peak, named for the wife...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- On a brisk Sunday evening, four men shared food and drinks before stumbling the next morning into a humble little cemetery dotted with leafless trees.
They came to pay their respects to an old friend, Uver ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- You might be surprised to learn that David Mamet recently tested a new play he wrote and directed at the Odyssey Theatre with a mouthwatering cast that included his wife, Rebecca Pidgeon, Emmy winner William...Read more
Mayo Clinic's operating income topped $1 billion for the first time in 2019 as the Rochester-based health system saw more hospital patients and surgery cases across its primary medical centers in Minnesota, Arizona and ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Republican lawmakers and campaign committees have jittered with excitement over the prospect of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an avowed "democratic socialist," winning the Democratic presidential nomination ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A woman convicted of participating in an Orange County-based scheme to smuggle the horns of endangered black rhinoceroses across the globe was sentenced this week to three years' probation and a $2,000 fine,...Read more
Longtime Disney parks chairman Bob Chapek has been named chief executive of Walt Disney Co., effective immediately, the company said Tuesday.
Former CEO Bob Iger assumes the role of executive chairman and will direct the ...Read more
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