BOGOTA -- The father of a Venezuelan man gunned down by authorities this week made a very personal appeal to President Nicolas Maduro -- saying the president had been his co-worker and had met his son as a child.
The grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park has been protected by the federal government for more than four decades.
That will begin to change next week.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke this week said the agency intends ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Ivanka Trump must answer questions in a lawsuit over whether her company ripped off a rival's shoe design, as a judge rejected her claim that she's too busy a "high-ranking government official" in the White ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- The Trump administration has yet to award contracts to build prototypes of a U.S.-Mexico border wall even though construction was originally pegged to begin this week in San Diego, public records show.
While ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dean Heller came out in opposition Friday to draft legislation released Thursday that would overhaul the U.S. health insurance system.
"This bill that's currently in front of the United States Senate is...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A live Asian carp was caught beyond electronic barriers meant to keep the invasive species out of the Great Lakes, just nine miles from Lake Michigan, state and federal government officials confirmed Friday. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump nominated Jamie McCourt, former co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, to be the ambassador to Belgium on Thursday night.
McCourt, who co-owned the Dodgers with her husband, Frank, until...Read more
BEIRUT -- Four Arab countries locked in a blockade of Qatar since June 5 have issued a list of 13 demands posted online by Doha-based Al-Jazeera that the Persian Gulf nation is unlikely to accept:
1) Scale back diplomatic...Read more
Cassie's Marvelous Music LessonsSheri Poe-Pape
In this delightful story, Cassie is welcomed to a new home filled with music, but when Mrs. Applebaum doesn’t seem to understand what Cassie is saying, or how talented she is, the happy little dog becomes an unhappy little dog. Fortunately, with a good ear and a kind heart, Mrs. Applebaum ...
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump signed into law Friday a bill that will ease restrictions on the discipline and termination of employees from the troubled Veterans Affairs department.
The Accountability and ...Read more
BOGOTA, Colombia -- Venezuela's opposition is asking demonstrators to shut down all traffic for two hours Friday to protest the point-blank shooting death of a 22-year-old protester on Thursday in Caracas.
The call comes ...Read more
MEXICO CITY -- After President Donald Trump incorrectly tweeted that Mexico is the second deadliest country in the world after Syria, the Mexican government responded quickly.
No, Mexico isn't the second deadliest place ...Read more
FERGUSON, Mo. -- A federal judge on Tuesday approved a secret civil settlement of the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown over his 2014 fatal shooting.
Apollo Carey, city attorney for Ferguson, ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Sears Holdings Corp. is closing 20 more stores.
Those closings -- including 18 Sears and two Kmart stores -- follow 150 stores Sears shuttered in the first quarter of this year and another 66 expected to close ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are moving quickly to address concerns about lawmaker safety after last week's shooting incident at the GOP baseball practice, including by making fiscal 2017 funding available for security ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump called it "bothersome" that the special counsel now overseeing the Russia probe was "good friends" with fired FBI Director James B. Comey, and said he hinted at having tapes of his ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump called four conservative holdouts who could wreck Senate Republican leaders' health care bill "good guys," saying there is a "narrow path" to win their support and pass the measure.
WASHINGTON -- Attempting to cast doubt over the Justice Department investigation of Russia's election meddling and whether he obstructed justice, Donald Trump is calling the probe "ridiculous" and the close friendship of ...Read more
In the years since they played with Prince in the early 1980s, Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman have become two of Hollywood's most prolific television composers, creating music for such shows as "Heroes," "Prime Suspect" ...Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Sitting on a Kawasaki dirt bike with a camera fastened to his helmet, Indonesia President Joko Widodo led an entourage last month to inspect construction of the longest road in the eastern province of...Read more
It was a curious twist that Hulk Hogan's sex tape became a test for the First Amendment in an era when the news media were increasingly vulnerable to petulant billionaires, angry mobs, shrinking advertising, a Twitter-...Read more